Audio and music

Our articles on audio and music include open source music players, software, instruments, and more.

How to power a music server with Armbian

Step-by-step instructions for replacing a no-longer-maintained Linux music server distro with...
Lay down some audio tracks with Qtractor

Whether you're an aspiring or accomplished musician, a volunteer roadie, or an experienced audio...
A quick guide to using FFmpeg to convert media files

There are many open source tools out there for editing, tweaking, and converting multimedia into...
Squeeze Pi: Adventures in home audio

Using an old Raspberry Pi and open source Logitech software, an audiophile creates a streaming...
2 tag management tools for organizing your music library

Learn more about EasyTag and ExFalso tag editors to reorganize your audio files and make your music...
A simple command-line tool for recording audio

Open voice-recording tool makes creating unique voice dictionaries and translations a snap.
Automate podcast publishing with Python

Python can help you skip over the fussy little steps required to publish podcasts. We walk through...
A Linux-friendly DAC and headphone amplifier for listening to music

This month's Open Music column is about a Linux-friendly DAC and headphone amplifier for listening...