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Re: Tack Piano

Does it have anything to do with a thumb piano?  Those things are awesome!
----- Original Message -----
From: Travis Hartnett <hartne.t@apple.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 1999 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: Tack Piano

> As I recall, it's a piano with metal tacks attached to the sounding
> hammer-thingies [note official technical term] which actually strike the
> strings.  This was often done to make the piano cut through the ambient
> noise of loud bars and other, uh, social establishments.
> TH
> >
> > Does anyone know what a "Tack Piano" is?  I'm sure I'm showing my
> > here.  I've seen reference to it twice on liner notes:  Weather 
> > "Mysterious Traveler" and the latest release by Stereolab.
> >
> > Sorry if this is "off-topic", but it's not as off-topic as all the
> > socialist-bashing from yesterday!
> >
> > Y'all have a great day.