Short links for July 12th, 2011

Some interesting things I found recently: # PERSPECTIVE LYRIQUE via Make:Blog An interactive architectural mapping. Fete des Lumieres / Lyon / France / 2010 A mapping by 1024 Architecture, projected on the facade of former … read more

AfroDJMac releases Nintendo Rack for Ableton Live

AfroDJMac has released Nintendo Rack, a new download in a series of free Ableton Live racks. Dirty, lo-fi, 8-bit, nostalgic. This weeks Ableton Live Rack was created with the sound card of a Nintendo Entertainment … read more

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Simple-Media releases retro-gsx & Cathedral + Striker & Voc-Two freeware

Simple-Media has released retro-gsx and Cathedral, two new virtual synthesizer instruments for Windows. A new addition to the retro-gs series of instruments with a completely new build, retro-gsx offers even more SID inspired chip sound … read more

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Plogue Chipsounds, 8-bit sound chip emulator updated

Plogue has released version 1.5 of Chipsounds, a virtual synthesizer which authentically emulates vintage 8bit-era sound chips. The most advanced 8-bit sound chip emulator is doing even more to save endangered sound chip species! In … read more

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Short links for July 28th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Nerdle Theremin Video Wayne and Layne: One of the unique features of the Nerdle kit is the use of touch-sensitive capacitive-sense buttons, made from copper foil pads inside … read more

Short links for May 28th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Teenage Engineering OP-1 Synthesizer Exclusive Demo and Interview A closer look at the OP-1 portable synthesizer and controller (no release date yet though). Last week, Ihavesynth.com got the … read more

Plogue updates Chipsounds to v1.0.0.3 + Demo release

Plogue has released version 1.0.0.3 of Chipsounds, a virtual chipsound synthesizer plug-in which turns your host into a classic video game console, vintage 8bit home computer and even an 80’s arcade. Plogue chipsounds authentically emulates … read more

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Sir Sedric releases ChipDrums

Sir Sedric has released ChipDrums, a collection of Freaked Out 8-Bit Drum Sounds. Back again, another free ReFill/WAV Pack. This time, I made one for my chiptune-loving, GameBoy-modding, 8-Bit junkies. It’s called ChipDrums and for … read more

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Short links for December 1st, 2009

Some interesting things I found recently: # Arduino Sine wave Generator using the DDS Method From Lab3: Here we describe how to generate sine waves with an Arduino board in a very accurate way . … read more

Plogue releases Chipsounds

Plogue has released Chipsounds, a virtual chipsounds synthesizer plug-in for Windows and Mac. This new product allow any musician to faithfully reproduce the sound and style of vintage video game music and sound effects in … read more

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Short links for August 19th, 2009

Some interesting things I found recently: Christopher Willits of XLR8R takes a look at some of the features of Max for Live (no it’s not out yet!). Warning: there’s a pretty loud advert before the … read more

Short links for August 18th, 2009

Some interesting things I found recently: # These Are My Twisted Words – Free Radiohead song Johnny writes: So here's a new song, called 'These Are My Twisted Words'. We've been recording for a while, … read more

Short links for August 10th, 2009

Some interesting things I found recently, and not so recently (since it’s been a while since I posted short links). # Guitare à crayon The idea behind “la Guitare à crayon” is to be able … read more

Kind of Bloop: An 8-Bit Tribute to Miles Davis

Andy Baio of Waxy.org has launched a Kickstarter project for Kind of Bloop, an 8-bit tribute to Miles Davis. Andy writes: I’ve always wondered what chiptune jazz covers would sound like. What would the jazz … read more

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Sony Creative Software releases 8 Bit Weapon: A Chiptune Odyssey

Sony Creative Software has released 8 Bit Weapon: A Chiptune Odyssey, a massive collection of chiptune style loops and samples created using vintage computers and video game consoles. The library covers Apple II, Commodore 64, … read more

Dusted William Sounds releases the Dirty Dose

Dusted William Sounds has released the Dirty Dose, a sample set made up of over 500 one shot hits from an Atari 2600, a Commodore 64, and a vintage analog Tama Techstar electronic drum set, … read more

Short links for March 26th, 2009

Some interesting things I found recently: # Arduinocaster shreds in MIDI Mike Cook takes the keytar to the next level. Arduinocaster is a an Arduino based MIDI instrument modelled on a guitar sometimes called a … read more

Short links for December 9th, 2008

Some interesting things I found recently: # Wearable Toy Piano – A Toy Piano embedded on a T-shirt. Instructables member mikamika explains: It has 8 keys from Do to Do (1 octave). You can play … read more