Akai Professional MPC X £1,859 Full Review: FM323
MPC X is hugely powerful, it works impressively standalone and as a controller, and it’s on the way to replacing your DAW, live or in the studio
Korg Electribe Sampler | £329 Review FM295 Not the perfect sampling solution, but fun to use and a creative alternative to the ever-present DAW. It’s great for live use too. PioneerToraiz SP-16DJ Sampler | £1,279 Review FM310 The SP-16 was impressive at launch but has got better through subsequent firmware updates – there’s a lot to like here.
Elektron Digitakt | £659 Review FM320 With deep sequencing and a powerful sound engine, Digitakt is the ‘affordable’ Elektron groovebox we’ve been dreaming of.
Elektron Octatrack | €1,240 Review FM244 Elektron’s reimagining of hardware sampling results in a unique approach to sample-based composition and performance.