Monster Sounds releases Drumstep & Mutant Bass V1 by Kanji Kinetic

Monster Sounds has released Drumstep & Mutant Bass V1, a sample library by Kanji Kinetic. Kanji Kinetic is a guy who has managed to sculpt his own take on the 140bpm mash up game. His … read more

vxxy announces DCM8 chip tune drum machine

vxxy has announced the production of the DCM8, a dedicated chip tune drum machine. We announce the production of our first electronic musical instrument the DCM8 Digital Chiptune Drum machine, born from a desire to … read more

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de la Mancha releases Basic 64 synthesizer plugin

de la Mancha has announced the release of basic 65, a monophonic synth, inspired by the classic 80s home computer, the Commodore 64 and its legendary SID chip. Building on the waveforms and signal path … read more

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HyperSynth releases Soundset-01 for SIDizer

HyperSynth has released Soundset-01, a soundset for its SIDizer virtual SID chip synthesizer instrument. Soundset-01 contains 70 brand new presets programmed by Bryan “Xenos” Lee for Hypersynth SIDizer. The sounds cover Dubstep, House, Dance, Old … read more

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Short links for February 16th, 2011

Some interesting things I found recently: # Visualized: 37 years of Roland synths in one awesome animated GIF Engadget reports on an animated gif which holds a collection of 88 Roland synths: You know how … read more

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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Short links for February 1st, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # The Virtual Piano for Songwriters, Singers, Producers and aspiring musicians Not Only is The Virtual Piano a Virtual instrument that you can play chords and melodies on, it … read more

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

Short links for October 16th, 2009

Some interesting things I found recently: # Drummer – A Collaborative Musical Interface with Mobility Andrea Bianchi, a Ph.D. student at the Graduate School of Culture Technology (GSCT) in the Korean Advanced Institute of Science … 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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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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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

de la Mancha releases miniSID

de la Mancha has released miniSID, a quick and simple SID synth for getting that chiptune sound with the minimum of tweaking. The waveforms are sampled from a 6581 SID chip and the arp gives … read more

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Short links for August 25th, 2008

Some interesting things I found on August 25th, 2008: # product placements (2008) – 70,200 samples in 33 seconds: nightmare for GERMAN RIAA If you want to register a song at GEMA (RIAA, ASCAP of … read more

Classical Madrigals composed on a 1989 Gameboy

Joey Mariano has released a number of classical madrigals composed on a Gameboy. Joey reinvents the madrigal’s sound with 8bit music, including Gameboy’s chord arpeggiator, extreme pitch bends, portamento effects, and glitchy break-ups. From the … read more

Short links for May 6th, 2008

Some interesting things I found on May 6th, 2008: # Jazz trash robot is an experimental sound-producing entity made from recycled electro-mechanical components. It is a collection of mechanical sequencers and timers, that can be … read more