In celebration of Bob Moog’s 78th birthday, today Google transformed their splash page into a playable synthesizer, complete with four track looping capabilities. Further carrying the electronic music innovator’s spirit into the 21st century, Moog’s recently released the Animoog: an iPad/iPhone instrument powered by their Anisotropic Synth Engine, which allows the player to expressively manipulate tones via an X/Y pad, resulting in the inspiring permutability that Moog’s known for without the mess of patch cables. And for a limited time it’s available at a deep discount from Moog.com.
When Bjork announced that her new project, Biophilia, wouldby “aesthetically, sympathising with sound and how sounds move and the physics of sound. And how notes in a room behave; how they bounce off walls and between objects and is kind of more similar to how planets and microscopic things work,” we held our breath and hoped that the whole thing wouldn’t end up a certain conceptual Icelandic backside. …MORE