Andy and Dan talk about The Beatles concert videos via Rock Band, do-it-yourself bootleg Hobbes stuffed toys, and more.
On Nov. 18, 1985, a new comic strip made its newspaper debut: Calvin and Hobbes. For 10 years the duo captured the imaginations of adults and children alike. Now every published panel of the strip has been collected in The Complete Calvin and Hobbes.
In 2004, Switched On met 70-year-old synthesizer guru Dr. Bob Moog - the inventor of the trademark Moog synthesizer now enjoying a cult revival.
In Part 1, we discuss his instruments which electrified the sound of popular music in the 60s and 70s, his philosophies of sound synthesis, and his musical life journey which included working with Raymond Scott and Wendy Carlos. Features interviews with Jean-Jacques Perrey, Gershon Kingsley, and Keith Emerson.
Produced, narrated and edited by Bruce Woolley. Keither Emerson and Gershon Kingsley interview by Bruce Woolley. Bob Moog and Jean-Jacques Perrey interview by a girl called HYPNOTIQUE.
This special 45 minute edition examines the leviathan synthesizer introduced by RCA engineers in 1955, and features electronic sounds created only with the Mark 1 and 2 machines. Included are tracks composed by Otto Leuning, Vladimir Ussachevsky, Milton Babbitt and Charles Wuorinen.