Making music in the free and open-source world

Gavan Fantom

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Have you ever wondered how to make music without buying into the world of commercial software? Are you a musician who wants to get into multitrack recording? Are you an electronic artist looking to build a digital studio? Or just curious about the tools people use to make music?

The free and open-source world contains a rich selection of music software, from synths to sequencers, drum machines to DJ decks, MIDI to mastering. Take a tour of this colourful world as we touch on a number of important musical tools and see and hear how they fit together into your toolbox. Whether you're interested in making a recording studio, creating your own digital sounds, performing live or just understanding a bit more about the creative process, there's something here for you.