[LAU] Synthfest Uk 2018
robin at gareus.org
Tue Oct 16 21:01:37 CEST 2018
On 10/15/2018 08:38 PM, Will Godfrey wrote:
> There was also some discussion about running Yoshimi on a Raspberry Pi - all
> housed in a small box with a minimal touch screen - Interesting idea.
Do you know http://zynthian.org/ ? It's almost exactly that: A RPi 3B in
a nice box, with touch-screen, MIDI and audio i/o and a few knobs.
You can get it either as pre-assmbled, as DIY kit, or a schematic and
select bits and pieces.
> People are definitely less 'scared' of Linux these days, which is good,
> although again, there was some discussion about porting Yoshimi to the Mac.
ZynAddSubFX, zyn-fusion really, runs on Mac and Windows (LV2 and VST).
You could link interested users to your sister-project.
> The greatest, most pleasant surprise was the (fairly elderly) wife
> of a friend who was quite interested in the actual sound banks, and
> impressed with the reproduction quality.
Oddly enough that does not surprise me :)
Your preset collection is actually a great asset, also for zyn. The vast
majority of users would likely be happy to only use existing banks or
Very nice setup! Kudos for spreading the word and waving the linux-audio
flag at events! I do like your "Fully FOSS - no fuss" tagline.
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