The Bob Moog Foundation has released a new series of posters that explain the fundamentals of synthesis.
This set of seven 11″x17″ posters covers these topics:
- What is a waveform?
- What is an oscillator?
- What is a filter?
- What is an envelope?
- What is an amp?
- What is a harmonic?
- What is an L.F.O.?
The Fundamentals of Synthesis posters are available individually, or as a set for US $25.
Electronic music pioneer Bob Moog is being inducted into the Inventor’s Hall Of Fame today, recognizing him for his work in creating the modern control voltage synthesizer.
His children came together to make this video congratulating their father and reflecting on his legacy, and how that legacy is carried on by the Bob Moog Foundation.
The U.S. Department of Commerce?s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the National Inventors Hall of Fame note: Continue reading
Arturia has released, iMini, a software recreation of the classic Minimoog for the iPad.
iMini is based on Arturia Mini V software, originally created in partnership with Dr. Robert Moog, back in 2003. iMini comes with a large collection of preset sounds, created by Klaus Schulze (Tangerine Dream), Geoff Downes (Asia) and other sound designers.
Arturia has also partnered with the Bob Moog Foundation so that a portion of each sale goes to support their work in music education, making available the archives of Dr. Bob Moog and funding the Moogseum. Continue reading
The Bob Moog Foundation – a non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of Bob Moog’s legacy – has shared a great series of videos looking at the foundations of synthesis. Continue reading
At the 2013 NAMM Show, the award for the coolest place to sit would probably have to go to the booth of the Bob Moog Foundation.
Spanish design firm Woouf! donated this awesome Minimoog sofa to the Foundation and it proved popular with attendees.
Executive Director Michelle Moog-Koussa, above, was at the show to raise awareness of the non-profit organization and its mission.
At the 2013 NAMM Show, Sonic State synth guru Nick Batt caught up with synth education rock star Marc Doty to take a look at the Wall Of Doom - a massive Moog modular synthesizer, owned by prog synthesist Erik Norlander.
Norlander generously shared his synth for the show with the non-profit Bob Moog Foundation, to help them demonstrate the power of Bob Moog’s work. Check it out: Continue reading