Mega Cat Studios let us know that they’ve released a new fighting game for the Nintendo Entertainment System, Creepy Brawlers, that combines retro-styled fighting action and an original 8-bit soundtrack. … Read More New Halloween Inspired NES Game & Soundtrack, ‘Creepy Brawlers’
Developer Jose Gonzalez has introduced the miniMO, a new 8-bit modular synthesizer that’s both Open Source & Open Hardware.… Read More The miniMO Is An 8-bit, Open Source Modular Synthesizer
Here’s an ‘advanced’ guide to making chiptune, using nanoloop 2 (nl2) for the Game Boy Advance.… Read More Making Music With nanoloop 2 For The Game Boy Advance
The Soulsby Synthesizers miniAtmegatron is an 8-bit bit synthesizer kit that you can DIY in about an hour!… Read More The Soulsby Synthesizers miniAtmegatron Is Cheap, DIY & You Can Make It In an Hour
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
At the 2016 NAMM Show, being held in Anaheim, CA Jan 21-24, Roland is introducing the A-01 – a unique mobile MIDI controller and 8-bit synthesizer. The A-01 is a genre-busting piece of gear: The A-01 is the same size as Roland’s Boutique synths, and can dock in the Boutique K-25m keyboard. It’s a MIDI controller that works… Read More Roland Intros A-01 MIDI Controller & 8-Bit Synthesizer
Arcano Systems has introduced the Obscura – an inexpensive minimal chiptunes MIDI synth.
In this video, The 8-Bit Guy takes a look at how old-school 8-bit music worked, with an emphasis on video games systems.