Super Cool Electronica Artifact Was for Sale

Boris Blank, he of the Swiss electronica band outfit, Yello, sold  off his original Fairlight CMI III on eBay. What would have cost somewhere around $35,000 in the middle 80s went for a little more than $18,000. Yeah, it’s a piece of history.

(Thanks to Rupinder for relaying the link from Dangerous Minds)

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