In Which I Discovered ZynAddSubFX

For a long time I was under the impression that ZynAddSubFX was a program to create subwoofer effects.  Boy, was I in for a treat when I started to explore different synth programs and took the plunge!  How, after all these years, could I have missed this wonderful, free program?  So, I thought this would be a good opportunity to include you on this little path of discovery:


Terminology terminal emulator

This is just about the coolest terminal emulator I’ve seen in a while. Looks like the guys at are at it again.

Microsoft, you suck

Yet again, one of the many reasons I use Linux:

Batch convert audio files using sox in one line

Because I keep forgetting this one, I’m posting this on my own blog:

for i in *.WAV
sox -t mp3 $i new-files/$(basename $i)

change the options in the command line appropriate to what you’re trying to do, create a directory called ‘new-files’ and let-er-rip.

After an Antivirus Scan

One of the many reasons I don’t use Windows as my operating system of everyday use, and why I love Linux:

———– SCAN SUMMARY ———–
Known viruses: 1205536
Engine version: 0.97.3
Scanned directories: 27200
Scanned files: 314706
Infected files: 0