Re: Jam represented well at SCaLE.

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+1 to this report. The booth looked great, the music gear was very
attractive (as well as the 3D printer, thus "Most Interesting"). I
learned some stuff, too. Thanks Brian!

On 02/25/2014 11:06 AM, Brian Monroe wrote:
> Hey guys, I was at the Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) this
> weekend to work the Fedora booth. Just wanted to let you all know
> that I brought a laptop with the spin installed on it, set it up
> with a Fast Track Pro, mic, keyboard, keyboard stand, and a
> guitar.
> I was running Ardour, Hydrogen, Guitarix, and Qsynth,
> I had done a cover song in Ardour/Hydrogen, and was ready to help
> people start adding to it/messing with it.
> Surprising to me, not that many people really cared about the
> recording but a TON of people were shocked by the guitar/effects
> and wanted to play. At times it drew a fairly large crowd and
> started a ton of conversations that we wouldn't have had at the
> booth without it.
> We actually won the "Most Interesting Booth" award from SCaLE.
> Some interesting things I took away from conversations with people
> who stopped by:
> 1) Several Asked if there was a group install (so like  +5 on that
> idea)
> 2) Many of these people weren't real linux users and asked if there
> were specific instructions on how to set it up. Two of these asked
> if there was a youtube video showing how to do it, which I think is
> a great idea, and I'll do if no one else wants to pick it up.
> 3) Two people asked if there was any music that was recorded with
> Jam, I didn't know of any, and I can't think of anyone who has.
> Anyone have any input on this?
> 5) Several people were asking for Ableton-like programs and I
> didn't know of any that were on the spin.
> 4) What do you guys think about a Fedora Activity Day where we can
> maybe do a joint effort for a group recording project? Not quite
> sure how that would look, but I think it's doable.
> There are a few other easy fixes for us to change on the spin, but
> I'll address those later. Great job guys!
> I wish I had remembered to take pictures of the rig, but I didn't.
> I'll look for a few and see if I can get one.
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