Ubuntu Studio really has some perfect features as it comes to performing live. It has great synths, and superb effects among others. And of course it has a sequencer program, but personally I prefer sequencer64. Sequencer64 is the ‘beast mode’ of a program called seq24, it has many new features while the heart of seq24 stayed intact. This article helps you install sequencer64 on your Ubuntu Studio.Continue reading “How to install Sequencer64”
Ubuntu Studio is a great Linux distribution for making music, it is stable, it is fast and it has tons of possibilities you can use to make a great live performance. In a live performance it’s always a trick to get a good grip on your multiple sources of sounds. That’s where a program like ‘NON MIXER’ comes in! It’s a great mixer that enables you as a performer to sit on top of your live production. Giving you grip on mono, stereo or even more channels per strip, and enabling you to add multiple plugins to drive the performance to its best. This article is basically a how to install NON MIXER on Ubuntu.Continue reading “Installing NON MIXER on Ubuntu”
Harrison Mixbus is a fantastic piece of software, a modern DAW that gives you the “traditional” analog mixing workflow. But there seems to be a thing that bites with Ubuntu Studio 18.04 and 18.10. I had a problem with Harrison Mixbus version 5 and 5.1 (new update). Harrison Mixbus crashes during the the starting phase, after selecting the Jack driver. Which is strange as Ardour 5.x seems to work fine. This is how I fixed it…Continue reading “Harrison Mixbus crashes after selecting the Jack driver”
As I created many amSynth presets for standalone usage, I needed to convert them to a different standard as I wanted to use them within the LV2 plugin version of amSynth. I converted the first presets by hand, which was a painstaking experience. As I had many more to go, I wondered whether I could automate this process. With trail and error I created a script. It uses a template, copies it and replaces the values from the given preset.Continue reading “Converting amSynthPreset to LV2 standards”
Saving webcam images from a website to do kiln logging, using a bash script on your Mac (or other UNIX based system).
My wife is an artist and uses several large kilns in her studio. As the studio is not next to our house, she needed to get over to the studio every time she wanted to check the status and or temperature of the firing program of the kilns. So to spend less time and energy on traveling back and forth, I got my wife a webcam, and programmed it to send photos of the digital kiln controller to her website. So now she has a kilncam 🙂Continue reading “Saving webcam images from a website?!”