Remember the famous Les Paul Google Doodle where your office mates guitar-rockstar wannabe spend all his time figuring out how to play an ear pleasing tune? Well, there’s a new music play tool as Google Doodle honors American music enthusiast Robert “Bob” Moog who invented the 'Moog synthesizer'.
Robert 'Bob' Moog, a Grammy Award winner on music technical achievements in 2002 by inventing the Moog synthesizer is regarded as a milestone in electronic music worldwide. Moog inspired many musicians like Herbie Hancock and Sun Ra, the Monkees and Emerson, Lake, Beastie Boys, Bob Marley and Palmer, and even rock groups to current artist like Alicia Keys and Kayne West who incorporates synthesizers tune in their music in years to come. Moog machine came into spotlight when famous iconic band The Beatles eventually use a Moog machine on their "Abbey Road album" that produced psychedelic sound that only Moog could provide, according to CS Monitor.
How to play the Bob Moog Synthesizer Doodle?
If your a Google Chrome user you can get access and play the virtual synthesizer by simply moving the cursor on the keys. Moog synthesizer features allows you to fine tune the button on volume, mixer, oscillator, filter and envelope controls.
-Click any key on the Doodle Synth to control the keys from your computer keyboard
-Click and drag the Filter cutoff knob up and down to create new sounds
-Slightly changing the frecquency of Oscillator 2 will add movement and energy to your sound
-Add some personality to the Moog Doodle sound by changing Oscillator wave-shapes
It is a friendly user as it allows you to create your own music, record it, play back and even share them on the social networking site Google+ by just clicking on the g+ button. Click the slide shows above to watch the videos on how to play the Bob Moog Synthesizer Doodle and brag it to your Google+ buddies and to all your social media followers. Just make sure to be productive today as compared to Les Paul guitar doodle which may have cost $268 million in lost productivity.
Bob Moog died in 2005 at the age of 71, today Moog would have turned his 78th birthday.