Libre Music Challenge #27: Bespoke Synth

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Libre Music Challenge #27: Bespoke Synth

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Welcome to the Libre Music Challenge #27, for the month of February 2024.

The deadline for this month's challenge extends to the end of the weekend, Sunday 3rd March.

This is a friendly contest where we make music with free (libre) software exclusively. Everyone is welcome to join, at any skill level.
This is a place for learning and sharing knowledge, and an opportunity to explore creativity through limitation.
But most importantly, we just hope it inspires you to make some music!

The challenge for this month is to make a track with Bespoke Synth as your DAW.
You can find it here: https://www.bespokesynth.com/
Releases aren't too frequent, so compiling latest git can be a good idea: https://github.com/BespokeSynth/BespokeSynth

You can use any plugin and any sound source, as long as everything is free software.

Happy music making!


Rules

Rules are the same as the previous challenges.

You can find them here for convenience: https://lmc.nyxkn.org/rules
Or here under version control: https://github.com/nyxkn/libre-music-ch ... a/rules.md

Links

Playlists and results of all the events: https://lmc.nyxkn.org/events

Join us on unfa's RocketChat/Discord server! We all hang out on #libre-music-challenge at https://chat.unfa.xyz

And if you'd like to stay up to date with future announcements, there's an RSS feed you can subscribe to: https://lmc.nyxkn.org/rss

Voting

Once the voting period starts, head on over to https://lmc.nyxkn.org/vote to enter your votes.

If you are a participant of this or any previous challenge, you can simply log in with your linuxmusicians username.

If you're not a participant but still want to vote, make your interest known and I'll enable an account for you.

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Re: Libre Music Challenge #27: Bespoke Synth

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Submission Checklist

  1. Use a libre audio file format (flac, ogg...)
  2. Name your audio file correctly: "Artist Name - Track Name". This is going to be used as the final name for your work
  3. Upload your submission, anywhere publicly accessible
  4. Ensure the file is downloadable, particularly if you are uploading to a streaming service like Soundcloud
  5. [Bonus] Upload your project files! This is not mandatory but encouraged, in the spirit of learning and sharing knowledge with each other
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #27: Bespoke Synth

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The Hopeful Arpeggio:

This is a little song I made for this competition. I've had a little experience with Bespoke, but not too much.
I tried to not over-complicate things, and just made a nice little relaxing tune.
Hope you enjoy :)!

Soundcloud: https://on.soundcloud.com/q4VK4
Project Files: https://www.mediafire.com/file/h7udlzhz ... o.bsk/file

Code: Select all

Plugins:
  - ZynAddSubFX
  - Calf Sidechain Compressor
  - Karplusstrong (included with BespokeSynth)
  - drumplayer (included with BespokeSynth)
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Re: Libre Music Challenge #27: Bespoke Synth

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Here's my submission:

Image

LAM - Artificial

Made with:

BespokeSynth (https://www.bespokesynth.com/)

No plugins

Samples from:

Bespoke Synth

Voice sample created with:

piper (https://github.com/rhasspy/piper) (MIT License)

libritts (https://huggingface.co/rhasspy/piper-vo ... S/libritts) (CC BY 4.0)

in mix, nobody can hear your screen

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Re: Libre Music Challenge #27: Bespoke Synth

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All submissions are in, and voting is now open!

Here's the playlist: https://archive.org/details/libre-music-challenge-27

For the voting, head on over to https://lmc.nyxkn.org/vote. Use your linuxmusicians username to log in. You'll find more instructions on the page.

As usual, on top of voting, you're encouraged to post some feedback on the songs here on the forums.

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Re: Libre Music Challenge #27: Bespoke Synth

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The event concludes.
And the winner is... @LAM !

1. [8] LAM
2. [8] Trumpetrespas

Note: as usual, in case of the same total score, we tie-break depending on the amount of 5s, 4s, and so on... Check the detailed scoreboard!

The scoreboard can also be found on this webpage: https://lmc.nyxkn.org/results/27

For a breakdown of all the votes, see the attached spreadsheet. You can also find the spreadsheet on github

Thanks to everyone for participating! And see you all in the next one :)
(and sorry for posting the announcement so late this time around!)

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