Celebrating Bob’s 74th Birthday With the Release of Amin Bhatia’s “Bolero Electronica”

Photo portait of composer Amin Bhatia.

“Not only is this a tribute to the late Bob Moog, but it is a tribute to the history of synthesizers in general. I do not recall anyone doing anything like this on this scale. I have no doubt “Bolero Electronica” will go down as a pivotal historical piece. Absolutely fantastic. A masterpiece! Thank you […]

Foundation Established to Honor Electronic Music Pioneer Bob Moog

A new foundation to honor his remarkable legacy of scientific innovation and intellectual curiosity. Asheville, NC. August 21, 2006 – Family, friends and colleagues of the late Robert A. Moog, inventor of the modern electronic synthesizer, have created a new foundation to honor his remarkable legacy of scientific innovation and intellectual curiosity. The Bob Moog […]

So Long, Bob

Bob Moog in his garden.

Bob Moog died on sunday at his home in Asheville, N.C. He was 71. He is survived by his wife, Ileana, his five children, Laura Moog Lanier, Matthew Moog, Michelle Moog-Koussa, Renee Moog, and Miranda Richmond; and the mother of his children, Shirleigh Moog.

Moogfest: A 50-Year Celebration of Synths Inventor to be Honored at B.B. King’s

To honor Moog and commemorate his groundbreaking achievements, several renowned keyboardists and longstanding Moog users will gather on Tuesday, May 18 at B.B. King’s Bar & Grill. (PRWEB) April 15, 2004 — It was 50 years ago that American maverick inventor Robert Moog began developing instruments that altered the course of modern music for all […]

Bob Moog on Tech TV

Bob Moog makes a special guest appearance March 16th at 7:00 PM on Tech TV’s ultimate Tech-fest: The Screen Savers. Bob Moog makes a special guest appearance March 16th at 7:00 PM on Tech TV’s ultimate Tech-fest: The Screen Savers. Bob will be talking with host Leo LaPorte about the theremin. The show is live, […]

Big Briar Series 91

Designed by Bob Moog, the Big Briar Series 91 theremins were produced from 1991 to 1997. Series 91 are still played by Japanese thereminists Masami Takeuchi and Hiroshi Takano, by german thereminist Carolina Eyck and by U.S. thereminist James Coleman. Since they are no longer in production, the information below, taken from the Big Briar […]

Clara Rockmore Theremin Service Notes

Clara Rockmore's custom Theremin built by Léon Theremin.

– This post made possible by the generosity of Clara Rockmore – This post concerns theremin adjustment instructions written by Bob Moog for Clara at the time he revived Clara’s custom theremin in 1989. My comments are in small text. Thanks to Bob Moog for his hand traced Rockmore schematic seen on Jason’s web pages. […]