Apr 242014

Video from concert of Philip Glass music from 1969 (pure minimal) played on electric organs using linux box

Cluster Ensemble
Fero Király, elektrický organ
Ivan Šiller, elektrický organ


we played:
1,musin in contrary motion (1969) (zynaddsubfx)
2.music in fifths (1969) (setBfree, zynaddsubfx)
3.music in similar motion (1969) (setBfree, zynaddsubfx, pd-> MIDI bridge to analog monosynth MS20)

The setup was:
el.organ 2x -> MIDI -> setBfree Zynaddsubfx pd-extended carlahostplugin -> output
I am using arch with Presonus1818VSL

Jul 042012

Sebkha Chott are about to release their new album (the 5th) of SEBKHA-CHOTT made with Linux. It will be released worldwidely on 22nd of September by Muséa Records (in collaboration with AMMD and Dogmazic). Preorders are available until 8th of July.

The best is probably to listen to/look at more than talk about:

*Video Teaser* (blender inside) (html5 player)
on youtube

flac : http://sebkhachott.net/spip/IMG/flac/sebkha-chott_nexxxtepilog_phialshapes_short-10.flac
ogg : http://sebkhachott.net/spip/IMG/ogg/sebkha-chott_nexxxtepilog_phialshapes_short.ogg
and with a live video mapped on it (html5 player)
and on youtube

*List of softwares used*
- Distributions
+ Debian GNU/Linux (recording master)
+ TangoStudio (control)
- Drivers and DSP managers
+ FFADO developpment version (Saffire Pro 40)
+ ffado-mixer
+ hdspmixer, hdspconf
- Session Handler
+ ladish
- MIDI sequencer
+ seq24 (customized version)
- Synths
+ Alsa Modular Synth
- Samplers
+ Tapeutape
- Recording, mixing, and mastering
+ Ardour 2.8
+ Non-Mixer
+ numerous LADSPA plugs

(This software also are used on stage, as you might see in the different
live videosor
on youtube

Here is the official announcement by Sebkha-Chott’s Kourt with references to Marcel Marceau and George W Bush!!

May 162011

Dave Phillips and his mighty Blues band live on stage.

Fat Daddy plays Magic Sam’s I Just Want A Little Bit at Coffee Amici in Findlay OH on April 16 2011. That’s Terry McClanahan on guitar, Dave Phillips on bass and vocal, and Rusty Campbell on drums and charisma.

Video recorded by Brother Bill Phillips. Titles and rendering by Brother Dave with Kdenlive on Ubuntu Linux.

May 132011

Check out this great collection of Open Source Multimedia Productivity from Sebkha-Chott!

Live Music Videos created entirely on the Linux Platform from performance to final post production edit.

Sebkha-Chott’s setup onstage uses:
- jackd2
- FFADO (2 Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 daisy-chained)
- ardour2
- AMS (4 of them)
- Tapeutape
- SooperLooper (timebase master)
- seq24
- QLC (for lights)
- Lives (for VJing)
- Mididings
- Qmidiroute
- ladspa plugs
everything go through the machine, which also manages the in-ear monitors.

The recording, mixing and mastering were done on B4GSTUD, the studio
of the AMMD, which uses:
- jackd2
- ALSA (RME HDSP 9652 and HD24XR)
- ardour2

The video editing and so on was done with kdenlive.