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Re: Moog Guitar

Hi All

You can hear Barry Cleaveland demoing the moog guitar on my podcast at 

I want one!

--- On Sun, 26/10/08, Toby G <carpet8@mac.com> wrote:

> From: Toby G <carpet8@mac.com>
> Subject: Re: Moog Guitar
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Date: Sunday, 26 October, 2008, 5:23 PM
> If we're talking about the VG-8:
> You could change the "synth" sounds by affecting
> the envelope and filtering.  There wasn't much ability
> to choose a waveform as a basis for synthesis.
> If you're creative you can use the built in effects and
> pitch shift as parts of the sound editing.  Best things
> about it were the zero latency and the fact that it was not
> sample based synthesis.
> t
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: mark francombe 
>   To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com 
>   Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2008 1:02 AM
>   Subject: Re: Moog Guitar
>   so it IS possible to mangle? I thought it was supposed to
> be somewhat unmaleable... either its possibilities or due to
> clunky interface? expound please?
>   On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 8:34 AM, Toby G
> <carpet8@mac.com> wrote:
>     I had the first vg8 model. It never really had much
> resonance physically.  Of course the tones I had coming out
> of it were pretty mangled. 
>     t
>     --at the peak of the disco outfreakage...
>     On Oct 26, 2008, at 12:30 AM, mark francombe
> <mark@markfrancombe.com> wrote:
>       Its waaaaay more than a polyphonic ebow!!!! How can
> you say that...Its not just able to ADD infinate sustain but
> to reduce it, therfore making more banjo-like tones
>        admittedly 6K seems too much, but im sure thats the
> R&D talking... 
>       some of the videos ive seen have the players explain
> how the guitar actually changes its FEEL as it changes
> attack modes. This interests me. Although Ive said this
> before on the list -  I have a fernandez pickup on my
> baritone guitar, and when it is on (almost all the time) my
> guitar "comes alive", and pushes back. Anyone who
> has worked under extreme volume levels (but WITH earplugs)
> will know, that is a very satisfying feeling. Im sure that
> with less attack (more sustain) comes a relaxed, wild and
> free playing style, wheras short decay (with no accidental
> re-triggering as with my midi guitar sounds) will give a
> more precise and careful playing style.
>       Incidentaly, can anyone with the V System tell me,
> what is it like to play thru it with loud volume, does it
> still react as a guitar, or is it more like a midi guitar.
>       Ive ben considering this system for ages, but I
> really donīt care to get a system just cos it prtends to me
> just like the same combination of strat and marshall as
> Hendrix used on All along the watchtower.. god no.. what is
> the point (unless you are in the band that plays on the
> danish/norwegian channel...) But Im very interested if I can
> just plug in my baritone, and make a new instrument. 
>       Anyway, back to thread, I agree with Toby, any day
> now Im sure Behringer... I mean someone will bring out a
> cheaper version.. Ha ha..
>       m
>       On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 5:51 AM, Toby G
> <carpet8@mac.com> wrote:
>         I'm pretty sure the technology is gonna be done
> cheaper by somebody else in a few years.  I think it's a
> f'n cool guitar.  I didn't get that it was that
> close to being a slide guitar.
>         t
>           ----- Original Message ----- 
>           From: Krispen Hartung 
>           To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com 
>           Sent: Saturday, October 25, 2008 8:23 PM
>           Subject: Moog Guitar
>           Has anyone tried out one of the Moog Guitars? 
> http://www.moogmusic.com/moogguitar/
>           At first glance, $6K seems like a lot for a
> one-trick pony. I can create more interesting sounds when I
> plug my guitar into my laptop and use max/msp.  Now that I
> think of it, the sound clips on the moog website make it
> sound like just an over glorified slide guitar or guitar
> using an ebow. I was expecting some fat moog like sounds
> coming out of a guitar...like a Roland GR300 but a lot
> better. 
>           Kris
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