Mike has passed away.

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Futuresound

Post by Futuresound » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:37 am

So sad. Condolences to his friends and family :(

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Post by robotmakers » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:38 am

Shocking turn of events. A great loss and very sad milestone.

- Roger

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Post by strawberry » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:39 am

Sad day

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Post by aksen » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:40 am

RIP :(

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Post by Phase47 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:40 am

clickmrmike wrote:No human being leaves a perfect legacy, but to create an international resource that has influenced a generation of musicians by providing a cool place to listen, learn, and share is pretty damn close.

RIP.

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Well said. Came to say something similar. +1

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Post by ___tomk » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:41 am

Thanks for everything, Mike! Rest In Peace <3

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Post by dooj88 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:42 am

i'm in shock. this is so incredibly sad. RIP Mike and thanks for such an amazing place. very sorry for the loss his family is going through.

mods, thanks for keeping the ship righted during these tough times. please let the community know if support is needed in any way. i love this place and i'll help out in any capacity i'm able.

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Post by visible cow » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:42 am

Thanks Mike, I never knew you but the site you created broadened my horizons and taught me so much.

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Post by Bhang » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:45 am

Very Sad News. RIP Mike!

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Post by globalwm » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:45 am

Godspeed Mike McGrath - well done. Condolences to your close friends and family.

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Post by Jim's computer beats » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:47 am

Terrible news. Condolences to the family. Mike most certainly had a major positive impact on the modular community, which I and many others benefited immensely and I salute him for it.

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Post by Christopher Winkels » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:48 am

I only had the pleasure of meeting Mike once, in 2014.

This was a guy who, upon seeing what kind of car I pulled up in, proceeded to start a passionate and animated conversation on the merits of it. Whereas a lot of times that can descend into a dick measuring contest, Mike wasn't like that. He was genuine, eagerly enthusiastic person who praised rather than put down.

We went inside the restaurant, had dinner, had drinks, and spent a couple of hours just talking.

We've only ever chatted verbally on the phone or online before and since that time, and I'm going to miss him.

He made it possible, made it inevitable in fact, that there was going to be a community around fucked up little noise boxes.

Goodbye, Mike.

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Post by DiAL033 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:48 am

These are very sad news. My condolences to his family and friends.

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Post by slumberjack » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:53 am

for quite a while this is my got to place in the internet when i want to relax and read something related to my main interest. after i quit fb i was really happy that this forum existed, i had somewhere reasonable to go in a web mosty filled with crap, frustrated people or companys wanting to empty my pockets.

may the force be with you on your last journey.

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Post by deftinwulf » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:58 am

This is awful. RIP, Mike. Your contribution to the synth/music making community has been immeasurable and you are missed. Thank you for all the glorious wiggling you've facilitated over these years.

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Post by Brewski » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:59 am

So sorry to read this news today. Thanks for helping build such an amazing community.

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Post by apuzzone » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:00 am

My deepest condolences!!!

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Post by moket808 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:03 am

Terrible sad news ...
sincere condolences to his family :/
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Post by ultravox » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:04 am

RIP Mike, and thank you for bringing Muff's to the masses.
This means nothing to me... Oh, Vienna!

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Post by Idunno » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:04 am

I've only really just joined the forum, but still very sad to read of this. Condolences to his family and friends.

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Post by stephenseifert » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:07 am

Thank you, Mike, for the MuffWiggler forum and all you did to keep this community healthy. Thank you.

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Post by listentoaheartbeat » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:10 am

Very sorry to read this. I've always hoped Mike would get back on his feet. Condolences to his family and friends. My thoughts go out especially to his little ones.

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Post by Rafi » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:13 am

So sorry to hear this. Thank you Mike for all you did to bring synth enthusiasts together to learn and share knowledge to everyone from top experts to newbies like me. Thank you Mike! #phpBB



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Post by Noodle Twister » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:13 am

I only joined recently but I'm very grateful for this place.

This world is enriched by music. May your actions continue to endure the test of time and bring delight to others through the gift of music.

Thank you Mike.

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Post by wohali » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:14 am

My sincerest sympathy to everyone who knew Mike in person, as well as his family.

Thank you, Mike, for keeping the fires burning here and for bringing joy into so many synthesists' lives.

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