This 1991 Casio Rapman RAP-1 vintage electronic keyboard has 25 tone presets and 30 rap beats / patterns, along with a rotating “scratch pad” and percussion buttons. It has a mic input, and the Rapman can alter your voice with the “Voice Effector” and “Vocoder”, giving your vocals a freaky harmonizer Skinny Puppy vibe.… Read the rest
Vintage Japanese Guitars from the 1960’s-1970’s
Growing up in the late ’80s as a young teenage musician, my friends and I played on many a Japanese guitar. Sure, we thought Japanese guitars were cool and weird looking, but cost was the true deciding factor.… Read the rest
Vintage Teac Microphone MC-105
A truly beautiful piece of vintage electronics, this polished brushed steel Teac MC-105 unidirectional microphone was discovered unused and complete in its original box! The vintage Teac microphone is conveniently equipped with a standard 1/4 inch plug and includes a heavy stand and base.… Read the rest
The Sony F-96 microphone was a useful tool for many professional bootleggers taping rock concerts in the 1970s.
If you have heard live bootlegs from the Seventies, chances are you might have heard the Sony F-96 microphone in action.
What makes it so reliable is the dynamic omnidirectional design, ultra-heavy-duty rugged body, and its compact size.… Read the rest
Wind Powered Bontempi Chord Organ
This vintage Bontempi B4 electric wind organ keyboard works perfectly, looks barely used and still sounds awesome. A truly analog instrument, the only reason for the electrical cord is to power the fan that makes the keys sing with warm retro goodness.… Read the rest
This Western Auto vintage Truetone / Silvertone guitar is simply awesome.
The Truetone Rock Star has a classic 1960s Jaguar – inspired body with a cherry & black sunburst finish and swank natural wood grain finish neck. The headstock has an odd, but killer-looking shape, an elaborately cut pick guard and what might be the world’s coolest pickup; a chrome-cased body with a shimmery red marblized pickup cover.… Read the rest
The Casio VL-Tone VL-1 was a cutting edge device when it was released in 1980, combining an electronic synthesizer, a sequencer, and a calculator (!). Measuring only 11 3/4 inches x 3 inches x 1 1/8 inches. It is an undisputed classic amongst retro synth keyboards, and includes the wonderfully weird Fantasy voice for authentic ’80s sounds.… Read the rest
The vintage Casio SK-1 sampling keyboard is responsible for countless classic old-school rap songs.
Used for decades as the premier lo-fi sampler, the Casio SK-1 is still a versatile (and extremely fun!) musical instrument. It records about 1.5 seconds of audio via the on board sampling mic or two different external input sockets.… Read the rest
Fender Rhodes Mark I 73 Vibrato Preamp Rail…
This vintage Fender Rhodes Mark I 73 Suitcase Piano preamp panel has controls for vibrato intensity & speed, treble & bass, volume.
It has two accessory effects inputs for fuzz, wah, etc.… Read the rest
Worlds of Wonder, founded by ex-Atari employees, released the Jaminator back in 1990, and despite two decades of new technology, it is still the most interesting electronic non-instrument ever devised. Similar to the Tyco Hot Lixx of 1987, the Jaminator electronic guitar plays multiple combinations of wild and crazy riffs depending on the buttons pressed on the neck and body.… Read the rest