Paper Tiger Joins MoogFest!

We’re thrilled to be playing the Emerald Lounge on MoogFest Saturday with some of our finest regional friends!!

Schedule for the Moogfest Local Showcase at the Emerald Lounge:

Friday, Oct. 26
8:30pm – Doors
9:00pm – Listed showtime
9:30-10:45 – Panther God
11:00-12:15 – Aligning Minds
12:30-2:00 – Futexture

Saturday, Oct. 27
8:30pm – Doors
9:00pm – Listed showtime
9:30-10:15 – Novakord
10:30-11:15 – Sonmi
11:30-12:30 – RBTS Win
12:45-1:45 – Paper Tiger

Moogfest and the Emerald Lounge have arranged for Moogfest pass holders to receive complimentary admission to the Emerald Lounge for the events, but the events will also be open to the general public for a great low price: tickets for each night will be $10 to the general public. The shows will be free for all Moogfest weekend pass holders. Single day Moogfest ticket holders will receive complimentary admission to the Emerald Lounge for the same day they hold a Moogfest ticket only. Don’t miss this opportunity to see what makes Asheville music so special – and support local artists!

Saturday Showcase Tickets / MoogFest Tickets

 

 

 

 

 

Inventor of the Synthesizer Documentary ~ Moog: A Film by Hans Fjellestad

We love you Bob, thank you for continuing to inspire!!

Mooged Out Volume 2 | Asheville NC

In case you haven’t heard this yet … The Bob Moog Foundation mooged out compilation … it’s pretty bad-ass, features an original collaboration with molly on vocals ;)

Mooged Out Volume 2: Highlights and Studio Notes

 

Mooged Out Asheville, Volume 2 features 14 Asheville-based recording artists, each contributing a track to benefit the Bob Moog Foundation. Spanning musical styles ranging from rock and hip-hop to dubstep and avant electronica, the album is a dynamic showcase for the wealth of sounds inspired by Bob Moog’s contributions to modern music. The album is not strictly electronic music, but an expression of the wider pool of creativity that Bob touched.

Compiled and produced by BMF volunteer Dave Hamilton, who also produced the first volume, the CD is dedicated to Meg Lauzon, who was a friend to the Foundation and to the Asheville music community. The opening track features BMF Executive Director Michelle Moog-Koussa reading a description of Bob’s one-of-a-kind invention, the Multiple-Touch-Sensitive Keyboard, accompanied by music from the duo Blinding Standstill. Additional tracks were contributed by the West African-influenced Toubab Krewe (one of Bob’s favorite bands), as well as acts such as Stephaniesid, Telepath, and 15-year-old phenom Summit Jaffe, also known as Numatik.

Mastering for the album was contributed by Seva at Soundcurrent Mastering, Knoxville, TN.

Download the album on iTunesDownload the album on AmazonPurchase the album in our online store 

Bring the Walls – The Adapters

Mike Rhodes – Drums, Jay Sanders – Bass, Jon Paul Hess – Electric Piano, Chris Tanfield – Rhythm Guitar and Theremin, Jason Daniello – Moog Guitar, Molly Kummerle – Lead Vocals

Track notes from Dave Hamilton, producer:

The Adapters is the name associated with collaborative efforts between Molly Kummerle and myself for the benefit of the Bob Moog Foundation. The musical group draws from a rotating cast of Foundation volunteers. “Bring the Walls” was composed as a group effort by Dave, Molly, thereminist Chris Tanfield, and songwriter Joe Szabo. It was the first of four songs recorded live at Bob Moog’s 75th birthday celebration on May 21, 2009.

After equipping the Orange Peel’s stage with a portable recording rig, the evening began with Mike and Jay laying down a slow and solid rhythm track. Following their exit from the stage, Jon Paul sat down at the Wurlitzer electric piano while Chris plugged in his electric guitar to lay down the song’s melodic framework. The recording rig captured their performances as the recently finished rhythm track played through the house sound system. This live overdubbing process was then repeated for the theremin and Moog Guitar until the musicians had constructed a full instrumental track. As the celebration continued, Molly stepped onto the stage to record lyrics inspired by The Adapters’ mutual respect for Bob Moog’s work.

After the event, the tracks were taken to Echo Mountain Recording Studio for vocal overdubs, Moogerfooger application, and final mixing.

Let The Moogfest Begin … NPR at MoogFest 2011

Even not having been on the official weekend lineup of MoogFest this year, we had an amazing festival weekend and are still reeling in the sweet bliss of incredible shows, fantastic costumes, good time spent with old friends, and many new friendships sparked in the glow of the mutual love of music. We’re incredibly proud of our little city for once again hosting such a spectacular event and for coming out in costumed hoards to show spirit and hospitality!

Big thanks to all who worked to make this what it was and what it’s growing into, this genre of music is very dear to our hearts and we are deeply inspired to see how so many different creative people are implementing the great inventions of Bob Moog to bring out the music in their hearts. Our MoogFest Veterans late night set at the kick off party got a mention for us and fellow veterans RBTS WIN by one of our favorite music writers/musicians/tastemakers Bob Boilen HERE, and there is also killer extensive coverage of the entire festival, including live shows, photos, videos, and festival recap. We’re honored to have NPR call our little city home for 4 big days! More of our own recap coming after Molly has gotten some sleep ;) Be well, little tigers!

MoogFest Veterans Late Night Set After Official MoogFest Kickoff Party!!

MOOGFEST LATENITE w/ Paper Tiger & RBTS WIN at the One Stop in Downtown Asheville, downstairs from the Asheville Music Hall (where the Consequence of Sound kickoff party takes place)… for more info, check & RSVP HERE!!

Also, check out the Asheville Citizen Times this Saturday for a few words from Molly on our adventures & experiences from the festival last year!

Photo Gallery from MoogFest 2010

Photos from MoogFest rolling in … check out Hanna Davis’ scenes from the Moogoplex.

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Paper Tiger at MoogFest, Me Have Fun goes to production!

What an exciting & exhausting Summer / Fall!!  We had an awesome fun time with our album design contest on Creative Allies, www.creativeallies.com,  a ton of excellent submissions that really made us focus on what exactly we wanted the cover art to do for us.  The process of picking a winner was, in itself, a major growing process … just because we loved some of the different designs, do they represent us?  Do they make us want to pick them up & look closer?  Do they make us think automatically of the kind of music we make and present, or does it look like a chamber-rock-ska band???  Choices.  We picked a submission by a Chilean designer that fit every role we were looking for, and Jenny Greer of Sound Mind Media www.soundmindmedia.net has done a fantastic job of carrying it accross the rest of the packaging design.  Final masters arrived from Bristol UK last Monday, and Me Have Fun went into production last Friday!!  Saying that we are giddy would be a major understatement.

Another huge source of excitement, is that we have joined the official lineup for MoogFest www.moogfest.com,  in less than 2 weeks, in multiple venues across town over Halloween weekend.  We share the bill and the stage with some of our greatest heros, such as Massive Attack, Thievery Corporation, King Britt (with Saturn Never Sleeps), Pretty Lights, Jonsi and so many more.  We will be playing the Resident Advisor party on Friday night, followed by Lorn, then Bonobo.  We are honored and absolutely thrilled!  We’ve been planning an extra special show, we will have Franklin KeeI (Moog Foundation House Band, Sirius B) joining us on cello & running through Mooger Fooger effects, we will have 2 – 45 inch plasma screen tv’s flanking the stage for visuals by neb.Cinema, and I just finished sewing a new dress.  Ahead of schedule ;)

There will be workshops, panels, interactive stations where you can get your Moog on, the Bob Moog Foundation www.moogfoundation.org will have a big presence, and of course, there will be a ton of awesome music!

For Ticket & full lineup info www.moogfest.com

Excitement is in the air, the colors are amazing, the air is crisp, the sky is clear.  We have not set a release date yet for the album, but I will hint that there MAY be advance copies for sale at MoogFest.  Just sayin.  Stay tuned for some neat-o giveaways too … ringtones??  And we’re remodling the website … for real.

We hope you are all doing well, that all your hard work is coming into fruition, and that your dreams are blooming.  We hope to see you soon … untill then, take good care, and take some time to hear the music!

MoogFest 2010

Paper Tiger Joins MoogFest Lineup!

With just under three weeks to go until Moogfest 2010, it’s time to start preparing your costumes – extra treats for Moog-inspired disguises! And as the, ahem, Moog-ster Mash draws near, we continue to round up the ultimate lineup, including many special late night performances to be held at Club 828 and the Moogaplex. It’s going to be a scream!

Friday’s MoogFest additions include Javelin, Star Mountain, Lorn and Paper Tiger, plus the MoogFest exclusive, Dan Deacon’s Ambient Analog Moog Set. Saturday welcomes Alex B, The Volt Per Octaves with Special Guest Bernie Worrell, Nosaj Thing, Projek Moog with Brian Kehew, Pnuma Trio, Strut & Friends Perform “Check Your Head”, RBTS Win, Virtual Boy and DJ Bowie. And Sunday will now feature Dark Party, Shout Out Out Out Out, Headtronics, MartyParty, Mindelixir, THUMP, Dâm-Funk DJ Set, Gramatik and Michael Menart. Late Nights at the Moogaplex are being presented by Resident Advisor; DJ Times will be presenting the “Last Gasp” at Club 828 featuring MartyParty. Think you can you handle all that?

In addition to the Red Bull Music Academy Moog Workshops and Panels, MoogFest has announced the addition of a fine arts component to the festival weekend. SYNTH: A Group Art Show Inspired by Bob Moog is a showcase of hand made limited-edition prints inspired by Bob Moog’s legacy. Confirmed artists and more information can be found by clicking here.
MoogFest 2010 tickets are on sale now. To purchase weekend passes or single day tickets and for more information about the festival visit moogfest.com.

Mooged Out Asheville – the CD

http://moogfoundation.org/shop/mooged-out-asheville-cd/

volume 1 Mooged Out Asheville – featuring a Mooged out version of Me Have Fun in an earlier state. Very juicy ;)

Mooged Out Asheville