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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Inventor of the Synthesizer Documentary ~ Moog: A Film by Hans Fjellestad


The synthesizer legend that is Bob Moog is the subject of a documentary by Hans Fjellestad. It’s the feature presentation for this week’s Saturday Matinée.

The melodic landscape of hip hop has comprised of a number of different elements but synthesizers have played a fantastic role, in ways you wouldn’t immediately notice unless you know your shit. One of the most famous set of synths of course are the Moog synthesizers, created by Dr. Robert Moog. Born in New York on 23rd May 1934, the doctor of engineering physics worked on modular synthesis throughout the 50s and 60s with the apex of his creations being coming in the 70s. Film maker Hans Fjellestad remember the great man in his documentary.

Stream it below.