Strange Moog history: a telephone, a table hockey game, more

You know the Minimoog and the modular. But do you know The Operator – a business telephone? Or the Moog table hockey game? The Moog name wound up in some strange places in the 80s.

Cram Commodore 64 speech synthesis into your rack with this firmware

The open hardware Braids macro oscillator gets an alternative firmware that brings new features – including a speech engine known from the Commodore 64 days. Speech synth means modular synthesis: Mutable Instruments’ open, digital modules have been one of the best things about the modern modular revolution. And this alternative firmware is a great example […]

Virtuoso Commodore 64 composer Martin Walker is back

News for nerds: one of the musicians who was most adept at coaxing intricate music from chips is set to make a return. And that means it’s time for some chip music.

Peter Kirn - March 14, 2018

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