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At the Sounding Edge: Dave's Distractions

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It's hard to stay on track when so much great new Linux audio software and resources are being released.

I know I announced last month that I'd be reviewing Jesse Chappell's Sooper Looper in this column, but to be honest, I've been sidetracked. Fortunately, my diversions have provided the material for this month's column, so here we go with Dave's Distractions for August 2005.

Distraction #1: The Rosegarden Companion

Distraction #2: DSSI

Distraction #3: Demudi vs. the Omnibook

Distraction #4: Notes from the Metalevel

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