- Sight & Sound
October 16th, 2012
Moog Music, Moogfest, and the Bob Moog Foundation are pleased to announce this year’s panels, offering attendees an opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the confluence of technology and creativity that is the world of Bob Moog.
This year’s panels are highlighted by a special presentation from members of the Google engineering team who designed the now infamous Google Doodle, which was launched on May 23rd, Bob Moog’s birthday.
The free panels will be held at Diana Wortham Theatre starting at noon on Saturday, Oct. 27 and are open to all Moogfest attendees and the general public.
All seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
CREATIVE EXPRESSION THROUGH INTERFACE, 12:00PM – 1:15PM
Synth Pioneer Morton Subotnick, Bob Moog collaborator Herb Deutsch, and, and modular guru and Nine Inch Nails keyboardist Alessandro Cortini discuss the interplay of hardware and software and how musical instrument interfaces affect the artists approach to creative expression.
Panel: Morton Subotnick, Herb Deutsch, Alessandro Cortini; Moderator: Marc Doty
SHAPING HITS WITH MOOG SYNTHS, 1:30PM – 2:45PM
Orbital, Moogfest headliners and groundbreaking live electronic music performers and Chad Hugo, one half of
Grammy award winning super producers, The Neptunes, discuss how to win at life… while integrating analog gear into explosive live sets and hit studio productions.
Panel: Phil and Paul Hartnoll (Orbital), Chad Hugo (N.E.R.D., The Neptunes); Moderator: Amos Gaynes
THE BOB MOOG GOOGLE DOODLE: HOW A PIONEERING LEGACY INSPIRED MODERN INNOVATION, 3:00PM – 4:15PM
An intimate discussion exploring how Google engineers turned the most iconic synthesizer in the world into the most popular Google Doodle in history. Discover the process, the inspiration and the global implementation behind this worldwide sensation. Meet the Google Doodle team, Moog engineers & Marc Doty, Bob Moog Foundation Archive & Education Specialist.
Panel: Ryan Germick (Google head doodler), Joey Hurst (Google head engineer), Amos Gaynes (Moog Product Development Specialist); Moderator: Marc Doty
Weekend GA and VIP passes, daily GA tickets and travel packages for Moogfest 2012 are currently on sale exclusively at www.moogfest.com.
Visit www.moogfest.com for more information on this year’s event.