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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 2017-05-19 17:49 LSP plugins LSP (Linux Studio Plugins) is a collection of plugins which aims to bring new, non existing plugins to Linux. All LSP plugins are available in LADSPA , LV2 , LinuxVST and standalone JACK formats. The plugin suite consists of the following - Grafischer Entzerrer - Graphic equalizer Klangerzeuger - Single-note MIDI sample player Parametrischer Entzerrer - Parametric equalizer Phasendetektor - Phase...Read more
Music 2016-06-21 10:49 Forzee are a band from Saint-Petersburg playing mixed genres of metal. Critics have lost many time to define various musical material they're playing. That's why their playlist contains Heavy Metal songs, grim Doom Metal-styled music and also fast and aggressive Thrash Death metal music. The only one thing is unchangeable: many songs contain experimental spirit of Progressive mixed with dark...Read more
Article 2016-06-21 14:15 LMP Asks #19: An interview with Vladimir Sadovnikov This month LMP Asks talks to Vladimir Sadovnikov, programmer and sound engineer, about his project, LSP plugins , which aims to bring new, non existing plugins to Linux. As well as the LSP plugin suite, Vladimir has also contributed to other Linux audio projects such as Calf Studio Gear and Hydrogen . Hi Vladimir, thank you for taking the time to do this interview. Where do you live, and what do...Read more
News 2016-06-20 00:37 Check out 'Why, Phil?', new Linux audio webshow series Philip Yassin has recently started an upbeat Linux audio webshow series called 'Ask Phil?'. Only recently started, the series has already notched up an impressive 7 episodes, most of which revolve around Phil's favourite DAW , Qtractor . With this series, Philip talks about the tools he uses, and how he uses them to get his sound, the famous "yPhil sound" that, in his own words, "gets Venusians...Read more
News 2016-06-18 16:27 The "Gang of 3" is loose again The Vee One Suite aka. the gang of three old-school homebrew software instruments, respectively synthv1 , as a polyphonic subtractive synthesizer, samplv1 , a polyphonic sampler synthesizer and drumkv1 as one another drum-kit sampler, are here released once again, now in their tenth reincarnation. All available in dual form: a pure stand-alone JACK client with JACK-session, NSM (Non Session...Read more
Article 2016-06-17 09:06 LMP Asks #18: Andrew Lambert & Neil Cosgrove This month we interviewed Andrew Lambert and Neil Cosgrove, members of Lorenz Attraction and developers of LNX_Studio, a cross platform, customizable, networked DAW written in the SuperCollider programming language. Please see the end of the article for links to LNX_Studio and Lorenz Attraction's music! Scott: Hi Neil, hi Andy, thank you very much for taking the time to talk with us today. Could...Read more
News 2016-06-10 13:30 John Option release debut album, "The cult of John Option" John Option have just released "The cult of John Option". This is their debut album and it brings together all their singles published in the past few months, including remix versions. As always, John Option's music is published under the terms of the Creative Commons License (CC-BY-SA) and is produced entirely using free software. You can check out "The cult of John Option" over at Jamendo ,...Read more
Music 2016-07-17 12:38 Marius is a musician, composer and producer from Aachen, Germany. He started playing in 1995 and since 2015 he is producing his own songs on OpenSUSE using Ardour .Read more
Article 2016-06-01 16:40 LMP Asks #17: An interview with Frank Piesik This month we talked with Frank Piesik, a musician , inventor and educator living in Bremen. Hi Frank, thanks for talking with us! First, can you tell us a little about yourself? Hi there and thanks for your interest in me and my work. I’m 33 years old and like to spent my time playing music and making things. Currently, I'm quite occupied being a father and becoming a teacher. My plan is to work...Read more
News 2016-06-03 15:13 Contest: Win an amazing MOD Duo! To commemorate the last batch shipment to kickstarter backers MOD Devices have set up a social media contest to give away a MOD Duo, the hardware stompbox which runs on linux and a whole ecosystem of FLOSS audio plugins. */ If you use Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, all you have to do is make and post a music themed image mentioning @moddevices and including hash tag #modduorocks. For full...Read more