Akai Professional

May 13, 2016


akai mpc and midi production tools

Akai Professional entered the electronic music industry in 1984 with one purpose – to give artists the tools they need to express and explore new musical possibilities.

Since then, Akai Professional products have become a fixture of modern music both in studio and on stage. The refinement of our digital sampling technology has become the building block of today’s most popular music. The uniqueness of our MPC sequencing samplers has forever changed the way modern music is created by enabling digital samples to become the basis for composition. Akai Pro stands at the forefront of digital technology and remains one of the most influential manufacturers of musical equipment of the last 20 years.




https://www.engadget.com/2017/02/27/akai-brings-its-impc-music-production-app-to-android-devices/Akai brings its iMPC music production app to Android devices – Engadget Akai’s iOS-friendly iMPC app has been giving musicians and producers a much more mobile version of its MPC (Music Production Center) hardware for a while now. During MWC this week, the company is announcing a version for Android devices. There’s a …MusicRadar 




https://reverb.com/news/a-brief-history-of-the-akai-mpcA Brief History of the Akai MPC – Reverb News When Akai debuted its MPC series in 1988, it gave the world a true digital instrument, not just some high–tech sound device. The MPC 60 was that rare piece of sophisticated digital technology that could be used as an intuitive tool for musical expression.






http://www.mixdownmag.com.au/studio-advice-namm-editionStudio Advice: NAMM Edition – Mixdown (press release) It has been around 20 years since I first laid hands on an Akai MPC, and although revolutionary, the S1000 was too heavy to take anywhere and too painful to sequence. A lot has happened in those twenty years and Akai have grown the MPC range from …






https://www.engadget.com/2017/01/22/akai-mpc-live-mpc-x/Hip-hop’s most influential sampler gets a 2017 reboot – Engadget The impact of Akai’s MPC series on hip-hop cannot be overstated. The first model — the MPC60 — hit the market in the late 80s, perfectly timed with hip-hop’s culture of borrowing and reinventing classic beats and melodies. The MPC’s iconic pad-based …






http://www.sonicstate.com/news/2017/01/14/sonic-lab-akai-mpc-live-first-look/Sonic LAB: Akai MPC Live First Look – Sonic State We’ve been waiting, as have many of you no doubt for the details of the new Akai MPC Live. It’s the first standalone MPC from Akai for some time, the last major release was the MPC Touch – the touch screen controller for Akai’s MPC Software. Enter the …