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Akai EWI USB - Tips and Tricks

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 07/12/2017

Every composer struggles at some point with how to effectively get what is in his or her head and heart into a finished piece of music. Sometimes it can be equally hard just to get a specific sound or expression the way you want it. Fortunately, the EWI U

Akai EWI4000S - Using the Preset Editor

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 07/06/2017

The Akai EWI4000S is a fantastically versatile instrument that contains many built-in sounds, allowing for easy portability without the need for bulky computers and connection cables. However, the EWI4000S also allows for the ability to connect to a comp

Akai EWI USB - FAQ And Troubleshooting

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 07/12/2017

This guide covers common questions about the Akai EWI USB. This includes initial setup, preferences, general troubleshooting, software updates and compatibility, alternative fingerings, and more.

EWI4000S - Playing out of tune

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

There are factors that can cause an Akai EWI4000S to play out of tune. In this article, we'll cover some easy steps you can make to sure your EWI4000 will play in perfect tune.

Akai APC Series - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 07/06/2017

APC40 and APC20 users and programmers strive to develop extended techniques from the APC series in bold and innovative ways by creating Ableton Control Surface Templates, and Max for Live devices that add features beyond the scope of MIDI mapping. This ar

Akai APC40 - Setting Up an Ableton Live DJ Template

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 07/06/2017

Ableton Live 8 is both a powerful Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) and an excellent live electronic music performance tool. This article walks through how to set up an Ableton Live DJ template with cue capabilities using the Akai APC40 and M-Audio M-Track.

Akai APC Series - Modifications and Extended Techniques for Ableton

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 07/06/2017

APC40 and APC20 users and programmers strive to develop extended techniques from the APC series in bold and innovative ways by creating Ableton Control Surface Templates, and Max for Live devices that add features beyond the scope of MIDI mapping. This ar

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Using as a plugin in Pro Tools 10

Created: 05/17/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

This guide walks you through using key features of the MPC plugin inside Pro Tools, like setting up audio preferences, routing MIDI from the MPC Plugin to a Pro Tools Instrument Track, and more.

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Using as a plugin in Cubase

Created: 05/14/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The MPC Renaissance and Studio include a powerful standalone MPC application. You can also use the MPC software as a plugin within your favorite DAW such as Cubase. This guide walks you through using key features of the MPC plugin inside Cubase.

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Using as a plugin in Ableton Live

Created: 05/14/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The MPC Renaissance and Studio include a powerful standalone MPC application. You can also use the MPC software as a plugin within your favorite DAW such as Ableton Live. This guide video guide walks you through everything you need to know about using t