Linux for Pro Audio Work How to Lose Clients FAST!!! 34
My First Tune Recorded Completely With Ubuntu Linux
Here is my first tune composed with Ubuntu Linux and Ardour! I hope you like it! "Life...
This seems to be the part that the Linux zealots don't acknowledge. They have their own world, (and their own set of standards) and we have ours.
Most people who hire a studio know a few buzzwords and they get confused or lose confidence if someone suggests something different. If they want the project on 2" tape and you have a 1" tape deck and can do the job cheaper because media cost is lower some won't care, others will go elsewhere. If they want ProTools and you have Ardour (and can do the job cheaper because you have zero investment in your software) some will accept it as long as they get a finished CD, others will go elsewhere.
"Professional" isn't just having the right equipment, it's choosing and serving your clients.
Why I Use Linux and not Windows XP. 35
I have trouble figuring out why the DAW needs to be on the internet at all. The fact that you can buy a PC for 500 dollars that...
Yup. So for the musician who does only his own projects, he can save a few bucks on software by setting up a Linux system. All he needs to do is send a stereo file to the replication shop, and you can do that on just about any platform. But when the bbutt player says "Can I take that disk home and work on my part? I have Cubase." you'll have a couple of extra hours of work to do.
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