Robert Moog

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Name: Robert Moog
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

You Can Thank Cheesy, Retro Sci-Fi Music For The Creation Of The Synthesiser

You may not have heard of the “theremin”, a music instrument invented by Russian Léon Theremin in the 1920s, but you’ve probably heard it. It’s one of the iconic sounds of cheesy horror and early-20th century science fiction. An interesting fact, sure, ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Moogfest Skips Another Year, Will Return in 2016

Moogfest , the celebration of art, technology and music in Asheville, N.C., will not return until 2016, says parent company Moog Music.Moog Music invested 3 million into this year's revamped festival, moving the event to the spring, expanding from three ... [Published Billboard - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

J Dilla’s legacy preserved in the Smithsonian

[caption id="attachment_13311" align="aligncenter" width="504"] J Dilla Smithsonian MCP Moog COURTESY PHOTO[/caption] By Steve Furay Special to the Michigan Citizen James “J Dilla” Yancey, the late Detroit music producer whose stardom has grown globally ... [Published Michigan Citizen - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Moog Theremini Melds Analog & Digital

Redesigning the theremin -- Moog styleNO RATINGSPORTLAND, Ore. — Robert Moog invented the voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) -- the primary building block of all analog music synthesizers, including the legendary Moog synthesizer itself. But he began ... [Published EE Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

When music introduces a new technology

If music tech nerds had a patron saint, that patron saint might be electronic music pioneer  Robert Moog . As an inventor and entrepreneur, Moog's impact on synthesizers and electronic music in general is best described by gear heads who are  more knowledgeable ... [Published Marketplace - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Rock'n'Roll Oncologist Reveals The Physics Behind Great Guitarists

During daylight hours, Dr David Robert Grimes takes on the serious and important job of battling cancer. But by night, the Doctor swaps his white lab coat for a leather jacket to become a rock’n'roll guitarist.It’s hard to see how these two very different ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Moogfest won’t happen in 2015, plans to return in 2016

Moogfest announced July 23 that the event will take a year off in 2015, with plans to return to Asheville in 2016.A few days earlier, Moog Music CEO Mike Adams told Xpress the future of the festival was in question . The five-day April event, held at ... [Published MountainXpress - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

J Dilla's beat-making gear will be shown at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian is still in the midst of building the National Museum of African American History and Culture, but it just got a very high-profile boost, securing two central pieces of gear from the late and beloved producer J Dilla. According to a Smithsoanian ... [Published The Verge - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Legendary Hip-Hop Producer J Dilla's Equipment To Be Featured At Smithsonian's National Museum Of African American History And Culture

The Smithsonian Institution will include two pieces of music equipment owned by revered hip-hop producer James “J Dilla” Yancey in its soon-to-be-finished National Museum of African American History and Culture, or Nmaahc.Yancey’s Akai MPC3000 sampler ... [Published International Business Times - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

100 best gadgets ever: The TV Age

15 The period from the late 1950s to late 1970s may not be long in calendar terms, but looking back at it now it seems as if the modern world went through several ages of social and technological upheaval. It's a time that started with teddy boys and ... [Published Stuff.tv - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Musician brings 'electrifying' sounds to Ardmore Music Hall

You’ve heard the sound of the theremin, though you may not know it. Movie soundtrack-makers use it when the atmosphere called for is eerie or ominous.At the hands of an artist with Ardmore roots, though, this early electronic instrument is the vehicle ... [Published Main Line Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported May 24 2014 - Updated May 24 2014 - 1 reports

Analog Synthesis: The life and legacy of Bob Moog

For many, the name Robert Moog may only sound familiar due to the synthesizer company that bears his name... if at all. However, chances are you've likely heard one of the instruments that carry that label during the course of your Spotify or Rdio. ... [Published Engadget - May 24 2014]

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...has considered separating the festival from the home of the MoogMoog Factory and hometown to Moog Music's founder, Robert Moog, Parker says, "we've considered it. … our goal is to figure out if we can make moogfest sustainable in asheville. if we can make it work here, we will do it here."
...heterodyne antenna -- with the person's hand acting as the grounded pad of a capacitor," David Molnar, Moog senior design engineer told EE Times. "you only get about a picofarad in change, but that's enough to sweep you through a whole range of sounds."

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You Can Thank Cheesy, Retro Sci-Fi Music For Th... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Jul 26 2014]
Moogfest Skips Another Year, Will Return in 2016 [Published Billboard - Jul 25 2014]
J Dilla’s legacy preserved in the Smithsonian [Published Michigan Citizen - Jul 24 2014]
Moog Theremini Melds Analog & Digital [Published EE Times - Jul 24 2014]
When music introduces a new technology [Published Marketplace - Jul 24 2014]
Moogfest won’t happen in 2015, plans to return ... [Published MountainXpress - Jul 23 2014]
Rock'n'Roll Oncologist Reveals The Physics Behi... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 23 2014]
J Dilla's beat-making gear will be shown at the... [Published The Verge - Jul 21 2014]
Legendary Hip-Hop Producer J Dilla's Equipment ... [Published International Business Times - Jul 19 2014]
100 best gadgets ever: The TV Age [Published Stuff.tv - Jul 15 2014]
Musician brings 'electrifying' sounds to Ardmor... [Published Main Line Times - Jul 10 2014]
CONDUCTR is now FREE [Published Harmony Central - Jun 27 2014]
Analog Synthesis: The life and legacy of Bob Moog [Published Engadget - May 24 2014]
Late, Late Night FDL: C’est La Vie [Published Firedoglake - Apr 29 2014]
SustainU Supplies T-shirts for Moogfest [Published PRWeb - Apr 23 2014]
14 Music Festivals to Check Out In 2014 [Published TIME.com - Apr 18 2014]
Top 10 LPs Every Self-Respecting Music Lover Sh... [Published The Street Latest - Apr 04 2014]
Google's Little Fun Features You Didn't Know [Published Silicon India - Mar 26 2014]
No Ordinary Music Festival: Moogfest Ropes in G... [Published Mashable! - Feb 25 2014]
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Analog Synthesis: The life and legacy of Bob Moog [Published Engadget - May 24 2014]
For many, the name Robert Moog may only sound familiar due to the synthesizer company that bears his name... if at all. However, chances are you've likely heard one of the instruments that carry that label during the course of your Spotify or Rdio. ...
Late, Late Night FDL: C’est La Vie [Published Firedoglake - Apr 29 2014]
Emerson, Lake and Palmer – C’est La Vie It’s the end of an era… Keith Emerson has revealed he’s considering retirement as he turns 70. Hopes for an ELP reunion are all-but gone after Greg Lake and Carl Palmer both dismissed the suggestion. ...
14 Music Festivals to Check Out In 2014 [Published TIME.com - Apr 18 2014]
It’s Christmastime for music fans. More REVIEW: Aimee Mann and Ted Leo Harmonize Well as The Both Ellie Goulding Is Over Writing About Relationships Men Charged With Toppling Ancient Rock Formation Avoid Jail Time Huffington Post Here's An Updated ...
No Ordinary Music Festival: Moogfest Ropes in G... [Published Mashable! - Feb 25 2014]
Moogfest, a decade-old music festival named after Moog synthesizer creator Robert Moog, is continuing to expand far beyond its electronic-music roots. For this year's shindig, attendees can jam out to headliners Pet Shop Boys, M.I.A. and Kraftwerk ...
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