Moog Brother From Another Mother Eurorack Module

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At Moogfest 2016, Moog was displaying three new, unannounced Eurorack modules, as part of its Global Synthesizer installation, above.

According to our contact at Moog, two of the modules – the Geodesic Sampler and the Geospatial Reverb – are custom builds, specific to the Global Synthesizer.

The third module, the Brother From Another Mother, was designed as a project for ‘Engineer VIP’ attendees to build at the event: Continue reading

Sony Creative Software’s Applications Bought By MAGIX

sony-acid-proMultimedia software developer MAGIX has announced that it is acquiring a majority of the Sony Creative Software (SCS) products.

Applications moving to MAGIX include: Vegas Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro, and ACID Pro.

MAGIX says that, by purchasing these product lines, the company is ‘cementing its position in the market and accelerating its international growth’. Continue reading

Trumansburg, NY Unveils R. A. Moog Historical Marker

R. A. Moog Historical Marker

R. A. Moog Historical Marker

Michelle Moog-Koussa and David Borden unveil R. A. Moog historical marker.

Village of Trumansburg, NY has installed a new historical marker, placed outside of the building that housed the original R.A. Moog company on Main Street.

The building is where the Moog modular and Minimoog were developed and produced.

Michelle Moog-Koussa, Executive Director of The Bob Moog Foundation, and composer David Borden (Mother Mallard’s Portable Masterpiece Company) unveiled the new historical marker as part of Trumansburg’s MoogDay: A Celebration of Robert Moog in Trumansburg. In addition to the unveiling, activities included historical talks and an evening of Moog-centric music.  Continue reading

Arturia Intros B-3 V Virtual Hammond Organ

arturia-b3-v-screenArturia has announced B-3 V — a new software simulation of the classic B-3 tonewheel organ and Leslie rotary speaker combo.

While the B-3 V is designed to emulate the classic Hammond B3, it also updates it with new options, including:

  • Voice Modulator – this lets you automate drawbars via LFO, envelopes and even a step sequence. These open up new approaches to additive synthesis sound design, applied to organ roots.
  • Analog Mod – With the B-3 V, you can tweak previously unavailable analog characteristics including tonewheel leakage, drawbar leakage, key click volume and more.

Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading