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Moog Receives National Honors

Moog Receives National Honors

Bob Moog Inducted Into Inventors Hall of Fame. Bob Moog , musical pioneer and inventor of the synthesizer, was just inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame . Moog called Asheville his home up until he passed away in 2005. Here's the news from the Moog Foundation Website ... The National Inventors Hall of Fame, founded in 1973, annually honors “the individuals who conceived, patented, and

Moogfest Reinvented

Moogfest Reinvented

Asheville's Electronic Music Festival Sets 2014 Date. As promised, Asheville's popular electronic music festival Moogfest will return, but event-goers will have to wait until next spring. This is a departure from the Halloween weekend schedule the festival has held for the past three years. The new dates are April 25 - 27, 2014.  Moogfest is a celebration of the creative and innovative spirit

Moogfest: Save the Date

Moogfest: Save the Date

Moogfest Announces 2012 Concert Dates.  Just announced, Moogfest 2012 will be Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 in downtown Asheville, NC.  The full line-up will be announced in mid-July via their Facebook and Twitter account. Also, be sure to pay attention on Monday, June 25 for a special, separately ticketed concert announcement, which, as a Moogfest fan, we know you'll

How to Make Moog Music in Minutes!

How to Make Moog Music in Minutes!

Asheville (and Google) Celebrate the 78th Birthday of Bob Moog. Music pioneer,  Bob Moog , would have been 78 today. For those unfamiliar with Moog's legacy, he created the Moog synthesizer , an instrument that revolutionized the world of music. Moog was a longtime resident of Asheville and his musical empire is still headquartered here at the Moog Factory near downtown Asheville. Today only

America’s Number One Selling iPad App Created In Asheville

America’s Number One Selling iPad App Created In Asheville

Before Steve Jobs revolutionized the music industry with the iPod, there was Bob Moog. A genius in technology, Moog crafted the world's first synthesizer which forever changed the music industry. Now the technology between these two great minds have been combined making for the hottest must-have app on the market. Moog Music Inc.  has created the next big thing in music. It's called

The Countdown is on to Moogfest

The Countdown is on to Moogfest

Prepare yourself for a big announcement. The people behind Moogfest have placed a countdown on their website counting down to... well, we don't know yet. Last year's inaugural festival held on Halloween weekend was an amazing experience for everyone who attended. Multiple venues across the city of Asheville hosted artists such as Big Boi, Girl Talk, Pretty Lights, Massive Attack and MGMT . The

We're Halfway There! To Moogfest that is.

We're Halfway There! To Moogfest that is.

Last year during Halloween, Asheville experienced Moogfest , a multi-day, multi-venue electronic music festival that celebrated the successes of musical pioneer and creator of the synthesizer, Bob Moog (pronounced mogue, like vogue). Moogfest was such a hit that plans for this year's festival are underway, but in case you're one of the many people who can't wait that long there is the Halfway to

More Moogfest Lineup Additions

More Moogfest Lineup Additions

DJ Sets to Satisfy Your Late Night Cravings With just under one weeks to go until Moogfest 2010 , it’s time to start preparing your costumes - extra treats for Moog-inspired disguises! And as the, ahem, Moog-ster Mash draws near, they continue to round up the ultimate lineup, including many special late night performances to be held at Stella Blue and the Moogaplex (46 Haywood St.). It’s going to

Enjoy Three Days of Music at Moogfest

The joy of music comes alive during Asheville’s Moogfest , October 29-31. This three-day, multi-venue event is designed especially for avid music fans. The line-up stretches across all genres and includes Big Boi, Devo, DJ Spooky, El-P, Bonobo, Disco Biscuits, Massive Attack and others. In addition to the concerts, Moogfest will include panel discussions featuring the artists, question and answer

Asheville’s Moogseum Celebrates Musical Legacy

The Bob Moog Foundation, created to honor musical pioneer Bob Moog, reveals the first sneak peek of Asheville’s Moogseum. Bob was the inventor of the Moog synthesizer and a pioneer of electronic music. He spent his final years in Asheville and set up a company here that continues his musical vision. Although the completion of the Moogseum is still years away, you can learn more about Moog's