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Archive for November, 2011

New 2011 Optigan Disc – VIBRASCAPE

Posted by peahix on 28th November 2011

NOW SHIPPING! Like our popular PIANOSCAPE disc, VIBRASCAPE presents the sound of the vibraphone in a uniquely Optigan fashion. The keyboard tones are arranged as a series of rhythmic patterns that create hypnotic, pulsating soundscapes when chords are played. (This disc is not particularly suited to melodic playing). The chord buttons feature sustained bowed vibraphone [...]

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Pea featured on Songs & Sonics Blog

Posted by peahix on 28th November 2011

Pea was recently interviewed by a robot for Jeff Boller’s Songs & Sonics blog. Jeff is the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist behind The Simple Carnival. Featured in the interview is an unfinished an unreleased Optiganally Yours demo track. Definitely check out both links! Thanks Jeff!! (Thanks also to Chad Thompson Photography!)

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Shoptigan Back Up and Running

Posted by peahix on 16th November 2011

Because of buggy software updates, we had to switch to yet another webstore, but Shoptigan is now up and running again. We’re still working out a few kinks in the layout, etc, but you should be able to place orders now without any problems.

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Forum Issues

Posted by peahix on 14th November 2011

Hi all, the forums are currently plagued with spambots, despite all the spambot security features being enabled. We’re not sure where the security hole is, but for the moment we’re having to laboriously manually delete each spambot. Hopefully we’ll get this figured out soon, though we may have to switch to an entirely new forum. [...]

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Your Input Needed! Talentmaker->Optigan conversion discs?

Posted by peahix on 1st November 2011

Hi all, we’ve been experimenting with converting Talentmaker discs into Optigan discs, and have had promising initial results. Since the whereabouts or existence of the original Talentmaker master tapes is unknown, we’re working from recordings taken directly from the original TM discs themselves, which inevitably results in some generational loss in sound quality, but our [...]

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