Radioaktivox: Fresh sounds for retro Mattel Optigan organ

Pea Hicks writes:

In the early 1970s, Mattel made a home organ called the Optigan which produced sound in a unique way: instead of electronically generating sound, it played back the sound of real instruments recorded as optical waveforms in concentric rings on 12″ celluloid discs. The sound was gloriously lo-fi and haunting. Now we’ve mastered the art of creating brand new Optigan discs, and have just released our first.

What a stately sound!

You can pre-order your own Radioaktivox disc for your Optigan for $93 plus shipping.

Radioaktivox Rev. B [Blogtigan.Wordpress.com]

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4 Responses to Radioaktivox: Fresh sounds for retro Mattel Optigan organ

  1. kvh says:

    Think you didn’t finish the initial quote in this post…

  2. Joel Johnson says:

    Danke. Fixed.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Reminds me of Optiganally Yours

  4. colonel gentleman says:

    #3 – That’s because Pea is half of OY.

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