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AC Sabre Shreds it Up on Moog Model 15 iPad App

In this latest video series we take a look at how AC Sabre’s multi-dimensional expression takes the Moog’s Model 15 to another dimension. Whether you are into dark grime and trap basses, vintage synth leads or dubstep risers, there’s something here for you. Also check out the tutorial video below to see how to get up and running with AC Sabre & the Model 15 in just a few minutes.

Moog’s Model 15 Preset Tour with the AC Sabre MIDI Controller

Up and Running with Moog Model 15 & AC Sabre MIDI Controller for iOS

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Why We Need New Musical Instruments

Real Instruments Are Expressive

On a guitar, you can play the same note a hundred different ways. You can tell that it’s Jimi Hendrix or Eddie Van Halen just after a couple notes. Every guitarist vibratos their notes, but BB King is famous for his vibrato. This is possible because a guitar, like most physical instruments has potential for rich dynamic expression.

And this expression is connected to your energy. If you want to make your sound have more “attitude”, you just play with more attitude. If you want a softer tone, you simply play more gently. You don’t say “I want more attitude so I’ll add high frequency content by increasing the velocity of my pick attack by 30%”.  This is precisely what you have to do with the current tools for playing electronic instruments. This thought process creates hesitation which disconnects you from your creative flow.

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