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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!

News and latest content

Article 2017-08-28 16:20  LMP Asks #24: An interview with Luciano Dato This time we talk to Luciano Dato, creator of Noise Repellent , a realtime noise reduction plugin. Hi Luciano, thank you for taking the time to do this interview. Where do you live, and what do you do for a living? I live in Santa Fe, Argentina and I work as a sysadmin/technician in a small IT company. Can you tell us a bit about the history of Noise Repellent? Since I learned how to record music...Read more
Music 2017-08-22 21:36 Mark! Silver My name is Mark! Silver (and yes, the exclamation point is part of the name). I'm an independent musician from the lovely united state of Wiscodisco (Wisconsin). I've been doing music-related things throughout my life, and have made music of more genres and styles than I can keep track (though "indie-rock" isn't a bad descriptor). In February of 2016, I first tried Ubuntu, & I switched to...Read more
Music 2017-08-20 20:35 Die AG - AktivGruppe We made some music videos and mixed the multitrack recordings with Ardour 5.10 using Calf compressor and reverb, eq10q and AT1. Watch the videos (@ Club Wakuum).Read more
Music 2017-08-13 23:20 Mortticia We're a modern heavy metal band from south of Brazil trying to cross the style of 80s heavy metal with more current influences of the different genres of rock and metal.Read more
News 2017-08-12 20:25 On the 4th and 5th of November 2017 you can attend the Sonoj Convention in Cologne, Germany. Admission is free. You will be able to enjoy demonstrations, talks and workshops about music production through open source software. Hands-on tutorials and workflow presentations can be expected. The Sonoj Convention is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people, maybe even to have engaging...Read more
News 2017-08-02 10:21 MOD Duo and Max/MSP integration Max/MSP users can now easily convert their Gen objects into LV2 plugins, add them to the roster of MOD Duo plugins and bring them to the stage! The MOD Duo pedal is a Rugged pedal that morphes into whatever the musician wants it to be, using FOSS LV2 plugins. The software part consists of virtual pedalboards that you build and test on your desktop PC, and upload to the pedal for instant gig use...Read more
Article 2017-07-25 10:09 LMP Asks #23: An interview with Jacek from ZARAZA This time we talk to Jacek from ZARAZA, one of the two members of this experimental/industrial doom/death/sludge metal band. Where do you live and what do you do for a living? I (Jacek) currently live in Ecuador, after immigrating here from Canada about 1.5 years ago. Originally I am Polish, immigrated to Canada in 1990 when I was 20. I work in IT (obviously...hence the Linux usage). My band...Read more
Music 2017-07-22 08:30 Violizando We are a duo of classical musicians working with popular brazilian music, MPB Bossa Nova with a bit of Jazz and light music. We play on pubs and restaurant. Light music and Light Ambient Music are our focus.Read more
Tool 2017-06-07 21:18 Newtonator The Newtonator is an LV2 soft synth that uses a unique algorithm based on simple ideas of velocity and acceleration to produce some unpredictable sounds.Read more
News 2017-05-20 09:15 Paul Davis, Ardour and JACK creator/developer, talks at Linux Audio Conference 2017 The Linux Audio Conference 2017 is under way and this year, Ardour and JACK creator/developer, Paul Davis talked about Linux audio and his thoughts on where things currently stand with his presentation "20 years of open source audio: Success, Failure and the In-between". Paul starts off the presentation by apologising if some people find the talk pessimistic or negative, however his talk is...Read more