Showing posts with label Moog. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Moog. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Bob Moog - 2002 Interview pt. 3

The final installment of Bob Moog's 2002 interview explains Bob's evolving relationship with musicians throughout the 60's and 70's, including Gershon Kingsley. It also explores the fundamental difference between analog and digital from an engineer's standpoint, as well as concepts like patch saving and why pitch drift was so common in the early Moog synthesizers.

Bob Moog - 2002 Interview pt. 2

Part 2 of this Bob Moog interview explains the increased interest in synthesizers caused by the Switched On Bach album and describes the infamous Moog concert at the NYC Museum of Modern Art's "Jazz In Garden" series, where the performance was ultimately stopped by a girl who accidentally knocked the power strip out of the garden's olnly electrical socket.

Bob Moog - 2002 Interview pt. 1

This 3 part interview series features Bob Moog. Made in 2002, this video details Bob's introduction to music theory and electronic music, his background in theremin kit development, and the beginning of the R.A. Moog Company.

Monday, June 28, 2010

The Shape Of Things That Hum - Minimoog

The Shape Of Things That Hum is an 8-part series of short documentaries by Stuart Price. Produced in 2001, these videos tell the stories of some of the most important pieces of electronic musical gear of the 20th century. They also feature great interview footage with the likes of Orbital, Matt Black (Coldcut), Rick Wakeman, Vince Clarke (Erasure, Depeche Mode), Daniel Miller (Mute Records), and Add N to (X).

Part one starts exactly where it should - the Minimoog.