Akai founded in 1984 with a purpose to give electro artists the tools they need to be able to express and explore new musical possibilities. Akai are famous for creating the MPC that defined hip-hop. The same attributes are carried throughout all Akai products today. Akai stands at the forefront of digital technology and remains one of the most influential manufacturers of musical equipment of the last 20 years.
Akai was one of the first to embrace the world of digital sampling and MIDI, and today they remain on the most influential manufacturers of modern music technology.
Akai MIDI Keyboards have a formidable reputation with music producer’s due to their durable design and integrated control functions. They range from small portable bus-powered keys to complete comprehensive studio keyboard controllers.
Akai Studio Monitors - Engineered for meticulous reproduction of even the most complex modern music, Akai Professional’s RPM500 studio monitors easily handle layer after layer of sound, providing critical detail and the tools needed to mix with confidence.
It's not just in the digital realm that Akai like to try fresh new ideas, their range of analogue hardware offers squelching basslines and fat kick drums with a host of features that you won't find on the vintage originals.
Here at Rimmers Music, we now stock a range of Akai Professional products which cover a wide scope of modern music technology.