Moog plans to build a limited quantity of units at their North Carolina factory “while parts and materials last,” which is expected to be two months at most.
The Little Phatty was released in 2006 as a tribute Dr. Bob Moog. It was the first Moog synthesizer designed by Moog Music’s Chief Engineer, Cyril Lance. Over the course of its seven-year run, the Little Phatty has gone through three incarnations: The Tribute, Stage I, and Stage II; and it has been used by Rush, Jack White, Queens of The Stone Age, No Doubt, Bernie Worrell and others.
In conjunction with the announcement, Moog Music released a short documentary that looks at the Making of the Little Phatty, and explains why the ‘Phat knob’ had to be cut: Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: Reader Mitch Wiseman created this mellow improvised synth jam, featuring Moog Little Phatty and other instruments, layered via looping.
This video, via Arjen Schat, takes a look at creating analog kick drums, using subtractive synthesis on a Moog Little Phatty.