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