Following on the popularity of last week's gear setup with Loco Dice, we're bringing you another popular artist gear setup. Today, Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland better known as The Crystal Method share their setup and why they travel with this gear. One thing that's notably absent from this current setup is their famous CDJ guitar (DJTT got an up close and personal look at it when we first interviewed the Crystal Method). The Crystal Method has been known to use a variety of gear for their live performances. This setup seems to be focused on portability and is full of gear that can easily fit into any DJ booth and also used on the road.
With the same solid feeling and durability as the QuNeo controller, the Keith McMillen Instruments QuNexus keypad controller throws a little KMI flavor into your portable music production fantasies. See what its innovative new layers of playability can do for your DJing, Ableton Live performances, and music creation.
Keith McMillen Instruments just released details on a brand new accessory for the QuNeo controller that cuts the cord between the unit and the computer. While the technical specifications are still vague at this point, KMI notes that the Rogue will make the unit transmit data wirelessly and will provide power to illuminate the scores of […]
The Kickstarter-approved, open-source friendly and multitouch-sensitive QuNeo has captured the imagination of music producers. With every touch it can send velocity, pressure, and location messages – but the real question is, how good is it for actual DJ and live performance use? We put this iPad-sized wonder through its paces (and then some!) to find […]
In 2012, Kickstarter—the most popular crowd-funding site—turned a handful of little-known entrepreneurs into millionaires. These innovators, game designers and artists came up with ideas, set dollar goals for their campaigns, and watched as strangers scrambled to throw money at them. How well does Kickstarter really work in the context of bringing DJ controllers and other […]
Many years ago, in our quest to try every possible MIDI controller on the planet, we tried out a variety of foot controllers because of a simple inescapable fact: We only have two hands (curse you, genetics!). To do more with controllers, one simply had to explore other “dimensions” of control, including putting something under […]