Competitions

Current competitions

The Best of LMMS vol. IV

The competition has started March 16th, 2017, submit here.

Description:

We are proud to present to you The Best of LMMS contest volume 4! The contest aims to inspire the community to create and share their music. Submit your track at the link below before midnight (23:59.59) on April 16th (UTC time) for a chance to be featured on the BoL v4 album. The compilation will be uploaded to Bandcamp, with all profits going towards LMMS' further development. This year's submissions are handled through Google forms. We accept submissions hosted on YouTube, Soundcloud and Clyp. For the full rules check out the submission form: https://goo.gl/forms/cifEliOViOXTSc8H2

Competition rules:

  1. The Deadline
    • Tracks must be submitted by April 16th at 23:59.59 UTC using this form.
  2. The Tracks
    • Must be produced in LMMS.
    • You may use other programs for mastering and post processing.
    • Must be under 10 minutes long.
    • No winning tracks from previous Best of LMMS albums allowed.
    • No remixes allowed.
  3. The Submissions
    • You must submit using this form only.
    • No more than TWO entries per artist are allowed.
    • Collaborations count as ONE entry for each artist involved.
    • No collaborating with judges on entries.
    • Only submissions hosted on Soundcloud, YouTube or Clyp are allowed.
    • Your entry must be available for listening until the end of the judging process. If not, your entry will be disqualified.
  4. The Judges
    • The jury consists of: Greippi, Jacoby Davis, Spekular (spekularr@gmail.com), Stakeout Punch and Squatro.
  5. The Judging Process
    • After the deadline, the judges will make their decisions and release the results within 14 days.
  6. The Release
    • The 25 highest scoring songs will be released as an album on Bandcamp with the price of "Pay what you want". All the received funds will be donated for further development of LMMS, the program that we love.

Past competitions:

The Best of LMMS vol. III

The competition has ended on March 16th, 2016.

Support LMMS and buy the compilation over at our bandcamp page.
Listen to all entries here.
Winners:

Original description:

It’s that time of the year again: If you have made amazing tracks with LMMS we have a contest for you! The Best of LMMS contest is back! The compilation aims to inspire new users and everyone to create music. The compilation will be uploaded to Bandcamp and all profit will be donated for the further development of LMMS. Submit your track before midnight on March 16th (UTC time), and find details about the contest on the soundcloud group.

Competition rules:

  1. The Deadline. The tracks must be submitted by March 16th 0:00 UTC. The tracks can be of any genre, preferably under 10 minutes. The track must be produced in LMMS, but it is allowed to use some other software (Audacity, Ardour etc.) for post mixing/mastering.
  2. The tracks. All submissions will be handled via SoundCloud using the dedicated group. You can submit a maximum of two tracks. You may submit previously released tracks, but not tracks that were in the previous Best of LMMS albums. Remixes are not allowed. A collaboration between a judge and yourself is not allowed.
  3. The Judges. The jury consists of: Zach Henderson, Second Flight, Umcaruje, Greippi, Tres Finnochiaro, Abludo.
  4. The Judging Process. After the deadline, the judges will make their decisions and release the results within next 14 days.
  5. Release. The compilation will be released on a dedicated LMMS artists Bandcamp with the price of “Pay what you want”. All the received funds will be donated for further development of LMMS, the program that we love.
The Best of LMMS vol. II

The competiton has ended on April 1st, 2015.

Support LMMS and buy the compilation over at our bandcamp page.
Listen to all entries here.
Winners:

Original description:

If you have made amazing songs with LMMS we have a contest for you! The LMMS top songs contest is back! The compilation aims to inspire new users and everyone to create music. The compilation will be uploaded to Bandcamp and all profit will be donated for the further development of LMMS.

Competition rules:

  1. The Deadline. The songs must be submitted by April 1st 0:00 UTC. The songs can be of any genre, preferably under 10 minutes. The song should be made mostly in LMMS, but it is allowed to use some other software (Audacity, Ardour etc.) for post mixing/mastering.
  2. The songs. All submissions will be handled via SoundCloud using the dedicated group. A user can submit a maximum of two songs. Users CAN submit previously released songs, BUT not songs submitted for previous BoL competitions. Remixes are not allowed. A song cooperation between a judge and yourself is not allowed.
  3. The Judges and the Release. The judges consist of Stian Jørgensrud (Sti-Jay), Ian Letarte, Hashhakaj kamaluden, Fastigium, artlu, TRonix and Jernemies. The compilation will be released on the dedicated LMMS artists Bandcamp with the price of “Pay what you want”. All the received funds will be donated for further development of LMMS or to cover other program related costs.

Extras:
By marking your song with the tag "Want Feedback" you can get feedback from the judges. Comments from different judges will be combined into one text so you won't know from who or how many the feedback is. Note that you aren't guaranteed any feedback, it depends on how much time the judges have. Also note that the judges are just regular LMMS artists and no matter what feedback you get the judges' decision for album songs is final.

The Best of LMMS vol. I

The competiton has ended on February 15th, 2014.

Support LMMS and buy the compilation over at our bandcamp page.
Listen to all entries here.
Winners:

Original description:

If you have made amazing songs with LMMS we have a contest for you! A LMMS top songs contest. The compilation aims to inspire new users and get new producers to use the program as well as to give a big thank you to LMMS developers. The compilation will be uploaded to Bandcamp and all profit will be donated for the further development of LMMS. Submit your song before midnight on February 15th, and find details about this contest on the Soundcloud site.

Competition rules:

  1. The Deadline. The songs must be submitted by February 15th 12 PM GMT. A user can submit a maximum of two songs. The songs can be of any genre, preferably under 10 minutes. All submissions will be handled via SoundCloud using the dedicated group. User CAN submit previously released songs. Remixes are not allowed. The song should be made mostly in LMMS, but it is allowed to use some other software (Audacity, Ardour etc.) for post mixing/mastering.
  2. The Judges. The judges consist of the group Avelocity: Brian Amin (Maniarib), Joshua Wade (Second Flight), Uroš Maravić (Umcaruje), Evan Roberts (Stakeout Punch), Joshua Flynn (Raptor980), Jan Heemstra (Combustible Lemonade)
  3. The Judging Process. After the deadline, the judges will make their decisions and release the results within next 7 days.
  4. Release. The compilation will be released on a dedicated LMMS artists Bandcamp with the price of “Pay what you want”. All the received funds will be donated for further development of LMMS, the program that we love.