Remembering Bob Moog


This past Friday, August 21 marked 10 years since the death of electronic music pioneer Bob Moog who died in 2005 at age 71. Moog was the founder of Asheville, North Carolina-based musical instrument manufacturing company Moog Music, which in the late 1960s produced some of the world’s most groundbreaking synthesizers and continues to offer innovative musical instruments for artists across nearly every genre of music. For this week’s Sunday Cinema we’re presenting a documentary film on the life and career of the brilliant Bob Moog.

The first three videos below comprise the MOOG | A Documentary feature length film that chronicles the company’s namesake from his early stages building theremins to becoming a true pioneer in the field of electronic-based musical instruments.

The videos below feature musicians either demonstrating one of the many instruments designed by Moog, and includes appearances by the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart; Stevie Wonder; Maceo Parker; Umphrey’s McGee’s Jake Cinninger, Joel Cummins and Ryan Stasik; the Disco Biscuits’ Aaron Manger; moe.’s Al Schnier; Robert Randolph; Fareed Haque; Bernie Worrell and Lettuce’s/Soulive’s Eric Krasno.

Mickey Hart Plays Animoog:

Stevie Wonder & Friends | Moog Sub Phatty:

Maceo Parker Improv Experiment w/Moogerfoogers:

Moog Guitar Demo – Jake Cinninger of Umphrey’s McGee:

Joel From Umphrey’s McGee talks about Moog:

Ryan Stasik of Umphrey’s Mcgee Talks About Moog Music:

Aron Manger of the Disco Biscuits Talks About Moog:

Al Schnier of moe. Talks About Moog:

Robert Randolph Meets the Moog Lap Steel:

The Moog Guitar Showcase – Extended Cut [Featuring Fareed Haque]:

Bernie Worrell of P-Funk Talks About Moog:

Eric Krasno with Soulive Talks About Moog Music:

Musicians & Moog Playlist

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