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Subject: Re: OFF: meeting of the modular makers

From: "Paul Schreiber" <synth1@...
Date: 1999-12-10

I guess that's good news all around: the demand is still there.

Paul S.

----- Original Message -----
From: Doug Pearson <ceres@...>
To: MOTM listserv <>
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 1999 6:01 PM
Subject: [motm] OFF: meeting of the modular makers

> From: Doug Pearson <ceres@...>
> While I wait for my -320 kit to arrive, here's a quick story I feel
> compelled to share with my fellow module-builders ...
> Last night, the band that my flatmate & her boyfriend play in were at a
> bar/music club in downtown Oakland (the only club in downtown Oakland
> rock bands play). I arrived just in time to catch their set, but they
> - "Doug, it's too bad you weren't here earlier. We met this guy named Rex
> who says he builds modular synthesizers. We told him that you build
> modules, and he asked if you needed a job." Nice to know that my work on
> MOTM has made me more "employable"! (They probably didn't make it clear
> him that I'm only building modules from ∗kits∗, even if they are the best
> synth module kits ever!) I guess that's a healthy indicator of the state
> of the analog modular synth business, since when I visited Serge HQ about
> years ago (back when your only choice for modulars was them or Doepfer),
> they definitely weren't in need of any help.
> -Doug (who still can't afford a Serge)
> ceres@...
> >