5 July 2010
I didn't feel that the moog had any trippy effect on Here Comes The Sun , I think it made Because feel a little bit more trippy. In Here Comes The Sun it mostly provides a more natural feel, except during the bridge which it almost feels out of place. I agree it does also give a new age sort of feel to Because , especially during its bridge. In Maxwell's Silver Hammer it also seems out of place, but I'm used to it there now so I guess it fits in.
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8 August 2010
It's based on a Minimoog, which in turn was based on the original Moog but without all the patch cord stuff. I think they've updated it a little to allow Midi etc. Still eye-wateringly expensive though. If I was considering it I'd go for a cheaper emulator or synth instead – AFAIK there's nothing in a Moog that can't be achieved on other instruments, but there's a certain cachet in the name (which rhymes with 'rogue', incidentally).
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1 December 2009
Just to clarify: That larger of the two keyboards, in the top picture? That's actually a whole separate self-contained synth, a Polymoog I believe. It's not part of the that huge modular system (which is controlled by the smaller keyboard.) I'm just sayin'.
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12 December 2019
25 February 2020
I like the Moog everywhere it appears on Abbey Road , but I’m also a nerd for synthesizers.
13 October 2020
I guess the problem with the Moog on “Here Comes The Sun ” is: it´s very dry, what means no reverb or delay. That´s appropriate in the beginning when George plays it in the lower frequencies. But as George transposes the phrase in every repetition one octave higher he ends in the higher frequencies and then the sound misses some reverb or delay. It somehow doesn´t fit to the rest of the instruments.