Akai Professional announces MAX25 keyboard & MPX8 sample launcher with MPC pads

Akai Professional has announced the MAX25 USB/MIDI/CV keyboard controller and MPX8, a standalone SD sample launcher with MPC pads. MPX8 is one of Akai Professional’s most innovative pad instruments yet. Using a standard SD card, … read more

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Tonebuilder Driven Machine Drums Strikes Back 40% off

Tonebuilder has announced an End of the World sale, offering its Driven Machine Drums Strikes Back sample library at a 40% discount. What if a time-capsule was discovered that contained never before heard drum machines… … read more

Rhythmic Robot releases Grit Kit for Kontakt

Rhythmic Robot has announced the release of Grit Kit, an analogue drum synthesiser sound library for Native Instruments Kontakt. At its most basic, Grit Kit allows the user to create entirely original drum sounds using … read more

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Ableton updates Live 8 to v8.3.1

Ableton has updated its Live music production software for Windows and Mac to version 8.3.1. Ableton Live is about making music; for composition, songwriting, recording, production, remixing and live performance. Live’s nonlinear, intuitive flow, alongside … read more

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Glitch Factory – APC40 Performance Template for Ableton

Bill and Will Marshall have released Glitch Factory, an Ableton Live performance template for use with the Akai’s APC40 controller. Glitch Factory: Peek into a complete performance setup, above the mappings for the APC. A … read more

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Tonebuilder Driven Machine Drums Strikes Back tax man sale extended – 40% off sample pack

Tonebuilder has extended the limited time sale on its Driven Machine Drums Strikes Back electronic drum and percussion sample library. What if a time-capsule was discovered that contained never before heard drum machines… With the … read more

The Producers Choice releases Boom Bap Phonetics drum kit

The Producers Choice has released the Boom Bap Phonetics, a drum sample pack inspired by the sounds of J Dilla and Kev Brown. Our sound designers painstakingly mimicked the EXACT drum sounds used by J … read more

Ableton updates Live to v8.3

Ableton has updated its Ableton Live and Suite music production software for Windows and Mac to version 8.3. We’ve released Live 8.3, a free update introducing greater stability, automatic updating and direct SoundCloud upload from … read more

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Tonebuilder Driven Machine Drums Strikes Back 40% off in Tax Man Sale

Tonebuilder has launched a Tax Man Sale for Driven Machine Drums Strikes Back, offering 40% off the electronic drum and percussion sample library for a limited time. 2072 brand-new samples, of which 90% have never … read more

Image-Line updates FPC (Fruity Pad Controller) to v2.4.4.1

Image-Line has updated its FPC for FL Studio to version 2.4.4.1. FPC (Fruity Pad Controller) is a software plugin similar to the hardware Akai MPC™ unit, coded & optimized for the FL Studio platform. FPC … read more

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VirSyn updates iVoxel to v2 and Addictive microSynth to v1.1

VirSyn has released updated versions of its iVoxel vocoder and Addictive microSynth apps for iPhone and iPad. iVoxel is not only an amazingly sounding vocoder – the unique concept of iVoxel turns this vocoder into … read more

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Akai Professional intros MPC Fly Music Production Controller

Akai Professional has announced the MPC Fly, a music production controller for iPad 2. MPC Fly merges unmatched Akai Professional technology with the power of your iPad 2, embodying legendary capabilities that have made the … read more

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iZotope partners with Akai Professional to provide loop slicing and time stretching technology for next generation MPCs

iZotope has announced a new partnership with Akai Professional to provide iZotope’s acclaimed Radius time-stretching algorithm and Loop Slicing Engine for future products in the MPC line, including the new MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio. … read more

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Akai Professional intros MAX49 MIDI/CV controller

Akai Professional has introduced the MAX49, a new controller which places revolutionary MIDI and CV control at your fingertips. With an intuitive layout and included AkaiConnect automatic-mapping software, MAX49 offers an instant, fully immersive experience … read more

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Detunized releases fTable Live Pack for Ableton

Detunized has released fTable, a sample library for Ableton Live featuring synthesized random and additive sampler waveforms. The new fTable Live Pack includes a huge collection of synthesized waveforms created on a Hohner HS1E sampler. … read more

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No Dough Music launches Happy Xmas Sale + NDS-4 announced

No Dough Music has launched its Happy Xmas Sale, offering 25% off its sample libraries. It’s that time of the year, mince pies are reaching critical mass, and we just can’t help but get into … read more

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Grand Loops launches MPC 500 Winter Raffle

Grand Loops has announced the MPC 500 Winter Raffle, a chance to win the MPC 500 by Akai Professional. GrandLoops come with a BIG Promotion for this winter!!! We offer an AKAI MPC 500 in … read more

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Review: Akai LPD8 portable MIDI controller

I recently had a need for an affordable, easy to use, portable MIDI controller. Not because I travel a lot, or that I’m short on space in my studio… I just wanted to allow my … read more

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FatLoud announces 25% off + Akai MPK25 Giveaway

FatLoud has announced a limited time promotion, offering a discount on purchases of 2 sample packs or more and a chance to win the Akai MPK25 controller. Until September 30th buy at least 2 packs … read more

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Time+Space releases Ilio classic sample libraries

Time+Space has announced it is bringing the classics back into the present, with the release of four Ilio sample libraries. These days we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to sample libraries with many new … read more

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