The Bob Moog Foundation is an independent 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Our projects include our hallmark educational program, Dr. Bobs SoundSchool, through which we teach the science of sound through music and technology, and the preservation of the extensive Bob … Continued
Moog: A History in Recordings – by Thom Holmes On the Road: Early Live Moog Modular Artists, part 2 The earliest and boldest use of the Moog in improvisational music was the work of Richard Teitelbaum (b. 1939), an American composer and … Continued
A Massive Loss and a Monumental and Ethereal Connection For three days I have struggled to write a fitting tribute to Keith Emerson. All I could muster was his name, staring starkly back at me from my unrelenting computer … Continued
Moog: A History in Recordings – by Thom Holmes On the Road: Early Live Moog Modular Artists This is the first of a series of blogs on early live uses of the Moog Modular. Before Keith Emerson took his mammoth Monster … Continued
Moog: A History in Recordings Thom Holmes A Little Space Music While most musicians were finding ways to adapt the Moog Modular to popular music–using the keyboard controller to play the instrument like an organ– others found satisfaction in creating … Continued
Moog: A History in Recordings Thom Holmes August 2015 The Moog Influence I want to veer from the subject of recordings for this edition of the blog to honor Bob Moog and the industry that he started. In a way, … Continued
Moog Rarities: A Survey of the Most Hard-to-Find Moog Recordings In past blogs Ive written about the first recordings of the Moog Modular Synthesizer (http://tinyurl.com/mr9h6be) and Moog Obscura (http://tinyurl.com/nfphav5), odds and ends from the Moog Modular catalog. This time Im going … Continued
As we continue our spring 2015 raffle of a vintage, analog Moog Liberation, we turn to the people close to the instruments’ earliest roots, like Rock Wehrmann, a working musician, music educator, and the lucky guy who wrote the owner’s manual.
Three new Moog Liberation demo videos from our resident synth geek (and Archive and Education Specialist), Marc Doty.
Video 1: Vintage analog tone
Video 2: Fully polyphonic!
Video 3: Expressive controllers
UPDATED 4/27: CONGRATULATIONS to our winner of the Moog Liberation synthesizer, Asaf Sanzer of Natanya, Israel! Big Moog Love to everyone who entered! Your support is endlessly appreciated. The funding raised will help us expand Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool to hundreds … Continued