Today the Bob Moog Foundation announced the launch of its annual raffle for a vintage Minimoog Model D synthesizer. This year’s instrument has been signed by keyboardist Jan Hammer.… Read More Win A Vintage Minimoog Model D Signed By Jan Hammer
The program uses theremins, oscilloscopes and a wide variety of musical instruments to engage kids and to explore science, creativity, and critical thinking.… Read More Dr Bob’s SoundSchool Offers A Multi-Sensory Approach To Science Education
At this year’s Knobcon synth convention – held in Chicago Sept 9-11, 2016 – Marc Doty shared his take on five myths and misconceptions that exist in popular synthesizer culture.… Read More 5 Myths Of Synthesis, With Marc Doty
The vintage Memorymoog being offered, serial number 2626 was built at Moog Music’s Cheektowaga, NY factory in the mid-80s and is valued in excess of $6,500.… Read More The Bob Moog Foundation Is Giving Away A Classic Memorymoog
Village of Trumansburg, NY has installed a new historical marker, placed outside of the building that housed the original R.A. Moog company on Main Street. The building is where the Moog modular and Minimoog were developed and produced. Michelle Moog-Koussa, Executive Director of The Bob Moog Foundation, and composer David Borden (Mother Mallard’s Portable Masterpiece Company) unveiled the… Read More Trumansburg, NY Unveils R. A. Moog Historical Marker
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Chris Stack of Experimental Synth, captures Stack, along with Marc Doty & Sally Sparks, jamming at a recent Bob Moog Foundation event to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Bob Moog’s death.
Synthesizer pioneer and Grammy Award-winning producer Malcolm Cecil has introduced iTONTO, an app for iPad and iPhone that offers up a trove of historical and technical information about the world’s largest synthesizer, TONTO. Best known for its prominence on four Stevie Wonder albums in the late 1970s, TONTO is a behemoth assemblage of various synthesizers and custom components,… Read More iTONTO App Documents “World’s Largest Synthesizer”, Benefits Bob Moog Foundation
Cruise to the Edge, a progressive rock cruise, which sails from November 15-19, 2015, will feature a massive line up of classic and modern prog bands. The cruise will also feature two events to benefit the non-profit Bob Moog Foundation. The five-night cruise will feature multiple stages of progressive rock music, from Yes, Marillion, Allan Holdsworth… Read More Cruise to the Edge ‘Prog Cruise’ Plans Events To Benefit Bob Moog Foundation