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5 of the best samplers

Our pick of 2017's most exciting audio snatchers

  • Dave Turner
  • 31 October 2017

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.

£799, www.akaipro.com

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.

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