Walter Carlos ‎– Moog 900 Series - Electronic Music Systems

R. A. Moog Company, Inc. ‎– RDM-100-MONO
Vinyl, 10", Promo



Both Sides Identical - Demonstration Record

R. A. Moog Company, Inc. Trumansburg, New York 14886
Microgroove; runout groove has: RDM 100-MONO - WC-6-67

Notes from the Moog Archive:
Wendy agreed to produce that record for R. A. Moog, Inc. I believe that (s)he was working for Gotham Recording at the time. Wendy came to Trumansburg. The two of us sat around a table and wrote the narrative together. Then she went back to New York and did the rest, either in her own studio or at Gotham.
I think that it's very good. We were very happy to have it, and to be able to GIVE it to prospective customers. We NEVER sold it.
(Bob Moog, April 2002)

Notes from Wendy
Bob realized he needed an effective demonstration disk for his company's new customers. As a struggling young composer with few funds, I was able to "barter" my time and skills in recording, composing, and assembling a professional Moog demo LP, toward the purchase of additional synth components. Bob asked me to fly up to Trumansburg to work with him on the script, then I rushed back to assemble something for the Fall 1967 AES Convention. Fortunately I'd saved a lot of amusing brief "learning pieces" that Summer which came in handy to show off what these new instruments could do. It was an enjoyable project, part of a flurry of work completed in a few short, hectic years.
(Wendy Carlos, September 2005)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: RDM 100-MONO - WC-6-67


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April 11, 2010

When I think of early electronic musicians, a couple of names come to mind: Walter Carlos & Kraftwerk.
One with a more classical sound to it; the other one with a more innovating feel to it!
When I think of Electronic gear; the one name that really sticks to my mind is “Moog”.
Robert A. Moog changed history for electronic music.
Electronic music began as an experiment, but now after more than 70 years of development, the electronic music industry and Audio engineers can safely say that the Moog Synthesizer will go down in history as the one piece of gear that had the most impact in Electronic music and the development of electronic gear.
In 1954, Moog founded the R. A. Moog Company. Moog's invention became a must-have instrument for musicians and studios around the world.
It took many years for this Synthesizer to catch on and in order to demonstrate the abilities of the Moog machines, a piece of recording was created to introduce and to promote his invention.

This 10” record was given out for free in 1967 at the AES (Audio Engineer Society) Convention with the help of Walter (Wendy) Carlos behind the Synthesizer and the voice of Ed Stoke as the narrator.

2 different pressings of this recording exist; the first one from 1967 that has identical sides but no full lengths songs on it.
One from 1969 that includes the same content of the original pressing and a couple of full lengths songs on the flip side by Walter Carlos.