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.
SampleScience has released Famirom, a virtual plugin emulation of the NES sound chip, for Mac & Windows.
Soulsby Synthesizers has introduced the miniAtmegatron – an DIY 8-bit synthesizer shield kit for the Arduino Uno. Here’s the official intro video:
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.… Read More An Interview With Chiptune Composer Alex Mauer
Daniel Larsson has introduced SidTracker64, a new app that turns your iPad into ‘the ultimate chiptune production package tool’. SidTracker64 emulates the classic SID sound chip from the Commodore 64. The app is a retro-style music creation tool and synthesizer, combined with modern features such as MIDI keyboard and controller input, Audiobus 2 and Inter-App Audio for recording in your… Read More New App, SidTracker64, Turns Your iPad Into A Commodore 64 Chiptunes Music System On Steroids
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