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How to Get the Sounds in the LinnStrument Introduction Video

Most of the sounds in the video are made using our downloadable sounds file for Apple's MainStage or Logic Pro X. The only exception is the viola sound, made by Sample Modeling's "The Viola" software instrument, and the soprano sax, made by Sample Modeling's The Saxes software instrument. Here are the details:

Time 0:11, Analog Synth sound:
Sound: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Analog Pulse Wave" track
LinnStrument Setup: press Per-Split Settings, then in the MIDI Mode column, hold ChPerNote.

Time 0:55, Electric Guitar sound:
Sound: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Clean Strat" track
LinnStrument Setup: press Per-Split Settings, then in the MIDI Mode column, hold ChPerNote.

Time 2:03, Pedal Steel Guitar sound:
Sound: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Pedal Steel" track
LinnStrument Setup: press Per-Split Settings, then in the MIDI Mode column, hold ChPerNote.

Time 2:18, Distortion Slide Guitar sound:
Sound: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Slide Guitar Distortion" track
LinnStrument Setup: press Per-Split Settings, then in the MIDI Mode column, hold ChPerNote.

Time 2:35, Blues Harmonica sound:
Sound: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Blues Harmonica" track
LinnStrument Setup: press Per-Split Settings, then in the MIDI Mode column, hold ChPerNote.

Time 2:50, Viola sound:
Sound: Sample Modeling's The Viola (www.samplemodeling.com).
LinnStrument Setup: in Per-Split Settings, MIDI Mode = One Channel, Bend Range = 12.

Time 3:15, Soprano Sax sound:
Sound: Sample Modeling's The Saxes (www.samplemodeling.com).
LinnStrument Setup: in Per-Split Settings, MIDI Mode = One Channel, Bend Range = 12.
The String Bass sound is the track "Upright Bass" and the Drums sound is the track "Filter Drum Kit", both from our MainStage/Logic sounds file.

Time 4:00, Electric Piano sound:
Sound: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Electric Piano" track
LinnStrument Setup: in Per-Split Settings, MIDI Mode = One Channel, Bend Range = 12.

Time 4:15, Synth sound:
Sound: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Solo Synth Amp'd" track
LinnStrument Setup: press Per-Split Settings, then in the MIDI Mode column, hold ChPerNote.

Time 4:36, Drumbeat sound:
Sound: In our Logic file (5-18-17 version), select "Elec Filter Kit" track, and also enable "R" on "Mono Bass Plucks" track above it. On LinnStrument running version 2.0.2 or later:
1) Press Preset, then press "All Settings" preset 4 (the uppermost blue light on the right side). Exit Preset screen.
2) Hold 3 fingers as shown in the video on these pads: Col2Row2 (kick), Col3Row3 (hihat) & Col4Row2 (snare).
3) Vary finger pressure in a rhythmic motion on these 3 pads in order to accentuate a particular drum over another.
4) Hold your thumb on the Low Row and move it right or left to vary the Arpeggiator Rate.
5) While the drums play, add a bass part by holding a note in the right split and varying pressure.

Time 6:02, CC Faders demo:
Sound: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Analog Pulse Wave" track
LinnStrument Setup: press Per-Split Settings, then in the MIDI Mode column, hold ChPerNote. You must set up the sound parameters to control with the 8 CC faders.

Time 6:17, Strummed Guitar sound:
SSound: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Clean Strat" track
LinnStrument Setup: in Per-Split Settings (left split) > MIDI Mode column, hold ChPerNote. In Per-Split Settings (right split) > Special column, select Strum. Then exit Per-Split Settings and turn on the Split button. In the video, Global Settings > Row Offset was set  to Guitar.

Roger Linn Design  •  Berkeley, CA, USA

Roger Linn Design  •  Berkeley, CA, USA