Keith McMillen Instruments Launches KMI Labs

Keith McMillen Instruments, makers of alternative MIDI controllers and audio interfaces like the QuNeo, QuNexus, K-Board and Soft Step and 12 Step conrollers, have announced the launch of KMI Labs, a showcase for the technologies developed at the company. Preliminary technologies showcased at KMI Labs include smart fabric (which senses variation in pressure and changes… Read More Keith McMillen Instruments Launches KMI Labs

Keith McMillen On The QuNexus And Why New Music Needs New Instruments

Keith McMillen has been exploring new ideas for electronic music instruments for nearly 35 years, starting in 1979 with his company Zeta Music and more recently with Keith McMillen Instruments. His most recent creations are the QuNeo and the just-released QuNexus controllers. Synthtopia’s Elisabeth Lewin talked with McMillen about development of the QuNeo and QuNexus controllers… Read More Keith McMillen On The QuNexus And Why New Music Needs New Instruments

Keith McMillen Instruments’ QuNexus Controller Now Shipping

Keith McMillen Instruments has just announced that they have begun shipping their QuNexus Smart Sensor Keyboard Controller to customers around the world. The QuNexus features KMI’s Smart Sensor technology which transmits pressure, tilt, polyphonic aftertouch, and velocity. QuNexus also supports CV, MIDI, USB, and OSC, for maximum flexibility. “QuNexus is the most important evolution in… Read More Keith McMillen Instruments’ QuNexus Controller Now Shipping

Keith McMillen On Kickstarting A Music Controller Revolution

Keith McMillen (right) has been exploring new ideas for electronic music instruments for nearly 35 years, starting in 1979 with his company Zeta Music and more recently with Keith McMillen Instruments. His most recent creations are the QuNeo and QuNexus controllers, both developed using a ‘crowdfunding’ approach. Synthtopia’s Elisabeth Lewin talked with McMillen about new instrument… Read More Keith McMillen On Kickstarting A Music Controller Revolution

Keith McMillen Intros QuNeo Multi-Touch MIDI Controller (Sneak Preview)

Keith McMillen has introduced QuNeo – a ‘different species of pad controller’ for electronic musicians, DJs, VJs and DIY hackers. While it covers all of the functionality of other pad controllers, QuNeo adds the power of touch recognition in other dimensions. Each of the 27 pads, sliders and rotary sensors are pressure, velocity, and location sensitive.… Read More Keith McMillen Intros QuNeo Multi-Touch MIDI Controller (Sneak Preview)