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

Covering Dream Theater’s Surrounded In Ardour and MusE

Libre Music Production created this epic of a tutorial series in 6 parts which I’ve put together in a playlist above that shows a beginning to end process of putting together a cover of a Dream Theater song…. Read More

Amiga Protracker Now In Ubuntu Repos!

Amiga Protracker is the classic music tracker software that started it all! It allowed millions of 1990s home computer enthusiasts create music on their computers with samples and midi controllers in the days of 8 bit sound! Trackers… Read More

What is a Vocoder? And How To Use Them In Linux

This is an absolutely excellent explanation and tutorial by Unfa about vocoders on Linux, specifically the Calf Vocoder. Vocoders are a way to make a robotic sounding voice that uses a carrier wave (a synthesized sound) and combines… Read More

Song Made In Rosegarden – Made In Linux #7

This is a song by myself (still no title) but I’ll be putting it on my next album. Next weekend I’ll be doing another live master like Turn Of The Scroct. This one was made using Rosegarden, Qsynth,… 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

What is JACK? Linux Audio Configuration

Unfa’s great explaination of the mystical Jack Audio Connection Kit. I’ve made some videos on this as well, but Unfa’s explanation is great as well and he touches on several things I didn’t in my video. He also… Read More

Building a Linux Powered Retro Macintosh SE30 DAW

Here’s all the links to buy everything talked about in the vid: raspberry pi 3 kit https://amzn.to/2KpQhiN behringer uca202 https://amzn.to/2HHo0CL screen https://amzn.to/2HI7Sko industrial velcro https://amzn.to/2JDX734 dremel tool https://amzn.to/2HGNZKC sabrenet usb hub https://amzn.to/2KoTAqI keyboard https://amzn.to/2HGKfg3 mouse https://amzn.to/2Ksrgno headphone cable… Read More

Configuring Jack To Use Realtime Scheduling

This source of this post is at http://jackaudio.org/faq/linux_rt_config.html and I’m reposting here for convenience of my readers. I’ve personally had to read it 100 times over the years, so I think its very helpful info. “Realtime (RT) scheduling… Read More