Moog Cookbook is the name of an electronica band made up of Brian Kehew and Roger Joseph Manning Jr. (under the aliases Meco Eno and Uli Nomi) as a parody/tribute to the novelty "Moog records" of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Electronica includes a wide range of contemporary Electronic music designed for a wide range Brian Kehew is a Los Angeles -based musician and music producer. Roger Joseph Manning Jr is a keyboard player and founding member of bands Jellyfish, Imperial Drag, Moog Cookbook, and TV Eyes. A parody (ˈpɛɹədiː US, [ˈpaɹədiː] UK) in contemporary usage is a work created to mock comment on or poke fun at an original work its subject A tribute (from Latin tribulum, contribution is wealth one party gives to another as a sign of respect or as was often case in historical contexts of submission The duo performs exclusively on analog synthesizers, especially Moog synthesizers. An analog synthesizer is a Synthesizer that uses analog circuits and Analog computer techniques to generate sound electronically The term Moog (ˈmoʊg as in 'vogue' Synthesizer can refer to any number of Analog synthesizers designed by Dr The liner notes from their first album proudly proclaims "No MIDI". For a bibliographic format for citing liner notes see WikipediaCiting sources/example style Liner notes (also sleeve notes or album notes MIDI ( Musical Instrument Digital Interface, ˈmɪdi is an industry-standard protocol that enables Electronic musical instruments Computers
Moog Cookbook released two albums in the mid-1990s featuring instrumental cover versions of alternative and classic rock tracks performed on analog synthesizers. In Popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition ( Performance or Recording) of a previously recorded commercially released Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of Classic rock was originally conceived as a Radio station programming format which evolved from the Album oriented rock (AOR format in the early-1980s The pair reunited to record a track for the soundtrack of the 2004 film Moog. Moog is a 2004 film by Hans Fjellestad about electronic instrument pioneer Dr
In 2006, the pair independently released a collection of material recorded during their earlier sessions and as part of other projects. This album is Bartell.
The band's name is derived from a 1978 cookbook, Moog's Musical Eatery by Shirleigh Moog, the first wife of synthesizer pioneer Robert Moog. Dr Robert Arthur Moog (ˈmoʊɡ to rhyme with "rogue" ( May 23, 1934 &ndash August 21, 2005) was an American pioneer of