The company is using ‘new old stock’ parts to build it, with the goal of making it sound like a new vintage Minimoog. Official specs and audio demos are still to come, because Moog was assembling the initial units onsite at Moogfest.
This video, though, offers a preview of the new synth’s raw sound: monophonic audio, direct from the synth and panned center. We recorded Moog Music’s Nick Montoya making a variety of sounds. What little dialog there is in the video has intentionally been mixed to be quiet.
The video does demonstrate a couple of capabilities of the new Minimoog Model D that were not available in the original: aftertouch CV, which can be patched to control things like pitch or filter cutoff; and a dedicated LFO.
If you want to see a detailed overview of the new synth, see our earlier Minimoog Model D demo video.
The Minimoog Model D is priced at US $3,499. Details are still to be announced at the Moog site.