Prime Loops releases Arcade Flashback sample pack

Prime Loops has announced its Arcade Flashback sample library. Up your game with “Arcade Flashback”, the pixel pounding new sample pack from Prime Loops. More than just a nod to nostalgia, this retrospective take on … read more

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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