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Created: 05/05/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017
The Akai MPK2 series controllers combine deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK225, MPK249, and MPK261 are engineered to be all-in-one controller solutions for comprehensive i
Created: 05/02/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017
The Akai MPK series controllers are amazing machines that inspire creativity with every touch of the keys, or smash of the pads. They link seamlessly with music production DAW's and give you the power and flexibility every musician needs. With built in
Created: 09/22/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017
The Akai Professional MPX16 is an advanced sample player with sixteen backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads. A compact sampling powerhouse, this article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the Akai Professional MPX16.
Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 06/27/2017
With the VIP (Virtual Instrument Player) software application, your entire VST library is controlled by one application. Included with the Akai Pro Advance, Alesis VX49, and M-Audio CTRL49, VIP puts automatic plugin control at your fingertips. The includ
Created: 03/04/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017
In this video we cover setting up the MPK mini mkII with the included MPC Essentials software and the AIR Hybrid plugin. We walk through downloading, installing, and authorizing the software and how to quickly get up and running and making music.
Created: 12/05/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017
Donâ€™t let wires tie you down; the Akai Pro LPK25 Wireless connects wirelessly to your device running both MacOS and iOS! The LPK25 Wireless is ideal for musicians that want to take their projects with them on the go or just want to rid themselves of the
Created: 01/10/2017 | Modified: 06/27/2017
There is an undeniable attraction to playing records. Real music and equipment enthusiastsâ€”so-called â€œaudiophilesâ€â€”swear that nothing sounds as good, as realistic, as â€œorganicâ€ if you will, as a great record. Audiophiles tend to like the sound
Created: 02/07/2017 | Modified: 06/27/2017
As I mentioned in my previous article on cartridges (â€œneedlesâ€), turntables are getting very popular again. This is probably a good time to take a step back and look at the two main types of turntables in use todayâ€”belt-drive and direct-driveâ€”explore how they work, what the thought is behind each one, and what the pluses and minuses are of the two types.
Created: 09/27/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017
There's a lot of excitement about the release of the Akai Professional MPX8 and Editor. We've gathered answers to your most common questions together in this article.
Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/29/2017
If you are lucky enough to own an Akai MPC and an Akai MPK, then you should know that these can be synced together using MIDI Clock. This allows for perfect timing and instantaneous messaging between all synced devices and programs. Check out the guide