What was your first Moog?

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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by Automatic Gainsay » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:06 am

calaverasgrande wrote:
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This video has to be fake.
First of all, there is no drum machine present. Where could those drum noises possibly be coming from?
Second of all, they don't have laptops ANYWHERE IN SIGHT.
Third of all, they seem to keep touching the keys on those synths. We all know that that will make sounds if you're not careful to sequence first and keep from touching them.
Fourth of all, those are all vintage synths, and we all know they're unreliable and fail immediately.
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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by allert » Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:19 am

Moog the Source, inheritance from my best friend. Will never leave me, neither will the Syrinx. It is going up for repairs soon, we toured it extensively and it needs a lot of work. The Source is almost back to perfect, one key needs replacing.

Want Model D of course. Some day.

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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by calaverasgrande » Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:26 am

Automatic Gainsay wrote:
calaverasgrande wrote:
:roll:
This video has to be fake.
First of all, there is no drum machine present. Where could those drum noises possibly be coming from?
Second of all, they don't have laptops ANYWHERE IN SIGHT.
Third of all, they seem to keep touching the keys on those synths. We all know that that will make sounds if you're not careful to sequence first and keep from touching them.
Fourth of all, those are all vintage synths, and we all know they're unreliable and fail immediately.
yeah that is one of the most incredible things to me about devo, Cabaret Voltaire etc. I have tried gigging with pre midi synths. I still do try. It is brutally hard. Harder than playing guitar/bass/drums etc in a band. SO many things will fluctuate and change tone depending on the line voltage at the venue, heat from lights etc.
I think this may explain why later Devo synth tone has almost no filtering and is mostly pure osc with some modulations.
I still cant figure out how they stay in tune. I have watched probably every live video of Devo. I think there are maybe one or two where someone is out of tune.
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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by bochelli » Sat Jan 14, 2012 10:50 pm

Moog Source 1986 £200.
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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by cram1960 » Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:04 am

Moog Voyager RME - coming January 2012...woohoo!
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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by spacefolklore » Sun Jan 15, 2012 5:35 pm

My first Moog is Little Phatty Stage II with black side ends, December 2011. I don't have any other moogs but the LP's such a cool synth that it is not going to be my last thing from Moog.

Taurus III or Minitaur are next in the queue. :geek:

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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by calaverasgrande » Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:18 pm

Taurus III is bad, meaning good.
Though it's hard to play if you never have played with your feet.
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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by MrFrodo » Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:40 pm

calaverasgrande wrote:Taurus III is bad, meaning good.
Though it's hard to play if you never have played with your feet.
It's a very "organic" experience.
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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by dustinh » Sun Jan 15, 2012 11:06 pm

My first moog was the mg-1. Bought it from a music teacher from my high school in 2001 for $175. I regret ever getting rid of it.

I'm currently on pre-order for the minitaur, which will be my first moog ever purchased directly from moog, on release date even!

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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by MrFrodo » Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:02 am

dustinh wrote:My first moog was the mg-1. Bought it from a music teacher from my high school in 2001 for $175. I regret ever getting rid of it.
You could always get another.
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Rest in peace, Dr. Robert Moog.

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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by Sexor » Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:28 am

My first Moog was a Prodigy which I've had for ages. Simple synth, feature-wise, but great sounding. Also have an Etherwave Theremin which was custom assembled and painted bright red by a Theremin specialist in the Hague.
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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by themilford » Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:46 am

Taurus 3

Just arrived friday... It's at my buddy's workplace because he's treating my to his "industry accommodation" and doing a "layaway" on it. He basically fronted the money and ordered it for me. I already paid half of it off and will have it next week.

He's totally hooking me up. I owe him a major favors.

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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by philip » Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:47 am

My first Moog wasn't.

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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by MrFrodo » Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:00 am

philip wrote:My first Moog wasn't.
Meaning you've not owned a Moog model and don't intend to?
The greatest thing we ever have is the will to survive.

Rest in peace, Dr. Robert Moog.

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Re: What was your first Moog?

Post by dustinh » Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:13 am

MrFrodo wrote:
dustinh wrote:My first moog was the mg-1. Bought it from a music teacher from my high school in 2001 for $175. I regret ever getting rid of it.
You could always get another.

Perhaps I will someday. They are still one of the cheapest moogs you can buy in the vintage line (or modern for that matter). I never understood why the rogues fetched such a higher price than the mg-1 (other than the rogues actually say "moog" on them).

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