Being a passionate every-surface-makes-a-sound fingerdrummer ever since i sat behind a real drumkit as a kid i, was yearning for some device that could fulfill my needs of sensitive pads that trigger midi events and kick samples out of a Ableton drum rack. What i got was the mpk25.
I really like the overall design and functionality of the mpk. I use it in Ableton Live for a broad variety of things. Except drumming. Why not drum with the 12 soft rubber pads Akai has generously included in the upper left of your device? -you may ask. Because they suck. They suck, they suck, they suck. (more…)