Blockhead Synthmas, by the Blockhead Trio,
Here’s what they have to say about the album:
“This is a hypothetical (and anachronistic) “best-christmas-ever” where I get a brand new KORG 770 synthesizer, a brand new YAMAHA MR-10, and the Charlie Brown Christmas Soundtrack on Vinyl.
And what’s more – I USE THEM! I revel in all the possibilities each thing offers.
From the land of WTF comes the holiday cheer of Dr. Sunshine’s A Rainbow Kitten Christmas.
The album offers Dr. Sunshine’s unique take on Christmas songs, featuring 8-bit chiptune sounds, lo fi vocoder goodness and a heaping helping of weirdness. Continue reading
Lo-Fi SES is a lo-fi 8-bit instrument, that’s open source and fully hackable.
Production is being funded as a Kickstarter project, but the project is already fully funded with 40 days to go.
Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading
Elektron has released the SID Redux Sound Pack for the Analog Rytm.
Here’s what they have to say about it: Continue reading
What would The Matrix be like if it had an 8-bit chiptune soundtrack? Continue reading
This video is demo and tutorial for the Twisted Electrons AY3 Chiptune Synth. Continue reading
Ochen K. has introduced Chip64 – a chiptunes Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason.
Chip64 includes mathematical modeling of 5 chips:
- the TIA used in the Atari 2600;
- the SID chip used in the Commodore 64;
- the TA0x series used in the NES and Gameboy;
- the Vic-I used in the Vic 20; and
- the SN76489 chip used in the ColecoVision and Sega consoles.
It also offers an on-board sequencer, as well as a multi-mode filter, LFO, modulation envelope, and more, Continue reading
Europe in 8 Bits is a new documentary (available on demand online) that explores the world of chip music, in Europe.
We’ve embedded the preview above – the full documentary is available to view via Vimeo. Continue reading