Cyborg Synth

She even built her own wearable MIDI controller and sewed it into a leather/snakeskin jumpsuit, controlling her audio and visual set single-handedly. She called it “The Chakakhantroller.” “I named it after Chaka Khan because one, it looks badass,” laughs Rucyl, “and two, Chaka Khan needs no assistance to give an amazing performance.”

via Sleeping Giant | Philadelphia City Paper | 09/22/2011.

As an animal lover I’m not a fan of the leather/snakeskin combo, but I like the name.  Respect to Rucyl and King Britt and to all those who push sound around.

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