DrumGizmo version released!

The DrumGizmo developers have just pushed out a hot fix release, version This fixes a rather serious bug in the resampling code that would cause sample skewing over the channels when resampling was enabled.

The latest version can be downloaded at drumgizmo.org

Don't forget you can visit the official DrumGizmo IRC channel at the Freenode network.

Creating a simple synthesizer in Pure Data – Part II

Creating a simple synthesizer in Pure Data – Part II

Part I: A simple synthesizer in Pure Data – Part I

The next steps:

What we are going to do now is to add an ADSR envelope to our synthesizer and then allow it to play more than one note simultaneously.

Fourth beta release of Vee One Suite 0.6.1

Rui Nuno Capela has announced a fourth beta of his Vee One Suite of plugins, which includes an old school polyphonic synthesizer (synthv1), a polyphonic sampler (samplv1) and a drum-kit sampler (drumkv1).

The changelog for this release is as follows -

ZynAddSubFX 2.5.0 is now available

ZynAddSubFX 2.5.0 is now available

The 2.5.0 Release of ZynAddSubFX is now available.

This release is mainly focused on fixing some of the core architectural flaws that have historically existed. As a result this release should behave much better under jack and interfacing with the realtime side of things is much easier now.

For full details, check out fundamental's post over at linuxmusicians.com

DrumGizmo v0.9.8 released

DrumGizmo v0.9.8 released

Drumgizmo v0.9.8 has just been released. Beside the usual minor bug fixes, there has also been a lot of work done on the command line version of Drumgizmo.

New release of ams-lv2 plugins

Aurélien Leblond has just announced version 1.1.0 of ams-lv2, which are LV2 plugin ports of the internal modules found in Alsa Modular Synth.

The two main "features" of this version are:

Demystifying JACK – A Beginners Guide to Getting Started with JACK

Demystifying JACK – A Beginners Guide to Getting Started with JACK

JACK is the de-facto standard audio server for working with professional audio on Linux. JACK, the name of which is a recursive acronym for ‘JACK Audio Connection Kit’, is a very powerful piece of software. Some new users find it confusing at first. While its settings and functionality are extensive, you only need to know the basics to get started and take advantage of its underlying power.

ArtyFX demo and Fabla 2.0 update from OpenAV

ArtyFX demo and Fabla 2.0 update from OpenAV

OpenAV have created a video showcasing some of their ArtyFX plugins working on a MOD Quadra. They have been demonstrating the MOD Quadra at open-mic nights and we can expect more video demos soon.

Yoshimi 1.3.2 released

Yoshimi 1.3.2 is now available. The main feature of this release is the consolidation and completion of changes to root directories, banks and instruments along with MIDI control of these.

This release also includes:

  • LV2 updates
  • GUI sync and error check improvements
  • Instrument name ambiguities resolved
  • Obligatory bug fixes

For full details, see the annoucement on the Linux Audio users mailing list.

Qtractor 0.6.5 is out!

Qtractor 0.6.5 is out!

Rui Nuno Capela has just announced a new release of Qtractor, this time codenamed 'The Fermion Ray'.

Highlights of this release include -

  • MIDI clip record/overdubbing (NEW)
  • Extended track multi-selection for mute/solo (NEW)
  • VST-shell sub-plugins support (NEW)
  • JACK transport start/stop resilience (FIX)

Full details can be found at rncbc.org


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