30 May ·
With the MPC One Plus, AKAI's launched a bright red special edition of the MPC One with considerable expansion on the internal memory.
29 May ·
This week's Synth Deals include sequencers, semi-modular keyboards, and compact production systems, each with its own role in your setup.
27 May ·
Love it or hate it, sampling has always been a part of music. We take a look at some ways to incorporate sampling into your music.
22 May ·
Our selection of Synth Deals this week ranges from desktop modules to comprehensive music production systems with endless capabilities.
13 May ·
We discuss Moby's transition from Club DJ to Pop artist and check out some of the inspiring production gear he used over the years.
29 Apr ·
Easily one of the most prolific Hip-Hop producers of all time, we look at why DJ Premier is renowned for his incredibly distinctive style.
26 Apr ·
The MPC X gets a little bit of an upgrade to become the all-new but mostly the same as before MPC X SE. This is going to be awesome!
21 Apr ·
Everything But The Girl broke through as an electronic act in the mid-1990s. We check out some of their interesting gear choices.
15 Apr ·
Massive Attack remains one of the most unique collectives to come out of the 1990s. We check out some of the band's key gear choices.
04 Apr ·
If you need a new audio interface or a MIDI controller, this is a great opportunity to save with Studio Deals from SSL, Audient, and AKAI.
03 Apr ·
AKAI has teamed up with Timbaland to create the MPC Live 2 Beatclub Timbaland Edition – loaded with special content and limited to 500 units.
25 Feb ·
Looking to stay creative while traveling, or simply to step outside your DAW? We check out the best grooveboxes for crafting beats.
18 Feb ·
The Grammy award-winning duo, The Dust Brothers, is known for their hit productions and highly creative use of sampling. We find out more!
27 Jan ·
Looking for more affordable ways to create beats? We take a look at some of the best budget beat-making equipment to get you started!
11 Jan ·
It's the 35th anniversary of the Akai MPC this year, and buried in software scripts appears to be a reference to an unannounced MPC XL.
31 Dec 2022 ·
One of the most respected duos in electronic music, The Chemical Brothers brought their hard-hitting style to the masses. We find out how!
15 Dec 2022 ·
AKAI has refreshed the APC Mini and APC Key 25 controllers for Ableton Live. What do the APC Mini Mk2 and APC Key 25 Mk2 have to offer?
19 Nov 2022 ·
For a small-town electronic duo, Röyksopp had a major impact on the global music scene. We look at the instruments that made up their sound.
18 Nov 2022 ·
It's CyberWeek which means there are deals to be had and synths to be bought at fabulous prices. Here are the best offers I've seen so far.
20 Oct 2022 ·
The new AKAI MPK Mini Plus goes head-to-head against the KeyStep 37 with a built-in sequencer, CV/Gate outputs, and more. Who will win this race?
30 Sep 2022 ·
After 13 years, AKAI has decided that it was time to refresh the compact LPK25 and LPD8 controllers with a new keyboard, new pads, and a new look.
30 Apr 2022 ·
Ever wondered how to get the old-school sampler sound? Punchy lo-fi drums and underwater pad sounds can give your music a retro feel.
11 Jan 2022 ·
AKAI has announced the upgraded MPK mini Play mk3. The tiny USB keyboard controller features 25 mini keys, 8 pads and 128 internal sounds for sessions on the go.
21 Sep 2021 ·
AKAI has announced the new MPC Studio. The USB controller integrates with the MPC 2 software to create a complete, hybrid production studio.