In this video, .mpegasus shares his take on the past, present and future of chiptune.… Read More A History Of Chiptune
The Obscura 8-bit Chiptune Synth 2 is a MIDI synthesizer that is designed to let you create music in the style of the classic video game themes of the 1980s.… Read More New Chiptune Synth, The Obscura 2, Offers Retro Video Game Sound
The free download features some of the top chiptune artists, covering Weezer songs on various video game sound chips.… Read More Free Music Friday: 8-bit Weezer Covers From Pterodactyl Squad
Chris Blarsky of Ninstrument has announced the Synthboy+ Special Edition – a new version that adds a voltage clock out from LSDJ.
Korg and BANDAI NAMCO Studios have announced an update to Korg Gadget, that introduces a new synth engine, Kamata, inspired by the classic video game sounds of the 80s The new version 2.5 adds the synthesizer Kamata, which features a reconstructed “Waveform Memory Sound Generator”, the sound engine that produced so many legendary game sounds in the… Read More Korg Gadget Update Adds Classic Video Game Sound Synthesizer
SampleScience has introduced SMROM, a $12 rompler based on the sound of the SN76489 PSG, the sound chip used in the Sega Master System video game console. Here are the official audio demos:
In this post, guest author Joe E. Allen interviews composer Alex Mauer. Mauer is well-known within chiptune, with popular releases such as Blast 1 and 2, 9999 and Vegavox – the first album ever released on a NES cartridge – to his name. Recently he’s been able to turn his passion for chiptune and synth music into a… Read More An Interview With Chiptune Composer Alex Mauer
In this post, guest author Joe E. Allen takes a look at making 8-bit music with FamiTracker – a free windows tracker for producing music for the NES/Famicom-systems. How To Make 8-Bit Music: An Introduction To FamiTracker In this series, I’ll be introducing programs that you can use to make music on old video game consoles,… Read More How To Make 8-Bit Music: An Introduction To FamiTracker