This video, via AutomaticGainsay, features Marc Doty exploring the sounds of the Korg Volca Beats – Korg’s new analog + PCM drum machine.
Check it out and let us know what you think of its sounds!
The Bob Moog Foundation – a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of Bob Moog – suffered a setback today as Moog’s widow announced plans to donate Moog’s personal archive to Cornell University, rather than to The Foundation.
The archive includes Bob Moog’s notes, plans, drawings and recordings – a collection that documents the origin of the synthesizer as we know it an important part of electronic music history.
The Asheville, NC Mountain Xpress reported today that Moog’s widow, Ileana Grams-Moog, plans to donate his personal archive to the Cornell University Library in Ithaca, N.Y.. This decision comes over the objections of Michelle Moog-Koussa, head of the Bob Moog Foundation and Moog’s daughter with first wife Shirleigh Moog.
“We believe firmly that Bob Moog’s archives belong in Western North Carolina,” says Moog-Koussa. “Western North Carolina was my father’s spiritual home for 25 years.” Continue reading
Synth superfreak Marc Doty continues his in-depth look at the classic Roland Juno-6 synthesizer. Continue reading
Marc Doty is back with another video in his series on the vintage Roland Juno-6 synthesizer. Continue reading
Synthesist Marc Doty continues his series of videos taking an in-depth look at the Roland Juno-6.
This video takes a look at the Juno-6 DCO (Digitally Controlled Oscillator).
Synthesist Marc Doty has kicked off another of his in-depth video series, this time taking a look at the classic Roland Juno-6 synthesizer.
Synth educator and Moog Foundation Archivist Marc Doty has wrapped up a massive 12-part video overview of the new Korg MS-20 Mini, embedded above.
Doty’s series covers the MS-20 Mini’s oscillators, filters, envelope generators, amplifiers, sample & hold, external signal processor, patch examples and more.
Doty came away impressed with the new synth. “Playing this thing is like playing the original,” he says.
The MS-20 Mini is expected to ship this month, with a street price of $600.
If you’ve used the MS-20 Mini, let us know what you think of it it!