This video, captures a live performance of Prince’s ‘I Would Die 4 U’.… Read More Prince’s “I Would Die 4 U” On The Optigan Is So Wrong, It’s Right
The Panoptigon opens up new performance options for Optigan & Orchestron discs, while still retaining the distinctly lo fi audio quality of the originals. … Read More Panoptigon Offers A Modern Way To Play Optigan & Orchestron Discs
Here’s a look inside the rare Mattel Optigan sample playback keyboard….
After four decades, it looks like the legacy of the Optigan optical sample playback keyboard will live on in a new instrument.… Read More New Prototype Optigan/Orchestron Disc Player (Sneak Preview)
iOptigan is a virtual Optigan on your iPad or iPhone, complete with all 40 original sound discs.… Read More Rare Optigan Sample Playback Keyboard Now Available As An iOS App, iOptigan
These recording are previously unreleased demos, having languished on the original studio master tapes for 45 years.… Read More ‘Lost’ Optigan Demos Offer A Vintage Intro To The Unusual Keyboard
Optigan.com 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’
Optigan.com has introduced a new Vako Orchestron disc, DREHORGEL.