Articles tagged with music


LilyPond scores beautiful music

Sheet music with geometry graphic
In this month's Nooks and Crannies column, we look at LilyPond, a free, mature music-typesetting program that is part of the GNU Project.Read more

5 free and open music-making tools

5 free and open music-making tools
Aaron Wolf shares five tools for those looking to get started making music on Linux.Read more

Is the vinyl LP an open music format?

Is the vinyl LP an open music format?
The first article in our new Open Music column is dedicated to the author's favorite open music format: the vinyl LP.Read more

Configuring Linux for music recording and production

open source music
Aaron Wolf shares his practical tips for getting your Linux-based computer ready to handle professional-quality music recording, editing, and...Read more

How to set up a Linux-based music server at home

Home Linux music server
Chris Hermansen explores some popular options for creating your own Linux-based music server, and looks at the hardware, software, and configuration...Read more

How to build an open hardware guitar amplifier in 5 steps

The 1Wamp is a new DIY guitar amplifier, built the open source way.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

5 open source tools for making music

Open source music tools
Explore some of the many open source tools designed especially for musicians, from sequencers to synthesizers to tuners and more.Read more