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

Electronic Music At The Maker Faire

Yann Seznec, aka The Amazing Rolo, captured a set of videos of electronic musicians demonstrating their electronic musical instrument creations at Maker Faire 2009 in San Mateo. In the first video, Elly Jessop, a masters student at MIT Media Lab, talks about her Vocal Augmentation and Manipulation Prosthesis (VAMP).