The Crystal Method

The Crystal Method

Ken Jordan // Scott Kirkland

Challenges in the recording studio are simply a necessary evil when you're a musician.However, the complications legendary electronic music duo THE CRYSTAL METHOD (Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland) faced while creating their self-titled fifth album still remain unbelievable. More than halfway through the process, Scott Kirkland received news that would forever change his life.

"I had what's called a benign posterior fossa arachnoid cyst that needed to be removed from my head," he explains. "It's a simple procedure as far as brain surgery goes, but they still had to cut into my skull and noodle around in there. The surgery wasn't as bad as the infection afterwards, which landed me in the ICU for ten days. Thankfully, I made it out okay. In hindsight, as weird as it sounds, I think we were able to make a better record because we came through this."

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The Crystal Method
The Crystal Method
The Crystal Method
The Crystal Method
The Crystal Method
The Crystal Method