Short links for October 22nd, 2008

Some interesting things I found recently: # WaldFlöte — The WaldFlöte project is basically a MIDI retrofit of a 1890's era 16 foot pipe organ. It converts MIDI input into solenoid drive to directly press … read more

Puremagnetik releases Blip

Puremagnetik has released Blip, a unique collection of instruments, kits and looped beats sourced from the original Atari 2600 sound chip. Blip doesn’t contain the prettiest sounds. But then again 1980 wasn’t the prettiest year! … read more

makunouchi bento releases free pack of lo-fi ringtones

makunouchi bento and OTAKU Magazine have teamed up to release 10 retrogaming ringtones, a free pack of ringtone samples. 10 retrogaming ringtones features 10 frantic lo-fi ringtones (loopable). inspired by retro console games (invaders, pacman … read more

Loop Cache releases 8 Bit Beats

Loop Cache has released 8 Bit Beats, a sample collection geared towards 8 bit sounds. A mix of old and new school sounds, 8 Bit Beats takes the machines and sounds of yesteryear and blends … read more

Native Instruments releases KONTAKT Retro Machines

Native Instruments has released KONTAKT Retro Machines, a new KORE SoundPack featuring the sounds of the most legendary synthesizers and drum machines of the 70’s and 80’s. The sounds of KONTAKT RETRO MACHINES are based … read more

Short links for April 23rd, 2008

Some interesting things I found on April 23rd, 2008: # The Echo Nest – The Echo Nest Analyze API is a tool that can enrich your software’s understanding of musical recordings. It uses a perceptual … read more

Precisionsound releases PS20 – Vintage Digital (Roland MKS-20)

Precisionsound has released PS20 – Vintage Digital, a sample library for HALion Kontakt & SoundFont featuring the sounds of the Roland MKS-20. In the -80ties the typical sound of a real acoustic piano and electric … read more

Commodore Bent64 with Cynthcart

Want to have a circuit bent Commodore 64 without having to do all the work yourself? Bighead Electronics is offering a limited edition pre-modded C64, the Bent64. Bighead Electronics Bent64 List of the mods COMMODORE … read more

Review: Nomad Factory Retrology Motown

Nomad Factory recently released Retrology Motown, a bundle of 2 equalizer plug-ins designed to improve the quality of digital sound recordings. The plug-ins aim to recreate the warm sound qualities of legendary analog hardware passive … read more

Short links for January 23rd, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on January 23rd, 2008: the SiimpleSynth – Wiimote synthesizer from the Wii Loop Machine guy Comparison of upcoming digital audio recorders – Brad Linder put together a little … read more

Nomad Factory releases Retrology Motown

Nomad Factory has released Retrogoly Motown, a plug-in bundle powered by Retro Sound Modeling (Nomad Factory Modelisation Technology – RSM). Retrology Motown was designed to improve the quality of digital sound recordings. The two included … read more

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Atom Splitter Audio releases Games and 8-Bit Kit Volume 2 and Digital Effects Volume 1

Atom Splitter Audio has released two new free sample packs, Digital Effects Volume 1 and Games and 8-Bit Kit Volume 2. Game and 8-Bit Kit Volume 2 includes samples of retro style blips, zips, effects … read more

Short links for October 11th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on October 11th, 2007: 10 Surefire Ways to Kill Your Crabby Mood – Don’t let a bad mood get you down! Linspire 6.0 Desktop Linux Operating System – … read more

Short links for October 7th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on October 7th, 2007: reCAPTCHA – Stop Spam, Read Books. This new captcha stops spam while digitizing books. Mouthpiece – Pinhole photography with a twist by Justin Quinnell. … read more

Short links for August 27th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on August 27th, 2007: Interactive Frequency Chart – Easy to figure out which instruments are where in the frequency spectrum 20+ Free And Fresh Icon Sets – One … read more

Puremagnetik releases Retroputer

Puremagnetik has released Retroputer for Ableton 6, a collection of Bleepy, Glitchy, Digital Tonal Sequencing Racks. Heavily influenced by Elektron’s Monomachine, Retroputer comes packed with crunchy digital waveforms, all categorized into 10 individual “Machines”. Features … read more

Short links for August 16th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on August 16th, 2007: Quiltbert: a Q*bert Quilt – Lenore at Evil Mad Scientist Labs shows off her fantastic Quiltbert, a Q*bert inspired quilt and shows you the … read more

Short links for August 13th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on August 13th, 2007: 1985 Ghetto Blaster Modded for iPod – To do it you will need the Lasonic Ghetto Blaster TRC-931 or a similar model (he got … read more

Mix Tape USB Drive

Suck UK has announced a new product, the Mix Tape USB Drive. Suck UK Mix Tape USB From the product page: Remember back in the days before digital music players and MP3s? If you do, … read more

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Handheld Remakes

Handheld Remakes brings back some fond memories. This place hosts a big searchable archive of handheld games, in SWF (Flash), Director and Java formats. You can play a few games online. One of my favorite … read more