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Learn About Moog's Dynamic History In This Fascinating Article

Bob Moog’s instruments have an incredibly rich history and ties to many different musical genres.

This comprehensive history of Bob Moog and his synthesizers traces the pioneer’s early forays into theremin design and his subsequent move into the world of modular machines. The first Moog instruments were gargantuan and prohibitively expensive, which led the company to develop a series of smaller devices that have become increasingly popular in the last 30 years. Today, the Moog has a home in seemingly every studio, and the list of musicians who have created their music with Moog’s work is many hundreds long. To read the full article on Moog’s fascinating history, click here. Check out a video about the origins of the Minimoog, Robert Moog’s response to the appearance of synths in rock music, below.


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