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 Orc
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
In advance of the official launch of the Panoptigon hardware, Quilter Labs has opened their new disc webstore. Optigan.com will also be offering the same titles soon at our newly revamped website, but
Happy 2019, Optigoners! We’re happy to announce that the PANOPTIGON – the new Optigan/Orchestron disc-playing hardware developed by our associate Robert Becker & his company Quilter Labs – will fi
Recently we collaborated on a custom Orchestron disc for the synth pop duo Reed & Caroline. They sent over some of Caroline’s vocal textures and we turned them into an exclusive disc called “Carol
The very first time I heard about the Optigan and Orchestron was in this article penned by Bob Moog for the Sept. 1985 issue of Keyboard Magazine (with Jan Hammer on the cover).
https://youtu.be/dZsMAnZmOJw I transcribed the Vako Orchestron VIOLIN disc parts from Kraftwerk’s “Franz Schubert” and put together a little demo / cover version. I cheated and used samples instead of
https://youtu.be/j7czf09vh4Q Since there’s been some interest this week, here’s a quick video of the Optigan/Orchestron master tape vault, ie my library closet. Sorry for my incoherent rambling. Highl