Moog launches Moog One, its first polysynth in over three many years

Moog’s new polysynth begins at $5,999.

Moog is releasing its first polysynth in over three many years.

The Moog One is accessible in eight-voice and 16-voice variations, and is described as containing “essentially the most superior structure ever conceived for a Moog synthesizer”.

You’re going to wish quite a bit spare money if you wish to get your arms on one although – the eight-voice model prices $5,999, whereas the 16-voice synth will set you again $7,999.

The synth hasn’t been absolutely unveiled by Moog but, however US-based on-line retailer Sweetwater has opened pre-orders for an October launch date alongside the primary pictures and specs.

As properly as three VCOs, every voice options two impartial analog filters (variable state and Moog Ladder) and three envelope mills. The synth additionally has a dual-source variable analog noise generator, analog mixer and 4 assignable LFOs.

The Moog One is what what the Asheville firm describes as “tri-timbral”, which suggests it will probably play as much as three particular person synths concurrently – break up, layered or zoned throughout the keyboard, inside one preset.

Each synth can even entry its personal sound parameters, which embody arpeggiator, observe vary and sequencing. According to Moog, this permits for “wealthy ensemble performances and deeply layered, evolving soundscapes”.

As properly as area for “tens hundreds presets”, the One additionally contains onboard results together with refrain, delay, section, bit discount, vocoding, and reverbs from Eventide. The results are digital, however will be bypassed for an all-analog sign path.

The Moog One is the primary polysynth from Moog since 1983’s SL-Eight, which by no means entered manufacturing. The final commercially accessible Moog Polysynth was the Memorymoog, launched in 1982.

The synth is accessible for pre-order from Sweetwater now.

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