Akai Professional welcomes you to the Expansion Exchange
Join a brand-new world of Creating & Selling Samples
Expansion EXCHANGE is a new movement by Producers for Producers to give back to the production community. Having seen recent trends we where concerned. We want to help Artists and Sound Designers to earn a fair living for their work and help showcase new talent.
Built on a long legacy of helping producers this new community supported by Akai Pro carries that spirit on by connecting sound designers directly with producers without any unfair fees or unsustainable business models. Instead of being paid peanuts per stream, we provide sound designers the majority of the sales price of each pack or sound sold on our platform.
Sound design and content have become such an integral part of today’s Beat Production process, Akai Professional bring you “The Expansion Exchange, a site designed specifically to connect Producers – Sound Designers – Musicians together allowing you to sell original sound content directly to the worldwide Beat Making Community.
Producers are our lifeblood and without you we wouldn’t exist, that’s why its our vision is to help Artists and Producers have instant access to millions of samples along with creating a revenue stream supporting their passion.
As part of our service to Sound Designers, Producers Vocalists ect. We host your content, handle any consumer VAT/TAX due for sales, handle your sales and marketing and customer care. You bring the awesome content and we bring you a team of highly experienced experts to help your business.
Are you a Sound Designer?
If you’re a sound designer or professional sample company, the Expansion Exchange will allow you to reach a new audience globally, showcasing your production sounds first hand.
Are you a Producer?
If you’ve ever wanted to monetize your own personal library of original samples? Now you can. join the Expansion Exchange today and simply reformat your sounds into an XPN File with your original artwork and demo song.
Are you a Vocalist?
Instead of spending a fortune traveling to sessions, simply upload Vocal Melodies, Hooks, Raps as Audio Stems to the Expansion Exchange allowing the community to purchase vocal inspiration to collaborate on future productions then potentially leading onto official track releases
Ready to Join?
So your ready to join the movement? Great glad to have you on board!
Please send us an email at softwaresales(at)akaipro(dot)com and we will get back to you ASAP. (Please read our Terms and Conditions Prior to Submitting Your Email. Submiting constitutes agreement)
What will we need from you?
We aim to onboard new Sound Packs within 48-72 hours of submission for new designers and 24 hours for existing sellers.
To sell your pack we require it to be formatted in XPN format (but you can include other formats to boost your sales)
1-2 Promotional Images
1-2 Audio Demos (The more demos the higher the chance of sales)
Optional : Promotional Videos/other content.
While our main aim is to help you, to cover the costs of our hosting, transactions and our teams of experts time, we take a small flat % from each sale subject to discussion upon sign up. (This will be based on the size of your company and the resources available to you). We take no other deductions and we are confident we offer a significantly higher rate of royalty than other popular markets.