Saturday, March 28, 2015

It's Bob Moog day @ Crucial Audio!


BOB MOOG  
May 23, 1934 -  August 21, 2005 (aged 71)

Robert Arthur "Bob" Moog (/ˈmɡ/ MOHG; May 23, 1934 – August 21, 2005), founder of Moog Music, was an American pioneer of electronic music, best known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer. Moog's innovative electronic design is employed in numerous synthesizers including the Minimoog Model D, Minimoog Voyager, Little Phatty, Sub 37, Moog Taurus Bass Pedals, Moog Minitaur, and the Moogerfooger line of effects pedals.



The Crucial Audio team of Steve Kollander. Kiyo and Randy Teaford test out the restoration
 of 2 historic pieces of analog electronic history from the man himself Bob Moog.
Video #1 is the Mini-Moog Model D.

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In 1953 at age 19, Moog founded his first company, R.A. Moog Co., to manufacture theremin kits.

Video #2  - Kiyo tests out The Theremin - This is 1 out of the 50 original Theremins that were
 ever made by Bob Moog in the earliest days of electronics and music. It has now been repaired, calibrated and certified by Steve Kollander. 

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