LinnDrum 2 LM2

via this auction

Some pics of the inside below. Note this one is for parts.

“The machine has been stored for the last decade with the internal batteries removed. The machine has been boxed up, clean, dry, and undisturbed throughout this time. Coming out of storage the machine no longer powers up. In the last photo there is detail of a small area of corrosion that over time has degraded some

A Brief History Series by Vintage Sampler

Published on Oct 14, 2019 Vintage Sampler

These appear to feature random clips from various YouTube channels with overview overdubs. I almost skipped them for that reason, but thought they might be interesting in a single playlist for some. Enjoy, or not…


Brief History Of The Roland Tr 606 Drum Machine
Brief History Of The LinnDrum Drum Machine
Brief History Of The Roland TR 707

Sub51 releases EDG-20 Drums retro drum machine for NI Kontakt

Sub51 EDG 20

Sub51 has announced the release of its new sample-based instrument EDG-20 (Elektro Drum Generator), a Kontakt library based on a large set of meticulously produced samples derived from the legendary Linn LM series of retro drum machines. EDG-20 includes a separate ‘sub’ kick that can be layered to add weight. The library is especially well-suited […]

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Steve Levine | Revisiting New Wave with V Collection

Published on Nov 28, 2019 Arturia

Arturia V Collection on Amazon

“No one starts by producing records for Culture Club and The Beach Boys straight away, but Levine’s humble beginnings as a tape-op and tea boy and CBS Studios in the mid-70s put him at the right place, at the right time to witness an amazing change happen in the industry.”


Published on Nov 25, 2019 SynthMania

“Yamaha CS-5, Sequential Circuits Pro-One, Korg Trident mkII, Linn LinnDrum, Alesis MidiVerb II”

Roland MC-101 Six FREE Vintage Drum Machines

Published on Nov 21, 2019 kvfive

“Six FREE Vintage Drum Machines for the Roland MC-101 Groovebox

Linn LM-1
Boss DR-110 Graphic
Boss DR-220E
Korg MiniPops MP7
Sequential Circuits DrumTraks
Boss DR-55

To make use of these six project files (.mpj)
simply place them within the ‘PROJECT’ folder located on your Roland MC-101 SD Card.

To load the individual Drum Machine:

Press the ‘Project’ button

Linn Linndrum (LM-2) Replacement Parts From Abstrakt Instruments

Click through the links for availability.

Linn Linndrum (LM-2) Replacement Power Supply Unit (Upgrade)

“These are brand new replacement power supply units for the Linndrum Drum Machine. Our power supply units replaces the original LM-2 PSU. The original 5VSR board and PSU components are eliminated in favor of a much more efficient & proficient design. Please see the link to the complete

Reverb Drum Machines | The Complete Collection Sample Pack for Free

You can find them here.

“Over 50 volumes of vintage, rare, and landmark drum machines that narrate the history of this modern instrument—from the inception of this invention to relevant contemporary devices—this collection covers any and all electronic rhythm needs and sonic character.

The list:

Vol 01 – Reverb Roland Modded TR-707 Sample Pack
Vol 02 – Reverb Roland TR-606 Sample Pack

Roland Juno-106 Analog Synthesizer (1984) *Wonderful Life*

Published on Aug 22, 2019 RetroSound

“(c) 2019 vintage synthesizer track by RetroSound

all synthesizer sounds: Roland Juno-106 Analog Synthesizer (1984)
drums: LinnDrum (1982)
recording: multi-track without MIDI, played by hand
fx: reverb and delay

A small tour with my motorbike around my home village. It shows the landscape and it shows what I do when I go wild. :D”