Marc Doty explains the Bob Moog Foundation’s Timeline of Synthesis

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.

Switched-On: The Birth of the Moog Synthesizer

  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

Thom Holmes: Indexing the Moog Modular from 1967-1970

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

Moog: A History in Recordings–Early Moog Jazz by Thom Holmes

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

Moogstress Blog: Lucky, liberating number seven

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