Prelude to Sleep is a series of concerts that combine ambient works with projected visuals, designed for audiences to wind down at the end of each night.… Read More ‘Prelude to Sleep’ Series At Moogfest To Feature Laurie Spiegel, Laraaji
This morning Moogfest made their biggest announcement to date about the performers and presenters participating in their annual festival, its 11th iteration honoring the spirit of inventor Bob Moog, which is coming up May 18 – 21, in Durham, North Carolina. Over 150 artists were announced today, including Flying Lotus, Animal Collective, Gotye, Suzanne Ciani,… Read More Moogfest Unveils Performer Lineup, Program Highlights
Moog Music has announced the 6th Annual Moog Circuit Bending Challenge…… Read More Moog Music Announces 6th Annual Moog Circuit Bending Challenge
Moogfest organizers have made the first round of announcements for Moogfest 2017 in Durham, NC.… Read More Moogfest 2017, Scheduled For May 18-21, To Focus On Musicians’ Roles In Creating A Better Future
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: