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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 2016-07-28 10:35 Dexed Dexed is a plugin synth that is closely modeled on the Yamaha DX7. The goal of this synth is to be a tool/companion for the original DX7. Dexed is available as both LV2 and LinuxVST versions. */Read more
News 2015-07-28 13:57 Dexed updated, including GUI overhaul Dexed version 0.8.0 is now available and it has just received a GUI overhaul. Dexed is a plugin synth that is closely modeled on the Yamaha DX7. The goal of this synth is to be a tool/companion for the original DX7. The updated version has just landed in the KXStudio repositories. This includes both LV2 and LinuxVST versions. if you are you using KXStudio and want to try it out, simply update...Read more
News 2014-11-06 16:52 AV Linux, version 6.0.4, 'Diehard' is now available The latest release of AV Linux , version 6.0.4, 'Diehard' has just been announced. It been called "the most stable and 'production-ready' release to date" by it's maintainer, Glen MacArthur . AV Linux is a lightweight audio orientated Linux distro based on Debian 6. It features up to date audio software on a very stable base. In addition, Debian 6 is the first version of Debian to provide long...Read more
News 2014-11-01 13:00 Libre Music Production article features in Linux Format! Libre Music Production's article, " Demystifying JACK – A Beginners Guide to Getting Started with JACK " is featured in this months issue of Linux Format , out now! (Issue 191, December) Thanks to Neil Mohr and all at Linux Format. We're thrilled to grace your pages!Read more
Tutorial 2016-06-03 08:01 Ingen is a modular synth that runs under JACK . It uses LADSPA and LV2 plugins for its processing. It can be used to create modular synths by using synth plugin modules. Ams-lv2 is a set of LV2 plugin ports of the internal modules found in Alsa Modular Synth . Using these plugins, you can create modular synth configurations within Ingen. So let's look at some of the basic concepts on how to...Read more
Tool 2016-07-28 10:34 ams-lv2 ams.lv2 is a set of LV2 plugin ports of the internal modules found in Alsa Modular Synth. These plugins are used to create modular synthesizers and, amongst others, contains: VCO VCF VCA LFO Slew Limiter Envelope Sample & Hold */Read more
Music 2014-10-27 20:52 A Violent Whisper is a one man band that could be described best as electro rock music. It is heavily influenced by, but not only, Nine Inch Nails and late Radiohead...Read more
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