Europe in 8 Bits is a new documentary (available on demand online) that explores the world of chip music, in Europe.
Retro Boy is a virtual analog chiptune synth/emulator that’s available as a free download for Windows. Continue reading
This video, via deadhorse whatever, captures an 8-bit guitar Christmas medley.
Here’s a little 8-bit holiday action, Eight To Infinity’s There’s Nothing Very Interesting To Say About Snow.
via Arron Clague
Developer James Navarro let us know that he’s updated SquareSynth, an 8-bit style software synthesizer, based on the NES, adding AudioBus and more.
SquareSynth is a table-based synthesizer, and NES simulator for iOS, based on old-school chiptune trackers. Using the tables you can create sounds similar to 8-bit game consoles, and computers. Continue reading
This video, via roboband, demonstrates a custom system that allows for Nintendo gameplay audio to be automatically performed on an acoustic player piano and robotically controlled percussive instruments.
The piano and percussion play live during actual gameplay, mirroring the sounds that would normally be created electronically.
All audio, including music and sound effects, is translated in realtime so that it is produced by the instrument most closely resembling the characteristics of the original electronic sound. Continue reading
Evil Indie Games has introduced Chiptune Runner – an indie music app that’s part video game and part chiptunes sequencer:
Take your hero on an exciting journey through platform levels, fight epic battles against bosses, make your own chiptunes, be the Chiptune Runner!
Here are the details…. Continue reading