Thursday, June 9, 2011

MoogFest Set for October in Asheville

Instead of writing more about Les Paul and Google's homepage guitar logo, I thought I'd direct your attention to another music-technology innovator and the festival named in his honor.

Last week, MoogFest announced the bands appearing in October down in Asheville, NC on October 28-30. The headliner is Flaming Lips, but Battles are also appearing. A video that runs down the list is here.

Last year, I posted a video of Robert Moog explaining his Minimoog synthesizer. This year, to celebrate its founder's birthday, the Moog company put out its own YouTube video on the history of its most celebrated product: