M-Audio unleashes the Oxygen Pro Series. M-Audio’s new Oxygen Pro Series keyboard controllers have been made for music producers everywhere that want professional grade features, maximum control of their virtual instruments, and precision playing options on a fun and easy to use controller. The M-Audio Oxygen Pro Series controllers Read more… The post New Gear … Continue reading New Gear Alert: Oxygen Pro Series Controllers by M-Audio, Eventide’s H-9 Plugin Series Bundle, DrumSynth by AKAI & More
The mysterious DrumSynth was first spotted by eagle-eyed Akai fans who tuned into the NAMM demos of the MPC One. Akai kept its lips sealed, waiting until now to reveal the fully-featured DrumSynth, which joins Tubesynth, Bassline, Electric and Hype in the MPC series and Force. Owners of these machines can grab the new instrument … Continue reading Akai MPC and Force now pack extra punch with DrumSynth
When Simon Sherbourne reviewed the Akai Force back in…
There’s nothing like a good, healthy rivalry. And Akai are back in a big way with Force 3.0.5, which transforms how their standalone hardware works as a hub for gear, arrangement tool, and hands-on creation device. 3.0.5 is a point-release firmware update, but the changes here aren’t just small tweaks or improvements. Think more like … Continue reading Akai Force 3.0.5 is huge: new macros, MIDI multis, linear arrangement, Ableton import, more
“Welcome to a new era in Force“, says music equipment manufacturer, Akai Pro. Already known as a standalone sampling and sequencing powerhouse, and versatile Ableton Live companion, Akai Force now boasts new possibilities in a free firmware update to version 3.0.5. This includes a new Arranger, MIDI Multi, Macros, Ableton Live Project Import, Advanced 16 … Continue reading Akai Force unleashed: Arranger and MIDI Multi introduced with Force 3.0.5
This video takes a look at how Maschine+ compares to Maschine mk3 with a computer, how it compares to an Akai MPC and answers many of the most commonly asked questions about the new workstation.… Read More Maschine Plus vs Akai MPC vs i7 MacBook Pro
“Most portable EWI to date” features built-in speaker, battery operation and 200 onboard sounds.
MPC Beats features a built-in content library, virtual instruments, 80 effects, support for MIDI pad controllers and more.… Read More Akai Pro Intros Free MPC Beats Software
Akai’s new beat-creation system includes built-in speakers, a rechargeable battery, CV/gate outputs, and more.
Akai Pro has introduced the MPC Live II, a portable standalone MPC that offers built-in speakers, a multi-touch display, a rechargeable battery, DIN MIDI and 8 cv/gate outputs for connectivity to modular gear.… Read More Akai Pro MPC Live II Offers DIN MIDI, Ableton Integration & Modular Connectivity