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Monday, August 22, 2005

Bob Moog passes away, Decemberists, DCFC, and Stars' Fleetwood Mac cover, Baez performs in Crawford

  • Bob Moog, an instrumental innovator and one of the fathers of electronic music, has passed away at the age of 71
    - Listen to the Moog synthesizer demo at the University of Iowa
    - Who used the MiniMoog?
    The Chemical Brothers, The Orb, Kraftwerk, Jan Hammer, Nine Inch Nails, Vince Clarke, Gary Numan, Add N To (X), Rick Wakeman, 808 State, Air, Future Sound of London, Bushflange, Chick Corea, Uberzone, Depeche Mode, Recoil, Tangerine Dream, Mouse on Mars, Apollo 440, Ultravox, Dave Holmes, Jean-Michel Jarre, George Duke, Blondie, Rush, Keith Emerson, Joe Zawinul and Herbie Hancock.
    - And the Minimoog Voyager?
    Stevie Wonder, Maroon 5, the Crystal Method, Electric Skychurch, Duran Duran, Air, Morcheeba, Black Eyed Peas, Nine Inch Nails, Blues Traveller, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dido, The Cure, Herbie Hancock, Rick Wakeman, Nickelback, Dream Theater, Paul Simon, Joy Electric, the Neptunes...
    - Just to name but two of the synths he's designed or helped develop over the years. (info via Vintage Synth Explorer)

  • You Ain't No Picasso has the Decemberists, DCFC, and Stars covering Fleetwood Mac at Summerstage. Video and MP3. Cool!

  • Baez Performs for Crawford War Protesters

DJMonsterMo | 2:54 AM |


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