Moog Music announced today that they are ending production of their Minimoog Model D synthesizer, a scant thirteen months after the company announced, at Moogfest 2016, a limited re-issue of the iconic keyboard synth.… Read More Moog Ends Minimoog Model D Production
The Orb has announced a 2016 North American tour, supporting their new album, COW / Chill Out, World!, which will be released October 14, 2016.… Read More The Orb Announces 2016 North American Tour Dates
Moog Music shared this image of the first of the newly reissued Minimoog Model D synthesizers, at the studio of Trent Reznor.… Read More First New Minimoog Model D Finds Home In Trent Reznor’s Studio
Moog Music today announced that it has started production on the new Minimoog Model D synthesizer. … Read More Moog Minimoog Model D Reissue Now In Production
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
Bastl Instruments recently introduced the Bitranger – a handheld, patchable analog logic computer designed for sound – at Moogfest 2016. This video, via The Tuesday Night Machines, offers 10 tips for using the Bitranger.
At Moogfest 2016, there were several rare synths and synth prototypes on display at the Moog ‘pop-up store’. This rare Moog Synthesizer 1c modular, aka the ‘Mystery Moog’, was on loan from Duke University, where it was recently restored by student Jeffrey Wubbenhorst. Here’s Duke University’s take on the story of their rare modular:
At Moogfest 2016, held May 19-22, 2016 in Durham, NC, Moog Music reintroduced the Minimoog Model D. The company is using ‘new old stock’ parts to build it, with the goal of making it sound like a new vintage Minimoog. Official specs and audio demos are still to come, because Moog was assembling the initial units onsite at Moogfest. This… Read More Moog Minimoog Model D Audio (Sneak Preview)
At Moogfest 2016, we talked with Synthrotek’s Steve Harmon, who showed us their new MIDI-CV Expander Eurorack module, and told us about a new series of modules, based on Tom Whitwell’s Music Thing Modular designs.
At Moogfest 2016, Euro developer Erogenous Tones introduced a companion module for the Moog Mother-32, the Mother’s Little Helper. We talked with Erogenous Tones’ Rick Burnett, who, in the video embedded above intros the Mother’s Little Helper, along with two other modules, Gatestorm and Levit8.