Moog Sub 37

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by chimney chop » Mon May 12, 2014 4:09 am

I'm waiting for a response to your query too Zoom

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by Kenneth » Mon May 12, 2014 4:33 am

zoomtheline wrote:I have no hands on experience with any moog except a two minute fiddle with a voyager and while it was cool, it didn't seem to have a real depth to the sound from the get go.
WHAAAAT. Really? I have always thought exactly the opposite. To me, the Voyager is one of the deepest analog monosynths available on today's market. What makes you feel that way?
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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by zoomtheline » Mon May 12, 2014 10:36 am

By that, I mean the sound on basic patches were clean, normal, no drama. I'm sure, If I knew how to navigate it better in those two minutes I would have got some gold but I barely had time to go through a simple sound and tweak the typical front panel parameters. I always feel like i'm imposing when approaching expensive equipment in a shop so only dare to have a quick look.
I have nearly pulled the trigger on many moog's in the past but the Sub37 is the most beautiful looking out of them all (IMO) and couldn't resist going for it regardless of whether I have heard the tone first hand or not.

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by Ashe37 » Wed May 14, 2014 5:21 am

Ok, when used using the basic settings with the sub osc off, the sub phatty can sound like a little phatty.

One of people's big complaints about the LP was there wasn't one knob per function.

So when Moog designed the Sub Phatty, they tried to give you one knob per function.

And they ran out of front panel, so there's a bunch of hidden functions.

On the Sub 37, many of those hidden functions are brought back out and given labelled controls on the front panel. And it has a display. And an arp/step sequencer. And a second LFO. :D

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by zoomtheline » Wed May 14, 2014 10:52 am

yeah, thanks for that :roll: ;)

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by chimney chop » Thu May 15, 2014 11:34 pm

can anyone chime in who has personal experience with the Sub Phatty?

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by zoomtheline » Fri May 16, 2014 5:06 pm

I'm hoping Automatic Gainsay with chime in but i'm not sure he likes me or I register on his radar. :? :oops: :(

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by chimney chop » Fri May 16, 2014 8:40 pm

in the absence of much information on the sub37/sub phatty I've started to veer closer to the Dominion 1.

I like that it has hpf, bpf.

it's also going to be easier to use live as the sub37 is rather large and odd shaped. (hard to find a case for it)

only thing that really bugs me is the ribbon controllers.

much rather have wheels.


anyway, still waiting on some mind changing info on the moog but hey, I just moved to Brooklyn so it'll be a lot easier for me to gain personal access to the sub37/sub phatty.

will post when I do

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by Ashe37 » Sat May 17, 2014 5:02 am

I've spent about an hour on one at Guitar Center, and another twenty minutes or so on one at NAMM, does that count?

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by zoomtheline » Sat May 17, 2014 8:52 am

yes, what did you find with the sound? Have you had experiences with the other modern moog's and vintages to compare. A few minutes with a machine is not much get a great idea admitted but I think you can tell if you'd love it, hate it or just whatev's from the initial tone.

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by Ashe37 » Sat May 17, 2014 9:00 am

I like the sound fine, I dislike the limited patch storage and lack of a display as compared to a Little Phatty/Slim Phatty. The Sub Phatty, sound-wise, is like a Little/Sub Phatty , that has sub oscs, cause thats what it is... it can range from 'not that different' to 'significantly different'. Its a slight evolution of the existing Phatty voice architecture.

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by zoomtheline » Sat May 17, 2014 9:12 am

That's great thanks.

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by Bitexion » Sat May 17, 2014 1:28 pm

I don't think AG has had one at home for testing, thus he can't comment on its sound and qualities. If he had, he'd surely make at LEAST 5 videos on it.

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by zoomtheline » Sat May 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Yeah, I appreciate that. He has however had the sub phatty and I have watched his vids a few times through to get an idea. He does seem complimentary in them though. I'd kinda hope he'd be a lot more honestly critical on here so that's why I questioned.

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Re: Moog Sub 37

Post by Rumbler101 » Sat May 17, 2014 3:37 pm

Does anyone still know if it'll be shipping this month? I've ordered this synth but it says it is still not in production on the Moog site.

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