September 2015 - Interviews with drobilla and Sebastian Posch, news and more

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Infamous Plugins v0.1 released

Infamous Plugins v0.1 released

Spencer Jackson has just released v0.1 of the Infamous Plugins suite. While there are already many bread and butter plugins available for Linux, Infamous plugins aim to "fill some holes, supplying non-existing plugins for linux audio".

While Infamous plugins were previously available, this is the first release with custom GUI's. The suite includes the following plugins -

LMP Asks #12: An interview with Sebastian Posch

LMP Asks #12: An interview with Sebastian Posch

This month LMP talked to Sebastian Posch, Linux enthusiast and guitar teacher who likes to incorporate Linux into his teaching sessions.

Hi Sebastian and thank you for taking the time to do the interview. Where do you live, and what do you do for a living?

Find presets, synth patches, sample libraries with new website, Musical Artifacts

Find presets, synth patches, sample libraries with new website, Musical Artifacts

New website, musical-artifacts.com, has just launched a beta version. The website brings together presets, synth patches, sample libraries, etc all in one place for users to browse and download. You can also submit 'artifacts' of your own to the website for other people to discover.

Run Pure Data patches inside your DAW

Run Pure Data patches inside your DAW

Oliver Greschke recently unveiled PD Pulp, a plugin that lets you import your own Pure Data patch files and run them as a plugin. PD Pulp also provides you with 10 controlable parameters.

Ardour 4.2 arrives, bug fixes galore

Ardour 4.2 arrives, bug fixes galore

The Ardour devs have just announced version 4.2, codenamed "Taking Tiger Mountain". This release is primarily a bug fix release.

Notably, the audio/MIDI IO backend for Windows has been replaced with completely new code. Other areas that have been concentrated on for bug fixes include plugins, automation, video and MIDI control surfaces.

For full details on changes in this release, check out the announcement over at ardour.org

LMP Asks #11: An interview with David Robillard, aka drobilla

LMP Asks #11: An interview with David Robillard, aka drobilla

This month LMP talked to David Robillard, long time member of the community and author of several FLOSS-projects related to Linux audio. One of David's projects is LV2, the current standard for Linux audio plugins, and the successor of the old standard LADSPA.

Where do you live, and what do you do for a living?

LADSPA plugins for mixing: My favorite basic plugins (by zthmusic)

LADSPA plugins for mixing: My favorite basic plugins (by zthmusic)

This article was originally published by Gabbe Nordeborn on his music projects website zthmusic.com on January 1, 2014.

Guitarix 0.33.0 released

Guitarix 0.33.0 released

The Guitarix developers have just announced a new release, version 0.33.0. This release sees a number of new plugins added to the virtual guitar amp simulator. These include -

A new Wah plugin with manual/auto/alien mode and the following emulated wah wah's to select from -

  • Colorsound Wah
  • DallasArbiter Wah
  • Foxx Wah
  • JEN Wah
  • Maestro Boomer Wah
  • Selmer Wah
  • Vox Wah

Beta release of rkr lv2, Rakarrack effects ports

Beta release of rkr lv2, Rakarrack effects ports

Spencer Jackson has just announced a new release of rkr lv2, his port of Rakarrack effects to the LV2 plugin format.

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