Akai articles

  • In tandem with Advance series controllers, VIP lets you access all your VST instruments in a single interface
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    In tandem with Advance series controllers, VIP lets you… - [Video] Akai VIP Software in Action

    07/06/15

    We recently reviewed the Akai Advance 49 keyboard. In fact, we gave it an Audiofanzine Award for Innovation. A big part of the value of the Advance series keyboards is that they include VIP software (standalone and plug-in), which allows you to access all of your VST instruments from one convenient interface. In this video, we take VIP through its…

  • Review of the Akai Advance 49 Keyboard Controller
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    Review of the Akai Advance 49 Keyboard Controller - Advancing the State of the Art

    06/01/15

    Imagine a MIDI-controller keyboard that lets you seamlessly switch between virtual instruments from different manufacturers, keeps all your patches together in a single browser, and automatically maps controller information to its knobs and switches.

  • Akai APC 20 Review
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    Akai APC 20 Review - Live at your Finger Tips

    10/04/10

    With the APC40, a control surface fully dedicated to Ableton Live, Akai created an extremely successful tool, so the launch of the APC20 comes as no surprise: an APC40 amputated of its right section and sold at half the price, to beat all competitors.

  • Akai Miniak Review
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    Akai Miniak Review - Miniak On The Floor

    08/04/10

    After having repositioned Alesis on the market, Numark seems to have entrusted Akai with the fate of the synth/drum machine product range. The Miniak is the first Akai synth "in the modern era".