[linux-audio-user] real-time guitar signal processor

wouter linux-audio-user@music.columbia.edu
Thu Aug 7 11:32:00 2003

Well, maybe I didn't describe it very well, but I'm just looking for a
linux real-time audio processing software tool...


On Fri, 2003-08-08 at 03:03, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> wouter wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I was wondering if there exists something like a linux software based
> > real-time guitar signal processor. Something like line6's pod, but not
> > that big, just to put some effects (distortion, wah wah, ...) on my
> > sound during playing (i.e. real time).
> > 
> > Completely new to this stuff, so I have completely no idea whether it
> > exists or even is feasible (latency etc...)
> > 
> It's feasible and people have made their own but you won't find anything 
> that small that claims to use Linux software for sale (yet).
> If you want to make something you could get a midi controller footpedal 
> and hook it up to ssm, ams, ecasound, pd, maybe even jackrack.
> It would be fun but you would have to lug a notebook with midi or a 
> portable PC around with you. If you want to find out about portable PCs 
> check out my site
> http://www.boosthardware.com
> or there are a couple of other people doing similar who might chime in here.
> You will need a good sound card too. Probably not a usb one though as 
> they don't do low latency very well yet.