slurry is a live music application for linux. it works by spreading sounds over your keyboard,
so you can play them intuitively -
your computer becomes a clarinet, so to speak.
slurry performs the following tasks:
in addition, slurry has the following features:
- parses your hard drive for sounds
- maps the sounds to your keyboard, in order according to length
- plays the corresponding sound when you press a key
- gnome integrated, with a GTK gui
- plays a wide variety of file types, using gstreamer
- watches source directories in real time for added or removed files
- automatically detects and uses the JACK, if available
- is free software
- is only as good as the samples you give it
slurry was created primarily for an experimental film screening in june 2010.
live recordings from the evening can be found here.
latest debian installer: slurry-0.05.deb
other releases and source code are available at the sourceforge project page
git clone git://slurry.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/slurry/slurry
(all available in the ubuntu repositories):
./slurry [options] source1 source2 ...
- -h, --help show this help message and exit>
- --debug display debug messages
- crashes if JACK is unexpectedly stopped during operation