WOW, that was a bit of an unnecessary explosion Calm down dude, people are entitled to opinions especially when everyone on this thread except you has expressed them politely.Automatic Gainsay wrote: Hey, genius... if you're going to decry me for wanting Bob to be involved, don't quote my quote about Buchla. While he is involved in modern production of modular devices, the video FEATURES HIS ORIGINAL WORK. Jesus Christ.
But as I pointed out when the first trailer was released... there are ALL KINDS of historical modulars in the movie. In fact, they featured historical artists talking about historical modulars. It may very well be about the "resurgence," but if it's ONLY about the resurgence, it would ONLY include modern modulars... which is not the case at all. And you undoubtedly know it.
Also, as is PLAINLY apparent, I'm not suggesting it has to be ABOUT Bob Moog. But to (at least initially) not mention Bob Moog at all is absolutely ridiculous.
If you'd like to learn about the history of modular synthesis, I can help you. While Don Buchla independently applied control voltage in ways that suited his intent, the portrayal associated with his application is not accurate. Bob Moog created the current modular paradigm, even if the sequencer wasn't a part of his and Herb's vision.
If you're going to complain about the prevalence of Bob Moog, you should really go back to who essentially invented control voltage-based modular synthesis... and wasn't Bob or Don. But you'd rather argue other things, I suspect.
The Moog movie wasn't about synthesizers or history. It was about the man. There is SO MUCH historically that isn't in that movie.
Should "I dream of wires" be about Bob? h**l no. It is, as you b***h, about the modern resurgence. But should Bob be mentioned, described, and credited if they're going to talk about history or feature vintage devices and artists? Well, f**k obviously.
Anyhow... I am really looking forward to this documentary, real nice length too!
I have quite a few friends now that are either well into or starting to get involved with modern modulars. There is definitely a place for documentation within this specialist craze, hopefully it will have a solid structure and feature loads of interesting people offering their opinions on the subject (politely) and not just deadmou5 showing how spending £200000 can produce a 'bleep' sound. I am sure Vince will have something interesting to say