Monday, January 18, 2010

Auction for Haiti

Buy Mogwai's piano on ebay!
Scottish rock band Mogwai are selling the stage piano as used by Barry Burns in the 2006-7 World Tour. It is a Kawai MP8 Mark I, 88 key, weighted-key professional stage piano which comes fully flight-cased. The technical specification of the piano can be found on this Sound on Sound review link All the money raised from this auction will be donated to the relief effort in Haiti. The money raised will be split between the charities Oxfam and Doctors Without Borders. Also included in the auction will be 1) A Mogwai Young Team vinyl box set, 2) A vinyl test pressing of the upcoming Mogwai album Special Moves, 3) The limited edition box set of Special Moves on triple vinyl which also includes the DVD of Burning, a live film by Vincent Moon, and 4) 5 screen printed live posters. The records and posters will be signed by the band if the winner of the auction wishes. It will be the winner's responsibility to arrange the pick-up and transport of the piano. More close-up photos will be added very soon. Good luck and dig deep please, it's for a very good cause. Thanks.

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