Re: [AH] Stylophone reborn...

From Peter Forrest
Sent Thu, Oct 23rd 2008, 00:11

I'm just putting a Gakken SX-150 together now, and you'll be pleased to know 
there's no soldering involved at all.
Peter Forrest
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pete Nalda" <redacted@example.com>
To: "AH" <redacted@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:59 PM
Subject: Re: [AH] Stylophone reborn...


> I've asked for one of these little guys for my bday.  Not the original 
> though.  Chas here in Austin pointed out I should look at the gakken 
> sx150.  Cool piece for sure and yes it does take the stylophone to the 
> next level, but I see it's a kit, and I don't do kits, because I have 
> trouble seeing and kept burning my nose trying to solder once.  Plus  the 
> stylophone is cool, you only get that nasty raspy organ voice.   There is 
> a video of a gal on youtube (someone named Little Boots)  Playing a song 
> called meddle where about 3/4 way through the song she  uses a technique 
> with the stylus where the notes have portamento.
>
> On Oct 22, 2008, at 4:06 AM, Mark Pulver wrote:
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>> Looks like this has been around for a year or more... I just found  it on 
>> ThinkGeek:
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>> $20
>> http://www.thinkgeek.com/electronics/musical-instruments/aa64
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>> $19
>> http://100milligrams.com/stylophone-p-89.html?osCsid=jk6lrrs91kte37s0vioihpimc6
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>> $120 for an original...
>> http://www.stylophone.com/specials.html
>>
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> Egun On, Lagunak! (Basque for G'day, Mates)
> Pete Nalda
> http://www.myspace.com/musikonalda
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