Moog: A History in Recordings by Thom Holmes

Guest blogger Thom Holmes explores how technology and musical artistry influence one another Some questions about electronic music are best answered historically. What qualities make electronic music inherently different than other music? Where did the idea originate to compose using … Continued

Announcing Feast for the Future: A Community Fundraiser

Local restaurants to donate a portion of sales to benefit educational initiative Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool Eat. Support. Innovate! What: Feast for the Future When: May 23, 2013 Who:  Eleven participating restaurants in Asheville NC (see details below) Why: To celebrate … Continued

Bob Moog To Be Inducted Into Inventors Hall of Fame

Bob Moog Enters Inventors Hall of Fame The National Inventors Hall of Fame, founded in 1973, annually honors “the individuals who conceived, patented, and advanced the great technological achievements since the birth of our nation.” Bob Moog, was identified today … Continued

NAMM 2013 in Photos

A duophonic Minimoog, a massive Moog modular and a very cool couch–NAMM 2013  in photos. The NAMM show 2013, which took place in Anaheim, CA January  24-27,  was a resounding success for the Bob Moog Foundation.  From demos of vintage … Continued

macProVideo Blog Series Part Four: Control Voltage

Control Voltage with Marc Doty Control voltage revolutionized synthesis by providing effective and extensive means of controlling functional changes over time.  Through exhaustive demonstration of the ways control voltage can be implemented in synthesis using a variety of classic synths, … Continued

macProVideo Blog Series Part Three: Filters

Filters with Marc Doty The filter is the most popular module in synthesis, and like the oscillator, has a surprising origin.  Initially a means to increase caller count on telephone lines, the filter’s ability to remove and or emphasize harmonics … Continued

Part 2 of 4: The Power of (Moog) Inspiration by Chris Stack

From mastering trig to his designs being sent up in the space shuttle… “I realized then that not only were my electronics studies helping me understand my musical endeavors, but also more importantly, my musical endeavors were helping me understand … Continued

Part 1 of 4: The Power of (Moog) Inspiration by Chris Stack

From Bach to Yes, early exposure to new sonic possibilities changed Chris Stack’s life. “More than anything, the use of these new electronic instruments opened my eyes to the possibilities of using technology to create works that embodied new artistic … Continued

BMF to Inspire NAMM 2013 With Sonic Power of Vintage Analog

Bob Moog Foundation to Feature Walls of Sound Through Vintage Instrument Demos and Historical Exploration Through Musician’s Eyes The Bob Moog Foundation is excited announce our second year stepping out with our very own booth space at Winter NAMM 2013.  … Continued