Today we’re bringing you an in-depth interview with none other than one of the modern living masters of live performance and looping, Beardyman. Over the past few months, he’s been building a brand new live performance setup. While many of the details remain top secret, the man himself shares how he’s evolved from a simple guitar loop setup to the new custom-designed Bearytron 5000 mkII – read on for the full story!
In 2012, Kickstarter—the most popular crowd-funding site—turned a handful of little-known entrepreneurs into millionaires. These innovators, game designers and artists came up with ideas, set dollar goals for their campaigns, and watched as strangers scrambled to throw money at them. How well does Kickstarter really work in the context of bringing DJ controllers and other hardware to market? Today we take an in-depth look at the story of Keith McMillen’s QuNeo controller and the Kickstarter project that supported it.