Retro Gear Curator Hotrod&Mods

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Send your sound or midi through our flavorful old gear. Custom futuristic gesture-control midi devices. A hot rod shop, restoring/upgrading 80/90’s gear for more power/performance + modern safety/reliability. Throwback studio gear treasury for lofi feelsy something-wave vibes, early-hiphop, new-wave, neo-soul and VHS-era 90's kid nostalgia.

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Joseph Wozniak repairs and modifies vintage early-digital lofi feelsy throwback hardware. His carefully selected and maintained suite of personal favorite tools is a bouquet of nostalgia for 90’s kids. If you need to hear your midi sequence or audio file piped through our magic boxes, we will warm it up and send it back, in up to 24/192.

We have one-of-a-kind modified devices, representative ‘horses-mouth’ units, with the EEPROM upgrades and capacitor swaps that make retro gear safely deliver, saving you from the stock temperamental hum-ridden fire hazard.

There are even unique cyberpunk freak instruments we make in-house. Perfect for retrofuture video of real-time midi control. We design custom ir/ultrasonic position-sensing and distance-controlled gear for effortlessly natural expressive performance.

Yamaha TX81Z FM Synth & REX50 Multi Effector, Alesis 3630 Comp re Daft Punk with Burr-Brown VCA upgrade and Tape-Op mod, Dbx 164 OG Over-Easy Limiter, Ibanez DM500 early-digital delay with super-long crumble-decay mod up to the primitive memory-array’s delicious breakup limit, wide-dark Pioneer SR-202 spring reverb, Combo of Aphex Aural Exciter Type C and Realistic Bass Enhancer/Subsonic Filter for all that is crisp and fat using cleanly refurbished warm harmonics, SP-202 for the nostalgic lo-fi setting, two Omichords, Casio patchbay bent SK-1

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.


Terms Of Service

Please pay half to start and half on delivery. 3 revisions included. All jobs require written communication of scope and goal. Typical turn-around 24hrs for sound/midi hardware processing.

GenresSounds Like
  • Depeche Mode
  • J Dilla
  • Yes
Gear Highlights
  • Yamaha TX81Z FM Synth
  • REX50
  • Alesis 3630 Daft Punk Comp w/Burr-Brown/Tape-Op mod
  • Dbx 164 OG Over-Easy Limiter
  • Ibanez DM500 early-digital delay
  • Pioneer SR-202 spring reverb
  • Aphex Exciter/Realistic Bass Enhancer
  • Omichords
  • Casio circuit-bent SK-1
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