I’ve been a member since I was a wee little lad running in the fields of glory. But I never submitted a track. Until now. So here is my first contribution to Battle of the Bits – the not enough known chip community that has outlived most of the other ones.
It’s an Amiga song, built around a short loop that my brother made back in his Amiga days. There’s no real ending to the song, because it’s supposed to loop – like all the Amiga chiptunes in the 1990’s did.
Excuse me sir. Sir! SIR! Hello? This is the official launch song for Plogue’s Chipspeech 1.5, which now has MacinTalk that you can hear singing in this track. This song is also on my new 80864 release, as a bonus song (not on the vinyl).
The sort of old Italian prog band Armonite asked me to add some sounds to their song Insert Coin for the album The Sun is New Each Day. A nice album somewhere inbetween progressive rock and classical music (??), mastered at le Abbey Road Studios.
I like how my saw waves mix with the violin, and in this setting the triangle waves get a more flutey character than usually. Sometimes it’s even tricky to say what’s what. Man machine prog! Prog.prg.
Btw, you might also want to check out The Ferret Show, where I performed my songs together with a jazz band and with PETSCII visuals by Raquel Meyers.
It’s in the same vein of Mega Amiga. Some sort of 80’s electro funk hip house something? This track is a bit more towards electro than Mega Amiga though.
Download my song and the other ones from my Amiga crew Up Rough here. It’s in the mod-format so only true acid hackers can play it.
The image was made by Spot / Up Rough for the Amiga pixel graphics competition.
The Dutch breakcore/drone artist Neurobit just released 5 Attempts to Synq the Elements. It includes a track we made together in Amsterdam in 2009.
It’s basically some sort of minimalist ambient, where I C64-improvise on top of Neurobit’s trickeries with the Nintendo DS. You can tell that it’s 101% de-synchronized! Download it for free from Lowtoy.
The song is taken from a session where we recorded something like 5 songs. Maybe they’ll get released some day!