Akai announce an all-in-one music production studio that doesn’t need a computer

The Force is a new powerhouse piece of kit from Akai that puts all you need to create and produce music inside one performance system – no computer, no MIDI needed. Digital music production has…

The 5 best budget MIDI controller keyboards 2019

Laying your ideas out and creating tracks is simpler than ever with the help of DAW’s and thousands of plugins but without a digital instrument you can only get so far. We’ve got you covered…

The 5 best Black Friday deals on MIDI controllers/keyboards

Black Friday is the perfect excuse to get yourself some sweet new music equipment. With thousands of savings to be had we’ve collected the 5 best MIDI controller deals for you to get producing on….

Akai return to mobile with iMPC’s powerful, beatmaking sequel

Akai Professional have been making digital music creation quality at an affordable price for years and the follow up to their brilliant beat-making app takes that power on the road. There are innumerable music making…

Akai’s Mini Play is more than just a MIDI controller

Akai’s new MIDI controller doesn’t just give you power over your software but stands alone as it’s own beast with built-in sounds and speakers. Akai’s MPK Mini Play is a super portable version of “the…

FL Studio’s first ever dedicated controller is here from Akai

FL Studio often gets forgotten behind production and recording staples like Ableton and Logic, but Akai have come to their side with their new Fire controller. Akai’s new Professional Fire controller has been created in…

What DAWs do the world’s top DJs and producers use?

All music software is slightly different and every producer has their favourite that works for them when they’re mixing up a plate of fresh sounds – these are the favourites for the world’s top producers….

Akai’s beatmaking MPC app is now on Android phones

Akai Professional have launched their powerful ‘iMPC’ app for iOS on Android so that even more people can make professional beats on the fly – however just Samsung Galaxy for now. Roughly 5 years ago…

Akai are making MIDI controllers wireless with their 2 new releases

Akai are helping you solve the constant struggle of being buried in wire coffins under your rig with their 2 new MIDI controllers which work wirelessly. Akai have once again proved their position as affordable…

Alesis VX49 Fully Integrated MIDI Controller Keyboard

Alesis’ new VX49 MIDI keyboard and controller promises a fully integrated workflow offering “advanced control of virtual instruments and DAWs.” With the VX49 keyboard Alesis aim to combine “the creative power of software instruments with the…