Go mobile without losing control. Akai MPK MK2
The ultimate companion for the travelling musician / producer. This ultra compact keyboard controller has been designed with travelling and space in mind and features 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys, 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC Style pads, 8 assignable Q-Link Knobs and a 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation manipulation. All of this is housed is an ultra slick design that weighs only 0.75kg.
Akai have made this a talismanic piece of kit for quickly laying down and expanding upon your musical ideas effectively and efficiently, so wherever you are you can capture that musical thought in a swift movement. You have octave up and down buttons so you can utilise the full melodic range of a piano as well as having a sustain pedal input so you can add all the emotion you feel into the piece. It also includes on onboard arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, modes and range to inspire melodic lines with minimal effort.
An essential companion for any maturing producer or composer.
I really like this mini controller and I think it is ideal for anyone on the go or who has a lack of space at home or in a studio. The touch and feel as I can really get into whatever it is I want to play; which I think is a key component whenever writing or producing music. The arpeggiator is great and so easy to use, I can create (what I think) are great melodic lines quite simply and then use the pads and keys to build on top.
It looks great and is a really good piece of kit that will compliment anyone looking for something small to enhance their production work. Read more about this new Akai Controller.