[ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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lol, I was on irc asking the same thing :-)

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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falkTX wrote:question: is the use of vocals allowed? I did not see it mentioned in the rules..
from https://fmchallenge.osamc.de/rules/
9. You MAY NOT use any samples or recordings (not even for e.g. drums or vocals), but you MAY freeze or bounce tracks to an audio file to save CPU processing power.

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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Yeah, no vocals allowed (unless you synthesize them with FM).

The reason is that this competition is about showing your skills with synth sound programming and production. Usually a vocal track has a big impact on the listening experience and not everybody has the voice/talent to lay down a good vocal performance (or access to someone possessing it).

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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So, the competition has started :D

Unfortunately, I didn't manage to get the submission form up in time. :(

If you really wan't to submit your entry already right now, please contact me at fmchallenge@osamc.de. Otherwise watch https://fmchallenge.osamc.de/submit/. The submission form will appear there shortly.

Please note that I updated the rules slightly to clarify rules 9 and 10: https://fmchallenge.osamc.de/rules/#a-submission-rules

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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Thanks for clarification, especially #10.
I sometimes use closed source plugins.

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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So... with the update to rule 10, we won't be able to use multiband compressors? What about Exciters, multiband distortion...

:cry:

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J.Ruegg wrote:So... with the update to rule 10, we won't be able to use multiband compressors? What about Exciters, multiband distortion...

:cry:
Well, if they are opensource you can.

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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Heads up:

We have added ADLplug to the list of allowed FM synthesizers: https://fmchallenge.osamc.de/fmsynths/#adlplug

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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From "Enter the Competition":
So you want to enter the competition? That's awesome!
However, submitting your entry to the competition will only be possible from 15.10.2018 until the deadline on 14.10.2018 23:59:59 UTC via this page.


:mrgreen: This is going to be a tough job!
This was made to end all partys - Einstürzende Neubauten 1985

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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Where did you see that. I can't find that on the site? ;)

Joking aside, this is fixed now. Thanks for reporting!

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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I thought about making a track, tried DEXED, but the presets are not saved. After restarting the DAW it sounds different. Hmmm...

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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Works for me in Carla. Did you use the LV2 or VST version?

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I think it was the VST in Ardour. I didn't try with Carla.

https://github.com/asb2m10/dexed/issues/107

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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Greetings,

It's probably too late to add them, but Csound, SuperCollider3, RtCmix, and PureData all include FM synthesis capabilities and they're all open-source. There are also Cabbage plugins that do FM :

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Just a note FYI.

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Re: [ANN] Open Source Music FM Synthesizer Challenge starts September 15th, 2018

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I didn't come across these when I was collecting candidates for the challenge. Thanks for mentioning them. It's a bit late to include them now and I think we already have a wide enough selection for now. Let's see how the competition goes and maybe we can include them next time. :)

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