About Robin

Robin is a harpsichordist, synth player, music technologist and producer, whose work spans the classical, electronic and pop fields.

As a classically-trained keyboard player he works with many leading period instrument orchestras and ensembles, both as a harpsichord soloist and continuo player, and teaches at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

As a music technologist he directs the synth band Art of Moog, produces albums for other artists, and writes for Sound on Sound magazine.

Scroll down to find out a little more about all these things, and check out Robin’s forthcoming gigs.

Synths / Music Tech

  • Founder, director, synth player and vocoderist in Art of Moog
  • Regular author with Sound on Sound magazine since 2001
  • Freelance producer – album credits as producer, recordist, editor and/or mastering engineer, and work with major publishers


Synth/studio gear, and why I stick labels all over it…

If you’re of the TL;DR mentality (like me, most of the time…) scroll directly to the bottom for downloads of PDFs and source files of my crib panels for Moog Matriarch, Audiothingies Doctor A, Arturia Minibrute 2S, Mutable Instruments Warps, Streams and Plaits, and more. Great-sounding, super-configurable studio gear with big feature sets – what’s …

Selected Gigs


January 8, 4pm
‘Truly, Madly, Moogly’

Online (Zoom) synthesizer demonstration with Robin Bigwood.
Part of Baroque at the Edge  Tickets (£5)

January 9, 9.30pm: ‘Bach’s Friends Electric’
A filmed online concert from LSO St Luke’s, London
Part of Baroque at the Edge  Tickets (£10)


January 17: Art of Moog
Valletta Baroque Festival, Malta

Past concerts

June 18, 2019
Art of Moog
The Cello Factory, Cornwall Road, Waterloo, London
Part of Waterloo Festival

June 30, 2019
Art of Moog
Antenna Studio, Crystal Palace, London
Part of Classical Transmission

July 7, 2019
Art of Moog
Astor Theatre, Deal, UK
Part of Keyboard Evolution Weekend

July 12, 2019
Art of Moog
St Dunstan’s Church, Snargate, Kent, UK
Part of JAM on the Marsh

July 23, 2019
J S Bach: Goldberg Variations
St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

August 6, 2019
Passacaglia duo: Time and Transformation
Owlpen Manor, Glos, UK

September 2019
Scottish Ensemble, Yokohoma, Japan: Anna Meredith Anno

October 9, 2019
Harpsichord recital: Dreams and Dances
Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, Guildford, UK
Part of the Cobbe Collection Trust series – played on the 1664 John Player ‘Kings Charles II’s’ virginals.

November 1, 2019
Art of Moog
Voces8 Centre, London EC2
London Bach Society Bach Club

November 3, 2019
Art of Moog
St Martin’s Church, Brighton, UK
Part of Brighton Early Music Festival

December 18, 2019
Feinstein Ensemble, Bach Christmas Oratorio
Kings Place, London

January 31, 2020
Art of Moog

Barber Institute, Birmingham, UK

February 21, 2020
Bach Goldberg Variations
Birmingham International Recorder Festival
Birmingham Conservatoire, UK

March 5, 2020
Feinstein Ensemble The Impresarios – masterpieces by Handel and Telemann
Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, London, UK