LinnDrum: the playlist

The LinnDrum was arguably the drum machine sound of the 80's. It was notable in that it used real drum samples instead of synthesised sounds like the TR-808. All the songs in this playlist show off how effective one little machine produced at the right time can be.

  • Shock the Monkey
    Peter Gabriel
  • Axel F
    Harold Faltermeyer
  • Rock Me Amadeus
    Falco
  • The Safety Dance
    Men Without Hats
  • Shout
    Tears for Fears
  • Lucky Star
    Madonna
  • Let's Hear It for the Boy
    Deniece Williams
  • Take on Me
    a-ha
  • Drive
    The Cars

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