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 keyboards since the Erard Escapement was introduced to pianos in 1821,” said KMI founder, Keith McMillen. “QuNexus gives keyboardists forms of expression that were only available to string and horn players. Although playful in appearance, it performs and feels like a serious instrument.” Continue reading
In the latest iOS Update, Sweetwater’s Mitch Gallagher takes an in-depth look at the new Novation Launchpad S control surface for Ableton Live and other programs. Continue reading
This set of videos documents Sound Picking – a project of Jonas Barsten for his master’s thesis.
Sound Picking explores joint improvisation between musicians and dancers, using the dancer’s gestures as an input into processing the music.
Here’s a performance of Sound Picking: Continue reading
Nektar has announced that they are now shipping the Panorama P1 controller, introduced at the 2013 NAMM Show.
The Panorama P1 is a compact control surface with 66 real-time controls, a color high-resolution TFT display and deep integration with Cubase, Nuendo and Reason. Continue reading
Keith McMillen Instruments has released a series of videos looking at using their new QuNexus control keyboard.
The playlist above covers plug and play use of the QuNexus controller:
- Using QuNexus with a Computer
- Using QuNexus with an iPad
- Using QuNexus with MIDI Hardware
Beatsurfing - an alternative MIDI control app for iOS – has been updated with MIDI-based quantization, Retina display support and more.
Here’s what’s new in version 1.1: Continue reading