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Open Source Musician Podcast Episode #46

Software Releases:
- RD3 Groovebox is an Android app that combines a 303-style bass synth and sequencer with an 808-style drum sequencer that includes sounds from various classic drum machines: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.mikrosonic.RD3
- Dream Studio Official Release - Dream Studio is based on Ubuntu Gnu/Linux. - http://secondbedroomstudio.blogspot.com/ checkout the devs music at: http://dickmacinnis.com/
- Tango Studio 1.0 Code Name " Karmasutra " - A complete Live (GNU/LINUX) distribution for musicians and professionals studios. Tango Studio is based on Ubuntu Lucid 10.04.1 - http://tangostudio.tuxfamily.org/en/tangostudio

Audio Releases:
- irc user ronj released the 'source code' stems from his albums - http://www.flyingmolehill.com/2010/09/source-code.html

- MusicRadar has published a list of the top 10 Android music-making apps: http://www.musicradar.com/news/tech/the-best-android-music-making-apps-in-the-world-today-276167/11
- Improve your ability to work with Ardour on a Netbook by utilizing the font scaling option. Within Ardour, click Window - Preferences - Misc. In this screen you can drag the selector for font scaling to the left and you will notice that everything shrinks - the font size and the boxes and windows and everything scale with it. Close out of that and you can also maximize screen real estate by removing some of the markers just above your master track. Right click in there and you can de-select some of the items such as CD Markers etc. Finally, if you know your Ardour keyboard shortcuts, you can press F11 to maximize the tracks workspace making it easier to work with all your tracks on a small screen.
IRC user Stuzz links to this article updating on the state of all things Ardour - http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/ecology-ardour
IRC user and GNU World Order podcast host Klaatu has a great episode centered around Audacity but covering general audio topics as well. http://www.thebadapples.info/audiophile/gnuWorldOrder_6x01.ogg
- Scott Lavendar has created a wiki page where we can add our workflow scenarios. This information will help shape the future direction of the UbuntuStudio project, and will make a nice place for us to go and gt ideas for set up, and how to do certain tasks. - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuStudio/Workflows
- tertl3(William Blackburn) has written a (Fedora)wiki article about real-time tweakage which includes raboof's perl script! https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Documentation_for_Musicians/Real-Time_Utilities#Real_Time_Audio_Production:Taking_it_a_Step_Further
- Mutable Instruments, an open hardware collective, has announced availability of their new synth, the Shruthi-1. It's a hybrid digital/analogue monophonic synth, with the hardware schematics under a CC licence and the firmware under the GPL. http://mutable-instruments.net/shruthi1
- DATE GOES HERE for a weekend? where we talk each other into donating to an opensource audio project. maybe monthly ardour subscriptions?

Rants/Calling BS:

Tech Segment:

Dan continues his recording adventure - Guitars are recorded now - talks about Mumble room collaboration.

Listener Feedback:

Contact Info:
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Podcast Out!

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