Made in Linux #8 – iBook G4 + Linux Lubuntu 16.04 + Milkytracker

Here’s a new song I worked out on my iBook G4 running Milkytracker on Lubuntu 16.04. See how to get Lubuntu running on an iBook here… I’ve been having a lot of fun with Milkytracker on here,… Read More

How to simulate an insert key on a Mac running Linux for Milkytracker

You may have seen my video where I installed Lubuntu 16.04LTS on an iBook G4 from 2005. I got the computer running great and in fact I am creating this post on it right now. One of the… Read More

Tracktion Waveform 9 for Linux is AWESOME!!!

I’ve been recently checking out Tacktion’s Waveform 9 for Linux, and I am incredibly impressed. Waveform 9 is a complete audio/midi workstation that runs natively on Linux and is without a doubt one of the nicest ones available… Read More

There’s a new version of Qjackctl! 0.5.4 released!

Rui Nun Capela’s legendary Jack Audio Connection Kit management software, Qjackctl is finally getting a major overhaul and upgrade. Qjackctl is probably the single most important element to my music production workflow, and I must say I am… Read More

Midish – A Fully Featured Text-Based MIDI Sequencer!

Midish is a fully featured MIDI sequencer for Linux and BSD that runs 100% in text. Who needs graphics anyway? Reading through the manual, I was totally blown away by all the stuff this can do! Midish is… Read More

Vote For The New Ubuntustudio Wallpaper! Closes on 9/19!

Finalists for Ubuntu Studio 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish’s Wallpaper Vote Here Top 10 will be chosen based on the results. Voting closes Wednesday September 19th, 2018 at 1800 UTC 1. First Rays 2. Mountain of Caves 3. Ubuntu Studio… Read More

Amiga Audio Sampling in Linux And Amibian

Amibian is an amazing Amiga distribution for Raspberry Pi that runs Amiga emulation on top of a Linux core. You turn it on and boot directly into an Amiga desktop. I love making music on Amiga and wanted… Read More

Just Say No To Linux Distro Fever!

A common mistake among new Linux users is what I call “Linux Distro Fever” This is when you install Linux Ubuntu, then quickly change to Kubuntu, then to Linux Mint, then Debian, Red Hat, Arch, Fedora, OpenSuse, and… Read More

Oberheim OB-X Emulator For Linux

OB-Xd is a very realisic sounding Oberheim OB-X, OB-Xa, and OB-8 emulator that is freely available and Linux compatible! You can download a pre-built package at You can also download the source code at I’ll be looking… Read More

Building A Spectrum Analyzer From Scratch Using Python!

Who doesn’t love a spectrum analyzer? They’re cool to look at when listening to music and are also a useful tool for visualizing frequency data on your recordings. Have you ever wanted to make your own?? Well YouTuber… Read More