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Moog Music Announces Filtatron App Now Available for iPhone and iPod Touch

Real-Time Audio Filter and Effects Engine Brings Signature Moog Sound to iDevices for $4.99

ASHEVILLE, NC – October 18, 2010 – Moog Music today announced that Filtatron, the real-time audio effects engine and powerful studio tool, is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch on the iTunes App Store:

Filtatron - Moog Music Inc.

Filtatron is much more than your average sound app. The heart of the Filtatron is the Moog Ladder Filter; digitally modeled to approximate the warmth and character of Moog's analog hardware. It musically shapes the sounds supplied by the Filtatron’s on-board oscillator, sampler and line/microphone input.

"We’re pleased to offer the first ever Moog iPhone app," said Mike Adams, President of Moog Music. "The Filtatron's digitally modeled filter and sound sculpting tools will be the next generation of musician's first introduction to the world of analog synthesis."

Filtatron comes loaded with edgy presets that kick-start users' sound explorations, running the gamut from cutting rhythms and ambient drones to out-there effects workouts. Filtatron also comes with an array of loopable samples, and users can use the Sampler to record and play their own unique sounds. The app contains a feature-packed effects module sporting an incredible sounding Delay, and Amp controls that provide tones ranging from warm analog overdrive to extreme distortion.

Key Features:

Moog Ladder Filter – Four pole resonant Moog Ladder Filter, with Lowpass and Highpass modes and adjustable cutoff and resonance parameters.

Oscillator – A high-resolution, alias-free DSP oscillator with sawtooth and square waveforms, adjustable frequency from 0.3 Hz to 2kHz.

LFO – Five waveforms: sine, ramp, sawtooth, square, sample & hold, with crossfade and morph between adjacent LFO shapes.

Envelope Follower – Uses the volume envelope of sound inputs to sweep the filter, with controls for amount and speed.

Amp and Delay FX Modules – Amp provides warm, smooth overdrive with feedback control. Delay can be modulated by its own LFO (with rate and depth controls) and delay time is smoothly interpolated for analog-style delay time tweaks.

File Sharing – Easily move audio files back and forth between the Filtatron and your computer. Audio Copy and Audio Paste enables sharing audio between the Filtatron and other compatible apps. Built-in email function allows sharing presets with other Filtatron users.

Record and Playback – All audio processed in stereo, 16bit, 44.1kHz resolution. Filtatron will record samples up to 10MB. Tap and Drag sets start and end points for seamless looping. Playback control can be adjusted from double-speed playback all the way down through zero to double-speed reverse.

About Moog Music:

Moog Music and its customers carry on the legacy of Bob Moog, the inventor of the Moog synthesizer. Moog designs and manufactures electronic musical instruments, including Little Phatty? and Minimoog? Voyager? synthesizers, Moogerfooger? effects modules, Etherwave? theremins, Taurus Bass Pedals and The Moog Guitar. Founded by Bob Moog, Moog Music designs and manufactures its products in Asheville, N.C.