Bob Moog: How to play the Moog doodle
Google's logo has transformed into an analog synthesizer, developed in HTML5 so you can actually play it online, record your own tracks, and then share them. The Google Doodle is in honor of the 78th birthday of electronic
In the mid-1960s, Dr. Robert Moog unleashed a new universe of sounds into musicdom with his invention of the electronic analog Moog Synthesizer. The timbre and tones of these keyboard instruments (true works of art in
Early Moog users like Wendy Carlos (who did the soundtrack to A Clockwork Orange with Moogs and helped Bob design the machines), Keith Emerson, John Cage and Rick Wakeman helped popularize the instruments. The instrument can be heard on hundreds of
Yesterday, the Bob Moog Google doodle hit Google's home page in some parts of the world (where it was already May 23), but now it's up for the rest of us. The doodle honors the birthday of Robert Arthur Moog, who founded
Google celebrates Bob Moog's legacy with a fully playable synthesizer. Here's what you need to know in order to play your favorites (and real synthesizers). By Jacob Turcotte, Staff / May 23, 2012 Google's Doodle celebrates the legacy of Robert Moog.