… a functional Moog synthesizer, in honor of Bob Moog’s 78th birthday. Moog died in 2005, but the analog synths he invented beginning in the 1950s introduced technology to music in a whole new way. Unlike the Mellotron, which used tape loops [CORRECTION: it used strips, not loops], the Moog generated sounds electronically. After a lifetime of listening to prog rock, I’ve probably heard more Moog than a normal person ever should, but it really can do wonderful things in the hands of a master.
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May 23, 2012 by Thomas L. McDonald
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