This video captures a live performance by The Crystal Method (Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland) in the studios of KCRW. Formed in 1993, The Crystal Method started out in native Las Vegas (and some forgettable four-track stabs at vocal jazz music), but found their home in the early-’90s L.A. rave scene.
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… Read More Brain Surgery Delays Next Crystal Method Album, Tour
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Looks like Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland of The Crystal Method have some new gear! Part bass, part dj controller, part keyboard – and all WTF! What is this thing and why is it so awesome?
Here’s a preview of the work Basement Jaxx is doing for the score for the upcoming inner city vs outer space thriller, Attack The Block. Steven Price is credited with the soundtrack and Basement Jaxx with ‘additional music’. It’s Basement Jaxx’s debut as film score writers. They describe their track The Ends, above, a s… Read More Basement Jaxx Scoring ‘Attack The Block’ – Who Would You Pick To Score A Movie?
Scott Kirkland (above) and Ken Jordan of The Crystal Method stopped by the Pioneer booth at the 2011 NAMM Show to try out the new gear. And unleashed a bit of mayhem…. Images: Synthesizers on Flickr
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7zCMmEiCKQ 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… Read More M-Audio Venom Synthesizer (Video Intro)
[flv]http://www.m-audio.com/somethingwicked/videos/TCM_FINAL_Teaser_FLV(16×9).flv[/flv] M-Audio (Avid) has released a teaser for something new that they plan to introduce at the 2011 NAMM Show. All that they are saying at this point is “On January 13, 2011, we’ll unveil a wicked new sound to the world.”
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Norm Trooper, a gift to Scott Kirkland of The Crystal Method from his son, is on tour with TCM, traveling the world and hanging out with the likes of Leonard Cohen, below. You can follow Norm’s exploits on Facebook.