Instrument 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
Multi-instrumentalist Geert Bevin, who has been working with Roger Linn on the firmware of the LinnStrument controller, shared this video of Jordan Rudess‘ first couple of minutes on the new instrument. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, instrument designer Roger Linn was making the NAMM debut of the LinnStrument. Continue reading
Developer Roger Linn will be displaying the recently-released LinnStrument electronic music controller instrument at the 2015 NAMM Show.
Here’s a preview, via reader Geert Bevin, who helped develop the open source firmware that runs the LinnStrument: Continue reading
Developer Elliott Garage has introduced EGLM1 – a software drum machine for iPad, inspired by the classic Roger Linn LinnDrum drum machine. Continue reading
Developer Geert Bevin has been working with Roger Linn to developer the firmware for his new instrument, the LinnStrument.
The LinnStrument is a new electronic music control instrument that’s designed for users that want to be able to play more expressively with synthesized sounds. Unlike traditional keyboard controllers, it lets you independently control any parameter of individual sounds, while playing polyphonically.
In addition to be a powerful new controller, the LinnStrument is also ‘the ultimate open-source hacker instrument, according to Bevin. This video captures a discussion Bevin gave recently about hacking the LinnStrument, at Devoxx 2014 in Antwerp, Belgium. Continue reading
It looks like there’s some pent-up interest in Roger Linn’s new LinnStrument.
The first batch of 37 LinnStruments went on sale last night. As of this morning, there is one still available. Continue reading
Here’s a quick LinnStrument arpeggiator jam, via Geert Bevin, who worked with Roger Linn, developing the new instrument’s firmware. Continue reading