Episode44

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Open Source Musician Podcast Episode #44


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Software Releases:
- AV Linux 4.0 "Black n' Blue" Edition
http://www.bandshed.net/AVLinux.html


- Ardour 2.8.11 is now available from http://ardour.org/download
It contains only 1 change from 2.8.10, but its an important one:
* Do not prevent transport operations after an export (and potentially at other times)


- Denemo 0.8.18 Release - Free and Open Music Notation Editor
Too many additions to mention here. Just check it out at
http://denemo.org/index.php/Get_Denemo
- guitarix 0.10.0 is now availabe at: http://guitarix.sourceforge.net/
lots of new features, including added tonestack and amp models, a cabinet impulse response module, a simple looper, and selectable distortion and EQ models
- LMMS 0.4.7 http://lmms.sourceforge.net/
This version is a maintainance release of the 0.4.x series available for both Linux and Windows
Audio Releases:


Tips:
IRC User ScottL (Scott Lavender of Ubuntu Studio fame) has a great video link explaining Ubuntu Studio - helpful also in that it goes into what Jackd is and shows how to use hydrogen and ardour together. http://vimeo.com/12454464


IRC User Stuzz has a link to a Linux Audio Users (LAU) mailing list thread he found useful, regarding quality acoustic drumkits for use with hydrogen - http://lists.linuxaudio.org/pipermail/linux-audio-user/2010-July/071176.html
IRC User Autostatic links us up to the Guitarix blog where you can find cool videos on use cases: http://sourceforge.net/apps/wordpress/guitarix/
IRC User Unixhag found this episodes cute and fun themed link... An OSM Waffle recipe! http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/40-a-day/osm-waffle-recipe/index.html
Gear:
- DIY microphone kits and resources - (holstein)
http://www.scotthelmke.com/microphones.html
http://www.ribbonmic.rickshawrecords.com/diymickits.html
http://www.mp3forkidz.com/mic/
http://www.diymic.com/


- IRC User Stuzz shows a link of the progress of the pandora gaming device as a linux music making device. http://www.gp32x.com/board/index.php?/topic/54484-pandora-as-a-midi-sequencing-workstation/
- IRC user lsd posted a link to the next-generation kit version of the Monome grid controller, which will soon be available for pre-order. The new kit lets you build up to a 16x16 board that connects to your PC via a single USB port. Pricing starts at US$220 for the basic 8x8 kit, without a case or LEDs http://docs.monome.org/doku.php?id=tech:mk
Announcements:
  • Rakarrack 0.5.8 "Equinox" released June 21, 2010. Significant feature upgrade and bug fixes. A summer gift to the FOSS community.
15:47 < Transmogrifox> Anybody who follows Rakarrack git (development): we have recently added multi-band compressor and also an analog tremolo model, "Opticaltrem"
- MIDI Arpeggiator w/ JACK Tempo Sync (holstein)
http://sourceforge.net/projects/arpage/

Finally! OSMP Theme song tracks posted - 1 Bzip of the entire Ardour session, and individual FLAC's to cull for remix. http://www.archive.org/details/OpenSourceMusicianPodcastThemeSongardourSessionForRemix

Rants/Calling BS:


Tech Segment:


Listener Feedback:


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