Mike McGrath, founder of synth forum Muff Wiggler, has died

The forum is an integral resource for modular synth information.

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Mike McGrath, founder and head administrator of synth forum Muff Wiggler, has died.

McGrath’s passing was announced via a forum post by admin Stephen Drake. “Mike McGrath, aka Muff Wiggler, has passed away. He was the head admin and founder of this forum. I don’t know many details, and nothing I want to share. This has been terrible news for me and many others”, Drake said.

Muff Wiggler was founded in 2006, and has progressed to become a vital web resource for modular synth users and DIY enthusiasts alike.

Since the post was uploaded, messages of support have come pouring in, many of them thanking McGrath for his efforts in pioneering a like-minded online community:

Read the forum post in full here.


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