Moog Announces Grandmother Semi-Modular Analog Synth: Full Video & Features Here

Focusing on the vintage synths of yesteryear, Moog Music's new Grandmother analog semi-modular synthesizer waves goodbye to menus and hello to full-on sound design with 41 patch points.

We reported on the upcoming Moog Grandmother - 100% analog, semi-modular synthesizer a few days back which is due to be released at Moogfest as a limited-edition next week. Now we've got a video, sound demos and official features.

Now you can watch it in action thanks to this in-depth video from Guitar Center:

To explore the sonic possibilities and cosmic context of Grandmother, Moog Music visited the Linear Labs studio of artist-composer Adrian Younge (Black Dynamite, Netflix’s Luke Cage). In this video, Younge gives his personal “Thesis On Sound” while incorporating Grandmother into his retro-inspired creative workflow at Linear Labs:

And take a listen to the sound demos of Moog Grandmother:

Moog Music Grandmother Features

  • 100% analog synthesizer with 32-note Fatar keybed
  • Semi-modular design, requires no patching to play
  • All normalized connections can be interrupted for full modularity 
  • Hardware Spring Reverb can be used to process external sounds
  • 1/4” External audio input for guitars, drum machines, and more
  • Easy to use Arpeggiator and Sequencer
  • Store up to 3 sequences with up to 256 notes each
  • 2 Analog Oscillators with selectable waveshape and hard sync
  • Classic 4-Pole 10Hz-20kHz Ladder filter
  • Patchable 1-Pole High Pass filter
  • Analog ADSR Envelope Generator
  • Analog LFO with audio-rate capabilities
  • DIN MIDI In/Out/Thru and USB MIDI
  • Patchable bipolar attenuator
  • Works with Mother-32, DFAM, Eurorack modular systems and more
  • 41 patch points with 21 inputs, 16 outputs and a Parallel-Wired 4-jack Mult

MODULE PROVENANCE

  • Oscillators based on Moog Minimoog
  • Mixer based on Moog CP3
  • Filter based on Moog 904
  • Envelope Generator Based on Moog 911
  • VCA Based on Moog 902
  • Spring Reverb based on Moog 905

Price: $899 USD

Available: Exclusively from Guitar Center during Moogfest 2018

Web: https://www.moogmusic.com/products/semi-modular/grandmother

Web: https://www.guitarcenter.com/Moog/Grandmother-Moogfest-2018-Edition.gc

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