Win a Minimoog D signed by Gary Numan

November 20, 2013
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ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013  -- The Bob Moog
Foundation
is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R)
synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle
runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.

Tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100. Only 1200 tickets will be sold. Tickets
can be purchased on the Foundation's online store.

The Minimoog, created in 1970 by R.A. Moog Inc., is a portable synthesizer
that featured the most often used aspects of the Moog modular synthesizers
-- simplified and repackaged for use by musicians who sought basic
electronic sounds in a more expressive and portable package. This compact
synthesizer, with its functional design and great sound, caused a musical
instrument revolution which left no genre of music untouched by synthesis.
Even today, despite amazing advancements in technology and 43 years of
synthesizer production from many companies, many keyboard players consider
the Minimoog to be the best synthesizer ever made.\

Gary Numan, best known for his hits "Are 'Friends' Electric" (as Tubeway
Army) and "Cars," and now enjoying a resurgence in his career, performed at
the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit in October of 2013 and signed
the synthesizer while visiting backstage with the Bob Moog Foundation. This
is a once-in-a-lifetime chance not only to own a vintage Minimoog, but to
own what might be the only Minimoog ever signed by Gary Numan.

The Minimoog being offered, serial number 4245, has been modified by Rich
Walborn, former Chief Engineer at Moog Music, Inc. (Buffalo), with the
following:

* Roland MIDI to CV conversion modifications: The Minimoog has been
modified to integrate with a Roland MIDI to CV converter which allows
features such as aftertouch to affect the sound  production of the
synthesizer.

* Second Oscillator Sync: The 2nd oscillator's waveform can be forced to
restart with the first oscillator's waveform, causing the desirable effect
called "sync."

* CV and Gate Out jacks: This Minimoog, unlike a stock Minimoog, or even a
Voyager, can control other synthesizers via CV, allowing you to play them
with the Minimoog's keyboard

* Bend: the ability to change the range of the pitch wheel has been vastly
augmented

This raffle is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; a chance to own the most
sought-after vintage synthesizer of all time for a mere $20; a chance to
have what might be the only Minimoog ever signed by popular electronic
music icon Gary Numan; a chance to have a synthesizer modified by Moog
engineer-to-the-stars, Rich Walborn; but most of all, the opportunity to
support Bob Moog's legacy by supporting the educational work of the Bob
Moog Foundation.

More information about the raffle can be found at
http://www.bobmoogfoundation.org/ .

Tickets can be purchased directly at: http://bit.ly/I4QTd8 (shortlink to
BMF Store page).

The Bob Moog Foundation honors the legacy of
synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog through its mission of igniting creativity at
the intersection of music, history, science, and innovation. Its projects
include Dr. Bob's Sound School, a nine-week curriculum teaching the science
of sound through the magic of music, the Archive Preservation Initiative,
an effort to preserve and protect an extensive and historic collection of
archival materials that help tell the history of electronic music genre,
and a future museum where the first two initiatives will converge. The Bob
Moog Foundation is an independent, donor-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization. It is not affiliated with Moog Music, Inc.

Minimoog(R) is a registered trademark of Moog Music, Inc. The Bob Moog
Foundation is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to promoting
the legacy of Dr. Bob Moog, and is not affiliated with the companies
referenced above.
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