Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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Hello all,

The Libre Music Challenge started 1 year ago by a pure joke with @rghvdberg : "hey! we should contest ourselves on a challenge using libre softwares only! , i said : let's do it with a sample of your dog toy? i expected nothing as it was a joke, but Rob sampled the toy and we did it :D

https://archive.org/details/LibreMusicChallenge_1

It basically started there with that now common sentence :

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)


As we love to celebrate, we will !!!

This month challenge we're gonna remix the happy birthday song (Alles gute zum geburstag/feliz comple anos/joyeux anniversaire) using Libre software (whatever daw / source (sample/synth) you want, the only downside is it will have to be in a multiple of 120BPM Tempo and will have to start and end in a C tonality and be of a 1:30 minute length max (this in order to be mixed together) .

15% Bonus for the ones who will manage to put in the track the original sample from the 1st LMC

https://archive.org/download/LibreMusic ... dogtoy.wav

So, do what you want with this theme using whatever floss , must start and end in C tonality and length 1 and an half minute, tempo 120 or multiples.

All music must be made using only FLOSS/Libre audio software .
ANY fx are allowed this month
ANY audio source is allowed this month.



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) 06-26-2021 (26th June 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.

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tl;dr
Make a track using any free DAW with any sound source(free of course :evil: )
The track wil be a remix of the happy birthday theme , C tonality to start and end / C major tonailty / 120 BPM multiple tempo

Submit before midnight (24:00) 06-26-2021 (26th June GMT)

And ............................


HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the mighty Libre Music Challenge aka the L.M.C. !
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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If any of the rules seems too hard, explain it , we will arrange this ;)
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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@Sahaathyva Quick Question: When you say "C tonality to start and end", do you mean that the first note in the song is C (Key of F major) or that the first note is G (Key of C major)
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Hey @1108redux!
This is what we came up with in the chat:
Happy Birthday dear LMC.png
Happy Birthday dear LMC.png (12.92 KiB) Viewed 11905 times
and this very simplified version as MIDI file:
LMC11.zip
(359 Bytes) Downloaded 160 times
So all is in C Major key, melody starts on G. Hope that helps!
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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Hello fellow FOSSicians!

Here is my submission:
https://soundcloud.com/mylofymusic/heavy-birthday
Prepare for an epic metal scream!
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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Hi! Here's my submission for this month:

https://soundcloud.com/sirproko/doggo-birthday

This is actually my first completed track, and I'm pretty happy with the result ^^

This was made in Ardour, and everything here was synthesized using Surge, Vital, and ZynAddSubFX (except for the dog sample of course, which was played and processed in Vital).

The following plugins were also used:

- LSP (mainly for their Sidechain/Multiband compressors)
- Calf (Filter, Vintage Delay, Stereo Tools, Pulsator, Flanger)
- AirWindows (NC-17, ClipOnly, MatrixVerb, Verbity, Galactic, BassDrive, Wider, AutoPan)
- Wolf Shaper (and lots of it)
- EQ10Q
- DragonFly Reverb (Early Reflections)
- MOD's arpeggiator

Hope you'll enjoy! :D
Last edited by SirProko on Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:04 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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Here's my submission:

LAM - For Fun And Profit

Used the dogtoy sample in 4 Drops instances, I don't know if you can recognize it. :lol:

Also used some samples from the Libre Sample Pack for drums.

Made with:

Ardour (https://ardour.org/)

Geonkick (x1) (https://github.com/free-sm/geonkick)

Drops (x8) (https://github.com/clearly-broken-software/drops)

Crypt (x2) (https://github.com/DavW/crypt)

Digits (x1) (http://www.extentofthejam.com/)

QMidiArp (https://github.com/emuse/qmidiarp)

ZynDistortion (https://zynaddsubfx.sourceforge.io/)

MDA Overdrive (https://github.com/SpotlightKid/mda-lv2)

MaPitchShift (https://github.com/DISTRHO/DPF-Plugins)

ACE Compressor

x42 plugins (http://x42-plugins.com/x42/):

x42 Parametric Equalizer Stereo

x42 Dynamic Compressor Stereo

x42 Digital Peak Limiter

Airwindows plugins (http://www.airwindows.com/):

Distortion

Melt

NC-17

Galactic

TapeDelay

Srsly2

XBandpass

MatrixVerb

Verbity

in mix, nobody can hear your screen

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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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Here is my submission for LMC#11, prepare for some strange stuff :)

Flac: https://soundcloud.com/sg75_2/dark-bright-stange
Ogg: https://open.audio/library/tracks/111569/

The first idea was to keep it simple with just MDA ePiano and some speach synths.
Well, it evolved to something else:
  • MDA ePiano + Beam + ACE Delay
  • Kickmess (x2) with TripleSpread (AirWindows)
  • Calf MonoSynth + BassDrive
  • AirWindows HitHats (Fabla) + ChorusEnsemble
  • BitCrushed 808 claps (Fabla)
  • eSpeaker + comb filter + autotune
  • mbrola + comb filter + autotune
  • CC0 licenced "Happy Birthday Crowd" sample by theuned + comb filter: https://freesound.org/people/theuned/sounds/391869/
  • "dog toy sample" as featured in LMC#1 by @rvdberg + MDA RePyscho!
  • Galactic sawtooth (Helm) pad
  • Tal Noizmaker for some FX sound presets: FX S-chained noise 2s|rise 2s/l|fall 3s/l; each with ACE delay and 80-90% feedback
Ardour master bus: Hermepass, ToTape6, ADClip7, ACE Compressor, x42-dpl

TripleSpread is my AirWindows discovery of this challenge, its responsible for almost "polyphasic" rhythmic stuff :D
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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Well, I've had no time in the last week, due to real life getting in the way. So this is as far as I've got, it's very much unfinished and ends just as it starts to get interesting.

https://y6nh.me/audio/Pulsing_Bulb-Happ ... ay_LMC.ogg

Made with Ardour and...
Synths: DrumGizmo, Geonkick, Vitalium, Vex, Wolpertinger, Yoshimi
Effects: Airwindows TapeDelay, Invada DelayMunge, HybridReverb2
Samples: One dog toy squeak for the sweet, sweet points, and the Sommerhack kit forDrumGizmo

OS: I am now on Ubuntu Studio because Manjaro did not play nicely with my computer.
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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At this birthday party the cake was a cheesecake. What's wrong with cheese? I've gotten a taste for it over lockdown, as evidenced by my waistline.

The solo on this was played by the ghost of Wes Montgomery's retarded nephew.

[EDIT] I see I was meant to upload an ogg file. Fixed.

https://soundcloud.com/gregory-mitchell ... cheesecake

Ardour
DrumGizmo
LSP compressor
Dragonfly reverb
ACE EQ
ACE delay
ToTape5
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Hi folks,

For me too the real life took the priority but i managed to do something yesterday.

The forum was down when i posted this, anyway, now i can :D

https://soundcloud.com/user-301824472/happylmday

This was made with :

ZRythm DAW

VLTone
Boops
Surge
SetBeFree
ODIN2
AVL BlackPearl-LV2

X42eq
StonePhaser
X42-comp
DragonFly PLATE Reverb
TAL-DUB3

ToTape6
LSP Limiter

Hope you will enjoy this mini track , i wish i had more time to do it cause i would have like to make more "clin d'oeil" to last year journey in libre music challenge.
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Hi Fellows

I think nobody will submit anyway, so i made the scoring sheet :

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+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| Artist            | Track              | Score |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| "King"LoFy        | HEAVY BIRTHDAY     |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| SirProko          | Doggo-Birthday     |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| LAM               | For Fun And Profit |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| BSG75             | Dark Bright Stange |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| y6Nh              | Happy Birthday LMC |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| Merlyn            | BirthdayCheeseCake |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| Sahaathyva        | Happy LMDay !      |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| Sg75              | CPU Efficiency     |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
The Archive page is coming later tonight ;)
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

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Small correction: I removed last track, which was my entry for the last LMC :wink:
Sahaathyva wrote: Mon Jun 28, 2021 5:56 pm

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+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| Artist            | Track              | Score |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| "King"LoFy        | HEAVY BIRTHDAY     |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| SirProko          | Doggo-Birthday     |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| LAM               | For Fun And Profit |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| BSG75             | Dark Bright Stange |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| y6Nh              | Happy Birthday LMC |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| Merlyn            | BirthdayCheeseCake |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
| Sahaathyva        | Happy LMDay !      |       |
+-------------------+--------------------+-------+
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

Post by TAERSH »

Hi.

I've seen this challenge multiple times, though I don't know what's there to win? :wink:
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #11 : Happy Birthday Edition !

Post by LAM »

TAERSH wrote: Mon Jun 28, 2021 6:17 pm Hi.

I've seen this challenge multiple times, though I don't know what's there to win? :wink:
Glory and eternal fame.... that's it. :D

in mix, nobody can hear your screen

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