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Back home now!

Posted by peahix on 15th April 2012

Hi all, I was away for about 6 weeks, but I’m home now and Shoptigan orders will be promptly processed. If you placed an order while I was away, rest assured it will ship within a day or two. Also, we’ll have some new product announcements coming in the near future, so stay tuned!

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Year-end Cancer Research Donation

Posted by peahix on 22nd December 2011 has just made its annual donation to cancer research, in memory of Mike Le Doux, the guy responsible for making all those Optigan discs in the early 70s. 10% of the proceeds from our Optigan Archives Vol. 1 sample set goes to cancer research, and this year $220.00 goes to the Jimmy Fund. Please [...]

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Talentmaker Disc Copies?

Posted by peahix on 13th December 2011

OK, so from the positive response we got on a previous thread, we’ll be going ahead with plans to make Optigan versions of Talentmaker discs. Now, there’s a related project that we’re also contemplating- making direct copies of actual Talentmaker discs, for use in Talentmakers. Given the scarcity of the instrument, and the costs associated [...]

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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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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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Three New Vako Orchestron Discs: VIBRAPHONE, FLUTE & CELLO

Posted by peahix on 26th September 2011

We’re happy to announce today that we have three new Orchestron discs available: the all-new VIBRAPHONE, and the remastered FLUTE & CELLO. Click the links to place your orders. Each disc will get limited 25 piece run, so don’t miss out! The FLUTE and CELLO disc complete our run of original Orchestron disc remasters. From [...]

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Optigan TRIPLE HEADER – Radioaktivox / Mod Rock / Minimalism

Posted by peahix on 21st March 2011

Now available for pre-order! In response to requests for copies of our earlier Optigan discs, we’re proud to offer our first TRIPLE HEADER disc pak! Three discs, sans their original printed jackets, bundled together in a single printed jacket (echoing the generic design of the original Optigan Triple Header pak), and offered at a discounted [...]

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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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Shoptigan Back Online

Posted by peahix on 22nd November 2010

Hi all, OK we had to rebuild Shoptigan from the ground up using a new webstore plugin, so we’re back online now. I haven’t put all the products up yet, but will be getting to the rest of them (ie parts, out-of-print discs, etc) this week. I’ll also need to go edit the product links [...]

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