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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.

Akai Pro Just Made The World's Most Popular MIDI Controller Into An Instrument Too

The new Akai Pro MPK Mini Play is an ultra-portable instrument that adds 128 built-in sounds and its own speaker, making it the perfect instrument to play anywhere!

Review: Akai Pro Fire (FL Studio Controller)

Image Line's FL Studio finally gets its own dedicated hardware controller, and from no less a partner than AKAI Pro. Rishabh Rajan found out how fruity it really is...

How To Revitalise Your Loop Library By Slicing Audio With Akai MPC 2 Software

Slicing audio into regions so it can be played like an instrument is at the heart of how the MPC software works. This video shows you how it's done.

Meet AKAI Pro FL Studio FIRE - World's First Dedicated FL Studio Hardware Controller

The latest update to FL Studio for Mac and PC adds support for this new, dedicated FL Studio hardware controller - FIRE from AKAI Professional.

Next Level Productions With AKAI MPC 2 Software

Slice and dice your way to better tracks, create custom MIDI setups, arrange songs and export stems. Learn how to do it all with this course on AKAI's MPC 2 software.

Masada & The Beat Community Release Lurid Regard Organ, Free Akai MPC Expansion Pack

This completely free MPC expansion pack adds more sounds to your AKAI setup and is compatible with both the hardware and software. Grab it now!

Dark Mood Is A 100% Free Expansion Pack For Akai MPC

Akai MPC owners around the world rejoice. For absolutely nothing... you can download a very well sampled MPC expansion pack called Dark Mood. Yes, you read that right. It's 100% completely free.

Gotharman's Teases XXX7 Prototype Sampler & Sequencer

This video demos the latest machine Gotharman's Musical Instruments has been working on. The XXX7 appears to be a sampler with touch screen, high-quality tactile controls and a 16-step sequencer.

Legendary Producer Scott Storch Making Beats On AKAI MPC X & MPK88

AKAI's latest MPC powerhouse is designed to work in a fully standalone capacity. In this video we see Scott Storch using AKAI gear to produce a beat in realtime.

Review: Akai MPC X

AKAI's MPC X promises to let you make music entirely without a computer - but can it really replace your DAW? Rishabh Rajan put it to the test to find out.

Free iMPC Pro iPad Update Released, Plus Free And Discounted Expansion Packs For 2 Weeks

Great news for iPad users with a big, free update to iMPC Pro. And substantial discounts on iMPC for all platforms as well as expansion packs, and even some free content!

Free Akai MPC Live Production Workflows Masterclass Tomorrow

Take advantage of this free live streamed masterclass on AKAI's MPC Live system to get a hands-on introduction to its tools and workflow.

Review: Akai Pro MPC Live

The MPC family from AKAI is a legendary name, but how did Rishabh Rajan get along with the newest model, the MPC Live? Read on to find out.

This Video Explores Akai MPC Live's Connectivity Options & Rear Panel

Hooking up computers, audio feeds and even turntables to your MPC Live requires some familiarity with the rear panel. Booker Edwards Jr is here to help you out.