Keytars: Why the insane prices?

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Post by sonny1 » Sun Dec 02, 2007 6:16 pm

We only sell the CDs at shows. But yeah, pretty much I think we'll be giving it away on myspace and our website (if we ever get it back up and running) I play music fro music. I don't care about $$ I do other s**t for that. I Write and compose and give it away pretty much. Why should I sell it, my name isn't Herbie Hancock...People don't know me. As a musician you should want people that like your music to have your music. and that's what this first album is doing. getting it out there. We've gotten more people at our shows for it. I'd rather have a 200-300 person audience then sell a couple of CDs.

I'm really thinking of building a keytar now. Like getting a Paia fatman and converting it to battery voltage....they getting a M-audio two octave controller...hooking the midi up inside the case. I think it could work.if not the batteries just put an extentionchord on the Fatman for a pigtail.

I'll see what I can do. :lol:
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Post by Box » Sun Dec 02, 2007 7:36 pm

sonny1 wrote:I'm really thinking of building a keytar now. Like getting a Paia fatman and converting it to battery voltage....they getting a M-audio two octave controller...hooking the midi up inside the case. I think it could work.if not the batteries just put an extentionchord on the Fatman for a pigtail.
I was actaully going to build a fatman and use a controller for board and build a case for it. Cheap Moog. :P
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Post by OriginalJambo » Mon Dec 03, 2007 1:20 am

Box wrote:I was actaully going to build a fatman and use a controller for board and build a case for it. Cheap Moog. :P
Good idea - but how will you power them both?

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Post by sonny1 » Mon Dec 03, 2007 3:52 am

OriginalJambo wrote:
Box wrote:I was actaully going to build a fatman and use a controller for board and build a case for it. Cheap Moog. :P
Good idea - but how will you power them both?
I would just mount a two way socket from an extention chord directly in the case. plug both the fatman and the controler into this.
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Post by minime123 » Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:21 am

just realized today that our yamaha kx5 "didnt work" cause there was no midi cable plugged in. clever feature, like a guitar effects pedal auto power off when no audios plugged in.
weve still got some work to do on it, but we will hopefully have another keytar on the market at the end of next week :) maybe...[/quote]
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