Moog Announces End Of Production Of The Minimoog Voyager


Moog Music today announced that – after 13 years & 14,000 instruments, it will be ending production of the Minimoog Voyager, the last synth designed by Moog founder Bob Moog, right.

According to the company, the introduction of the Minimoog Voyager in 2002 “signaled the rebirth of Moog Music, and the re-emergence of the analog synthesizer as a viable creative tool in our increasingly digital world”.

“The Minimoog Voyager is the last synthesizer that Bob Moog designed from start to finish,” notes the company, in their announcement. “His DNA is in the circuits of this machine, and it is the culmination of Dr. Moog’s life’s work, which was dedicated to electronic musical instrument design.” Continue reading

Trent Reznor & NIN On Their Creative Proccess

Soundtoys, a developer of audio effects and processing software for Mac & Windows, has launched a new video series, Process, that looks at the creative process of musicians and audio professionals.

The first video in the series features Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails discussing their creative process and their use of effects in live performances. Continue reading

Trent Reznor & Alessandro Cortini Extended Interview

This video, from the producers of the I Dream Of Wires documentary, captures extended interviews with Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor & Alessandro Cortini.

I Dream Of Wires is an independent documentary exploring the history, demise and resurgence of the ultimate electronic music machine, the modular synthesizer. A 4-hour extended cut is available to order now on DVD and BluRay. The feature-length, theatrical cut is set to premiere spring 2014. Continue reading

Trent Reznor Announces New Nine Inch Nails Album

nine-inch-nails-twenty-thirteenTrent Reznor has announced that a new Nine Inch Nails album is complete:

“I’ve been less than honest about what I’ve really been up to lately,” says Reznor.

“For the last year I’ve been secretly working non-stop with Atticus Ross and Alan Moulder on a new, full-length Nine Inch Nails record, which I am happy to say is finished and frankly fucking great.” Continue reading

Trent Reznor Plans 2013 Nine Inch Nails Tour, ‘Reinventing’ The Band

nine-inch-nails-2013Trent Reznor has announced that he is regrouping Nine Inch Nails and planning to tour.

The new line up will feature bassist Eric Avery of Jane’s Addiction, Josh Eustis of Telefon Tel Aviv, Adrian Belew of King Crimson, and longtime collaborators Alessandro Cortini and Ilan Rubin.

Here’s Reznor’s official announcement: Continue reading