Free LinnStrument Update Adds Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression, User Firmware Mode

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Developer Geert Bevin let us know that Roger Linn Design has released an update to the firmware for the LinnStrument, adding support for the new Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression specification, a new User Firmware Mode and more. Continue reading

GearFest ’15 To Feature Roger Linn, Tom Oberheim & Dave Smith

gearfestOnline retailer Sweetwater has announced details for GearFest ’15, their free annual public music trade show

The event is scheduled for Friday, June 12-13 at the Sweetwater campus, 5501 US Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

GearFest will host musicians performing and in workshops continuously on five different stages. Special guests include electronic music gear pioneers Roger Linn, Tom Oberheim & Dave Smith. Continue reading

Roger Linn & LinnStrument In Wired

roger-linn-linnstrumentInstrument designer Roger Linn and his latest creation, the LinnStrument, are featured in a great article over at Wired.

It’s rare to see an article in a mainstream publication that accurately covers the more technical side of electronic music technology. In this case, author Rene Chun not only offers a good summary of the state of alternative MIDI controllers, but also includes some great perspective from Linn and Keith McMillen.  Continue reading