Moog Music Issues Objection To North Carolina Law That Sanctions Discrimination Against LGBT Community

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Moog Music today posted a statement on their site, objecting to North Carolina HB2 (pdf), a new law that overrides local laws banning discrimination against members of the LGBT community; and limiting anti-discrimination law to ‘biological sex’, eliminating protection for transgender people: Continue reading

Support The Bob Moog Foundation & You Could Win A Vintage Minimoog

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The Bob Moog Foundation has announced that they are raffling off a gorgeous vintage Moog Minimoog Model D synthesizer, with proceeds to benefit the Foundation.

The Minimoog Model D being offered, serial number 3731 was built at Moog Music’s Williamsville, NY factory on February 7, 1974. It is in excellent technical and physical condition and has been serviced by a technician with a longtime expertise in Minimoogs. The instrument has updated oscillators, as was standard during this period, making them more stable than their predecessors. Continue reading

Ann Arbor’s Synth Lending Library Lets You Check Out Synths, Drum Machines, A Theremin & More

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We recently featured the Lawrence, Kansas Public Library, which has a recording studio you can check out and is getting a large-format monster synth.

Another library that is innovating by letting you check out creative tools is the Ann Arbor District Library. The library features the usual books, DVDs & CDs – but they also have a comprehensive Music Tools collection.
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Scanner Scores The Future

Robin Rimbaud, aka Scanner, shared this track, No Point Talking, from the score of a new BBC Radio 4 production of a story of the same name, by sci-fi writer Geoff Ryman that investigates the portrayal of gender in utopian science fiction.

“I scored the new work and a separate documentary exploring the subject,” notes Rimbaud  “This is an instrumental excerpt from the score, as many people had expressed an interested in hearing it again.” Continue reading