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Moog (2004)

Bob Moog shaped musical culture with some of the most inspiring electronic instruments ever created. This "compelling documentary portrait of a provocative, thoughtful and deeply ... See full summary »

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Hans Fjellestad

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Cast

Credited cast:
Charlie Clouser ... Himself
Herbert Deutsch Herbert Deutsch ... Himself
Keith Emerson ... Himself
Woody Jackson Woody Jackson ... Himself
Edd Kalehoff Edd Kalehoff ... Himself (archive footage)
Gershon Kingsley Gershon Kingsley ... Himself
Pamelia Kurstin Pamelia Kurstin ... Herself
DJ Logic DJ Logic ... Himself
Money Mark Money Mark ... Himself
Mix Master Mike Mix Master Mike ... Himself
Robert Moog Robert Moog ... Himself
Jean-Jacques Perrey Jean-Jacques Perrey ... Himself
Walter E. Sear Walter E. Sear ... Himself
DJ Spooky DJ Spooky ... Himself
Luke Vibert Luke Vibert ... Himself
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Bob Moog shaped musical culture with some of the most inspiring electronic instruments ever created. This "compelling documentary portrait of a provocative, thoughtful and deeply sympathetic figure" (New York Times) peeks into the inventor's mind and the worldwide phenomenon he fomented. Written by ZU33

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2004 (USA) See more »

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Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Color
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mumbling, muttering mess
27 August 2006 | by Mike WhiteSee all my reviews

A documentary about Robert Moog, one of the most important figures in electronic music? Yes, please, sign me up. Alas, this premise goes awry from the outset. This mishmash of a documentary feels like a collection of outtakes from a better work. I don't need to see Robert Moog talking about pepper plants and Money Mark diddling around on a synthesizer.

MOOG demonstrates that sometimes it's best to not rely on the subject of the documentary as the subject matter expert of the film. Robert Moog is not the most well-spoken advocate and historian of his life's work. Likewise, showing the electronic guts of his machines doesn't do much to explain how they work or why Moog's work is important to the music world.

When utilizing archive footage, MOOG works. Unfortunately, these moments are few and far between leaving MOOG a mumbling, muttering mess for its interminable seventy-two minutes. Moog and electronica deserve better.


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