Posted on 02/02/1985

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Linn LM-2 “LinnDrum” Drum Machine

Thud-tick-whack-tick… The LM-2 drum machine from Roger Linn is an absolute classic, and the model you probably refer to when mentioning “LinnDrum”. Incidentally this is also printed in large letters on the front. When first launched it was considered to be one of the most realistic sounding drum machines. Countless classic hit records have been made with – or […]

Posted on 01/03/1978

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Roland CR-78 Compu-Rhythm

The CR-78 was a very traditional looking, but pretty groundbreaking unit in some ways. Not merely building upon their legacy and upgrading the exsting CR-68 model, Roland added user programmability to the CR-78 for the first time in their rhythm units. You could add your own beats to existing rhythms - or create a new [...]