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Moog Issues MuRF, Etherwave Pro

Moog Music announces the Multiple Resonance Filter Array (MuRF), a new, Bob Moog-designed analog effect that allows users to shape tones and add pulsing, percolating or shimmering rhythmic effects to their tracks.
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Moog Music announces the Multiple Resonance Filter Array (MuRF), anew, Bob Moog-designed analog effect that allows users to shape tonesand add pulsing, percolating or shimmering rhythmic effects to theirtracks.

The latest issue in the company’s “Moogerfooger”line features eight resonant, tuned bandpass filters similar to agraphic EQ, each with a slider to control the gain of that frequencyband.

A tap-tempo input and wide selection of sequencing patterns areavailable, with varied sequencing rates. Sequence selection and rate,envelope shape and direct mix may be played in real time.

The MuRF features analog audio processing, and wide-ranging playerparameters may be controlled from either the panel knobs, expressionpedals or analog synthesis instruments.

The MuRF is housed in a classic "double-wedge" enclosure for desktopor floor use. The MuRF is anticipated to ship by the end of March 2004.MSRP: $435.

In other company news, Moog released the Etherwave Pro, aprofessional, portable theremin designed for both stage and studiouse.

The Etherwave Pro covers up to four octaves above middle C in threepanel-selectable pitch registers. Visually, the Etherwave Pro blendsfuturistic and retro styling with striking vertical lines,nickel-plated and wooden knobs, and a birds-eye maple front panel.

A multiposition timbre selector offers a variety of waveforms,including the authentic traditional theremin tone. In addition,waveform, brightness and filter panel controls enable musicians tobalance the timbre to suit their musical requirements.

The Etherwave Pro's antennas conform to the traditional thereminstandard, and both right-handed and left-handed configurations will beavailable.

The Etherwave Pro's control voltage output allows it to interfacewith the Minimoog Voyager or moogerfoogers effects modules.

The Etherwave Pro can interface with the minimoog Voyager andmoogerfoogers effects modules. It will sell for around $995 and isexpected to ship by the end of the first quarter, 2004.

For more information, visit www.moogmusic.com.