For the past five years the Slim Phatty analog synthesizer has been handcrafted at the Moog Music Factory in downtown Asheville, NC. On July 17th, the last Slim Phatty was built with love and sent out into the world.
The UK-based WOMAD Festival is a feast of culture. Founded in 1980 by Peter Gabriel, the event celebrates a world that has no boundaries in its ability to communicate through music and movement. Over the last weekend in July, the festival transformed Malmesbury's Charlton Park into a "World of Music, Art and Dance", featuring performances, workshops and experiences from across the globe.
Birmingham's Supersonic Festival teamed up with Moog Sound Lab this year to host a four-week artist residency where musicians could experiment with analog sound-scaping, synthesis and effects using all Moog gear.