Interview with Amir Ziv

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Amir Ziv uses a pair of BopPads along with a Bome Box and the Sonoclast MAFD to control the Moog DFAM in a really exciting electro-acoustic rig that we just had to ask him about. Amir was kind enough to field our questions, and his answers are as interesting as the new sonic territory he… Read more »

QuNexus RED MPE Sequencer with Modular Synth

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The new QuNexus RED is a powerful 25-key MPE keyboard controller and three track Arpeggiator/Step Sequencer with USB, MIDI, and CV outputs. The keys detect velocity, polyphonic aftertouch, and per-key tilt, giving you unprecedented control and musical expression. QuNexus RED also features our new, ultra-durable ABS-Polycarbonate finish. The QuNexus 2.0 firmware update is backwards compatible… Read more »

QuNeo Empowers Students at CNMAT at UC Berkeley

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The Department of Music and Professor Ed Campion have created an undergraduate music and technology curriculum built on the history of technological innovation coming from the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies from 1990 to the present.  The CNMAT tools run in cycling74’s Max/MSP environment and are focused on real-time musical applications and best-practices for… Read more »

Miking Drums with K-Mix

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K-Mix is a handy audio multi-tool to have around; its combined feature set makes it a flexible and adaptive piece of gear to have around the studio. With the release of the BopPad we’ve been thinking a lot about drums and ways to integrate more KMI gear into drum rigs. One of the most exciting examples we’ve come up… Read more »

Interview with Jeff Kaiser (Trumpet and Electronics, pfMentum Records)

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I had the opportunity to interview Jeff Kaiser, the trumpet playing experimental electronics wizard, pfMentum label head, and professor of Composition and Music Technology at the University of Central Missouri about his musical practice, the relationships in which he finds inspiration, and the questions that drive his unique and towering musical accomplishments.