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what should moog release next

"more affordable synthesizer"
17
8%
vocoder
10
5%
drum machine
26
13%
modular
22
11%
new moogerfooger (mf style)
20
10%
new moogerfooger (cp 251 style)
29
14%
self contained poly synth
78
39%
 
Total votes : 202

what should moog release next?

Postby godzilla » Sat Oct 22, 2005 1:45 pm

we all want them to release something
so vote
and then post to explain your choice (if you want to)

if you choose a fooger say what kind you want.
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Postby godzilla » Sat Oct 22, 2005 1:57 pm

Image
made this from the diagram of the CP-251
i think they should release this!
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Postby MC » Sat Oct 22, 2005 5:27 pm

Nice work :D
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Postby ikazlar » Sat Oct 22, 2005 6:09 pm

SEQUENCER

8) 8) 8) 8)
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Postby Lengai » Sat Oct 22, 2005 6:43 pm

That Moog drum machine we all came up with in the other thread would be huge. I personally would like a MF vocoder similar in design (but Moog enhanced) to the PAiA 6710. I know there are older Moog vocoders around, but they are massive and very expensive.
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Postby GregAE » Sat Oct 22, 2005 8:45 pm

godzilla wrote:Image
made this from the diagram of the CP-251
i think they should release this!


Great minds think alike! :)

I submitted a similar suggestion to Mike Adams a while back. My version didn't include the filter since you can already get that as a MF-101. Also, I suggested that the VCA should be DC-coupled to allow CV's to be shaped as well as audio frequencies. Although my original packaging concept was similar (using the 251/351 form factor), I suggested a rack mount package might be the better choice for two reasons:

1. I didn't think they could cram all the electronics into a small box without a lot of redesign (to keep the price down).

2. I didn't think that a 'wall wart' power supply would be sufficient to power the electronics, meaning that a more robust power supply might be needed, and therefore a bigger box.

But hey - I like your MoogerFooger concept, too. I hope that the folks at Moog are busy on this - whatever it turns out to be. Having an extra oscillator that doubles as an LFO, along with another VCA/EG would be a VERY nice way to further expand the Voyager's capabilities.

I'd buy it!

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Postby godzilla » Sat Oct 22, 2005 11:35 pm

thanks guys
hmm i should have put the tg451 as choice :?
but in many ways it compiles most of the choices
- more affordable synth- yep (add cp 251 and keyboard to make an awsome synth)
- vocoder- nope :(
- drum machine- yep (combine multiple units and a sequencer)
- modular- yep (combine multiple units with other moog gear)
- mf style- nope
- cp 251 style- yep
- selfcontained poly synth- nope, but using multiple units you could build up an awsome polysynth
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Postby GregAE » Sun Oct 23, 2005 6:44 am

Seems that our basic ideas address the items that are currently missing from existing MF products, namely Oscillators, ADSR-type EG's and VCA's.

If Moog Music developed a product that was both an affordable mono-synth (non-keyboard) and Voyager expander offering MIDI and CV capabilities, they would have a product appealling to current Voyager owners and anyone looking to add a bit of the Moog sound to their gear. Don't know if it's possible to combine these two goals while keeping the price to something reasonable, though.

Of course, their next offering could be something that no one has thought of. For example, who could have imagined the MuRF?

Whatever it is, I'm looking forward to finding out...

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Postby Duke Foog » Sun Oct 23, 2005 8:25 am

how about a little mini expansion box for the murf that adds another 24 patterns? don't know if that would even be possible.
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Postby THM » Sun Oct 23, 2005 10:16 am

Why not a new MOOG modular at dotcom prices ? :wink:
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Postby MeToo » Sun Oct 23, 2005 10:45 am

I'd indeed like to see Moog get back to making modulars. First they could reissue all the prior modules, then develop a whole new series that takes modulars to the next level.
In vogue like a Moog.
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Postby theglyph » Sun Oct 23, 2005 2:47 pm

Nice work godzilla! I'd buy a TG-451.

If Moog makes modulars i just hope they don't run at the prices of Buchla's 200e modules.
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Postby OysterRock » Sun Oct 23, 2005 4:28 pm

GregAE wrote:Of course, their next offering could be something that no one has thought of. For example, who could have imagined the MuRF?

Greg



This is what I'm hoping for. I think all this talk of modulars is a step backwards. There are already so many great new modulars out there already, you can already buy Moog modular reissues! Moog should be doing what they've always done...pushing the envelope!
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Postby Indeed » Mon Oct 24, 2005 2:53 am

drum machine is my vote.
i elaborated on this in a previous thread. something that would challenge a
tr-909, be analog, and offer tweakability similar to Vermona's box, but include CV, a step-sequencer (or not), and um....the imagination and unpredictable ingenuity, build quality of Moogmusic. A legendary piece to astonish and inspire us all to do astonishing and inspiring things.

but I also vote for the unpredictable. i think the modular thing is being carried out through the Foogers, cp251 and vx351. And I like the idea of a Vocoder. I'd also like to see new types of controllers out from Moog (with good build quality).

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MPC3000, MF-101, 102, 103, 104Z, 105M, 108m, 107, CP-251, MINI MODEL D, OB-8, ALESIS A6, ARP ODYSSEY MK1, RHODES MK1
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Postby Elgee Noro » Mon Oct 24, 2005 3:24 am

A Taurus I module with patch-memory ??? The German firm MAM (see the link: [/url]http://www.mam-germany.de/ )
planned to it back in 2002 but they are now with Terratec and their Sine series of modules ( former MAM )
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