Learn how to use the LMMS editors to create and edit music using Packt's new book

October 2012 | Linux Servers

Packt is extremely pleased to announce it's first ever book on dance music production; LMMS: A Complete Guide to Dance Music Production, with an aim to show the reader the ins and outs of making Dance music with LMMS. Written by Duncan Woods, a music composer, producer, and performer living in the San Francisco Bay Area, the book will help the reader to to make a song that stands out from the masses, using time honoured tricks of the trade.

LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial program like FL Studio, which allow the user to produce music with their computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds and arranging of samples. LMMS can also connect to any MIDI device to facilitate live performances, all in a user-friendly and modern interface.

LMMS: A Complete Guide to Dance Music Production, starts off by connecting the dots and laying a solid foundation of knowledge so the reader can get beats banging out of LMMS. Furthermore, readers will be given a brief lesson on the best of dance music history, then learn how to recreate it using the Open Source digital workstation – LMMS.

Using this book, readers will take short stops into music theory, song arranging, recording, and other related information to give them a good foundation for making dance music with depth as well as power. Furthermore, they will also learn how to install and navigate LMMS, to create a sample library of custom-made sounds and explore the instruments included in LMMS.

Written in a step by step tutorial style, learning comes as a result of creating a complete dance music track, along with the explanations that follow each stage. The book is out now and available from Packt in print and popular ebook formats. To read more about it or download a sample chapter, please visit the Packt bookpage.


LMMS: A Complete Guide to Dance Music Production
Learn the art of making music: from the way you set up your equipment, to polishing up your final mix.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/linux-multimedia-studio-complete-guide-to-dance-music-production/book

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