5 of the best samplers
Our pick of 2017's most exciting audio snatchers
1 Akai MPC Live review
The MPC Live is Akai’s best in years and has an inbuilt multicore processor with 2GB of RAM, rechargeable battery and 16GB of built-in memory.The sample pads are their best yet with a great range of velocity expressiveness.
2 Maschine MK3
Native Instruments’ flagship sampler controller changed the game in 2009 by bringing the MPC touch to the world of digital. The Mark III adds a 96 kHZ/24-bit audio interface plus audio ins and outs. The top deck has new buttons to improve the workflow and it ships with 8GB of samples.
£469, buy here.