ARCADE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM – Reason Refill :-)

April 3, 2008 · Posted in Electronic Music · Comment 
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 New ReFill- AES 001

No, this is not the emulation of Nintendo's nextgen gameconsole. This is AES,
our ARCADE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM ! Start the engine and your music will receive
this extra portion of 8 bit flavour. 1200 samples taken straight from the
Nintendo NES-001, the most popular game console produced in the 80`s. This
essential sample collection is usefull for every producer who likes to give his
sound that 80`s arcade character, suitable from old school NES music to modern
electro or pop productions.

Sound Demo:
http://youproduce.net/soundshop_demos/demosong_aes_1_hq.mp3

ReFill Demo:
http://youproduce.net/soundshop/demorefills/ASS008_YOUPRODUCE.NET_AES_Demo.zip

Product Page:
http://youproduce.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1880&Itemid=106

New cool C64 synth from Odo

April 1, 2008 · Posted in Electronic Music · Comment 

Listen to it here >>

Commodore 64 Synth

Odo has released 38911 Bytes, a synth based on a commodore 64.
Here’s list of features in the company’s own words…

  • It has 1 oscillator with 4 different waveforms: Saw,Triangle, Pulse and Pitched noise.
  • 3 BPM sequencer with 7 rates and 2 to 8 steps .You can end a sequence or loop it.
  • The first sequencer has notes from C to B and octaves from -3 to 4
  • In the 2nd (waveform sequencer) you can select saw, triangle, noise, ring saw, ring triangle, ring pulse.
  • 3rth sequencer for octaves from -3 to 4
  • A filter with envelope from 1 to 8 stages and 13 curves you can select where you want your sustain point.
  • Filter types :lowpass,hipass and bandpass.You can activate more than one filter type like on a real c64.
  • Cutoff and resonance and a on/off button to save some CPU
  • a pitch envelope from 1 to 8 stages and you can select where you want your sustain point.And has a on/off button to save some cpu
  • a PW envelope from 1 to 8 stages and you can select where you want your sustain point.And has a on/off button to save some cpu
  • Two big LFOs with 19 different waveforms and free speed or 14 bpm speeds
  • Ringmodulation with a bitcrusher notes from c to b and octaves from -4 to 4
  • a Bitcrusher volume envelope
  • 128 presets to start and some simple helpfiles

Like chip music? Check out GOTO80

March 26, 2008 · Posted in Electronic Music · Comment 

GOTO8O

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Listen here >>

With roots in both catchy and extreme music plus an unhealthy obsession with errors and variation, Goto80 delivers eclectic music based on 8-bit technology. During 15 years he has released hundreds of songs on vinyl, CD’s, cassettes and floppy disks but also for movies, games and art projects. Starting in the demoscene, he gained recognition outside of geek culture in 2001 with the Papaya EP. He’s on a never ending mission to look beyond the video game romantics and explore genres such as ambient, breakcore, country, schlager and jazz, although Goto80 is often recognized for the melodic pop songs. In 2007 he played 40 shows and made 20 releases including the CD-album Made On Internet. More info can be found at http://www.goto80.com/promo

Super Mario Flash based synth and the EYE4U

February 20, 2008 · Posted in Electronic Music · Comment 

So you want to have some fun with Flash based synths, apart from the one I have posted before here are two new ones, enjoy LOL

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and of course Super Mario

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8bitpoeple :-)

December 10, 2007 · Posted in Electronic Music · Comment 

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Came across this tremedous 8bit site the other day. Here you will find a veriety of new fresh bitpop tunes. This how the 8bitpeople describe themselves and their mission:

The 8bitpeoples first came together in 1999 as a collective of artists sharing a common love for classic videogames and an approach to music which reflected this obsession. Our primary interests were to provide quality music for free and most importantly to have fun. In the years since, we have grown in rank and expanded our goals.

We continue to provide the vast majority of all our releases for free, including printable covers and inserts so that anyone with the desire to can “manufacture” physical copies of our albums. Furthermore, limited runs of most of our releases are available, offering superior sound quality to the mp3 releases and occasionally bonus tunes.

In addition to our continuing devotion to music, we now have a research & development division dedicated to the creation of software, construction of hardware, and dissemination of documentation related to our cause. Our love for the audio/visual aesthetics of early videogame consoles and homecomputers continues to provide us with the drive to push the medium to its very limits, and then see just how much further we can go after that … you know, just for fun. Homepage >>

Mr Spastic:

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Nullsleep:

Listen >>

Rushjet:

Listen >>

Modeselektor says Happy Birthday

December 7, 2007 · Posted in Electronic Music · Comment 

Since my son had his birthday this week I thought I´d follow that up with a Happy Birthday song from Modeselektor plus a bonus video :-)

Grattis Lukas – click on image to go to their MySpace website and listen to the Happy Birthday song

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Bonus – Modeselektor live:

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Nintendo Museum and YMCK 8Bit

November 16, 2007 · Posted in Electronic Music · Comment 

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Rumors has it that japanese chiptune popstars YMCK will unleash some new blippy efforts this month and they are on a European tour.  YMCK is the 8bit pop unit formed by 3 persons.The most prominent feature of the band is the 8bit sound that reminds people old game consoles, which attracts the enthusiastic support from wide range of generations.

The 1st album “Family music” released in 2004 made a big hit and made their popularity unassailable.
Their unique style of live performances using 8bit pixel animation is also highly acclaimed.
Their activities are not limited in Japan but also made successes in performing at international music festivals around the world: in Sweden, New York, Thailand, Taiwan and South Korea, and CDs are released in United States, Thailand, and South Korea. Besides those things above, YMCK does a wide range of activities, such as remix works, video game sound tracks, DJ performances, development of 8bit sound plug-in software etc.

Listen to samples of YMCK’s brand of 8-bit, sugarsweet vocal music here while waiting patiently for a reputable importer to carry the dot-pin set.

And while you are in Japan why not take a tour at the Nintendo Museum, good fun:

Nintendo Museum >>

C=iao

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