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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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Article 2015-02-13 09:40 LMP Asks #2: An interview with Hermann Meyer of Guitarix In this interview we talk to Hermann Meyer, founder and lead developer of Guitarix , a modular, virtual amplifier for Linux. Hi Hermann. Thank you for taking the time to do this interview. Where do you live, and what do you do for a living? Hi, I live in Germany, were I have an old courtyard house in a small town near Hannover. I’m working as a freelancer event technician, therefore I travel...Read more
News 2014-10-26 15:28 New LP from Little Pony released, produced by Red Plastic Label Little Pony have just released their new LP titled " WE ALL FALL DOWN: Strade, Rane, Principi e Dame ". Little Pony are a band from Naples, Italy. Their sound is not easily defined but they draw influences from rock, funk, jazz and blues. This LP has been produced by Red Plastic Label , a web-based label that produces and promotes their artists using open source software and creative commons...Read more
News 2015-07-28 13:55 Carla 2.0 beta3 is here! Carla 2.0 beta3 has arrived. There have been quite a few nice features implemented since beta2. Internal patchbay mode Carla as VST plugin (Linux only) Carla LMMS plugin New and updated skins Old non-skin mode New time panel If you're using the KXStudio repositories, you can simply install "carla-git". For full details, visit the KXStudio website .Read more
News 2014-11-09 18:26 NASA has posted a large collection of sounds from historic spaceflights and current missions on their soundcloud account. For full details, check out Create Digital Music . NASA's soundcloud account can be at soundcloud.com/nasaRead more
News 2014-10-21 07:29 Synthtopia launch their "What's The Best Desktop Daw" of 2014 poll A few days ago, Synthtopia put out their annual poll to find out what users think the best DAW is . Ardour is in the list amongst others, but there is also a "Other" option where you can submit software not already included in the list. Take a moment to go over to Synthtopia and place your vote for your favorite FLOSS DAW of 2014.Read more
Music 2014-11-07 21:15 Multimedia artist, crafting art/music since 1992. Full time FLOSS user since 2010. Through his work one can see that he is not genre oriented. He freely uses everything he needs to create what he wants at that particular moment. Because of this we can came across different genres and styles. We can consider him experimental, rocky, electro, but hey, he can make a pop song too if he needs it...Read more
News 2014-10-20 07:45 QjackCtl 0.3.12 released Qjackctl version 0.3.12 has just been announced. This release includes the following changes - JACK client/port pretty-name (metadata) support is being introduced and seamlessly integrated with old Connections client/port aliases editing (rename) (refactored from an original patch by Paul Davis, thanks). (EXPERIMENTAL) Application close confirm warning is now raising the main window as visible...Read more
Music 2014-10-15 13:07 Vagabundo Barbudo is a musical and audiovisual project born in 2013.Eventual and spontaneous compositions with free software tools.Música libre para gente ocupada!Read more
Tool 2014-10-14 14:06 Supercollider SuperCollider is an environment and programming language for real-time audio synthesis and algorithmic composition.Read more
Tool 2016-09-29 14:25 AMSynth AMSynth is an open source realtime software synthesizer for Linux. Its operation is similar to analog Moog Minimoog and Roland Juno-60, which are considered classic synthesizers from the 1970s. It is available in various formats, including LV2 and DSSI plugins as well as JACK/ALSA standalone clients.Read more

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