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Akai MPC Buyer's Guide
Friday, January 16, 2009
Drum machines became almost required for music production in the 1980s. With synth-based music like DEVO and Kraftwerk, the drum machine enjoyed success, but left some people wondering what had happened to human feel in music. Enter the MPC with its unique MPC Swing technology that helped transform what used to be a mechanical-sounding sequence of beats into a great-feeling groove.  ... [MORE]

Akai Pro Introduces the Akai APC40
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Akai Professional, the name synonymous with music production, announces the APC40 Control Surface developed specifically for Ableton Live software. The APC40 will be on display at the 2009 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., January 15 – 18, 2009 at the Akai Professional booth, number 6400.Akai Professional worked in partnership with software developer Ableton to make the APC40 the optimal... [MORE]

New Akai MPC 5000 OS 2.0 Coming Soon
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Meet the new OS. Not the same as the old OS. The MPC5000 is the most talked-about MPC in the music industry today. It’s the latest evolution of the unquestioned standard in sample-based music production. The MPC5000 builds on the MPC foundation, combining powerful sequencing, sampling and processing with the feel of the exclusive MPC pads and Q-Link assignable controls. It adds... [MORE]

Akai Pro Introduces the Akai MPK25
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Akai Professional, the name synonymous with music production, announces MPK25, a new addition to its popular MPK series of keyboard controllers with MPC pads. The MPK25 will be on display at the 2009 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., January 15 – 18, 2009 at the Akai Professional booth, number 6400.The MPK25 draws on the design of the popular MPK49, the first keyboard ever to feature... [MORE]

Akai Pro Releases New OS for MPC's
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Akai Pro Releases New OS for every current MPCNew Features, Functionalities and Capabilities for Music Production DevicesAkai Professional announces the release of new Operating System firmware for MPC5000, MPC2500, MPC1000 and MPC500.MPC5000 OS update Operating System version 1.02 for MPC5000 resolves 14 issues, most notably enabling producers to load their old MPC2000 programs. MPC2500 OS... [MORE]

Deep Crates 2 Beatmaking Documentary
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Deep Crates 2 documents the history behind diggin’ for samples & creating hip hop beats. This second DVD installment takes you back to the origins of sampling records with the cultures founding pioneers. Worldwide diggin’ spots from the USA, Canada & Japan are exposed and record knowledge is dropped from some of hip hop's most elite DJ’s / Producers. If you’re a crate digger,... [MORE]

New Firmware Release for Akai MPD24
Saturday, June 28, 2008
Akai Professional, a name that is synonymous with innovation in electronic musical instruments, continues to listen to the needs of musicians, releasing updated firmware for the MPD24 USB/MIDI Pad Controller.Offering improved transport functionality, v1.09 is the second update to the original release of MPD24 firmware. A complete document of release notes is also available for review at... [MORE]

Akai MPC 5000 Product Overview Video
Thursday, March 20, 2008
Product Specialist Mike Hosker demonstrates the newest member of the MPC family, the Akai MPC 5000. Introducing MPC 5000: the most advanced MPC ever. MPC's are the unquestioned standard in studio and live beat and track production, mixing expressive pressure and velocity-sensitive pads, a comprehensive compliment of assignable tactile controls, and powerful sequencing, sampling and... [MORE]

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