[linux-audio-user] Re: Some basic questions

Loki Davison loki.davison at gmail.com
Sat Jun 17 21:14:54 EDT 2006

On 6/18/06, Carlo Capocasa <capocasa at gmx.net> wrote:
> Hi Bruno, welcome to the list.
> For recording, the weapon of choice is Ardour.
> As for Hydrogen, I think it's a very good drum machine for playing with
> or jamming, but I wouldn't use it in music production.
> The sample kits are rather limited.
> I'm working on a series of drum sample kits for the excellent
> ZynAddSubFX synthesizer.
> If you prefer acoustic samples, I would get them from
> http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/, and load them into the sampler Specimen,
> and trigger them with the sequencer Seq24.
> This way you will have unlimited supply of samples because there are
> constantly people recording samples and uploading them to the freesound
> project, while hydrogen samples largely depend on the work of one person.
> Carlo

If you prefer synthesised drums you can also try the drum synth smack.
http://smack.berlios.de If you want TRX0X style drums and dance style
stuff it could be what your looking for. I use hydrogen for sampled
stuff, though i don't use the built in sequencer. I find seq24 more


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