Free Wheeling

Free Wheeling is a piece of software created by coder and musician J.P. Mercury specifically in order to help him compose music live in the fashion which works for him.

That is so cool I can barely stand it.

He’s got a couple songs on the project page, which I really like, and a link to a bunch of his music, creative-commons licensed and housed on

I am in awe.

Alas, I am not on board, cause I couldn’t get it to compile on OS X. It wanted “libfreetype6,” whatever that is.