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The future of sound and thought at Moogfest 2016

The future of sound and thought at Moogfest 2016 All told, including during the day, there will be over 300 sessions, performances, and workshops at Moogfest 2016 covering future tech, business, product design, science, and perhaps most importantly, the process and craft of creating music — from rock and electronic music to the experimental and avant-garde.Robert Moog (sounds like “rogue,” pictured above), the famed inventor and founder of Moog Music that engineered the analog synthesizer in the 1960s.

Move over Keytar: The versatile Artiphon rocks Moogfest 2016

Move over Keytar: The versatile Artiphon rocks Moogfest 2016 DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — If you’re looking for a killer MIDI controller that feels like not just one “real” instrument, but many of them, Artiphon could be your salvation.The Artiphon Instrument 1 ($399), on display here at Moogfest 2016, is now in “soft launch” mode, but that means much more than what it sounds like.

Moog Music reintroduces the classic Minimoog Model D synthesizer

Moog Music reintroduces the classic Minimoog Model D synthesizer DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — Moog Music announced it’s reintroducing the classic Minimoog Model D synthesizer with a pilot production run at Moogfest 2016.The Model D first hit the market in 1970, and was used on countless recordings and live tours throughout the 1970s and early 1980s.

SiriusXM founder and futurist Martine Rothblatt on creativity

SiriusXM founder and futurist Martine Rothblatt on creativity Martine Rothblatt has a message for would-be creative types and entrepreneurs alike: Don’t give up.“When I started SiriusXM, virtually everybody said it was a fool’s errand,” Rothblatt said in her keynote speech at Moogfest 2016 on the future of creativity.

Q&A with synthesizer pioneer Gary Numan on composing and releasing new music

Q&A with synthesizer pioneer Gary Numan on composing and releasing new music And they don’t actually really know what it took to make it.My wife is a composer and singer/songwriter and- GN: Yeah?