Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: "Music" made with Linux!

From: Frank smith <fsmith@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Fri Jul 08 2005 - 17:26:43 EEST

I'm confused here!
I made this track wholly on open source systems.

I see no reason for it be known as Linux.
Even burning and printing the CD sleeve was all Open source.

We have to try prove that OS is a viable system for producing good music.

As regards a good drummer just set them up and record them into your
multi track
of choice.


Sampo Savolainen wrote:

>On Fri, 2005-07-08 at 14:28 +0300, Juhana Sadeharju wrote:
>>The quotes were in wrong place. Here is a suggestion:
>> Music "made with Linux"!
>>I would like to see less Linux used as a simple recorder
>>and more Linux used as a virtual studio, every gear being
>>a software.
>Why on earth? People should use the tools they feel comfortable with.
>Why limit yourself to "the software which runs on this platform"?
>>So, if you have a human drummer, try to get him to use Hydrogen
>>and drum samples. If you have a commercial hardware synth, try
>>replace it with Zynaddsubfx. And so on.
>I understand there would be some advertisement value to having music
>which is "100% produced within Linux", but further than that it is a bit
>Music is made with whatever floats your boat (or the musicians boat).
>The more different kinds of boats you can anchor into your harbour
>(=platform, here Linux) the more lucrative your harbour is.
>If we advertise, "here is music made completely in Linux, nothing else",
>it undermines the fact that you can use external hardware effects,
>synths, real drums, even some VSTs in Linux. Just like with the "big
>Music is not about the tools. Advertisements can be about the tools,
>though.. :)

F R Smith
Technical Admin
Received on Fri Jul 8 20:15:08 2005

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