- Sight & Sound
February 29th, 2012
Moog is proud to announce its partnership with Shuffle Magazine and the debut of AHA AVL. Kovacs and the Polar Bear, RBTS WIN, and The Critters kick off AHA AVL, the newest extension of the successful Moog Sound Lab series aimed at introducing the world to Asheville's most innovative artists. AHA AVL is our way of letting the international community know what's going on in our town and support Asheville's most exciting musicians. AHA AVL is a monthly live event that is produced in The Moog Store and videos can be viewed at Shuffle Magazine’s video site.
February 28, 2012 (Asheville, NC)- Moog Music Inc.’s newest concert series, AHA AVL, is proud to announce a partnership with Shuffle Magazine, North Carolina’s premiere music magazine. AHA AVL features cutting-edge Asheville artists in an invitation-only concert series at the Moog Store located in the Moog Music instrument factory. Shuffle shares the first series of previously recorded shows with the world on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at www.shufflemag.com. Featured musicians include Kovacs and the Polar Bear, RBTS WIN and The Critters.
“We’re extremely happy to be partnering with such an iconic and well-respected music brand,” says Shuffle Publisher and General Manager Brian Cullinan. “Asheville has come to be known around the world as a wellspring of amazing creative talent and we look forward to working with Moog to help continue to bring the best music Western North Carolina has to offer to our readers.”
AHA AVL is the newest Moog concert series aimed at introducing the world to Asheville's most innovative artists. Moog’s mission is to honor and support musicians. AHA AVL and the partnership with Shuffle embody this mission on a local level by allowing the international music community to see what’s happening in Asheville, the hometown of the Moog family since 1978.
Future releases of AHA AVL performers includeTwo Fresh, Lovett, Ahleuchatistas and many more. Due to very limited space, only 75 people are invited to watch the live performances however, Shuffle’s Facebook page will be giving away a pair of tickets for each show. ‘Like’ Shuffle Magazine on Facebook and contest details will be posted each month.
AHA AVL is filmed in HD and multi-tracked in the Moog Store at 160 Broadway St., on the edge of downtown Asheville. Shuffle will release the concert videos on the last Wednesday of every month at www.shufflemag.com.In addition, Shuffle will debut a new section expanding the coverage of AHA AVL and Asheville’s growing music scene in their spring issue slated to release April 9, 2012.
About Moog Music Inc.:
Moog Music synthesizers and other electronic musical instruments are designed and lovingly handcrafted in the Moog factory in downtown Asheville, N.C. Moog Music and its customers carry on the legacy of Dr. Robert Moog, inventor of the Moog synthesizer and Founder of Moog Music Inc. Learn more about Moog at www.moogmusic.com
About Shuffle Magazine:
Founded in 2006, Shuffle Magazine is a music publication and online destination dedicated to providing top-of-the-line coverage of the best in locally based music from across the Carolinas, historically one of the most fertile music breeding grounds in America.
Shuffle’s physical magazine is published quarterly and distributed free to thousands of readers via hundreds of lifestyle-oriented drop points throughout North and South Carolina. Shuffle’s companion website, www.shufflemag.com, offers updated daily coverage of local/region music events as well as exclusive multi-media content and in-depth coverage of local music scenes.
In addition to its magazine production, Shuffle provides high quality outsourced music coverage to select media partners, produces regionally-based live music events, and offers agency services to local and national brands seeking to better engage with the type of young, connected, trend-setting consumer that makes up the bulk of the Shuffle reader base.