audio

Which open source audio player is your favorite?

Which open source audio player is your favorite?
Open Music columnist Chris Hermansen has been testing out open source music players to see which ones have the features he likes. In his most recent...Read more

Making music with field recordings and open source

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We dive into music making with open source tools, field recordings, and "found" sounds.Read more

Lay down a beat with LMMS

Lay down a beat with LMMS
In the world of digital audio workstations, the project that brings a bunch of modular technology and binds them together nice and neatly for users...Read more

Hacking your Linux computer for a better listening experience

Audiophile Chris Hermansen explains the benefits of a two-sound-card setup for Linux music listening.Read more

Why I choose FLAC for audio

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Linux-loving audiophile Chris Hermansen explains the benefits of lossless audio formats, and why he ultimately chose FLAC for audio.Read more

Do you prefer Ogg Vorbis or FLAC?

Those of us who are concerned about software freedom should prefer completely free formats like Ogg Vorbis (lossy) and FLAC (lossless, compressed)...Read more

How to clean up digital recordings using Audacity

Using Audacity, you can quickly clean up audio file so that any background noise becomes tolerable.Read more

Patent trolls and open document formats with open source thought leaders

On Gordon Haff's blog, Connections, the senior cloud evangelist for Red Hat talked with Simon Phipps, the president of the Open Source Initiative...Read more