January 1, 2000
Wired — November 1, 2005 | Ray Kurzweil
I first heard a Moog synthesizer in the mid-1960s when I happened across a TV news segment about the newfangled instrument and its sci-fi sounds, as the reporter put it.
I had just finished a high school computer project on algorithmic music composition, but this was the first time I had heard synthesized sounds. It left me with an inspired feeling that a threshold had been crossed.
Robert Moog,… read more