Moogfest and Moog Music have announced the fourth annual Moog Circuit Bending Challenge, in conjunction with Moogfest 2014.
For this year’s circuit bending contest, entrants are challenged to take a battery-powered device and modify (“circuit bend”) it into a winning instrument capable of creating “new and unique” sounds — for a total budget of $70 or less.
Speaking of winners, here’s the lineup of prizes for the circuit-bending contest: Continue reading
Odd Harmonics is an exhibit of custom theremins, being held Oct 16-Nov 16 at the Judith Charles Gallery in NYC.
Odd Harmonics is a collaborative exhibition, with Butterscotch Records and Moog Music, featuring work by Francois Chambard, Cassandra C. Jones and Tomory Dodge.The show will also feature performances by the likes of Butterscotch’s own Mikael Jorgensen (Wilco), German classical Theremin virtuoso Carolina Eyck, performance artist Christen Clifford and more. Continue reading
Organizers have announced dates and plans for Moogfest 2014 – an electronic music event inspired by the work of Dr. Robert Moog.
Moogfest 2014 will be held April 23-27 in Asheville, NC. The festival has been rebooted in the last year and will be an expanded 5-day event, with an ‘experimental lineup of daytime conference programming’ and nightly music performances.
“We have evolved our thinking to create an event that truly celebrates the pioneering spirit of Bob Moog; uniting art, music, and innovative technology to explore the dimensions of creative expression,” says Moog Music President, Mike Adams.
Here’s what organizers have to say about the event: Continue reading
Here’s a quick look at the new Moog Minifooger line of analog effects pedals, via Nova Musik. Continue reading
Moog Music today officially introduced the new Minifooger line of compact effects pedals.
Each Minifooger is housed in a cast aluminum enclosure and features a 100% analog signal path, true bypass design, optional battery power, and a single expression pedal input providing hands-free control of one specified parameter within each unit.
“We want people to approach these pedals from an aural standpoint. The sonic capabilities of Minifoogers are extensive, but they are also easy to use. You can just close your eyes, turn knobs, and create modern, vintage, or other worldly sounds,” said Cyril Lance, Chief Engineer Moog Music.
News of the Moog Minifooger effects pedals leaked earlier this month. Now we’ve got official confirmation, detailed photos and video demos. Continue reading
Moog Music is introducing a new line of analog effects pedals – the Minifooger series.
No official announcement has been made on these yet, but here’s the info that’s leaked out: Continue reading