Wanted: Nerd to Complete Moog's Last, Unfinished Gizmo
Bob Moog
Xeni Jardin~Boing Boing
Electronic music pioneer Bob Moog left behind an unfinished invention when he died last year at age 71. The "Eaton-Moog Multiple-Touch-Sensitive Keyboard" now sits in the New Jersey home of longtime Moog collaborator John Eaton, just waiting for the right technically proficient volunteer to complete it and hook it up:
"It's very difficult to play. But an instrument should be difficult to play. That's the only way to master musical materials, by overcoming these difficulties," says Eaton.
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Trailer for MOOG documentary by Hans Fjellestad.