The Crystal Method has announced that their next studio album will be indefinitely delayed because of Scott Kirkland‘s brain surgery.
Per doctor’s orders following recent brain surgery, Scott Kirkland will remain under home medical treatment. As a result, the release of the bands upcoming studio album has been delayed and their summer tour dates have been postponed or cancelled.
Scott Kirkland has prepared the following statement regarding his current medical situation and future plans: Continue reading →
This is the official video introduction to the M-Audio Venom, introduced last week at the 2011 NAMM Show.
The video features testimonials from veteran synthheads The Crystal Method,Mark Mothersbaugh, and James Dewees – but the segments featuring the synths designer, Taiho Yamada, are probable the most interesting.
The M-Audio Venom synthesizer is designed to combine the character of analog synths with modern digital processing, to deliver an ‘aggressive’ sound. Venom offers 12-voice polyphony, three oscillators per voice, ring mod, tube-style saturation, six resonant filter types, on-board effects, and a built-in Pro Tools M-Powered compatible interface.
Venom Synthesizer Features:
the warmth of vintage keyboards combined with modern digital processing – aggressive new sound
512 single-sound patches and 256 layered patches – start playing right out of the box