My transition from scientist to entrepreneur? Some would say that I still haven't made that transition.

Robert Moog

By the time I got to building synthesizers, I had perhaps 20 years' experience building electronic musical instruments.

Robert Moog

I was never worried that synthesizers would replace musicians. First of all, you have to be a musician in order to make music with a synthesizer.

Robert Moog

Back in the '40s and early '50s, building simple electronic projects was a popular hobby of many people. Back then, you could buy, you know, a few parts and - with tubes and build something on your kitchen table, and it would actually work.

Robert Moog

I had been building electronic musical instruments since I was a kid.

Robert Moog

There are confirmed stories of people who can break instruments and cause them to fail by walking in a room. I'm the opposite - I can walk into a room and something will work better than it is supposed to.

Robert Moog

What inspires me is not so much the music as the opportunity to interact with composers. I think that has driven everything I've done.

Robert Moog

I'm an engineer. I see myself as a toolmaker and the musicians are my customers... They use my tools.

Robert Moog

Everything has some consciousness, and we tap into that. It is about energy at its most basic level.

Robert Moog

I happen to think that computers are the most important thing to happen to musicians since the invention of cat-gut which was a long time ago.

Robert Moog