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Algorithmic Music Composition With Linux - athenaCL

In this conclusion to my survey of algorithmic music composition systems for Linux I present Christopher Ariza's athenaCL. more>>

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Introducing CsoundAC: Algorithmic Composition With Csound And Python

What happens when the world's most powerful waveform compiler meets one of the world's most popular programming languages ? Find out how one programmer makes it all work out in this introduction to CsoundAC. more>>

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Algorithmic Music Composition With Linux, Part 2

In this part of the series we complete our tour of the Grace algorithmic composition environment. more>>

Algorithmic Music Composition With Linux, Part 1

Dave leads a guided tour of three Linux software packages designed for making music by the numbers. more>>

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News In The Linux Audio World

There's always something noteworthy happening in Linux audio development. This week's news includes reports about a new Linux audio blog, music made by particle acceleration, how to use a laptop as a virtual music stand, synth emulation from the terminal command prompt, and watching the Linux Audio Conference on-line. more>>

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Linux Arpeggiators, Part 2

Part 1 of this series introduced arpeggiators in general and profiled the QMidiArp application. This week we conclude our survey with a look at two more arpeggiators for Linux musicians: Hypercyclic and Arpage. more>>

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Linux Arpeggiators, Part 1

In my last article I looked at performance loopers for Linux. This week I begin a 2-part review of similar applications called arpeggiators. more>>

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Getting Loopy: Performance Loopers For Linux Musicians

This week Dave Phillips looks at audio loopers designed for live performance. more>>

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