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The Akai MPC Touch

Akai release their latest sampler, the MPC Touch. MIDI controllers, drum machines and samplers (most combine the technology of all three) are constantly evolving and now Akai have upped the ante with the MPC Touch. The Japanese company have implemented a 7″ multi-touchscreen to their “music production center”, adding the capability to drag and chop …

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Herbie Hancock Jams With His Fairlight CMI Feat. Quincy Jones

Herbie Hancock jams with Quincy Jones and his Fairlight CMI for this week’s Throwback Thursday. After showing you the video of Flying Lotus, Thundercat and Herbie Hancock in the studio together, it was only fair that we dedicate this week’s Throwback Thursday to the great man. Equipped with the then-state-of-the-art Fairlight CMI, Herbie talked Quincy …

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