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by Matt Friedman
Sun Feb 15, 2009 1:19 pm
Forum: Little Phatty & Slim Phatty Forum
Topic: FREE CP 251: WHEN??
Replies: 174
Views: 52438

It's been 13 or 14 weeks for some of us. Though I haven't been asking "when" publicly, I have been watching this thread in anticipation and I will continue to wait patiently. 8) Perhaps. But I sort of regard the CP-251 as a gift rather than a bundled product. It wasn't, after all, central to my dec...
by Matt Friedman
Fri Feb 13, 2009 8:46 am
Forum: Little Phatty & Slim Phatty Forum
Topic: FREE CP 251: WHEN??
Replies: 174
Views: 52438

The form said that it would be an 8-10 week wait. Seems to be poor form to keep asking "when."
by Matt Friedman
Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: Moog Music General Topics Forum
Topic: What if MOOG MUSIC were to produce a new polophonic synth...
Replies: 85
Views: 19015

Voltor07 wrote:What hasn't been done in a polysynth? What about a keyboard with multiple points on each key that allow you to bend the notes by wiggling your finger(s) side to side? :wink:
Yamaha combo organs had this back in the 1970s. It was called touch vibrato.
by Matt Friedman
Sun Feb 08, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: Moog Music General Topics Forum
Topic: What if MOOG MUSIC were to produce a new polophonic synth...
Replies: 85
Views: 19015

I remember seeing a post from Amos with an oblique reference to a polysynth, so who knows. To be honest, though, I don'th think I'd really care if Moog produced apolysynth, since it would almost certainly be priced well out of my reach... by several orders of magnitude. Moreover, I have naval and no...
by Matt Friedman
Sun Feb 08, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: Moog Music General Topics Forum
Topic: Original Moog concept...keyboards or no...
Replies: 38
Views: 9511

Eric is sitting in a room different from the one you are in now...
by Matt Friedman
Sat Feb 07, 2009 1:55 am
Forum: Moog Music General Topics Forum
Topic: Original Moog concept...keyboards or no...
Replies: 38
Views: 9511

Jrayk Roze wrote:Telepathic control is where it's at.

I'd pay $n for that upgrade.
Been done:

http://emfinstitute.emf.org/exhibits/luciersolo.html
by Matt Friedman
Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:54 am
Forum: Moog Music General Topics Forum
Topic: Original Moog concept...keyboards or no...
Replies: 38
Views: 9511

Hugh Le Caine's Electric Sackbut was, in many ways, the first voltage-controlled synthesizer. Its first version was built in 1945. I doubt whether Moog knew much about it, since as far as I know, Le Caine did not publish his research. In that sense, Moog can be said to have independently invented VC...
by Matt Friedman
Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:46 pm
Forum: Moog Music General Topics Forum
Topic: Original Moog concept...keyboards or no...
Replies: 38
Views: 9511

It's funny how Buchla is often held up as Moog's foil. Apart from the fact that they came up with pretty much the same -- or similar -- ideas about voltage controlled synthesis at about the same time, you have to remember that they worked in radically different environments. Buchla was well within t...
by Matt Friedman
Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:03 am
Forum: Moog Music General Topics Forum
Topic: Original Moog concept...keyboards or no...
Replies: 38
Views: 9511

I'm with Voltor07. My musical training is in piano, of course, but also in violin and flute, so I'm not wedded to the concept of a keyboard. Having said that, I find it unlikely that the synthesizer -- specifically the Moog -- would have taken off as a commercially viable and accessible instrument i...
by Matt Friedman
Wed Feb 04, 2009 7:57 pm
Forum: Minimoog Forum
Topic: Voyager NE
Replies: 2
Views: 1453

Voyager NE

Have I missed something? What is this Voyager NE that Novamusik has a page for?

http://www.novamusik.com/search.aspx?ty ... 88&mid=288
by Matt Friedman
Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:43 pm
Forum: Little Phatty & Slim Phatty Forum
Topic: Little Phatty "In your studio" pix
Replies: 158
Views: 62516

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I think I've already posted this. I'm still trying to figure out how to re-organize my rig...
by Matt Friedman
Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:37 pm
Forum: Little Phatty & Slim Phatty Forum
Topic: Jean Michel Jarre and MOOG
Replies: 36
Views: 9670

I would have to agree somewhat with Extra. Jarre's music seems thin, trite, and poppy to my ears. However, anybody that performs electronic music and attains a following gets a thumbs up in my book. The more the public accepts electronic music the better it is for all synth musicians. That, of cour...
by Matt Friedman
Mon Feb 02, 2009 12:42 am
Forum: Little Phatty & Slim Phatty Forum
Topic: Jean Michel Jarre and MOOG
Replies: 36
Views: 9670

jamezdd73 wrote:Jean Michel Jarre is one of the greatest composers of our time!
While I agree that JMJ is a fine composer and musician, I think "one of the greatest composers of our time!" is a wee bit of an overstatement
by Matt Friedman
Sun Feb 01, 2009 2:02 pm
Forum: Little Phatty & Slim Phatty Forum
Topic: Jean Michel Jarre and MOOG
Replies: 36
Views: 9670

christophe1966 wrote:i'm in Montreal and nobody around me knows him!!!
You must be in the wrong part of Montreal! ;)

He's hardly a household name anywhere, but most people who listen to electronic music have, I imagine, heard of him. Even in Montreal.
by Matt Friedman
Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:57 pm
Forum: Little Phatty & Slim Phatty Forum
Topic: A Voyager thread in the Little Phatty forum? What's up?
Replies: 12
Views: 3169

I have a spotty history with modules. I really prefer keyboards, especially for playing live.