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Moogfest locks first names for 15th anniversary celebration

Celebrating the “innovative spirit” of synth pioneer Bob Moog...

Moogfest has announced the first wave of artists for its 15th anniversary edition, including Matthew Dear, Gas, Mor Elian and Tim Hecker.

The Durham, North Carolina festival was established to honour synth pioneer Bob Moog, and features nighttime events, including those acts listed above, and daytime events, such as interviews with Depeche Mode's Martin Gore and ambient legend William Basinski. Also set to play are previous DJ Mag Podcast selectors and interviewees, Minimal VIolence

The festival runs from 25 - 28 April, and you can find out more info and buy tickets here.

At the beginning of this year, Moog Music shared details of a new synth called Sirin – based on the architecture and layout of their Taurus synth.