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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 2017-02-01 08:05 Guitarix Guitarix is a modular , virtual amplifier. With Guitarix you can choose different preamp and amp models, combine them with various effects and speaker cabinet emulations to come up with your very own tones. Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with Guitarix */ */ */Read more
Tool 2016-06-03 08:27 Calf Plugins Calf plugins are a complete plugin suite, in the LV2 plugin format, that cover all your basic processing needs. From processors like EQ 's and compressors to effects like reverb and delay, it covers all you need to get mixing. It also includes a number of virtual instruments. The suite currently consists of 45 plugins. */ */Read more
Tool 2014-12-03 19:53 LMMS LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a MIDI sequencer, aimed at producing electronic music. It comes with it's own built in virtual instruments but also has support for third party plugins.Read more
Tool 2014-08-16 21:19 Carla Carla is a plugin host that has extensive support for plugin formats. It can be used as a standalone program for live use but can also be incoporated into modular recording set ups, and includes a built in graphical patchbay . As well as plugins, Carla can also load up GIG, SF2 and SFZ sample packs.Read more
Tool 2014-08-16 21:31 Patchage Patchage is a popular graphical audio and MIDI connection manager. It allows you to visually see, and manage, all your connections on a canvas area.Read more
Tool 2015-07-16 09:49 Qjackctl Qjackctl is a GUI frontend for JACK that allows you to access and manage many of JACK's features. It allows you to choose your interface, settings, make connections, etc. It is very popular and is also the most fully featured front end for JACK.Read more
Tool 2014-08-13 16:16 SoundConverter SoundConverter is a lightweight, intuitive tool for converting between audio formats. It can read from and convert to all the common codecs in varying bitrates.Read more
Tool 2016-06-03 08:34 Rosegarden Rosegarden is a music composition and editing environment based around a MIDI sequencer that includes basic support for digital audio. */ */Read more
Tool 2015-07-16 17:20 Audacity Audacity is free, open source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds.Read more
Article 2014-09-14 10:18 Hi, and welcome to the 16th edition of the Friday Interview! This week, we're joined by a sound engineer and developer, aka "DSP demi-god". I'm very happy to introduce the 16th participant of the series, interviewee #16: Fons Adriaensen ! Lets get started! Introducing Fons Adriaensen Fons Adriaensen is a sound engineer from Antwerp, Belgium, currently living in Parma, Italy. His primary interest...Read more