Roger Linn: Designing Instruments

In this talk hosted by MusicHackspace, Roger Linn will present the Linnstrument and discuss his past inventions, and approach to designing them.

In 1980, Roger Linn designed the first drum machine with samples of a drum kit, the LM-1. Along with the LinnDrum and the Linn 900, Roger’s inventions played an important role in the sound of 1980s, which can be heard on recordings from Michael Jackson to Prince.

Forty years on, Roger is still inventing instruments. His latest instrument in the Linnstrument, a fretted surface equipped with pressure sensors, that enables multi-dimensional control of sound.

Join us for an online talk to hear more.


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