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Welcome to Libre Music Production - How to get started


Libre Music Production is a community-driven online resource, focused on promoting musical creation and composition using free and open source (FLOSS) software. By providing hands-on material submitted by the community, such as guides, tutorials, articles and news updates, we want to show not only that there is great FLOSS audio software out there, but also how to practically use that software to make music. Read this to get started!

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Tool 2016-11-01 16:24 QMidiArp QMidiArp is an advanced MIDI arpeggiator, programmable step sequencer and LFO for Linux. It can hold any number of arpeggiator, sequencer, or LFO modules running in parallel. It is available in both standalone and LV2 plugin form. In plugin form, it consists of 3 separate modules: Arpeggiator, LFO and Step-sequencer.Read more
News 2015-10-30 23:28 Our newsletter for October is now sent to our subscribers. If you have not yet subscribed, you can do that from our start page . You can also read the latest issue online . In it you will find: 'LMP Asks' interview with Lucas Zawacki Create your own touch sensitive MIDI-keyboard/-controller tutorialRead more
Tool 2017-02-01 08:07 KlangFalter KlangFalter is a convolution audio plugin, e.g. for usage as convolution reverb. Features: Zero-latency Easy user interface Support for true stereo impulse responses Simple 2-band EQ (low cut/shelf and high cut/shelf) Easy modifiable envelope for the impulse response Basically no limit on impulse response length - as long as your computer can handle it... Intuitive and flexible loading of impulse...Read more
Tutorial 2015-11-11 11:28 Creating a simple synthesizer in Pure Data – Part III Part I: Creating a simple synthesizer in Pure Data - Part I Part II: Creating a simple synthesizer in Pure Data - Part II The steps: We now have two important steps to finish our little project: the first is to add a filter that will finally turn our synthesizer into a subtractive synthesizer and the second is to create a simple user interface to make our patch more intuitive and pleasant to the...Read more
Article 2015-10-12 18:47 An audio file format is a file format for storing audio. There are various audio file formats and they all encode audio data in different ways. There are two different approaches; compressed or non-compressed formats. Other differences between formats include licenses. Let take a closer look at these differences and which formats suit which purposes best. Uncompressed formats Uncompressed audio...Read more
Tutorial 2016-06-03 07:42 Did you ever wish to play an instrument and interact at the same time with another instrument? As an example: Your audience is listening to your great guitar playing. But you want to give them more than that: With one touch on a piece of fine cutted aluminium foil you can trigger a MIDI control command and add whatever you like to your musical performance: Loops, drums, keyboards... With a little...Read more
Article 2015-10-07 10:23 LMP Asks #13: An interview with Lucas Zawacki This month LMP talked to Lucas Zawacki, guitarist, FLOSS enthusiast and founder of , an online resource that brings together presets, synth patches, sample libraries, and more, all in one place for users to browse, download and/or contribute their own. Hi Lucas and thank for you for taking the time to do the interview. Where do you live, and what do you do for a living? I...Read more
News 2015-10-06 19:18 Our newsletter for August/September is now sent to our subscribers (471 people!). If you have not yet subscribed, you can do that from our start page. You can also read the latest issue online. In it you will find: New 'LMP Asks' interviews Linux Audio news Guitarix demos and presets New preset and patch websiteRead more
News 2015-09-11 12:20 Infamous Plugins v0.1 released Spencer Jackson has just released v0.1 of the Infamous Plugins suite. While there are already many bread and butter plugins available for Linux, Infamous plugins aim to "fill some holes, supplying non-existing plugins for linux audio". While Infamous plugins were previously available, this is the first release with custom GUI's. The suite includes the following plugins - The Infamous Cellular...Read more
Article 2016-06-03 08:18 LMP Asks #12: An interview with Sebastian Posch This month LMP talked to Sebastian Posch, Linux enthusiast and guitar teacher who likes to incorporate Linux into his teaching sessions. Hi Sebastian and thank you for taking the time to do the interview. Where do you live, and what do you do for a living? First of all, thank you very much for doing this interview with me! I was born in 1978, I live in Austria with my wife and our two dogs, close...Read more