The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

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The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by wiss » Fri Apr 25, 2014 9:16 pm

"All we used was the explosion and the orchestra hit. The Fairlight was a $100,000 waste of space."

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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by moremagic » Fri Apr 25, 2014 9:21 pm

i knew it wasnt an april fool sjoke i just didnt know the winning lotto #s

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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by Rezisehtnys » Fri Apr 25, 2014 9:30 pm

Ok, no more excuses on not making a new polyphonic synth...

Also, do they accept kidney as form of payment?

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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by megamanx » Fri Apr 25, 2014 10:02 pm

awesome! has anyone enquired about the price?

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Post by Rezisehtnys » Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:09 pm

megamanx wrote:awesome! has anyone enquired about the price?
If you have to ask, you can't afford it. :P

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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by StepLogik » Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:12 pm

"Price available upon request"

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Post by commodorejohn » Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:23 pm

...I'll be in my bunk.
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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by Cybercardinal » Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:47 pm

commodorejohn wrote:...I'll be in my bunk.
:lol:


Cant believe it.

(I have no money)

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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by megamanx » Sat Apr 26, 2014 12:11 am

Rezisehtnys wrote:
megamanx wrote:awesome! has anyone enquired about the price?
If you have to ask, you can't afford it. :P
no s**t...maybe if I sell my car, and all my synths, and guitars...maybe, I can have enough for a downpayment... :lol:

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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by Bitexion » Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:16 am

The price is probably around $50k or more in these days. Just as expensive as they were back in the 60s and 70s. So only the richest of musicians could get their own, or guys like Emerson with unlimited budgets..most of the time you'd find a Moog Modular system in a big recording studio though. And bands would hire time with it + a programmer to make sounds and record it.

So the studios made their investment back pretty easily.

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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by silikon » Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:45 am

Bitexion wrote:The price is probably around $50k or more in these days. Just as expensive as they were back in the 60s and 70s. So only the richest of musicians could get their own, or guys like Emerson with unlimited budgets..most of the time you'd find a Moog Modular system in a big recording studio though. And bands would hire time with it + a programmer to make sounds and record it.

So the studios made their investment back pretty easily.
My money is on a forthcoming tweet from Deadmau5, to include a photo of one sitting in his studio.
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Post by Bitexion » Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:25 am

Or two..that's no more than he spends on a night in Vegas anyway :D

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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by Sir Ruff » Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:33 am

Rezisehtnys wrote:Ok, no more excuses on not making a new polyphonic synth...
I'm pretty sure this IS their excuse for not making a poly. But honestly, who cares? It's just another a*s-backwards move from Moog--maintaining a "legacy" by making products for exactly 5 people in the world, using a rock dinosaur (who's been irrelevant for 35+ years, and who's sole contribution to electronic music is bringing cliched synth solos to a rock format) as their spokesperson :roll:

God forbid they highlighted people who actually used Moog modulars to, you know, actually break down musical barriers?
Do you even post on vse bro?

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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by Rezisehtnys » Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:49 am

BUT HE WAS LUCKY MAN!

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Re: The Moog Modular was not an April's fool joke

Post by Kenneth » Sat Apr 26, 2014 4:52 am

Sir Ruff wrote:
Rezisehtnys wrote:Ok, no more excuses on not making a new polyphonic synth...
I'm pretty sure this IS their excuse for not making a poly. But honestly, who cares? It's just another a*s-backwards move from Moog--maintaining a "legacy" by making products for exactly 5 people in the world, using a rock dinosaur (who's been irrelevant for 35+ years, and who's sole contribution to electronic music is bringing cliched synth solos to a rock format) as their spokesperson :roll:

God forbid they highlighted people who actually used Moog modulars to, you know, actually break down musical barriers?
Sub 37 is NOT a*s backwards. It's possibly the most modern analog mono around.
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