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Posts Tagged “chiptune”

Retro Core Mega Drive Audio Showcase

Posted on May 21st, 2020 by Hitstun

I’ve been following Retro Core for 15 years from its original video game reviews to its recent videos about ports of games and the Chinese knock offs that play them. He’s tired of people dissing the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive’s sound chip, so he brought several examples of clean instruments and heavy bass. There’s more Mega […]

Thank You Scientist – Swarm (8-Bit Version)

Posted on June 15th, 2019 by Hitstun

Thank You Scientist is a seven-piece band playing jazz fusion progressive metal, my favorite! Their new album is streaming in lots of places including YouTube. The band’s drummer, Joe Fadem, thought Swarm would sound cool as a chiptune, so he made it happen. The title says “8-Bit”, but the SNES samples and K.K. Slider vocals […]

Corruption as Art – Go Straight (remix EP)

Posted on March 6th, 2019 by Hitstun

Corruption as Art uses a real-time corruptor mod for BizHawk to flip random bits in memory while a game is running. Usually this just crashes the game, but sometimes things break in interesting ways. When applied to Streets of Rage 2, the music keeps playing but goes out of sync and creates strange remixes. Be […]

My Pandora Radio Stations

Posted on September 7th, 2017 by Hitstun

Pandora is still the best at finding music that is musically similar to other tracks you like. With a little patience and a little luck, it’s possible to train Pandora to hit all the right notes. I listen to a lot of different music so I have a list of stations for whatever I feel […]

Prof.Sakamoto

Posted on August 17th, 2016 by Hitstun

Prof.Sakamoto makes soundtracks to imaginary NES games. He’s nailed the sound of a classic RPG, a space shooter, and couple days ago, a ninja action game. I hope someday he’ll follow in Jake Kaufman’s footsteps and work on an actual game. Source: Bandcamp via the same epic Spotify Discover Weekly playlist last November that introduced […]