Libre Music Challenge #9 : clearly Samples !

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Libre Music Challenge #9 : clearly Samples !

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Hello all,

The Libre Music Challenge continues to live its life and brings us some fun (at least for me :mrgreen: ).

The Libre Music Challenge is an event that originated in the chat server run by producer/musician/youtuber Unfa.
In this challenge we use only free audio software and some general rules apply (check viewtopic.php?p=120524#p120524)

I think this time we could have fun with samples, synths will come back next month :evil:

So in this month challenge we're gonna process Unfa's beatbox improvisation with Ninjas2 and DROPS from our fellow @RobVanDenBerg !

All music must be made using only FLOSS/Libre audio software .
All sound source used in your track must be made DROPS or NINJAS2 , all Fx are allowed.

For our Lmms Friends that can't LV2 i think i can allow Lmms builtin sampler instead of DROPS and a SFZ player with a soundfont made with Unfa's beatbox with Shuriken.

Well, that's it. Good luck and I look forward to hearing your submissions and reading about how you did it.

Submit before midnight (24:00) 04-24-2021 (24th April GMT)

You can submit tracks by posting links to your work in this thread. Make sure the audio is downloadable and mp3 or ogg (cause the FLAC is too long to upload :( ) as all tracks will be posted on archive.org. (link will follow)

Good luck and if you have questions, don't hesitate to ask.

tl;dr
Make a track on a free DAW using only Unfa's beatbox sample processed via Ninjas2 or Drops (from our friend RvdB ) as sound source
Links just at the end of this post

Submit before midnight (0:00) 04-24-2021 (24th April at 12:00pm GMT)

MATERIAL IS THERE :

https://freesound.org/people/unfa/sounds/521139/ SOURCE SAMPLE

https://github.com/clearly-broken-software/ninjas2 NINJAS2
https://github.com/clearly-broken-software/drops DROPS
https://rock-hopper.github.io/shuriken/ SHURIKEN


RESULTS !

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|------------+-------------------------+-------|---------|
| Artist     | Track                   | Score | Ranking |
|------------+-------------------------+-------|---------|
| MyLoFy     | Drop With Drops         |  4,71 |   1     |
|------------+-------------------------+-------|---------|
| LAM        | Hangover Makeover       | 4,64  |   2     |
|------------+-------------------------+-------|---------|
| nyx eles   | Serious Robot Business  |  4    |   3     |
|------------+-------------------------+-------|---------|
| sg75       | Cut'N'Drops             |  3,86 |   4     |
|------------+-------------------------+-------|---------|  
| a.very     | Phone Jam               |  3,29 |   5     |
|------------+-------------------------+-------|---------| 
| SahaaThyva | DidRippOfPenguinSuccess |  2,93 |   6     |
|------------+-------------------------+-------+---------+
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #9 : clearly Samples !

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Re: Libre Music Challenge #9 : clearly Samples !

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Cross platform binaries for Ninjas2 here : https://github.com/clearly-broken-softw ... tag/v0.2.0
Drops binaries (Linux only, sorry) : https://github.com/clearly-broken-softw ... v0.3-alpha

Drops probably gonna receive some updates the next month because of the Linux Audio Developers Quarterly Release pact. This might break project compatibility (because of change in plugin parameters).

I hope you have fun using my plugins.

P.S. I know about the file dialog ...
it's not gonna change any time soon
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #9 : clearly Samples !

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Could the source sample be uploaded somewhere else, the freesound site won't let me sign up.
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #9 : clearly Samples !

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It's quite an excessively large file, considering. I've normalized it and converted it from 24 to 16 bit, so now it's half the size (only 42.5 MB, not 84.6!) and put it on my web space:
https://y6nh.me/unfa__beatbox-improvisation.flac (right-click and save, or it may try to open it as text)
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Thank you!
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This is going to be a lot of fun! 8)

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Re: Libre Music Challenge #9 : clearly Samples !

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Drops is now basically feature complete.
You can help out by testing Drops.
Binaries are in the Testing release (don't pay attention to the date, it really is the latest)
https://github.com/clearly-broken-softw ... ag/testing
:!: Direct download https://github.com/clearly-broken-softw ... naries.zip

some quirks / limitations of Drops
  • LFO Sync only works on running transport
  • LFO Sync is truly transport and time signature sync, not just bpm.
  • Toggling LFO Sync reloads the patch.
  • If LFO is synced, changing the LFO freq reloads the patch.
  • Some parameters only have an effect on a new note.
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Of course you can always compile yourself
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Build instructions
Dependencies

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    libgl1-mesa-dev
    libx11-dev
    libsndfile1-dev
If you want a standalone jack binary install either libjack-dev or libjack-jackd2-dev

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git clone --recursive https://github.com/clearly-broken-software/drops.git
cd drops
make
There is no make install, binaries will appear in /path/to/drops/bin/, just copy the binaries to an appropriate location.
Typically, for lv2 that would be ~/.lv2 or /usr/lib/lv2 and for vst typically ~/.vst or /usr/lib/vst on linux.

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I hope Drops will be of use to you.
If you want you can help me make more free and opensource audio plugins by becoming a sponsor or do a one time donation.

https://github.com/sponsors/rghvdberg
https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/rghvdberg
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Well that's complete, thanks Rob !
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Great job @rghvdberg!

Wow! 3 days left and no submissions yet, hope to finish in time. :D

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Re: Libre Music Challenge #9 : clearly Samples !

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First!

Here's my submission:
https://soundcloud.com/mylofymusic/drop-with-drops

I've cut the sample into funny chunks and normalized them, fed them into either Drops or Ninjas2. Then plenty of post processing and automation. You can find all details on the SC description.
Enjoy!
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I'm blown by this!

Note that Boops! is used in the right mean ;) @sjaehn and @rghvdberg can be proud of what was made using their plugins.

@MyLoFy How did you made that 70's synth sound please ?
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@Sahaathyva thanks, very happy you like it! Not entirely sure which 70s sound you refer to, but you can take a peek at my project: I managed to export the ardour session that should work on any machine as long as it is extracted directly into the home folder:
https://mark.nl.tab.digital/s/PZkP5rBTaok7wRa

Ardour saves the absolute path in the state.ttl files of all drops/ninjas2 instances, which complicates interchangeability, so I replaced it with "./LMC09_export/" and it seems to work.
(didn't test that on another machine though...)

Here's the list of the used plugins, that need to be installed in order to open the session without issues:

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ACE Amplifier
ACE Compressor
ambix_widening_o5
B.Oops
B.Shapr
BitGlitter
Calf Crusher
Calf Envelope Filter
Calf Limiter
Calf Multi Chorus
Calf Vintage Delay
Carla-Patchbay
Dragonfly Hall Reverb
Drops
FromTape
GxAmplifier-X
GxDelay-Stereo
Invada Tube Distortion (mono)
LSP Begrenzer Stereo
LSP Multi-band Kompressor Stereo x8
LSP Parametrischer Entzerrer x16 Mono
LSP Parametrischer Entzerrer x32 MidSide
LSP Slapback-Delay Stereo
Luftikus
MaPitchshift
Ninjas 2
Simple Synth
TAP Tubewarmth
TapeFat
the infamous ewham
ToTape5
True-Peak and RMS Meter (Stereo)
ZaMultiCompX2
Anybody feel free to inspect/remix/change it, I've licensed the track CC-BY.
Cheers!
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I am excited to see this lovely music challenge.
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