Akai MPC Renaissance Combines Hardware & Software



Sean C and LV along with Araab Muzik appear in a promo for the upcoming MPC Renaissance, which seems to be Akai’s first compelling offering in a number of years.

MPC Renaissance feature list after the break!

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MOTU Audio Express Interface Announced


MOTU has decided to dial up the competition with their latest interface, the MOTU Audio Express. The compact 6×6 hybrid FireWire/USB interface promises to deliver the same professional, studio grade quality that the company has delivered over the years. Even better,

  • 6 x 8 physical input/output channels
  • Hybrid FireWire/USB 2.0 connectivity
  • 8-bus digital mixer
  • Stereo analog inputs
  • Stereo 24-bit 96kHz S/PDIF digital in/out.
  • Support for standard sample rates up to 96 kHz.
  • Stand-alone operation

The MOTU Audio Express is scheduled to ship later this month with a list price of $449 USD.

Get more information about the MOTU Audio Express Interface.

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DJ Numark & His Musical Toys Customized By Bruce Forat

Take a quick visit with DJ Numark as the producer shows off a few of his favorite musical toys, works with legendary audio customizer Bruce Forat at his workshop, and puts his newly wired-up musical toy to work. Notable Quotes: I’ve been spinning records and collecting vinyl for about 23 years now. I started collecting … Read more

Avid Updates Pro Tools Mbox Interface Line

Pro Tools users have reason to be excited as Avid has announced an update to its much loved line of Mbox interfaces. Head over to Avid for complete details about the Mbox, Mbox Mini, and Mbox Pro, which are available for $679, $399, and $899 respectively. All models are currently available for pre-order and feature … Read more

HP ENVY Beats Audio In-Studio Commercial

HP is pushing really pushing the Dr. Dre HP Beats Audio line. Nice commercial though. Apparently owners will receive adequate customer service as well. VIP treatment with exclusive ENVY dedicated customer support.

DJ Nu-Mark On Maschine & Production Workflow

In a previous interview DJ Nu-Mark spoke about his use of production equipment and ran down his most wanted hardware/software features. Here Nu-Mark goes into his vinyl lined studio to delve deep into the use of Native Instruments Maschine and how the device/system has affected his workflow and music making.