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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 2016-06-06 17:29 Infamous Plugins Infamous Plugins is a collection of open-source LV2 plugins. It aims to fill some holes, supplying non-existing plugins for linux audio. The suite consists of - The Infamous Cellular Automaton Synth The Infamous Envelope Follower The Infamous Hip2B The Infamous Cheap Distortion The Infamous Stuck The Infamous Power Cut The Infamous Power Up The Infamous EWham The Infamous Duffer The Infamous Lush...Read more
Article 2015-07-28 14:00 LMP Asks #4: An interview with the 'Infamous' Spencer Jackson                                     In our first interview of the year, LMP talks to the brains behind the Infamous Plugins suite, Spencer Jackson. Hi Spencer. Thanks a lot for doing this interview! Where do you live, and what do you do for a living? I live in Logan, Utah, USA. I’m an electrical engineer in the R&D department at ICON Health and Fitness. I do a lot of embedded development and focus on maintaining product quality...Read more
News 2015-01-06 07:32 Calf developers working towards new release The Calf developers recently met up to discuss the up and coming release, version 0.0.60. All in all there are now 44 plugins that make up the Calf suite. For more information, check out Markus Schmidt's blog post.Read more
News 2015-01-03 20:17 Linux Audio Conference 2015 - Call for Participation The Linux Audio Conference has been announced and will be taking place in Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany from the 9th to the 12th of April. Frank Neumann has posted about the conference on the Linux Audio mailing lists including details on submissions and participation. For further details and information about the Linux Audio Conference, check out the LAC 2015 webpage .Read more
News 2015-01-01 22:47 Updated Ardour FLOSS manual Bruno Ruviaro has just finished updating the Ardour FLOSS manual. It was originally created in 2009 and was based on Ardour 2. Bruno has now updated it so it is now relevant to Ardour 3 and it's operations, including new screenshots. The updated version can be found here . Also, don't forget to check out the official Ardour manual .Read more
News 2015-07-28 13:56 Carla 2.0 beta 3 released! The 3rd beta of what will become Carla 2.0 has been released . New features implemented since beta2 include - Internal patchbay mode Carla as VST plugin (Linux only) Carla LMMS plugin New and updated skins Old non-skin mode If you're using the KXStudio repositories , you can simply install "carla-git" to get the latest beta.Read more
News 2015-01-03 20:18 LMMS 1.1 is here!! The LMMS team have released the long-postponed 1.1 release. Along with a ton of bug fixes, changes include - 3 new native synth instruments Fully modular FX mixer Updated ZynAddSubFx Automation live recording Check out the announcement and further details over at linuxmusicians.com .Read more
News 2014-12-28 17:15 The Guitarix devs have just pushed out a bug fix release aimed to stabilize the Guitarix experience. Changes include - Fix some rcstyle bugs for gtk-2.24.25 and maybe fixed them for KDE as well Allow load of preset-files witch contain Denormal Numbers (flush to zero) Add warning when denormal value found in preset file If parameter is out of range, set it to the default value Add missing Icons to...Read more
News 2014-12-20 16:53 EQ10Q V2 Beta6 is now available Pere Rafols Soler has just released EQ10Q V2 Beta6 . EQ10Q is a powerful and flexible parametric EQ. Alongside the download you will find a gate and a compressor plugin. With beta6 there is now also a new plugin called BassUp. You can read a full description about each plugin here . New features in this release include - Added the BassUp plugin Added stereo versions for GT10Q (Gate) and CS10Q (...Read more
News 2014-12-15 10:51 14 ways to contribute to Hydrogen! The Hydrogen developers have just put up an interesting post on the Hydrogen website, 14 ways to contribute to Hydrogen! What pops into most peoples heads when they think about contributing towards a software project is coding and bug testing, but there are many other ways to contribute too, especially for end users. Check out the full list of ways you can contribute to Hydrogen.Read more