The Moog Multimoog Analog Synthesizer (1978)

This video takes a look at the Moog Multimoog – a vintage monophonic synthesizer that offers dual-oscillator architecture.

It also offers some fairly unique features for a monosynth, including a ribbon controller, sample and hold and aftertouch.

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Robert Moog Inducted Into Inventor’s Hall Of Fame

Bob Moog synthesizerThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the National Inventors Hall of Fame have announced that Robert Moog (1934-2005) will be inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame for his invention of the modern synthesizer.

They note:

In 1964, Moog introduced the first complete voltage controlled modular synthesizer, an instrument capable of producing a wide variety of electronic sounds. His synthesizer helped revolutionize the face of music, giving artists and composers the capability to create a brand new palette of sounds.

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Live Synth Jam By René van der Wouden

Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a synth jam, via René van der Wouden, that features dual Moog synthesizers for melodic lines, a Dave Smith Instruments Mopho sequenced and Roland V-Synth string pads.  Continue reading

Arturia iMini – A Virtual Minimoog Synth For The iPad

ipad-minimoog-arturia-iminiArturia has released, iMini, a software recreation of the classic Minimoog for the iPad.

iMini is based on Arturia Mini V software, originally created in partnership with Dr. Robert Moog, back in 2003. iMini comes with a large collection of preset sounds, created by Klaus Schulze (Tangerine Dream), Geoff Downes (Asia) and other sound designers.

Arturia has also partnered with the Bob Moog Foundation so that a portion of each sale goes to support their work in music education, making available the archives of Dr. Bob Moog and funding the Moogseum. Continue reading