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Archive for January, 2011

Pea plays the Optigan on Chic-A-Go-Go

Posted by peahix on 30th January 2011

A few months back I was visited by Jake Austen of Roctober Magazine. Jake came by to see a bunch of artifacts I rescued from the Sid Laverents estate. While he was here, he shot a little video of me playing the Optigan for his TV dance party show in Chicago called Chic-A-Go-Go.

Posted in Optiganally Yours, Sightings | 3 Comments »

Pea Demonstrates Optigan & Orchestron

Posted by peahix on 30th January 2011

A few months ago, I did a little Optigan/Orchestron demo at the NAMM Music of Making Music in Carlsbad, CA. The proceedings were taped and uploaded to Mellodrama‘s YouTube channel. Robert Becker makes a cameo as well.

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New 2011 Optigan 2-disc STRINGS Style Pak and Orchestron VOCAL CHOIR

Posted by peahix on 22nd January 2011

We’re pround to announce our latest round of new Optigan and Orchestron discs! For the Optigan, we have the 2-disc STRING Style-Pak, and for the Orchestron, we have the remastered VOCAL CHOIR. To order your copies, get thee to Ye Olde Shoptigan! Oh, and we also have a new Twitter account where you can follow [...]

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Mike LeDoux Memorial American Cancer Society Donation for 2010

Posted by peahix on 18th January 2011

Continuing in the tradition of donating 10% of the proceeds of the Optigan Archives Vol. 1 sample set to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mike LeDoux, the total donation for 2010 came to $248.20. My continued thanks to everyone who has purchased this sample set.

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Orchestron Model C on eBay in Europe

Posted by peahix on 13th January 2011

Our friend Dieter in Belgium has his Orchestron Model C listed on eBay right now, complete with a selection of our recent Orch discs, as well as several vintage discs in their own seperate auctions.

Posted in Orchestron, Sightings | 3 Comments »