Tag Archive for Moog

MoogFest Day 1: No Devo, MGMTdoes Karaoke

Devo Cancels.  MGMT does Karaoke. King Britt travels the Spaceways. Mutemath does Back-Flips The first day of MoogFest consisted of tough choices made easy by disappointment.   The disappointment was the late-news that Devo would not be performing. They canceled their entire US tour after guitarist Bob Mothersbaugh sliced his thumb to the bone.  But disappointment…

MoogFest-Too Many Choices

Getting ready for MoogFest tonight and already faced by insurmountable choices with overlapping bands in venues separated by anywhere from 5 to 20 minute hauls. The pleasant pop of Kuroma and The Octopus Project each overlap by half an hour, so I’ll start out with TOP but Kuroma will have to depend on how good…

MoogFest-Just Another Alt-Rock Music Festival

I was having doubts about Moogfest from the start, but now that the final line-up is solidifying, it’s clear that this is not a celebration of the Moog, its history and the music it spawned.   It’s  just another hipster alt-rock festival along the lines of the Pitchfork Music Festival, Bonaroo, Coachella, etc.  Nothing wrong…

MOOGFest

MOOGfest, a festival celebrating the invention of Robert Moog will be taking place October 29-31 in Asheville, NC.  It’s being produced by the same people who produce Bonnaroo and the early line-up suggests it might be a little more mainstream than I’d like.  Hopefully they’ll expand their musical horizons a bit.  Good opportunity to have…

Echo Location: Robert Moog’s 75th

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20090520.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEchoes celebrates Moog synthesizer inventor Robert Moog‘s 75th Birthday You can hear an audio version of this blog with music here. In the front room of his London home, Mark Shreeve of the English space band, Redshift and Arc, has a massive modular Moog system full…

Echo Location: Roger O’Donnell Finds the Voyager Cure

http://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/www.xpn.org/podcasts/echoes/echoes20090311.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Echoes plugs in ex-Cure keyboardist, Roger O’Donnell You can hear an audio version of this blog, with music. In his London apartment, Roger O’Donnell only has one keyboard, the Mini-Moog Voyager that he’s playing as we speak. For the last few years, the Voyager has…