Repair Of Iconic ’60s Era Synthesizer Turns Into Long, Strange Trip For Engineer

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  1. golem

    golem Well-Known Member

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    It's an article with a lot of videos and picture so trying to take the text wouldn't do it justice:

    https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2...sco-lsd-buchla-100-synthesizer-grateful-dead/

    Here are the first few paragraphs that lead in:

    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — For years, an urban legend circulated online and in documentaries purporting how part of a groundbreaking musical instrument — versions which are stored at a Bay Area university and other institutions — was dipped in LSD.

    Online chatter detailed how musicians who used the instrument would wet their finger, touch the device, and then lick their finger to get a little bit of mind-expanding inspiration.

    Now this supposed myth may turn out to be a reality.
     
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    Now I better understand the fascination and the prices of vintage synths :D
     
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