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Moog SUB 37 – TRIBUTE EDITION snapshots

Moog SUB 37: This synthesizer looks amazing! It’s a mixture of Sub Phatty, Little Phatty and Voyager. And it’s the first compact Moog synthesizer with on-board step sequencer. The control panel is full of control elements, providing 40 knobs and 74 buttons. The Tribute Edition even comes with fine wooden side panels.

Some snapshots of the SUB 37 Tribute Edition. Pictures by Sven Rahmoun!

 

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Moog Werkstatt-Ø1 – the DIY synth kit

The Werkstatt-Ø1: Moogfest 2014 Kit is a patchable and compact, one oscillator analog synthesizer. It was originally created as a kit, to be the foundation for exclusive “Engineering VIP” workshops at Moogfest 2014.

The Moog Werkstatt-Ø1 features:

  • A build-it-yourself Moog synthesizer!
  • Easy for anyone to build thanks to its snap-together design (no soldering required)
  • Packs the legendary 4-pole ladder filter for the classic Moog sound
  • Wide-ranging oscillator pitch, from 8Hz to 16kHz
  • Flexible filter effects with modulation via envelope or LFO
  • Oscillator can follow the envelope or can be set to drone
  • Ready to play with a built-in 13-note button keyboard
  • A flexible patchbay with CV in- and outputs

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Two Rare Moog Synths On eBay

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If you’re one of the lucky ones who have just won the lottery or have inhereted a pile of money, this might be of interest to you. There are two extemely rare Moog synths on eBay at the moment.

This first is one of the legendary Moog Voyagers in the GOLD edition, being sold by someone in Poland. The synth appeared for the 10th birthday of the Voyager series in the limited edition of 31 (with a gold label and with the first owner’s name engraved). Continue reading

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Musikmesse Frankfurt 2013 Report – Part 1

Well, the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2013 was a remarkable experience. Some say it wasn’t as large as it has been in past years, but there were still lots of new goodies. Since the big news about Yamaha, Korg and Roland was released at the NAMM Show, our report will concentrate on the European market with all of those special products which have enriched the synthesizer landscape for years. And we’ll be meeting some remarkable people along the way …

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Minimoog – the unsurpassed legend

It sat the standards for monophonic analog synthesizers. It was (and still is) a model and the ideal for dozens of analog instruments. It has been cloned and cast into countless digital images. It has a worthy successor (the Voyager) from the same family tree. And still it remains unsurpassed. The Minimoog.

Attached: pictures and sounds of a perfect classic.

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BBC Report – As Britain Went Synth Pop

„Welcome to a time where there were no guitars and no drums. Just synthesizers.”

This documentary follows a generation of post-punk musicians who took the synthesizer from the experimental fringes to the centre of the pop stage. “As Britain went Synth Pop” … excellent!