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MPK mini is an ultra-compact keyboard with an impressive array of buttons, knobs and pads that provide hands-on performance and production control over your music software. With a 25-key velocity-sensitive keyboard, 8 backlit MPC-style pads and 8 Q-Link knobs, the MPK mini is the ultimate portable controller to get your music moving. The MPK mini's keyboard is ideal for quickly capturing your musical ideas on the go. The velocity-sensitive keys allow for dynamic musical expression, and you can access different pitch ranges via the dedicated Octave Up and Down buttons. Create sparkling staccato leads with the built-in Arpeggiator. Tap-Tempo and Sustain controls are included. MPK mini's 8 backlit, velocity-sensitive pads are based on Akai Professional's MPC line of iconic music production instruments. Fire one-shot samples and sequencing drum patterns. Use the pads to send note information, MIDI CCs, or even program changes. The Bank button gives you instant access to 2 banks, putting a total of 16 pads at your fingertips.


Selectin' gear for my hip hop studio (low budget)

...AudioBox Studio with Headphones, Microphone, Mic Cable, USB Cable, and StudioOne Artist Software: Musical Instruments mic+badass soundcard+headphones and Akai Professional MPK Mini 25-Key Ultra-Portable USB MIDI Keyboard Controller: Musical Instruments or Akai Professional MPD18 Compact Pad Controller: Musical Instruments so what do you guys think about this? maybe you can drop your opinions, tips and stuff...

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Moog Sirin

...on for the last few years. What makes me really happy: this was done with my laptop, the Sirin, an AKAI MPKmini keyboard, and a sound interface. All of these should easily fit in a backpack, for an electronic music rig on the go.

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Free samples, loops,clips riddled with spam

...plan to try out reaper, but so long as pro tools first is free, I'll continue use it to learn. Akai MPK mini controller just came in. I'm trying to recreate a drum beat I made using xpand. Can't seem to nail it down. Even when I try and copy, paste the measures, something's still...

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