The (((controller-band. was founded in 2002 as a division of (((controller-entertainment. by the musicians Thomas Kusitzky and Michael Wilhelmi from Berlin. (((controller-entertainment. represents the frameset for different projects and experiments, using computer game controllers such as joysticks, steering wheels etc.. The controllers, in conjunction with a software interface, which was specifically designed for this task, offer intuitive operation of computer-environments without the aid of a conventional keyboard, screen or mouse.
The (((controller-band.’s performances are improvisations using two prerecorded samples from different musical genres of up to 40 seconds in length. The musical material is then processed in its speed, pitch and timbre. The applied method is changing with the agenda and depending on the specific show and ultimately the compositional setting.
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