Don’t miss your opportunity to acquire one of the most desirable icons of synth history from the stewards of the history of synthesis at the Bob Moog Foundation.
Bob Moog did not invent the synthesizer. He did, however, synthesize the history of electronic music technology and combine that synthesis with his own vision, ingenuity, talent, and musicianship to create what became the ultimate realization of a device for synthesis.
Beginning on May 2, 2014, The History Center in Tompkins County, in partnership with the Bob Moog Foundation, will open the exhibition Switched-On: The Birth of the Moog Synthesizer. Illustrating the story of Dr. Robert Moog and the creation and evolution … Continued
Updated Sept. 12, 2014: Our winners Please join us in congratulating the winners of our Road to Innovation raffle! Our grand prize winner of a Korg MS-20 Mini is Nancy Nehls Nelson (who purchased the ticket for her brother, composer … Continued
Virtuoso synthesist Erik Norlander and his band The Galactic Collective perform a benefit tribute concert for the Bob Moog Foundation with three very special guests: fully restored vintage instruments from the Bob Moog Foundation Archives, including a 1967 Moog Modular, an early Minimoog Model D, and an … Continued
Custom Moog Modular, Aries 300 and two ARP 2600s and more find a place in the Bob Moog Foundation Archives The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) recently dusted off the modular synthesizers and other vintage instruments and equipment in the … Continued
The Moog Modular 1967–1970: An Index* Tabulating Leading Indicators of Early Moog Influence I want to look back to four years that changed electronic music history. The years were 1967 to 1970, the first years during which Bob Moog’s Modular … Continued
The Bob Moog Foundation is excited to bring sonic inspiration, engagement, and education to Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, October 25th-27th, with an expanded Dr. Bob’s Interactive Sonic Experience. Featuring an array of synthesizers, theremins, effects, oscilloscopes and more, the Interactive … Continued
Jazz Embraces the Moog Synthesizer By Thom Holmes Jazz was one of the last major genres of music to embrace the synthesizer. What made it possible for synthesizers to finally thrive in jazz was portability—the availability of portable performance instruments … Continued
The Bob Moog Foundation Turns Seven The number seven is considered significant in religion, music, literature, and math. It is often thought of as a lucky, magical, and even sacred number. On August 21, 2013, the Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) … Continued