MATRIXSYNTH: 1964 Modular Moog Synthesizer To Be Inducted To The TECnology Hall Of Fame In 2019

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

1964 Modular Moog Synthesizer To Be Inducted To The TECnology Hall Of Fame In 2019


This one was spotted and sent in via Atomic Shadow.

via Forbes.com:

"At the 2019 NAMM Show, to be held in Anaheim, California, eight hugely significant audio inventions will be inducted to the TECnology Hall of Fame (THOF). Founder of the THOF, George Petersen announced the eight products for induction.

The inventions were chosen span from a period covering the 1940s to the present day. The event was presented by the NAMM Museum of Making Music and hosted by Petersen, a veteran pro-audio journalist.

The eight TECnology Hall of Fame inductees for 2019 include: the anechoic audio test chamber (Leo Beranek, 1943); beyerdynamic M160 ribbon microphone (1957), Bell Labs’ electret microphone patent (1964), Robert Moog’s 1964 Modular Moog Synthesizer; iZ Technology’s RADAR (24-track disk recorder, 1991); Meyer Sound Labs Source Independent Measurement (SIM) system (1991); Millennia Media HV-3 microphone preamplifier (1992), and the JBL Professional VerTec line array live sound system (2000)"

On Moog:

"Each inductee represents significant milestones and fascinating histories. The late Robert Moog is a household name for his music synthesizer development. His Modular Moog quickly became adopted by The Beatles, The Monkees, The Rolling Stones, Keith Emerson, and Wendy Carlos’ landmark Switched on Bach album."

Also note both Bob Moog and the Moog ladder filter were previously inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame:

BOB MOOG INDUCTED INTO INVENTORS HALL OF FAME
The Moog Ladder Filter - National Inventors Hall of Fame for Patent No 3475623

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