1 bit chiptune: arpeggios, eargasm on channel 3

If there's one sound effect that instantly screams chiptune, it has to be arpeggios. To the profane, they simply sound like an old 80's phone, but to older geeks and nerds, they are the sweet sound of SID, AY and YM goodness. When hearing it you start seeing starfields, plain flashy colored 3D cubes and … Lire la suite 1 bit chiptune: arpeggios, eargasm on channel 3

1 bit chiptune: Setting up HoustonTracker 2 on your TI-xx calculator (Linux)

In a previous blog post titled Making music on Texas Instruments calculators: 1 bit chiptune I said I would write a tutorial on how to turn your Texas Instruments calc into a sequencer, allowing you to compose the finest blip-blopy tunes ever. Well, here it is, for Linux only, but hey, the Windows version is … Lire la suite 1 bit chiptune: Setting up HoustonTracker 2 on your TI-xx calculator (Linux)

Making music on Texas Instruments calculators: 1 bit chiptune

Yes, I compose music on a calculator When I was a real young person (as opposed to a, humm humm, young 40 years old person), I created games on Casio and Texas Instruments calculators. That's actually how I learned programming: I was technically in a school, but not to learn how to align bits, I … Lire la suite Making music on Texas Instruments calculators: 1 bit chiptune