Needs some more love before she plays 100%. A few caps should do the trick.
Author Archives: Pål Olav Loftesnes
Repairing an old Riviera organ
In Italy they knew how to build reliable and portable organs. This one only needed a bit of cleaning. Now it plays like it’s brand New! Great success!
Repairing a few vintage guitars
. A couple of 60’s japanese Kawai electricauitars. The red one is almost finished. Waiting for a few parts…
My cozy home studio.
New studio desk
After removing my tonsils, I’ve had to do as little as possile and relax as part of my recovery. Today I could not resist building a new desk for my studio. Procrastinate no more! I had a couple of IKEA night tables which I put some wheels on, bought an old coffee table and some …
Repairing a Polysix
Tonight I’m working on a Korg Polysix. The battery is leaking and some broken keys. Tlc and some spare parts will do it.
New single by Side Brok
Omatt og Omatt is a new track by norwegian hip hop act Side Brok, which is to be released next thursday (21.08.14). The beat is made by yours truly. I will of course add a link here – so watch this space! Update: http://itunes.apple.com/no/album/omatt-og-omatt-kort-versjon/id908955039
Bachelor party gone viral
We had a fantastic time in Oslo this weekend… Yes, the media was fooled into believing this was a legit demo for men’s right to be men… link
MS-20 Mini test drive
Here’s a video of me mucking around with my MS-20 Mini. I think the little bastard sounds absolutely terrific! No patching involved here, but it’s run through my Moogerfooger in bypass mode, hence with the drive fattening up the sound a little. Camera microphone from my iPhone 4S, so don’t expect earth shattering bass here…
Nord Lead 3
Holy poop! This synth is absolutely fantastic to program and play. Here’s a dynamic saw wave lead sound I programmed in a couple of minutes. Too much reverb from my trusty old Roland RSP-550. Sorry about the retarded filming in vertical position, using my left hand while pitch bending…