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Date:      Sat, 7 Apr 2012 22:39:02 -0300
From:      Mario Lobo <>
Subject:   Re: Music production on FreeBSD
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On Saturday 07 April 2012 21:04:41 Tony wrote:
> Hello!
> Is anybody aware of any talented producers who produce their music
> primarily on FreeBSD?
> Thanks!
> Tony

Man, that has been my dream for a good while!

Ardour is a fine multitrack but no MIDI, at least on FreeBSD. And FBSD itself 
has lots of issues with MIDI.

Besides that, there is the driver problem with most professional sound boards.

I am going to attempt something a quite bit out of my league which is try to 
port the alsa drivers for my echo Gina3G board to FBSD. If I can manage to do 
that, then I believe the rest will fall on my lap by gravity. 

I hope I don't blow up my desktop.

I'm eager to read the replies to the OP.

Mario Lobo
FreeBSD since 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99% winblows FREE)

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