Music Gear News
AKAI Reveal New MPD Series
The new launch is a culmination of six years-worth of product development, customer research and feedback – Resulting in Akai's most user-friendly line of pad controllers to date.
The new range features three new models; the MPD218, MPD226 and MPD232 respectively.
-The MPD218 has red light-up MPC pads and a greatly expanded control set of 6 knobs in 3 banks vs. one control on the previous MPD18 model.
-The MPD226 has an expanded control set of 4 knobs, 4 faders, 4 buttons in 3 banks for 36 total controls vs. 12 controls on the MPD26.
-The MPD232 boasts an all-new 64-channel 32-step performance sequencer, which the MPD32 did not have.
Each controller features ultra-sensitive chunky MPC pads for great response. They also have an expanded control set to maximize the sounds and effects available to the user, iOS compatibility using the Camera Connection Kit and over $400 of free software (Big Bang Drums and Big Bang Cinema from Sonivox, Ableton Live Lite, and Software Preset Editor).
By Michael Storey
Posted on 7 Jul 2015 12:05 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
Ever wanted to experience the full glory of your tube amp a low, house-friendly volume? Now you can with the revolutionary Two Notes Torpedo Captor unit.
A premium grade instrument that helps the intermediate player develop to the next level, the HP601 Digital Piano expresses unprecedented tonal clarity.
A great choice for those pianists looking to invest in a compact and cost efficient piano, the Roland RP-102 Digital Piano is the ultimate hybrid instrument.
Combining a strong projection with a varied selection of tones and sounds, the FP-60 offers itself as the quintessential piano for the gigging musician.
Made for the professional touring musician, the Roland SP-SX Special Edition Sampling Pad now boasts a massive increase from 2GB to a 16GB memory capacity.
Updated from the TD-1KPX V-Drums, the Roland TD-1KPX2 can support a dual foot pedal use, great metal and rock drummers with a burning desire for speed.
Recent Music News
A new take on a modern-day classic, the Pioneer DJ DJM-900NXS2-W Controller presents all of your favourite functionality in a striking, bold new finish.
Available for a strictly limited time only, the Pioneer DJ CDJ-2000NXS2 Controller comes available in a striking white finish and unique custom plaque
After an image of Yamaha's Genos Workstation made its way on to the web, the new workstation has set the internet alight with speculation as to its final form.
The Fender '64 Custom Deluxe Reverb Amp takes all of the vintage tonality of 1960's Fender amps and reiterates them into a completely new modern format.
Taking inspiration from the coveted NSX2 Mixer, the Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX2 All-In-One DJ Controller promises, even more, functionality and practical applications.
A hybrid that combines digital functionality and auditory magnificence of traditional pianos, the Roland HP603 is a dream come true for the modern musician.