Akai Professional Releases MPC 1.7 Update

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Akai Professional has announced MPC 1.7, its largest-ever update to its MPC Software for MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio users. MPC 1.7 introduces AAX compatibility for use with Pro Tool 10 and 11, and the software’s audio structure has been optimized for deeper manipulation of MPC ...

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Akai Announces AFX & AMX Serato DJ Controllers

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Akai Professional has announced the AFX and AMX, a pair of versatile USB controllers for Serato DJ users of all kinds. The AFX features an intuitive array of knobs, pads, and buttons for advanced track manipulation, with ten pad modes enabling DJs to trigger samples, hot-cues, slicing, and more ...

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Akai Expands APC Controller Line with Three New Models

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Akai fans are in luck today with the company’s announcement of three new additions to its APC controller line. The reimagined APC40 MKII again provides seamless Ableton Live hands-on control complete with visual feedback, equipped with a 5×8 clip-launch matrix, 8 channel faders, 1 master ...

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REVIEW: Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 – NI’s New Flagship Controller

After 25 years spinning with vinyl and CDs, I finally made the switch to a Digital Vinyl System (DVS) three years ago. I started out with CD time-code and my Pioneer CDJ-1000 players, but soon found I wanted to take things further and converted to the Traktor Kontrol S4 controller from Native ...

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