Brian Eno is selling the DX-7 he used to create the Microsoft startup sound and other, more amazing, compositions. He's also auctioning a Prophet VS, Jellinghaus DX-7 Programmer and two Mackie Mixers. The auctions are taking place at Vemia, a terribly designed site that is an eBay alternative for musicians. Why is Eno selling his gear? A Sound on Sound article last month had this:
"Despite his reservations about computer recording, Eno has now decided to go further into the computer only world and sell his studio... "
That's right, from electronic to digital — Ambient 5: Music for Computers anyone?
Brian Eno is Selling Lots of Gear [Music Thing]