Moog Island At Superbooth 16, With Mad Zach

At Superbooth 16, Moog Music did not make any new gear introductions, but they had a major presence, bringing their ‘Moog Island’ synth experience.

The original Moog Island of Electronicus was an early 70’s happening, organized by Moog marketing guru David Van Koevering. It’s been described as ‘a mind-expanding series of psychedelic events held on an island off the coast of Florida’. Continue reading

ROLI RISE Fusion Synth Jam At The 2016 NAMM Show

Sunday Synth Jam: This series of videos, via ROLI, captures a fusion jam session at the 2016 NAMM Show.

The ROLI booth featured a series of performances, featuring their new Seaboard RISE controllers. This jam session featured Snarky Puppy and The Funk Apostles star Cory Henry, along with Marco Parisi and Larnell Lewis. 

Watch for extensive use of pitch bend and slides in both Henry and Parisi’s RISE solos, and also the contrast between Henry’s use of a standard keyboard and the RISE. Continue reading