Akai Pro intros MPC Element

Akai Professional has announced MPC Element, a new MPC unit which combines with the all-new MPC Essentials software at a groundbreaking price to make the iconic MPC music-making experience available to everyone. Adding to their … read more

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Driven Machine Drums Strikes Back + M.D. Bundle nearly sold out

Tonebuilder has announced that the Driven Machine Drums Strikes Back + M.D. Bundle – featuring 4,805 designer drum samples for electronic music, is almost sold out. LAST CALL!! Only 25 licenses remain, then DMD Strikes … read more

MPC-Samples releases MPC Renaissance & MPC Studio: Sampling Laid Bare

MPC-Samples has announced the release of MPC Renaissance & MPC Studio: Sampling Laid Bare, the first in a series of tutorial books from MPC-Tutor created for the new generation of Akai MPCs – the MPC … read more

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Tonebuilder launches DMDSB + M.D. Bundle

Tonebuilder has launched the DRIVEN MACHINE DRUMS STRIKES BACK and M.D. Bundle, a sample library featuring 4,805 designer drum samples for electronic music. The DMDSB + M.D. Bundle is the result of a 3-year effort, … read more

Hello Samples releases Synth, Keys & Instruments and Acoustic & Analog Drum Kits

Hello Samples has launched two new compilations of previously released sample packs for Maschine and MPC, now ready for Ableton Live. Synth, Keys & Instruments is a collection of hand-crafted samples chopped from different experimentations … read more

The Drum Broker launches Akai MPC2000XL Giveaway

The Drum Broker and Big Noise MPC have announced their Akai MPC2000XL Giveaway, a chance to win a custom MPC2000XL and a 16 GB MPC2000XL flash drive with all Drum Broker kits and breaks. Your … read more

Review: Native Instruments MASCHINE mk2

First there was the Maschine, then came Maschine Mikro, and now Native Instruments has updated both to mk2 with new software features, an improved controller, and additional hardware accessories. For those who have never heard … read more

Akai Professional releases MPC Studio

Akai Professional has announced the release of MPC Studio, a slimline MPC for portable music production. Akai’s MPC Studio offers the most streamlined MPC experience yet. Following on the heels of MPC Renaissance, which became … read more

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Numark announces NS7 II 4-Channel DJ Performance Controller

Numark has announced the NS7 II, a dramatically enhanced and updated version of the industry’s most advanced and best-selling motorized DJ controller, NS7. For more than 20 years, Numark has set the pace in the … read more

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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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Boxed Ear releases free Tempest vs MPC60 sample pack

Boxed Ear has announced the release of Tempest vs MPC60, a free sample pack made with two of Roger Linn’s most coveted drum machines, the Dave Smith Instruments Tempest and the Akai MPC60. Two classic … read more

Akai intros iMPC music production app for iPad

Akai Professional has announced the iMPC music production app for iPad. Turn your iPad into an MPC. With more than 1,200 samples, 50 editable programs, 80 editable sequences, and iconic MPC workflow, iMPC is the … read more

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Drum Sample Broker Grit Kit sample pack—Rare drums from the MPC60

The Drum Sample Broker’s Grit Kit is a collection of rare drums from the MPC60, featuring sounds with an analog 12bit flavor. If you are looking for gritty, raw, unprocessed, 12-Bit drum samples. This is … read more

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Hello Samples releases Raw Vermona sample pack

Hello Samples has released Raw Vermona, a sample library featuring the sounds of the Vermona Syncussion DRM-1 analog drum synthesizer. Raw Vermona inaugurates a new concept in sample library development. Most contemporary sample packs focus … read more

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One Glove Apps releases Drum Machine Legends v1.1 for iOS

One Glove Apps has released version 1.1 of Drum Machine Legends, adding a sequencer with grid view, and copy and paste to the music app for iOS. Drum Machine Legends brings you six kits from … read more

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Beatsurfing Organic MIDI Controller Builder app for iPad by VLEK

Herrmutt Lobby and Yaniv De Ridder have released Beatsurfing, a new app for iPad that allows you to draw a 3-dimensional controller and use it in two different and complementary ways. Beatsurfing lets you create … read more

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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

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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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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