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Akai Pro Announces MPK Mini MK3, Follow Up To World's Best Selling MIDI Keyboard Controller

MPC-inspired production essentials, a Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed and tight integration with any music production app makes MPK mini mk3 the ultimate go- anywhere beat making tool.

BeatSkillz Releases Vintage Sampler Emulation Instrument, Sample X

If you want the gritty sounds of yesteryear's classic samplers then Sample X, modeled on vintage hardware like the EMU SP1200, SP16 and AKAI s900, aims to please and lets you add your own personality.

Akai Professional Introduces MPC Live II, With Built-In Stereo Speakers

With standalone production capability, rechargeable battery, built-in monitors, CV/Gate connectivity and MIDI Multi functionality - Akai MPC Live II is truly fit to carry the name of its predecessor.

Isotonik Studios Releases MARK TOWERS - Crossfire Euclidean Mode For Akai Fire

Isotonik Studios have collaborated with Mark Towers to bring Akai Fire users the new Crossfire Euclidean Mode as M4L for Ableton Live users.

Akai Professional Introduces MPC One, A Powerful, Compact Addition To The Legendary MPC Lineup

New MPC One features Akai Professional's premier multi-core processor and delivers the ultimate in standalone performance to a new generation of beatmakers.

Akai Pro Releases Arranger & Ableton Live Control in Force Beta Firmware

Find out what's new and what's coming up for the Akai Pro Force including its impressive Ableton Control integration by joining this exclusive Beta program.

Review: UVI UVX670

Stack two vintage AKAI hardware synths together to make something unique? Why not! And it just happens to be very affordable and sound great. Hollin Jones discovered the UVI UVX670.

AKAI PRO Releases 3.0.3 Firmware Update For Force And 2.6 Firmware Update For MPC X And MPC LIVE

From grid automation and step automation for AKAI MPC and Force, there's a whole lot of new features to marvel over in the latest updates from Akai Pro.

UVI Releases UVX670, Dual '˜80s Analog Hybrid Synth Based On VX600 And AX73

Get the classic sound of vintage Akai hardware on your Mac or PC with the latest sound bank from UVI, UVX670. Here's what you need to know.

AKAI Brings Splice Integration To Force, MPC X And MPC Live

These standalone music production/DJ performance tools now offer users immediate wi-fi access to their own Splice library directly from the touch user interface

Akai Professional Announces 3.0.1 Firmware Update For Force

Update introduces new Launch/Note Mode, side-chain compression (the Mother Ducker), updated recording preferences and improved auditioning of samples/loops.

Akai Pro FORCE Is A DAW-Less Standalone Production Instrument With Touch Screen, 8x8 Clip Launcher

Wanna go DAWless? Akai's standalone music production/DJ performance Force has clip launching, step sequencing, sampling, synths and a 7-in touch display and captures the modern clip-based workflow.

Sneak Peek: AKAI APC Live: The Next Big Ableton Live Controller

Word on the rumour mill is that Akai Pro are about to release a brand new Ableton Live hardware controller which looks like a cross between MPC Live, an APC and an Ableton Push.

MPC 2.3 Update Adds TubeSynth, Bassline, Electric Instruments, Crossfade Looping And More

New software update enables MPC X, MPC Live and MPC Software 2 users to take advantage of three great new built-in synthesizers - TubeSynth, Bassline and Electric, and other upgrades.

Akai Pro And Splice Join Forces To Develop Future Pro Music Technologies

AKAI software and hardware is known for its abilities with loops, samples and slicing - so what better fit that partnering with Splice, a loop and sample expert? Here's what they're cooking up.