Reader Andrew Tarpinian (Modular Gray) shared this audio demo of one of the first Moog Minimoog Model D synthesizers manufactured in 35 years. Tarpinian says the Minimoog is #10 of the new run, purchased at Moogfest 2016. He says the video is not intended to be a musical performance or full demo, but to demonstrate the sound of the… Read More Minimoog Model D Reissue Audio Demo
At Moogfest 2016, Moog was displaying three new, unannounced Eurorack modules, as part of its Global Synthesizer installation, above. According to our contact at Moog, two of the modules – the Geodesic Sampler and the Geospatial Reverb – are custom builds, specific to the Global Synthesizer. The third module, the Brother From Another Mother, was designed as a project… Read More Moog Brother From Another Mother Eurorack Module
At Moogfest 2016, the lawn of the Aloft Hotel is home for the Musical Playground – a geodesic dome incorporating analog and digital instruments from Critter and Guitari.
At Moogfest 2016, design firm IDEO has an interactive sound installation onsite, Play-Sound, aka The Beach Ball Synthesizer. The installation lets you play with sound by moving body-scaled inflatable spheres. Here’s a brief video showing the Beach Ball Synth in action:
This video, via producer celldweller, offers his take on the new Moog Minimoog Model D reissue. Moog has taken what it learned about 70s synth parts and manufacturing inreissuing the classic Moog Modulars, and is applying it to recreating the iconic Minimoog. They are using the same components and circuit board layout of the original Model D,… Read More Celldweller On The New Minimoog
Spotted at Moogfest 2016 – this memorial to to synth heroes that have died this year, Keith Emerson and Isao Tomita.
At Moogfest 2016, Moog Music today reintroduced the Minimoog Model D. The company has taken what it learned about 70s synth parts and manufacturing in reissuing the classic Moog Modulars, and is applying it to recreating the iconic Minimoog. Moog is doing a soft launch of the reissued Model D at Moogfest, and is piloting… Read More Moog Brings Back Minimoog Model D Synthesizer
Bastl Instruments introduced a new product today at Moogfest 2016: the bitRanger, a handheld, patchable analog logic computer. Designer Peter Edwards (at right, in Tyrolean hat) a.k.a. Casper Electronics, says the bitRanger “brings together the legacy of the previous products debuted at Moogfest: the Moog Werkstatt and the [Teenage Engineering] Pocket Operator and bridges both… Read More Moogfest 2016: Bastl Instruments Intros bitRanger, ‘Patchable Handheld Analog Computer’