New Optigan Sound Disc, ‘Darksophone’ has introduced a new Optigan sound disc, Darksophone. Darksophone features the work of indie rock veteran Pall Jenkins (The Black Heart Procession, Three Mile Pilot). It includes the sound of musical saw, Marxophone, skeletal guitar and heavy drums. For those unfamiliar with the Marxophone, it’s a zither-like instrument that is played with a series of keys, which… Read More New Optigan Sound Disc, ‘Darksophone’

Two New Sound Discs For The Optigan, Glitchdelica & Guitarscape has introduced two new sound discs for the vintage Optigan, Glitchdelica & Guitarscape. Glitchdelica is an experimental rhythmic pattern generator. Forgoing the usual drums/chords/keys convention entirely, each button and key features a different loop, drawn from’s Pea Hicks’ archive of oddball instruments, electronics, and other sound sources.