The 1976 Polymoog film reminds us of when polysynths were new

In case you missed it, Moog’s re-release of an aging red-tinted, humming copy of the original 1976 Polymoog promo is a treat. And it’s a reminder of how far we’ve come.

The amazing touch-controlled synth made in 1978 China

In the late 1970s in China, one inventor created a futuristic take on traditional instruments – and it easily still inspires today.

Peter Kirn - April 20, 2018

Make Noise are turning a classic 1972 synthesis book into a video series

Even as modular synths make a comeback, the definitive work on the topic languishes out of print since its 1972 publication. But now, one synth maker is translating its ideas to video.

Peter Kirn - March 21, 2018

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