News / From: Akai
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Akai Rhythm Wolf + Korg Volca Sample Action
With Big Black Delta, and Elavator

10-Oct-14    full story...

Latest Akai Keyboard/Pad Controllers Available
Akai ships the MPK225, MPK249, MPK261 and the MPK mini mkII

26-Sep-14    full story...

Akai Releases Ableton Live Controllers
APC 40 mkII, APC mini and APC Key 25 are now available

26-Sep-14    full story...

  BPM 2014: MPC 1.7 OS Update
We talk to the chief engineer

15-Sep-14    full story...

Richard Devine On The Akai Rhythm Wolf
Must be a full moon

09-Sep-14    full story...

Akai Drop A Massive MPC OS Update With 1.7
AAX, Mixer updates, loop record plus 100 other tweaks

09-Sep-14    full story...

Studio-Grade Control For Serato DJ
Akai Professional announces AFX and AMX controllers

05-Aug-14    full story...

Akai Releases iMPC Pro
64-track music production app for iPad

09-Jul-14    full story...

  MESSE 2014: Akai Rhythm Wolf Analog Beats n Bass
Sweet rhythm and tweakery

12-Mar-14    full story...

MESSE 2014: Akai Introduces A New MPX
MPX16 is a playable, practical solution for sample-based performers

11-Mar-14    full story...

  NAMM 2014: New Akai MPK USB Keyboard/Pad Controllers
Four new models announced

23-Jan-14    full story...

  Sonic LAB Review: Akai MPX8 Sample Player
Small, simple pad sample player

23-Sep-13    full story...

The Most Affordable MPC Ever
Akai introduces MPC Element

17-Sep-13    full story...

WNAMM13: Akai Releases Slimline MPC
MPC Studio is in the stores now

24-Jan-13    full story...

WNAMM13: Akai MPC Headphones
Headphones and earbuds to match each new MPC

23-Jan-13    full story...

WNAMM13: New Akai Keyboard And Sample Launcher
Space-saving MAX25 and MPX8 make their debut at the show

23-Jan-13    full story...

Turn Your iPad Into An MPC
Akai teams up with Retronyms to introduce the iMPC

14-Dec-12    full story...

  SonicLAB Review: Akai MAX 49 Controller With CV/Gate
Pads, faders, Mackie Control and more

06-Dec-12    full story...

  Product Presentation: Akai MPC Renaissance
Its all about the workflow

02-Nov-12    full story...

  Sonic LAB: Akai EIE Pro USB Audio
96kHz 24-bit, four channels

16-Jul-12    full story...

  Review: Akai Analog Custom Shop Pedals
Flanger, Chorus, Analog Delay, Phase Shifter and Compressor

02-Mar-12    full story...

  WNAMM12: Akai MPC Fly Under Glass
Dinky MPC style case for your iPad

25-Jan-12    full story...

  WNAMM12: Akai MPC Renaisance Closer Look
The workflow and features

23-Jan-12    full story...

  WNAMM12: Akai MAX49 Now With CV Out
Control your analog kit from this MIDI controller

22-Jan-12    full story...

  WNAMM11: The EIE Audio Interface
USB Connectivity From Akai

17-Jan-11    full story...

  WNAMM11: Analog Stomp Boxes
Huge Range Of Pedals From Akai

17-Jan-11    full story...

WNAMM11: Monitors With Built-In USB Audio Interface
Akai announce the RPM3 monitors

13-Jan-11    full story...

WNAMM11: Akai Announces New Line Of Guitar Pedals
Ten new Analog Custom Shop pedals unveiled

13-Jan-11    full story...

WNAMM11: Old MacDonald Goes Hi-Tech
Akai announces EIE I/O audio interface and MIDI Hub

13-Jan-11    full story...

WNAMM11: iPad Performance Tool
Akai announce SynthStation49 keyboard with iPad cradle

13-Jan-11    full story...

Akai Synthstation25 Overview
New MIDI Controller Turns iPhone Into A Synthesizer

04-Nov-10    full story...

Akai Ships SynthStation25
Keyboard controller for iPhone and iPod touch is now available

02-Nov-10    full story...

SynthStation Updated
Akai music production app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad now in version 1.2.1

15-Oct-10    full story...

  BPM10: Akai MPK Mini First Look
Little keyboard and pads

05-Oct-10    full story...

Akai Announces New USB Mini-Controller
MPK Mini with keyboard and drum pads fuses LPK25 and LPD8 controllers into one package

04-Oct-10    full story...

Akai Release iOS SDK for Synthstation25
Your app here, as it says

13-Aug-10    full story...

SAE Selects Akai APC20
More than 50 are installed in SAE facilities as Ableton Live performance controllers

26-May-10    full story...

  WNAMM10: Akai's Synth Station App
Latest iPhone & iTouch App From Akai

16-Jan-10    full story...

  WNAMM10: The Akai APC20
Akai's Brand New Compact Live Controller

16-Jan-10    full story...

WNAMM10: Keyboard For iPhone Synths
Akai announce the iPK25 MIDI keyboard with a built-in dock for iPhone or iPod touch

15-Jan-10    full story...

WNAMM10: Compact Ableton Performance Controller
Akai launch the APC20

14-Jan-10    full story...

WNAMM10: Akai Announce MPD26 Pad Controller
64 samples on 16 pads

14-Jan-10    full story...

WNAMM10: Akai Synths For iPhone
Akai launches the Synth Station App

14-Jan-10    full story...

Akai Ships Performance Keyboard Controller
Hammer-action MPK88 features exclusive MPC technologies, MIDI over USB

07-Dec-09    full story...

Akai Ships Monitors Optimized For Bass Reproduction
RPM8 Studio Monitors are now available

07-Dec-09    full story...

New Version Of Akai MPC
Limited edition MPC2500SE, fully loaded with RAM and CD Drive, coming in January

30-Nov-09    full story...

Win Akai Gear
Akai Professional announces the European APC40 video contest

02-Nov-09    full story...

Akai Pad Controller Ships
MPD18 USB/MIDI pad controller is in the stores

23-Oct-09    full story...

Akai Laptop Controllers Ship
LPK25 and LPD8 are now available at your local retailer

16-Oct-09    full story...

Akai MINIAK Is In Stores Now
The Virtual-Analog Synthesizer with Vocoder developed in partnership with Alesis is shipping

01-Sep-09    full story...

Audiovisual Remixing With Ableton Live & An Akai APC40
aka, This Is Me Eating A Corn Dog On A Ride

28-Jul-09    full story...

SNAMM09: Akai Mini Controllers: The Official Word
Akai's press release on the LPD8 Laptop Pad Controller and the LPK25 Laptop Keyboard Controller

17-Jul-09    full story...

SNAMM09: Akai Monitors For MPCs
Akai announce the RPM8 Reference Production Monitors designed for use with MPC workstations

17-Jul-09    full story...

SNAMM09: Akai Announce New Keyboard Controller
MPK61 is a USB/MIDI Controller with 61 keys and MPC pads

17-Jul-09    full story...

Akai Mini Controllers Unveiled
Pads, knobs and keys in a nano style

16-Jul-09    full story...

Customizing APC40 Controls
MIDI Mapping and other tricks

10-Jun-09    full story...

Akai APC40 - Unboxing, Straight Into Monster Beats
Tom Cosm takes us on a tour.

02-Jun-09    full story...

Ableton Controller Coming Soon
Akai Pro announces APC40 Ableton Performance Controller worldwide launch date of May 30, 2009

05-May-09    full story...

  MESSE09: Akai's MINIAK Mini Vocoder Synth
First Look

03-Apr-09    full story...

  MESSE09: Akai's MPK88
Another Addition To The MPK Family

03-Apr-09    full story...

  MESSE09: Akai's MPD18
More New Stuff From Akai

02-Apr-09    full story...

MESSE09: Akai Announce Performance Keyboard
MPK88 is a professional performance keyboard controller with MPC production controls

02-Apr-09    full story...

MESSE09: MPC Pad Feel, Anywhere
Akai announce the MPD18 MIDI-over-USB pad controller

01-Apr-09    full story...

MESSE09: Akai Pro's First Synth
MINIAK has been developed in partnership with the Alesis synthesis team

01-Apr-09    full story...

  WNAMM09 :Akai EWI USB - Give Your Horn Some Wind
New wind controler from Akai connects direct

23-Jan-09    full story...

WNAMM09: Affordable Electronic Wind Instrument
Akai announce the EWI USB

16-Jan-09    full story...

WNAMM09: 25-Key MPK
Akai's MPK49 Keyboard Controller with MPC Pads Gets MPK25 Sibling

15-Jan-09    full story...

WNAMM09: Advanced Hardware Control Of Ableton Live
Akai launches APC40 controller, developed in partnership with Ableton

15-Jan-09    full story...

  MPC5000 Video Overview
We take a look at Akai's flagship MPC

07-Aug-08    full story...

Akai MPD32 Pad Controller Ships
Advanced controller with MPC pads is now available

01-Jul-08    full story...

MPC5000 Ships
Akai’s Flagship MPC is now available

30-Jun-08    full story...

Portable Beat Machine
Akai XR20 Beat Production Station hits the streets

04-Jun-08    full story...

Samplepacks For MPC Users
Akai choose Loopmasters to provide content for the MPC range

26-Mar-08    full story...

WNAMM08: Akai Introduce The MPD32
Flagship Pad Controller debuts

21-Jan-08    full story...

WNAMM08: Create Beats On The Go
Akai introduce the XR20 Beat Production Station

21-Jan-08    full story...

  WNAMM08: MPC5000 On Video
Akai's new flagship MPC in action

19-Jan-08    full story...

WNAMM08: The Ultimate MPC?
The new Akai MPC5000 includes hard disk recording and a virtual analog synth

17-Jan-08    full story...

Keyboard Controller With MPC Features Available
Akai MPK49 Performance Controller has 12 MPC pads onboard

21-Nov-07    full story...

  MESSE07: Keyboard Controller With MPC Pads
Akai launch the MPK49 semi-weighted keyboard with 12 MPC-style drum pads

30-Mar-07    full story...

AKAI's New MPC is Born
MPC-500 is a portable cutey

20-Sep-06    full story...

  SNAMM06: Akai's MPD-24 Still Waiting
Looks great, and a good price, but not shipping yet

15-Jul-06    full story...

SNAMM06: Akai Wind Controller Gets Upgrade
EWI4000s gets version 2.0 software with new MIDI control functions and expanded Hold and Octave modes

14-Jul-06    full story...

Miles Davis’ Electronic Trumpet Donated To Smithsonian
Akai EWV2000 helped break new ground in jazz music

13-Apr-06    full story...

  MESSE06: Trigger Software Samples MPC-Style
Akai professional announces MPD24 USB/MIDI pad control unit

30-Mar-06    full story...

NAMM06: Akai Updates MPC1000
Version 2.0 Software released

19-Jan-06    full story...

  Plasa: Akai releases Wind Controller
We get wind of the EWI4000S

15-Sep-05    full story...

  New Akai MPC2500 Announced
Latest MPC keeps the features coming

13-Sep-05    full story...

Numark Take On Akai Brand
All American distribution sewn up

06-Jul-04    full story...

  WNAMM04: Akai's Newest MPC Ships
You probably already knew that though right?

19-Jan-04    full story...

Akai - New MPC Poised To Pounce
Page on site - now you see it now you dont

05-Sep-03    full story...

Akai - Business As Usual
New website and distribution

01-Aug-03    full story...

  WNAMM03: Akai go all soft (vid)
Software version of Z8 sampler released

18-Jan-03    full story...

NAMM:Akai Supercharge MPC2K
New bundle gives old favourite more power

24-Jul-02    full story...

NAMM:Akai Bring Harmony With VST Plug-ins
Vocal harmony, Rotary speaker sim and Pitch tools ship

24-Jul-02    full story...

WNAMM02:Akai's New MPC Drum Pad
New - USB/MIDI DRUM PAD - 16 pads from MPC series

24-Jan-02    full story...

WNAMM02:MPC4000 The Facts
Well some of em.

18-Jan-02    full story...

WNAMM02:Akai MPC4000 - seen at last
Good lord, look at the size of it!

17-Jan-02    full story...

Z follows S for Akai's new samplers


04-Oct-01    full story...

Akai New Product Tease -MPC4000?
Akai keep us guessing

25-Sep-01    full story...

NAMM:NEW S5/6000 OS
Look, loads of 'em linked together

19-Jan-01    full story...

AES: Funky new MPC
Akai go retro with the MIDI Production Center

26-Sep-00    full story...



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