Category Archives: other stuff

Yamaha TG77

What I really wanted was a K2000, but in 1991 I knew that the salad days of the Korg M1 were drawing to a close. I sold the M1 privately…

About the museum

When I staked out my first 20 MB of server space on the internet, the biggest hurdle I had to overcome was a towering absence of content. In this respect…

A Poem

And now, a brief poem based on a page from an obscure vintage electronic instrument manual. An ode, if you will. When my monosynth sounded off kilter I berated the…

First

I’m pleased to announce that when the new MSN search engine launches, SteveCastellano.com will still be the #1 Steve Castellano resource on the planet – the first place most folks…

We’re still mostly about music here

In spite of all the talk about web design, smoking, RSS, Unix, and CGI scripts, I’d like to point out that our main focus here at the headquarters of the…

I quit

…smoking, that is. I read over the previous post and decided that I wasn’t irritable enough, so I put out my last cigarette at 11:30 on Monday night. Actually it…

E-mail change

I’m getting reports of a few stragglers who missed the big e-mail change a while back. If you’re here because you sent an e-mail to me that bounced, please use…

Fender Rhodes

This unit is a good example of the tyranny of being a collector. Say you’re just skimming through the Buy and Sell, and you see some idiot selling a Fender…

Wurlitzer EP-200

(Continued from Fender Rhodes) Then, at the worst possible moment, you find a Wurlitzer. It costs almost as much as both the Rhodes put together. But you haven’t received the…

Kurzweil K2000

Nine years after I first decided that I wanted this synth I found one languishing in a used keyboard department for $1200. I don’t think the staff knew it had…