MESSE13: BKE BeatThang - Price Drop And Other News

Founder gives us the low-down - Part 1      17/04/13

   QuickTime (MP4)  | iOS MP4
10:13 mins    

For those of you who prefer their beat-making hardware style rather than totally computer-based, there are a few single box options out there, and one of the more interesting ones is the Beat Thang from BKE (aka Beat Kangs).

It's been out in the wild for a while now, and after a blaze of publicity, it's kinda gone a bit under the radar, so when I spotted their stand at Messe, I made a beeline for it to see what was new.

Fresh from his stage demo, I caught up with BKE co-founder and all-round nice guy Reavis Mitchell, who first gave me the news about a pretty chunky price drop from $999 to $699... talked about the new software and sample packs, and then gave me a great demo of how to construct a sequence quickly using the Beat Thang. Looks a lot of fun.

Rather than give you the whole shebag in one long video, it's split into 2 parts, with the second video showing beat construction.

Part 2 is here

Enjoy!

.
.
.Andy McCreeth


All MESSE 2013 News |  Videos |  Live Blogs |  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook
More From: BKE
Even more news...

 



More Videos

Featured Video
NAMM 2017: Bitwig 2.0 Preview 

Modulations, IO latency


Featured Video
NAMM 2017: Modal Electronics 5 Crafts Together 

We talk to their creator


Featured Video
NAMM 2017: New Presonus Digital Mixers 

PreSonus unveils third-generation StudioLive Series III consoles


Featured Video
NAMM 2017: New Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Range - First Look 

Richard Nichol was on hand to show of the new pieces in the Lifeforms range


NAMM 2017: Universal Audio Windows Thunderbolt Support 

Universal Audio Windows Support Updates


NAMM 2017: New Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Range - First Look 

Richard Nichol was on hand to show of the new pieces in the Lifeforms range


Sonic LAB: Roland System-8 Preview - Questions? 

We'll answer them in the full review


NAMM 2017: 4ms Stereo Triggered Sampler & Tapographic Delay 

2 New modules from Dan Green