The Tripp Strip™

Tuesday, April 10, 2012      Photo: Phil Deutsch’s America (c)2012 by Phil Deutsch, All Rights Reserved

Once upon a time there was a truly inexpensive, really good linear MIDI sound modifier, whose surface was also its own programming interface. It was called – li’l children please look away – the Tripp Strip™. That’s just doesn’t sound as riskay as it used to.

A number of  real companies were shown the device, in confidence, whatever _that_ means. One of them even came out with something vaguely like it. But they weren’t Tripp Strips. Face it, Girl Scouts, the Tripp Strip tastes great – the others are all less filling.


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