Linux Audio Conference

 Lectures / Demos / Workshops / Concerts / Linux Soundnight

Köln, 28.2.-2.3.2008


The conference will include several concerts. We are looking for music that has been produced completely or mostly under Linux and/or with open source software from every genre: compositions, Electronica, Chill-Out, Ambient, etc.

If you want to participate, either send your composition(s) to this address:

LAC2008 - Call for Music
Kunsthochschule für Medien
Martin Rumori
Peter-Welter-Platz 2
D-50676 Köln

or send your submission via email to:

Please do not attach any media files to email submissions, only provide a URL to where the piece can be downloaded.

Make use of one of the following media formats:

  • Media: Audio-CD, DVD, DVD-R, CD-R, Website download
  • File formats: aiff, wav, flac, ogg, mp3
  • Samplerate: 44.1 or 48 kHz
  • Resolution: 16 or 24 bit
  • Number of channels: 1 to 8 channels
  • Channel format: multi-channel interleaved, multi-mono

Include the following items with your submission (in English):

  • A filled-out and signed printout of the form available here:

The form can be filled out with a computer and printed out afterwards for signing.

For the printed program and to be published online and on the conference CD, in continuous text (no table or list please):

  • short commentary on the composition(s) (each ca. 150 words)
  • short Curriculum Vitae (ca. 100 words)

Deadline for submissions is 01 Dec 2007

A jury will select the compositions that will be performed/played.

Besides artistic criteria and technical reasons, these criteria apply for the selection:

Tape pieces or pieces which are performed by the composers themselves will generally have more chances to get included. If we get more pieces than we can include in the program, composers who are attending the conference are preferred.

Terms and conditions for participation can be found in the form mentioned above. This form includes among other things:

I will receive no fees whether my composition is played or not. GEMA fees (in case of performance) will be paid by the organizer. The material I send to the LAC organisation team will not be returned.

Important Dates

01 Dec 2007: Music submission deadline
28 Feb - 2 Mar 2008: Linux Audio Conference in Cologne