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Propellerhead has announced it has recently supported the Bob Moog Foundation with a monetary contribution. In addition, to raise awareness and entice others to donate, Propellerhead is releasing a free Moog-inspired ReFill to registered users.
With this donation to the Bob Moog Foundation, Propellerhead wishes to help pay tribute to the enormous contribution Bob Moog made to the music industry. The Foundationâ€™s overall mission is to document, celebrate and teach innovative thinking and to support and honor the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Moog. Presently, the Foundation seeks to raise awareness and funds to preserve Moogâ€™s extensive archives.
Industry proâ€™s (and Reason experts), Craig Anderton, Mark Vail and Gordon Reid, donated their best Moog-style patches, built using Reasonâ€™s Thor polysonic synthesizer, with the aim to shed some light onto the world of music synthesis that Bob Moog pioneered. Those patches have been assembled into a single Reason ReFill and are available free to registered Reason users on Propellerheadâ€™s website.
Ernst Nathorst-BÃ¶Ã¶s, Propellerhead Software CEO, told us, â€œOur hearts and souls are rooted in music synthesis. Bob Moog blazed the trail of electronic music synthesis and revolutionized music with his instruments. We urge the Reason community, in fact anyone who has ever used a sawtooth waveform, to reach out and help safeguard Bobâ€™s legacy for future generations by donating to the organization.â€�
About The Bob Moog Foundation
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The mission of The Bob Moog Foundation is to document, celebrate and teach innovative thinking and to support and honor the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog. Our long-range goals are: scholarship, outreach programs, unique community events and a Bob Moog Museum.
About Propellerhead Software
Propellerhead Software is a privately owned company based in Stockholm, Sweden. Formed in 1994, Propellerhead has created some of the most innovative new music software (ReBirth, ReCycle and Reason) and technology standards, including ReWire and the REX file format, which are used extensively in all kinds of music production. Propellerhead ReBirth program was the first virtual emulation of vintage analog gearâ€”a trend that now dominates music software.