Moogfest and Speakeasy Promotions Present: Machinedrum w/ Jlin, Trandle, Charolastra on April 15th at Terminal West

Moogfest 2016 is just a few months away. In anticipation of the festival, taking place in Durham, NC May, 19-22, Moogfest and and our pals Speakeasy Promotions present Machinedrum with special guests Jlin, Trandle – both performing at Moogfest 2016 – and Charolastra at Terminal West on April 15th. The event is open to all […]

AMG’s Summer Music Festival Guide

Our favorite season is here! For most music lovers festival season beats out Christmas for the most wonderful time of the year slot. We may not have Coachella, but the Southeast has managed to snag some pretty amazing festivals including the world renowned Tomorrowworld, Bonnaroo, and Hangout. It’s easy to get lost in a sea […]

Moogfest 2014: Single Day Tickets, Schedule by Day & Festival Venues Announced!

Moogfest is a five-day festival held in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina, dedicated to the synthesis of technology, art, science and music lasting from April 23rd through the 27th. Since its inception in 2004, Moogfest has been a magnet for artists, engineers, and enthusiasts of Dr. Robert Moog and his legacy to meet, share, create and […]

AMG’s MoogFest Wrap-Up: Part Two

AMG’s MoogFest Wrap-Up: Part Two

By Sam Parvin and Eileen Tilson; photo by John Thelan Four decades ago, before digital synthesizers, laptop computers, and smart phones put the tools for electronic music on desks and in pockets, there was the Minimoog, the pioneering, suitcase-sized synthesizer introduced in 1970. The nonprofit, Bob Moog Foundation is raising money to build a “Moogseum” […]

Q&A with Andrew VanWyngarde from MGMT at MoogFest in Asheville

Q&A with Andrew VanWyngarde from MGMT at MoogFest in Asheville

By Sam Parvin and Eileen Tilson; photo by John Thelan Andrew VanWyngarde, from NYC mega-band MGMT, is not your average rockstar. His hands shook during the interview where he was doodling aimlessly on a paper cup.  Wearing a fuzzy hoodie, his eyes barely met my gaze.  Andrew was not pretentious or too “uber-cool,” even if […]

AMG’s MoogFest Wrap-Up: Part One

AMG’s MoogFest Wrap-Up: Part One

By Sam Parvin and Eileen Tilson; photo by John Thelan The timing was perfect for a drive through the Great Smoky Mountains, showcasing a fiery color palette of leaves and small, white farmhouses atop rolling hills.  Asheville, N.C. is at the end of the journey, which acts as the ideal canvas for the events of […]

Q&A with Seva David Ball; Hosting a Panel at MoogFest, October 29-31, in Asheville, N.C.

Q&A with Seva David Ball; Hosting a Panel at MoogFest, October 29-31, in Asheville, N.C.

By Sam Parvin The popularity of the Moog synthesizer has grown exponentially since its inception in 1964.  Now popular music is heavily pepper with the instrument’s sounds, making it one of the most influential inventions in modern music.  This Halloween weekend, music lovers and synthesizer enthusiasts will gather at MoogFest in Asheville, N.C. to pay […]

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