Old-School Optigoner Kathy Niklewicz recently shared her Optigan® stories and some great old photos from the 70s! I may have been the only enthusiastic Optigan® owner on the planet! I bought my first
Now Available – Panoptigon Chord Controller
https://youtu.be/oL_PXZIJe5g The Panoptigon Chord Controller is an accessory for the Panoptigon Disc Player that provides a button array and rocker-switches for playing the chord and special effects t
Pea Interviewed in Tape Op
Pea was interviewed for Tape Op awhile back and it’s finally seeing the light of day, if only on the web edition!
Optiganally Yours – Mr. Wilson (Redux) / Waves (Redux) – BLM Benefit EP
Newly recorded versions of “Mr. Wilson” & “Waves” by Optiganally Yours out today, 100% of proceeds go to Black Lives Matter! Mr. Wilson (Redux) b/w Waves (Redux) by Optiganally Yours
iOptigan® Coronavirus Special! iPhone app FREE for one week!
Because the world is on lockdown, we’re adding a bit of lo-fi distraction to your social isolation by offering our iOptigan app for FREE for one week! Go grab it now!
New Panoptigon Format Disc – GRAND PIANO
https://youtu.be/p8hb2o5vF5U Announcing a new disc for PANOPTIGON from Quilter Labs! This is the third disc in the new Panoptigon format, only playable on Panoptigon. GRAND PIANO expands on the concep
Chilton TALENTMAKER Demo – All 20 Vintage Discs Played on Panoptigon
https://youtu.be/vlwcDXvEJF0 Recently I had a custom modified spindle made for my Panoptigon that allows me to play Chilton Talentmaker discs. The spindle size on the Talentmaker is slightly smaller t
Panoptigon plays SILENT NIGHT
https://youtu.be/WFcdZHvVDYY SILENT NIGHT recorded on Quilter Labs’ PANOPTIGON, featuring the new Panoptigon format disc GRAND PIANO (available soon!) as well as the Optigan® format DARKSOPHONE and Or
1976 Letter from Ralf Hütter (Kraftwerk) to Vako Orchestron
After David Van Koevering passed away, our good friend Brian Kehew had an opportunity to rescue a large amount of ephemera from the Vako archives, which included a fair amount of paperwork related to
1971 Optigan® White Paper – Mechanical Film Scanning Editor
Recently we’ve been scanning the archive of original Optigan® documents saved by Stan Cutler, one of company engineers. There are lots of interesting things amongst these papers. This document (in pdf