Roger Interviews, Panel Discussions, Events

• 11/22/16:  Here's a video of my (Roger's) keynote address at Audio Developers 2016 Conference in London, presented by ROLI. I talk about three trends in music and how developers can take advantage of them.

 

• 6/29/16: I was interviewed on the UK's Juno Plus  about saving the note, OOC players vs. musicians, mandolin, modular synths & more.

 

• 5/30/16: I (Roger) was interviewed on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle, a music industry podcast, talking about my early career as a musician and the influence of my products on music. My part starts at 9 minutes in.

 

• 4/1/16: Video of Roger's LinnStrument presentation at Superbooth 16 in Berlin.

 

• 3/15/16: Interview on KVR Audio with Roger about LinnStrument and developing music products.

 

• 12/1/16: "Technical Grammy: The Award You’ve Never Heard Of". An article in IQ by Intel about three winners of this award-- Ray Dolby, Bob Moog and Roger.

 

• 1/13/16: Mark Vail conducts video interviews with Roger for megasynth.de.

 

• 5/12/15: Sweetwater's video interview of Roger during Gearfest 2015

 

• 5/12/15: Video of Roger, Dave Smith and Tom Oberheim in "The Inventors of Synth" at Sweetwater's Gearfest 2015.

 

• 11/8/14: See video of Roger demoing LinnStrument at Music Expo SF 2014.

 

• 9/30/14: Roger interviewed in Forbes magazine about LinnStrument.

 

• 8/13/14: See Sonic State's live video interview with Roger about LinnStrument.

 

• 8/7/14: Read Harper's article "Virtualsity, Inventing the instruments of the future" about Roger, LinnStrument and the new expressive electronic instruments.

 

• 3/20/14: Roger interviewed by coolhunting.com.

 

• July 2, 2013: Interview with AttackMagazine.com: "ROGER LINN ON SWING, GROOVE & THE MAGIC OF THE MPC’S TIMING".

 

• March 23, 2013: Roger presents Tempest and Dave Smith presents Prophet 12 at RobotSpeak. (Pic)

 

• March 10, 2013: Roger and Dave Smith interviewed by Ean Golden of DJ TechTools.

 

• March 8, 2013: At SAE (Study Audio Engineering) San Francisco, Roger speaks about Tempest and LinnStrument, and Carson Day or Dave Smith Instruments demos Prophet 12. (Video)

 

• Nov 13-17, 2012: Roger speaks at BUMA Beats Festival, Bax-Shop and Feedback Music in Rotterdam, and Key Music in Belgium. (Pics)

 

• 10/23/2012: Roger interviewed in hammarica.com

 

• 10/15/2012: Roger is interviewed in the November issue of Netherland's Interface magazine (Dutch language).

 

• 10/1/2012: Roger is interviewed in the October issue of Australia's Audio Technology magazine.

 

• 9/27/2012: Roger appears in four events during the Decibel Festival in Seattle, Washington, including a live interview with Resident Advisor. Here's a video of Roger's talk with Carl Craig on the evolution of drum machines.

 

• 7/11/2012, Roger visits Sound Devices and Turramurra Music in Sydney, Australia to demonstrate the Tempest Drum Machine.

 

• 2/7/12: Roger quoted in Atlantic Monthly essay "Why Is It So Hard for New Musical Instruments to Catch On?"

 

• 11/15/2011, CNN iReport conducted after presentation on Tempest drum machine with Dave Smith at RobotSpeak store in San Francisco.

 

• 5/5/2011, "New Musical Instruments" events at Stanford's CCRMA (pics, video), UC Berkeley's CNMAT (pics, video), SF Music Hackday (video 1, video 2) and SF MusicTech (pics, video).

 

• 3/7/2011, Interview with Roger and Dave Smith at Red Bull Music Academy event in San Francisco (pics) (video segment of Roger demonstrating LinnStrument)

 

• 2/12/2011, Roger receives Technical Grammy Award with acceptance speech video and photos

 

• 2/1/2011, Video segment by local San Francisco NBC TV station about Roger and Grammy award

 

• 1/20/2011, fan site for band Human League, interview with Roger

 

• Autumn 2010, Computer Music, interview with Roger "Get with the Programmers"

 

• 7/2/2010, KVR Audio, interview with Roger in "Developer Focus" section

 

• 5/17/2010, SF Music Tech, panel discussion on "The Future of Musical Instruments" with Roger, David Wessel, Max Mathews, John Chowning and Ge Wang (pic, video summary, full video part 1, full video part 2)

 

• 5/17/2010, SF Music Tech, panel discussion on "The Resurgence of Analog Synths" with Roger, Tom Oberheim and Dave Smith (pic, video)

 

• 5/12/2010, Electronic Musician, "An Esteemed Group of Music-Technology Pioneers Offer Their Visions for the Future of Electronic Instruments"

 

• 5/112010, Electronic Musician, "Pondering the Future with the Breakfast Club"

 

• January 2009, Sonic State, Video Interview About LinnDrum II with Roger & Dave Smith

 

• August 2008, Current TV video segment about MPC drum machines, "Two Hand Band"

 

• May 2008, BBC Radio 2, "Third Reich & Roll" narrated by Stephen Fry, (Roger's segment starts at 8:29 into the recording)

 

• 2008, Guitar Center, Interview with Roger & Dave Smith

 

• June 2, 2007, BBC Radio 4, "From Berkeley to the Bronx"

 

• January 2007, Remix, "Mr. MPC: Roger Linn"

 

• October 2006, Dazed & Confused magazine (UK), "Doctor Beat"

 

• September 2005, San Francisco Bays' East Bay Express, "The Italian Job"

 

• 2005, Sweetwater Music Instruments & Pro Audio, 10 Video Interviews

 

• January 20, 2005, NAMM.org, Video: Roger talks about Dave Smith as part of NAMM's Oral History Program

 

• 2003, Sonic State, "The Daddy of the MPC and the modern drum machine"

 

• October 2002, NPR's radio show Morning Edition, "TechnoPop - The Secret History of Technology and Pop Music; Part 6 - The Triumph of the Amateurs" (Roger's interview starts at 6:15 into the segment.)

 

• June 2002, Sound On Sound, "Designer Drums - The Return Of Roger Linn"

 

• May 15, 1976, Roger (with yellow shirt and cowboy hat) playing guitar on Saturday Night Live with Leon Russell.

Roger Linn Design  •  Berkeley, CA, USA

Roger Linn Design  •  Berkeley, CA, USA