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Francis Capistrano, Narf Sounds – Keyboard Chronicles Podcast Episode 52


Francis Capistrano is an accomplished keyboard player who survived a decade or more in music retail. That alone makes him a great guest, but he’s also CEO of Narf Sounds, a company that makes sound packs for cover band musicians. As weekend warriors ourselves, we couldn’t resist catching up with Francis for a wide-ranging discussion that covers a lot more than his sound offerings.

Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):  

Busselton, Western Australia –

How justifying the purchase of a gold Kronos led to Narf Sounds

Kronos Enthusiast Workshops (KEW) Facebook Group –

Salacious performing live –

The Baker Boys Band –

Why cover band players may be better players than originals players

Tag a keyboard player: Luke Edwards (Rocky IV Training Theme) –

Desert Island Discs: Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite – Maxwell, Hunting High and Low – a-ha, Songs from the Big Chair – Tears for Fears, Power, Corruption and Lies – New Order, 1984 – Van Halen.

Francis faces our Quick Fire Tem Questions: Stereo or Mono, Sitting or Standing, Keytars: sexy or an abomination, Transpose button or adjust on the fly?, X-stand or anything else, Last gig you attended as an audience member, Best thing about live gigs, Worst thing about live gigs, Name one thing you’d like to see invented that’d make your life as a keyboard player easier, Red keyboards, yes or no?

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