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At the Sounding Edge: A September Trio

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What common goal is shared by the Toledo Area LUG and Toledo Hip-Hop? Building a recording studio with open-source software that the whole community can use.

This month's column is in three sections, indicating the rather busy month I've been having. In truth, it's been more fun than business. So without further ado, here's the 411 from Studio Dave for September 2005.

At long last, I present my promised profile of Jesse Chappell's SooperLooper. Alas, it's going to be brief, due to the other items I wanted to plug into this month's column. But, I think you'll find that SooperLooper is straightforward enough to need only a brief introduction. Afterwards, you can jump right in and start playing with the program.

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