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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).
Click here and select "MPE CV Interface / Notable non-MPE" tab for settings in both The Viola & LinnStrument.

Time 3:15, Soprano Sax sound:
Sound: Sample Modeling's The Saxes (www.samplemodeling.com).
Click here and select "MPE CV Interface / Notable non-MPE" tab for settings in both The Saxes & LinnStrument.
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: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Euro Dance Kit" track
LinnStrument Setup:
1) If your LinnStrument is not running software version 1.2.4, update it to version 1.2.4.
2) Press Preset, then press "All Settings" preset 4 (the uppermost blue light on the right side).
3) Hold 3 fingers as shown in the video on these pads: Col2Row2 (kick), Col3Row3 (hihat) & Col4Row2 (snare).
4) Vary finger pressure in a rhythmic motion on these 3 pads in order to accentuate a particular drum over another.
5) Hold you thumb on the Low Row and move it right or left to vary the Arpeggiator Rate.
Note: This will give you the drumbeat sound only. For a bass sound on the right split, you must set this up.

Time 5:36, 3D Arpeggiator sound:
Sound: Our MainStage/Logic file, "Clean Strat" track
LinnStrument Setup:
1) Press Per-Split Settings, then in the MIDI Mode column, hold ChPerNote.
2) In Global Settings > Arpeggiator columns, select only UP and 1/16.
3) Turn on both Switch 1 and Switch 2.

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: press Per-Split Settings, then in the MIDI Mode column, hold ChPerNote. Also, in Per-Split Settings select Right Split (column 16), then Special column > Strum. Then exit Per-Split Settings and turn on Switch 2. In the video, Global Settings > Row Offset was set  to Guitar.

Roger Linn Design  •  Berkeley, CA, USA

Roger Linn Design  •  Berkeley, CA, USA