audio http://www.linuxjournal.com/taxonomy/term/184/all en Pitch Perfect Penguins http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/pitch-perfect-penguins <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/pitch-perfect-penguins" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/11544mixf1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="118" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> My daughters love the movie <em>Pitch Perfect</em>. I suspect our XBMC has played it more than 100 times, and I'm not exaggerating. Whether or not you enjoy young-adult movies about singing competitions and cartoon-like projectile vomiting, I'll admit it's a pretty fun movie.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/pitch-perfect-penguins"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/pitch-perfect-penguins#comments audio Tech Tips Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:10:29 +0000 Shawn Powers 1155671 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Songbird Becomes...Nightingale! http://www.linuxjournal.com/node/1096940 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/1096940" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/11532nightf1.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="129" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Several years back, Songbird was going to be the newest, coolest, most-awesome music player ever to grace the Linux desktop. Then things happened, as they often do, and Linux support for Songbird was discontinued.<span class="read-more"><a href="/node/1096940"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/node/1096940#comments audio Desktop Fri, 09 Aug 2013 21:01:38 +0000 Shawn Powers 1096940 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Short Notices: News In Linux Audio http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/short-notices-news-linux-audio <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/short-notices-news-linux-audio" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/spec3d-icon.png" alt="A Spectrum3D screenshot." title="A Spectrum3D screenshot." class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="76" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>I hope all my readers enjoyed the best of the holiday season. I've been busy with the predictable confusions and minor crises that attend this time of year, but I managed to find time to jot down some recommendations for my readers. Go on, you've been good, give yourself a few extra belated gifts and don't worry if your budget's busted - it's all free software, you can't beat these deals.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/short-notices-news-linux-audio"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/short-notices-news-linux-audio#comments applications audio midi Music Software sound Wed, 11 Jan 2012 16:24:05 +0000 Dave Phillips 1028518 at http://www.linuxjournal.com At Home With AV Linux http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/home-av-linux <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/home-av-linux" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/av-linux-logo.jpg" alt="The AV Linux logo." title="The AV Linux logo." class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="138" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>My studio computer collection includes two custom-built desktop machines and a <a href="http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&amp;lc=en&amp;dlc=en&amp;docname=c01533413">Hewlett-Packard G60</a> laptop.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/home-av-linux"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/home-av-linux#comments audio Distributions HOW-TOs linux multimedia Music Software video Wed, 19 Oct 2011 15:26:58 +0000 Dave Phillips 1025923 at http://www.linuxjournal.com An Arch Tale http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/arch-tale <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/arch-tale" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/arch_linux-logo.jpg" alt="The Arch Linux logo." title="The Arch Linux logo." class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="167" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Dave needs a new 64-bit Linux for his primary audio production machine. What shall he do ?&nbsp;Read on to learn how and why he decided upon the <a href="http://www.archlinux.org/">Arch Linux</a> distribution.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/arch-tale"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/arch-tale#comments arch audio computer music daw midi Music Software sound Tue, 04 Oct 2011 14:14:04 +0000 Dave Phillips 1025229 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Giada: Hard-Core Live Looping http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/giada-hard-core-live-looping <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/giada-hard-core-live-looping" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/11101f1_0.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="143" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Live DJs chasing a simplistic but attractive application are going to love Giada. At the same time, Giada also covers something I've been wanting for a year now, which is a way to trigger individual samples from a computer keyboard simply in real time. According to the documentation: <span class="read-more"><a href="/content/giada-hard-core-live-looping"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/giada-hard-core-live-looping#comments audio Software Tue, 27 Sep 2011 15:18:42 +0000 John Knight 1025168 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Super Collision At Studio Dave: The New World Of SuperCollider3, Part 3 http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-3 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-3" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/Puredyne-supercollider-eee_0.png" alt="An image of SuperCollider running in the Puredyne distro." title="SuperCollider running in the Puredyne distro." class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="120" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Advanced Use</strong><br /><span class="read-more"><a href="/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-3"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-3#comments audio computer music midi Music programming language Software sound supercollider3 Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:00:00 +0000 Dave Phillips 1024148 at http://www.linuxjournal.com The SuperCollider Book: A Review http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/supercollider-book-review <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/supercollider-book-review" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/sc3-book-cover.jpg" alt="An image of SuperCollider book." title="The SuperCollider Book" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="224" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>The Book</strong><span class="read-more"><a href="/content/supercollider-book-review"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/supercollider-book-review#comments audio computer music midi Music programming language Software sound supercollider3 Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:08:26 +0000 Dave Phillips 1024175 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Super Collision At Studio Dave: The New World Of SuperCollider3, Part 2 http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-2 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-2" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/sc3-graph.png" alt="sc3_graph.png" title="scsynth and sclang equals a synthdef" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="143" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>In the first part of this series I introduced SuperCollider3 and its most basic operations. Now let's make things a little more interesting by adding a little randomization, a neat GUI, and some MIDI control.</p> <p><strong>Creating A GUI</strong><span class="read-more"><a href="/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-2"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-2#comments audio computer music linux midi programming language Software sound supercollider3 Tue, 09 Aug 2011 17:55:10 +0000 Dave Phillips 1022844 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Super Collision At Studio Dave: The New World of SuperCollider3, Part 1 http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-1 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-1" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/supercollider.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>SuperCollider3</strong><br /><span class="read-more"><a href="/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-1"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/super-collision-studio-dave-new-world-supercollider3-part-1#comments audio computer music linux midi Music Software programming language Software sound supercollider3 Mon, 25 Jul 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Dave Phillips 1022755 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Linux Audio Conference 2011: A Report From Maynooth http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/linux-audio-conference-2011-report-maynooth <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/linux-audio-conference-2011-report-maynooth" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/nui_maynooth_6.jpg" alt="A view of Maynooth." title="LAC2011 at Maynooth, Ireland." class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="133" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On May 7 and 8 I attended the <a href="http://lac.linuxaudio.org/2011/">Linux Audio Conference for 2011</a> held in Maynooth, Ireland. Due to a temporary mental malfeasance - for some reason I assumed the Earth rotated in the opposite direction - I booked my flight for the wrong departure date and was unable to change its itinerary without paying out a hefty sum to the airline.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/linux-audio-conference-2011-report-maynooth"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/linux-audio-conference-2011-report-maynooth#comments audio csound Events midi multimedia Music sound video Mon, 13 Jun 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Dave Phillips 1021352 at http://www.linuxjournal.com A Report From Beyond: Linux Sound & Music At Virginia Tech http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/report-beyond-linux-sound-music-virginia-tech <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/report-beyond-linux-sound-music-virginia-tech" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/lork-pod.jpg" alt="The Lork Pod !" title="The Lork Pod" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="150" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>From April 7 through 9 I attended <a href="http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=193760073995723">Beyond</a>, a series of lectures, workshops, and concerts promoted by the <a href="http://disis.music.vt.edu/main/index.html">DISIS</a> group at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg VA.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/report-beyond-linux-sound-music-virginia-tech"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/report-beyond-linux-sound-music-virginia-tech#comments audio Events links linux laptop orchestra midi Music sound words Tue, 07 Jun 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Dave Phillips 1021350 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Friends Of JACK http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/friends-jack <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/friends-jack" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/jack-logo_1.png" alt="The JACK logo." title="The JACK logo." class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="43" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Friends Of JACK</strong><br /><span class="read-more"><a href="/content/friends-jack"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/friends-jack#comments audio jack midi Music Software sound Tue, 03 May 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Dave Phillips 1020299 at http://www.linuxjournal.com Introducing Mixbus And The Ardour3 Alpha http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/introducing-mixbus-and-ardour3-alpha <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/introducing-mixbus-and-ardour3-alpha" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/mixbus_tiny_web_image.png" alt="The Mixbus mixer." title="Introducing Mixbus And The Ardour3 Alpha" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="139" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://www.harrisonconsoles.com/joomla/index.php?option=com_content&amp;task=view&amp;id=108&amp;Itemid=42">Mixbus</a> (Figure 1) is a version of <a href="http://ardour.org">Ardour2</a> for Linux and OSX that replaces Ardour's native mixer with one designed by the <a href="http://www.harrisonconsoles.com">Harrison</a> company, a manufacturer of professional audio mixing boards.<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/introducing-mixbus-and-ardour3-alpha"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/introducing-mixbus-and-ardour3-alpha#comments ardour audio linux midi Music Software sound Mon, 11 Apr 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Dave Phillips 1019490 at http://www.linuxjournal.com PLUG And The Fender Mustang http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/plug-and-fender-mustang <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/plug-and-fender-mustang" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page imagecache-linked imagecache-node-page_linked"><img src="http://www.linuxjournal.com/files/linuxjournal.com/ufiles/imagecache/node-page/nodeimage/story/fender-mustang-1-small.jpg" alt="Fender Mustang amplifier" title="PLUG And The Fender Mustang" class="imagecache imagecache-node-page" width="200" height="202" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Recently I decided I needed a new guitar amplifier for my studio. Its sole employment would be studio work, so I looked for a small lightweight amp with a good sound, high-quality digital effects, and amplifier/cabinet modeling. Of course I'm always on the look-out for hardware that can be edited from a computer running Linux, and did I mention that a low cost would be nice ?<span class="read-more"><a href="/content/plug-and-fender-mustang"> more>></a></span></p> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/plug-and-fender-mustang#comments audio guitar Hardware linux Music Software sound Mon, 14 Mar 2011 14:00:00 +0000 Dave Phillips 1018723 at http://www.linuxjournal.com