Moog’s Matriarch gets dark; go deep into modular synthesis on this instrument with us

Moog’s patchable Grandmother and Matriarch just got black-panel makeovers, so they look like the historic 900-series modules that inspired them. And today, we kick off a series that uses this instrument to teach modular synthesis as musical technique – for beginners and advanced players alike.

Logic 10.5’s new Drum Machines and Step Sequencer are terrific – here’s how to use them

The Ableton-esque Live Looper in Logic Pro X 10.5 may have gotten all the attention. But don’t miss the Drum Machine Designer, Step Sequencer, and Drum Synths – they turn Logic into a virtual drum machine.

Peter Kirn - September 23, 2020

There’s a benefit raffle to win rare Moog synths – so let’s luxuriate in Moog memories

It’s a great feeling to support good causes – and, if you’re lucky, walk away with a prize. Let’s use the excuse to marvel at some lesser-known vintage design and queue up some Moog videos. Hey, there are no new shows right now, so here’s our kind of “M”TV.

Peter Kirn - September 23, 2020

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