writing ECI applications is now also possible with PHP! This
was made possible by Tony Leake, who has released a PHP extension
for ecasound's  ECI interface.
Anyone interested can download it and find simple documentation at
ECI (Ecasound Control Interface) is a compact, stable interface for
building audio applications and automation scripts on top of the ecasound
framework. In addition to PHP, bindings are available for C,
C++, Perl and Python. ECI is fully LAB  compliant featuring
support for ALSA, JACK and LADSPA 1.0/1.1.
To find more information about ECI (Ecasound Control Interface),
check out the following links:
 Linux-Audio-Buzzword :)
Audio software for Linux!