Operation: LilyPond

Looking for a free alternative to Finale? Sibelius? Dorico? Check out these beginner tutorials for engraving music using LilyPond. You'll be up and running in no time! I'm currently creating a series of tutorial videos which will take an in-depth look at engraving music using LilyPond. The videos are aimed at beginners and they'll be following a step-by-step approach in order to help everyone become a power user.
Posted in Learning, LilyPond

Solarized Colors for Frescobaldi (LilyPond)

Solarized Lilypond Frescobaldi Frescobaldi is a very powerful program which allows you to use LilyPond with a fully featured, open source, user-friendly graphical interface. However, right out of the box, it can appear to be a little tough on the eyes. By default, Frescobaldi presents itself with a bright white background, small fonts, and plain basic colors. After a while, this may begin to strain your eyes. Since I spend several hours a day using Frescobaldi, I decided to create a "solarized" color theme to help my workflow. It's made a significant difference...
Posted in Learning, LilyPond

Triton Audio FetHead Review

Are you frustrated with having to crank up your audio interface preamps to get a good signal with your dynamic and ribbon mics? Say goodbye to hiss...with the Fethead. How does the Fethead compare to the Cloudlifter? Who should buy a Fethead? Let's take a look...
Posted in Reviews & Demos

Multimedia Programming with Pure Data

Multimedia Programming with Pure Data Looking for a book that guides you step-by-step through building a variety of interactive multimedia projects? Want to create projects like simple animations or a program that uses the Microsoft Kinect camera for human skeleton tracking? This book has got you covered...and the real star of the show is the GEM library (Graphics Environment for Multimedia)...
Posted in Music Composition, Reviews & Demos
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