briandc wrote:What about bristol? Anyone using those vintage synths? I've tried a few, but not as in-depth as I'd like yet...
Kronik wrote:briandc wrote:What about bristol? Anyone using those vintage synths? I've tried a few, but not as in-depth as I'd like yet...
I tried Bristol once a few years ago (it took forever to get working!), but the aliasing was atrocious... not attempted to try it since.
natrixgli wrote:Sunvox is quite good. Best part is that it's cross platform and its files are self contained so you can start a track on a Linux box, then take it on the go on your PC, iOS, or Android device.
I run Ubuntu as my daily driver at home and work. But a short time ago I gave up on it for music and got a PC. Ableton Live is crap in Wine, and I wanted a dedicated music machine anyway. If Bitwig ever materializes, I may have another look though. I do miss Jack a lot.
stephen wrote:I'd love to see more linux synths available. But what I find amusing is that when I went back to windows I was looking forward to the huge range of VSTs. Most of the freebies ended up being a waste of time, and most of the commercial ones were outside my price range. I'd spend all my time messing around with demos and trying out the freebies and not getting anything done.
I have always been the most productive on my linux setup with fewer options - which aren't really limiting at all. But it is nice to have the choice there
Now that ardour3 is here I'm looking forward to having a play with its midi features and hook it up to zynaddsubfx, hydrogen, and maybe one or two other items.
On the subject of distros, I used to be a fan of the old jacklab distro which was based on SuSE linux. After that project ended I distro hopped around ubuntu, mint, crunchbang, back to mint, then on to arch which is what I use now.
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