Images from our June 3 appearance at the Apple Store SoHo (NYC) for “Noting the New Music Classroom”: A discussion with our Executive Director, Michelle Moog-Koussa, sharing Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool‘s pioneering multi-sensory approach to teaching the science of sound using an interactive … Continued
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.
For contrast, these songs do not feature Moog synths.
Because NOTHING says Happy birthday, Bob Moog like a great synthesist playing a beautiful vintage synth, backed by a great band.
Our guestblogger Bubba Ayoub continues to share his thoughts on Moog, music, and technology, this time sharing some of his favorite synth parts. Enjoy!
Something new! A guest post from our new BMF student guestblogger Christian “Bubba” Ayoub, a recording engineer, synth geek and Maker from the Detroit area of the northeastern U.S. We hope you enjoy his first guest post for the Bob Moog Foundation, an enthusiastic love letter to good synth design and great synth sound.
Dick Hyman (b. 1927) was already on his way to becoming a musical legend by 1968 and it had nothing to do with the Moog Modular Synthesizer. Having established himself as a jazz and studio keyboardist, arranger, and composer, he … Continued
For every well-known and iconic Moog recording in the annals of Moog history, there are literally dozens of lesser known and forgotten recordings. But being unknown doesnt make these recordings any less interesting. With this in mind, I want to … Continued
The Moog Modular 19671970: 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 Moogs Modular … 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 portabilitythe availability of portable performance instruments … Continued