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Archive for January, 2009

Optiganally Yours @ Casbah – Matinee Show Today

Posted by peahix on 25th January 2009

hi all, sorry for the late announcement on this, i’ve just been swamped this week… well anyway, optiganally yours is playing a matinee show at the casbah in san diego today (jan 25th). doors at 2pm. this is also doubling as a sort of “disc release party” for our new line of optigan discs, though [...]

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Our Next Disc: MOD ROCK!

Posted by peahix on 20th January 2009

OK, here’s the official announcement of what we expect our next Optigan disc will be: MOD ROCK! This is an original Optigan sound set that only ever made it to prototype phase in 1970. Those of you who have purchased my Optigan sample CD will be familiar with this sound set, as I’ve included samples [...]

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More Praise for Radioaktivox

Posted by peahix on 20th January 2009

Brian Coombes has this to say: The Radioaktivox disc arrived yesterday. Wow! It sounds great. Nice work. Looking forward to many more discs (both reissues and new creations) from you guys. Thanks, Brian! He also sends this info: Just thought I’d share some of our recent Optigan work with you. This is a record I [...]

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Optigan Logo T-Shirts Are Back!

Posted by peahix on 15th January 2009

Order Yours Here!

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Thoughts on Orchestron Discs

Posted by peahix on 13th January 2009

OK, so we’ve had a few very desperate requests to remaster/reissue the Orchestron disc library. This is definitely something we want to do, but the demand is very small given the miniscule owner community of this rare instrument. Orchestron discs share the same basic specs as Optigan discs, and discs from both machines can play [...]

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Only Four Copies of Radioaktivox Left!

Posted by peahix on 7th January 2009

We’re close to being sold out of our first run of Radioaktivox. There are only four copies left, so if you’d like a copy, you might want to order it now, since we can’t guarantee that we’ll do another run of 25 of these. Once we’ve sold out, we’ll begin collecting additional requests for it, [...]

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Radioaktivox gets two thumbs up in France!

Posted by peahix on 7th January 2009

Just passing on this “review” of the Radioaktivox from long-time French Optigan user Thierry Bellia: I’d like to say that you did an incredible job with the Radioaktivox record!!! The sound is just amazing, you did something incredible!!! The basses are great, and the samples are just in the spirit of Optigan. It’s a pity [...]

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