Meet the Team
Daniel James is the director of 64 Studio Ltd, and the original director of the linuxaudio.org consortium. The author of Crafting Digital Media (Apress), he is based in the UK and formerly worked on LinuxUser & Developer magazine, serving as Editor until early 2007. He has also contributed articles on music recording and related technology to Linux Format and Sound on Sound magazines.
Free Ekanayaka lives in Italy, and is the technical architect of 64 Studio's GNU/Linux distribution products. A Debian Developer, he was previously the leader of Debian's multimedia project. Free is also the maintainer of the 64 Studio Platform Development Kit (PDK), our automated distribution production and version control tool.
Tim Hall is a GNU/Linux documentation author and professional musician, based in the UK. He has written a book on Python, published by Apress, and has also contributed tutorials on creative applications to LinuxUser & Developer magazine. He is currently preparing a solo tour, but in the meantime you can hear his music on LastFM.
Quentin Harley is a hardware and software engineer based in South Africa, who is currently recording and producing classical music projects. He also masters albums for fellow audio engineers, and builds his own microphones. He codes in C and C++, and has contributed to projects including the 64 Studio distribution, GnoTime and GnomeCDMaster.
Andy Farnell is a DSP expert, software developer and audio engineer based in the UK. Apart from designing synthesisers and working with well-known musicians, he has experience of GNU/Linux system programming and broadcast production. He has written the definitive textbook on procedural audio, and lectures on synthesis at colleges including SAE London.
Robin is the author of several renowned GNU/Linux applications, and is known in the Free Software community for having run the linuxaudio.org portal since 2005. He designs and implements hardware/software art installations and has worked as a technical director on various sound and film productions. At 64 Studio he takes care of real-time kernel and software packaging. Currently Robin teaches and engineers Media Art at the University of Paris, France.