What’s Roger Linn’s Coolest ‘Vaporware’ Gear Design?

Saturday Synth Porn: Pioneering electronic instrument designer Roger Linn this week released a collection of renderings for instrument designs that never made it into production. Above, Linn’s LinnDrum controller – a drum-oriented control surface for use with computers. While these designs, for various reasons, never made it into production, Linn’s rejected designs manage to be cooler than most… Read More What’s Roger Linn’s Coolest ‘Vaporware’ Gear Design?

What Do Roger Linn & Dolly Parton Have In Common?

What do electronic drum machine pioneer Roger Linn and Dolly Parton have in common? The Grammy Recording Academy has announced its Special Merit Awards recipients, and Linn & Parton are among the recipients: Julie Andrews, Roy Haynes, Juilliard String Quartet, The Kingston Trio, Dolly Parton, Ramones, and George Beverly Shea as Lifetime Achievement Award honorees; Al Bell, Wilma Cozart… Read More What Do Roger Linn & Dolly Parton Have In Common?