This Is What 40 Years Of Electronic Music Badassery Looks Like

Electronic music instrument pioneers Tom Oberheim and Roger Linn have created some of the most important electronic music instruments of the last 4 decades.

In this video, they demonstrate what happens when you put together two of their instruments – designed 40 years apart.  Continue reading

LinnStrument + Sample Modeling’s “The Viola”

Inventor Roger Linn shared this demonstration of using the LinnStrument as a controller with Sample Modeling’s The Viola virtual instrument.

The video demonstrates the range of expression possible with an Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression (MPE) MIDI controller, especially paired with a virtual instrument that is capable of using the MPE information.  Continue reading

LinnStrument & MPE Support In Kyma 7

Symbolic Sound shared this video demo Kyma 7’s support for the Roger Linn Design LinnStrument, using Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression (MPE) – a way of communicating expressive performance information over MIDI. Continue reading

An Introduction To The LinnStrument & Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression (MPE)

In this video, inventor Roger Linn gives a concise introduction to the LinnStrument – a recently released MIDI controller that supports 3 dimensions of expression, for each note that you play. Continue reading