BBD Shortage Ends Production of Moog MF-104M Analog Bucket Brigade Delay

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Effective immediately, Moog Music has suspended production of the MF -104M Analog Delay, due to the lack of availability of rare Bucket Brigade Device (BBD) chips.

Moog says that, if they are able to source more of the rare chips, they may resume limited production of the Moogerfooger analog effect pedal. Continue reading

Animoog Update On The Way

Moog Music developer Geert Bevin (who’s also worked with Roger Linn Design & EigenLabs) mentioned, via Twitter, that a new version of Animoog is now in testing. Continue reading

M. Geddes Gengras Interview On Sound Design With Analog Modules

Today, Moog Music released a conversation with M. Geddes Gengras as part of their new interview series, Category 5.

The series derives its name from the cables used to enable modern digital communications. Via Skype, Gengras explores the motivations behind 3 Impressions, a three song EP (embedded below) that explores analog effects modules and process-based sound design. Continue reading

Moog Sub 37 1.10 Firmware Update Now Available

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Moog today released a major firmware update for the Moog Sub 37 analog synthesizer.

The update adds a variety of step sequencing features, including step edit mode, skips, ratcheting and per-step mod sequencing; control voltage mapping that lets you control just about anything via the external CV inputs; and the option to add randomness to the oscillator tuning.

Here’s an unofficial demo of the new features in the firmware, via John Keston of AudioCookbook.org: Continue reading

Moog Discontinuing MIDI MuRF & Freq Box Moogerfoogers

midi-murf-freq-box-moogerfoogerMoog Music has announced that they are discontinuing two of their Moogerfooger effects units – the MF-105M MIDI MuRF (est. 2009) and the MF-107 Freq Box (est. 2007).

Moog Plans to continue buidling a limited quantity of units at their factory in downtown Asheville while parts and materials last.

Both pedals were recently used extensively in the realization of 3 Impressions, a three track EP, produced by M. Geddes Gengras. 

You can listen to it below: Continue reading

Moog Liberation Synthesizer Video Demos

In this series of videos, Marc Doty – Archive and Education Specialist with the Bob Moog Foundation – takes a look at the classic Moog Liberation keytar synthesizer.

The Moog Liberation is being raffled off as a fundraiser for the Foundation. Details are available at the Foundation siteContinue reading