The federal gov't says they're not turning over control to the states, but sooner or later, who pays controls. And in the past there have been states (cough Utah) which have tried to wrest away control of federal lands so they could be opened up for commercial oil/gas/mineral extraction.
So forgive me if I look a little nervous while doing my happy dance.
Left the house at 6:40
Rode my bike for 9.5 miles to a park-and-ride
Got on a bus; read a book
Rode my skateboard about 12 blocks
Arrived at the office at 8:20
My driving commute takes about 50-60 minutes, so if time is money, 1:40 may not sound like much of a bargain. But I get some exercise & extra reading time, and I'm saving some gas and mileage on my truck (which is a terribly inefficient commuting vehicle). Most importantly, it was fun and stress-free. So I'm calling it a win.
The work was all done on Ubuntu/KXStudio. I'm using Seq24 for writing loops and sketching the arrangements. Drums are all done with Hydrogen, sometimes reinforced with sampled hits. And for synths we've got ZynAddSubFX, Phasex, amSynth, and a little bit of QSynth. Mixing and mastering is in Ardour plus Calf plugins and JAMin.
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