Abbey Road Institute: The Moog session – The synth that shaped musical history

Streamed live on Dec 1, 2017 Abbey Road Institute

“On the 1st of December we are featuring another historic instrument that shaped musical history: The MiniMoog!

How did it become such an icon?
What makes it so special?
And why does it sound so massive?!

We got you covered. Tune in on the 1st of December.

Shaping musical history:
The Minimoog was designed in response to the use of

The World’s Second Most Dangerous Synth – #1

Published on Mar 11, 2018 noddyspuncture

“The World’s Second Most Dangerous Synth – with Q960 sequencer…”

The nuclear option – System 55, Peak, Digitakt, Digitone, Analog Four MKII

Published on Mar 11, 2018 Ehsan Gelsi


0-Coast Ambient: a dawn must break

Published on Mar 10, 2018 C Nich0lls

“Ambient synthesizer exploration made with Makenoise 0-Coast and Moog mother 32 synthesizers.

A light flickers on the horizon.

Track was recorded as a single take/performance using the Mother 32 to control the 0-Coast via CV and Gate. Strymon Timeline and BigSky pedals were used for the delay and reverb. Recorded in Ableton Live with light EQ/Compression

Double Note Sequence Chord Progression. Two Moog Sub 37s.

Published on Mar 10, 2018 Resonant Anvil

“Live. All settings as shown. All audio from these two Moogs. Nothing happening out of shot except some reverb. Two note per step 64 step sequence running on the lower Sub 37 very slowly, as shown. The lower drivers the upper through MIDI. The faster progression is coming from the upper Sub 37.”

MidiMoog with Genuine MOOG Boards SN 1069

via this auction

Some pics of the Moog boards below.

Plexis – Peak-a-Moog (Novation Peak & Moog Sub 37)

Published on Mar 9, 2018 Plexis

“I bought the Novation Peak and this is my first live jam with it 🙂
I’m still overwhelmed by the possibilities of this synth. There will be a lot more videos in the future. (And maybe I have money for a good camera someday… Sorry for the video quality).”

Noe’s Minimoog Restoration (by Synthpro)

Published on Mar 9, 2018 synthpro

“This is a early minimoog built 4/11/74 that I brought life back to after years of setting in storage.

There was no trigger signal when it came ion and found that the keyboard connector was the issue. I replaced the connector and this gave this unit a full overhaul once I had everything 100% working. Replaced all common failure parts, recap, thermal