Sampling a Synthesizer With Audacity

Ever wonder how to capture samples from your favorite synth then use them in your DAW? In this video I show you how to capture the samples in Audaciy then work with them in Traction, Milkytracker, and LMMS…. Read More

Sampling your synth in Audacity

Some people like using hardware synths some people like using software synths. With hardware synths you have great sounds, but they’re big and not always easy to deal with. With software synths, you almost have too many options,… Read More

xmonad – a lightweight window manager for Linux written in Haskell

I’m a big fan of Lightweight Window Managers for Linux, my personal favorite is still IceWM, but I just so happened to install xmonad on my iBook just to experiment with some other lightweight WMs, but when I… Read More

Mixxx – DJ software for Linux

Mixxx is pretty nifty DJ software that runs great on Linux. It allows you to use multiple soundcard outputs, supports jack, auto DJ, beat matching and all kinds of cool goodies. It’s definitely worth playing around with even… 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

Made In Linux #7 – Visitors by Demonic Sweaters

This is one of my albums that was made entirely in Linux. Many of the tracks were produced in Rosegarden along with Jamin, Audacity, and Energy XT! While making visitors, I was using somewhat intentionally cheesy sounds like… Read More

How to install Lubuntu on a 2005 iBook G4 in 2018!

If you want to contribute to me making more videos like this https://patreon.com/linuxmusicstudio or my bandcamp https://anthillrecordings.bandcamp.com. Here’s the link to the config files and text document with written instructions of this project https://www.dropbox.com/s/tlsgphpjdwm…. This Macintosh iBook G4… Read More

How To Build MusE Sequencer From Source On Ubuntu 18.04.1LTS

MusE Sequencer is a very cool DAW for Linux and you can install it with your package manager on Ubuntu. However, this version is quite old, and wouldn’t even work correctly on my system, so I thought I… Read More

FM Synthesis In ZynaddsubFX

FM synthesis is the magic behind the classic Yamaha DX7 synthesizer, and makes up what many of us feel is the quintesential 1980s sound. It sounds awesome and there’s nothing quite like it. Luckily, it’s a pretty good… Read More

Best Linux Distro For Audio?

Well that’s a bit of a clickbait title and thumb admittedly, but this is what I like. I’m sure there’s just as good other options out there, but this works for me! Check out my patreon https://patreon.com/linuxmusicstudio and… Read More