Early “Live” Moog Modular Artists: Richard Teitelbaum and the First Moog Modular Synthesizer in Europe

Early “Live” Moog Modular Artists: John Mills-Cockell

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 Moog” on tour in 1971—an…

A History of the Moog Modular in Space Music

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…

Thom Holmes: Reflection on the Moog Influence

Thom Holmes: Reflection on the Moog Influence

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, this blog is still about the…

Thom Holmes: The Rarest of Moog Modular Recordings

Moog Rarities: A Survey of the Most Hard-to-Find Moog Recordings In past blogs I’ve 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…

Moog, a History in Recordings: In Celebration of the Minimoog

Moog, a History in Recordings: In Celebration of the Minimoog

The Moog Minimoog just turned 44 years old, having been introduced to the world on August 20, 1970. For that occasion it was demonstrated by none other than Dick Hyman, at a Jazz in the Garden performance at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. A…