Akai Professional now shipping LPK25 and LPD8

Akai Professional has announced that the LPD8 laptop pad controller and LPK25 laptop performance keyboard controller are now shipping to retailers. The LPD8 and LPK25 are USB-MIDI controllers for musicians, producers, DJs and other music … read more

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Akai Professional shipping MINIAK

Akai Professional has announced it is now shipping the MINIAK, a virtual-analog synthesizer with vocoder developed in partnership with Alesis. The MINIAK brings together Akai Professional’s excellent control feel with powerful DSP sound-generation technology. The … read more

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Akai Professional announces MPK61 keyboard/MPC performance controller

Akai Professional has announced the MPK61, the fourth model in the MPK line of keyboard/MPC performance controllers. From the press release: The MPK61 is a keyboard performance MIDI controller that expands the popular MPK line. … read more

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Akai Professional announces LPD8 and LPK25 controllers

Akai Professional has announced the LPD8 and LPK25, two USB-MIDI controllers for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators. Each model is less than 13 inches across and weighs less than a pound to easily … read more

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Akai Professional APC40 now shipping

Akai Professional has announced that the APC40 Ableton Performance Controller is now available for purchase worldwide. Akai Professional worked in partnership with software developer Ableton to produce the APC40, the only control surface specifically designed … read more

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Akai Professional launches APC40.com

Akai Professional has announced the launch of APC40.com, a dedicated web site for its APC40 Ableton Performance Controller. APC40.com contains all of the information about the APC40 in one place, including text, images, video, an … read more

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Akai Professional releases Soul and R&B Pack

Akai Professional has released the Soul and R&B Pack, a sample pack featuring a unique collection of one-shot samples, hits, and loops. The Loopmasters Soul and R&B Sample Pack for MPC is a sound set … read more

Akai Professional announces APC40 worldwide launch date

Akai Professional has announced a worldwide launch date for the APC40, an Ableton Performance Controller. The APC40 is the link between human and computer that perfectly balances analytical parameter control with creative expression. Whether you … read more

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Akai releases Vintage Beat Machines

Akai Professional has released Vintage Beat Machines, a sample library for MPCs containing all kinds of classic drums and percussion sounds. You’ll find some of the most common sounds, and some sounds you’ve likely never … read more

Akai releases OS 2.0 for MPC5000

Akai has released OS 2.0 for MPC5000, now including the most requested feature: the ability to create and load Keygroup Programs. The MPC5000 is the most talked-about MPC in the music industry today. It’s the … read more

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Akai announces MPK 25

Akai Professional has announced the MPK 25, the latest addition to its MPK series of keyboard controllers with MPC pads. The MPK25 is a portable keyboard controller with MPC production controls. The MPK25 scales down … read more

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Akai announces APC40 Control Surface

Akai Professional has announced the APC40, a control surface developed specifically for Ableton Live software. Akai Professional worked in partnership with software developer Ableton to make the APC40 the optimal Ableton Live control surface. The … read more

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Akai Professional releases EWI USB

Akai Professional has released the EWI USB, an electronic wind instrument for musicians looking for an easy-to-play, easy-to-use controller. EWIs are the only choice for serious wind players looking to make music electronically. While EWI … read more

Akai releases XR20 Beat Production Station

Akai has released the XR20, a portable beat production center loaded with fresh sound library that’s designed for making hip-hop and R&B wherever and whenever inspiration strikes. XR20 includes reverb, EQ, and compression to enable … read more

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Akai MPC5000 and MPD32 now shipping

Akai has announced that the MPC5000 and MPD32 are now shipping. MPC5000 is the first MPC to permit eight-track streaming hard disk recording for real-time capture of individual tracks or even entire songs. A 20-voice, … read more

Novation Remote SL Compact 49, Korg Kontrol49 or Akai MPK49

I’m looking for some insightful comments on these 3 MIDI controllers. The Remote SL series have Automap Universal. Seems like a big plus, but does it really work as advertised? Korg’s Kontrol49 looks pretty sharp … read more

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Akai announces MPC5000 and XR20 Beat Production Studio

Akai has announced the MPC5000, a music production center featuring a sampler, sequencer and synth. The MPC5000 is the first MPC ever to include 8-track streaming hard disk recording, a 20-voice, 3-oscillator analog synthesizer with … read more

Akai MPK49 performance controller with 12 MPC drum pads now available

Akai has announced the MPK49 is now available for purchase. Maximize musical ideas on-stage or in the studio with the new Akai MPK49 performance controller. The Akai MPK49 ushers in a new era for USB/MIDI … read more

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