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Scabrous Birdseed
20-11-2003, 20:53:16
Not the game designer, the C64 sound chip/music format. Awesome stuff... I'd forgotten how cool C64 music could be made to be.

If you, like me, like to grab new genres by the ass and drag them kicking and screaming into your conciousness, download the HVSC (http://www.hvsc.c64.org/), which contains quite possibly every known sid ever made, some 20.000 of the buggers. Fun!

Also, you'll need a player. I suggest sidplay2/w (http://www.student.nada.kth.se/%7Ed93-alo/c64/spw/) for windows.

Scabrous Birdseed
21-11-2003, 18:34:04
My next radio show will be partially a SID special.

24-11-2003, 13:05:15

ah man i had so many of these games. i did try to get hold of some of the msuic before but could never find a decent link, cheers SB :beer:

24-11-2003, 13:15:34
Can you get the Daley Thompsons Decathlon opening music? It was basically a really shit midi version of Chariots of fire. I actually had it on a cassette, and listened to it for fun.

24-11-2003, 13:18:36
oh i meant to say, give Herobotix in the Games folder a listen, it is stunning.

One of my favourite c64 games and one of the first bits of computer music that really made me realise how cool it could be

Scabrous Birdseed
24-11-2003, 16:05:59
Any suggestions are appreciated- I'll need at least 5 or 6 for my radio show on friday.

Scabrous Birdseed
24-11-2003, 21:08:51
Currently enjoying the work of Dr. Zoom (in the "various" folder).

25-11-2003, 11:46:30
apart from the aforementioned herobotix i reccomend

jeroen tel: Hawkeye, Cybernoid & Golden Axe

Rob Hubbard: Thundercats, Bangkok knights, Commando

David Whittaker: Speedball

Mark Tait: Human Killing Machine, Strider

Dave Lowe: Powerdrift

and for something a bit aphex twin: Paradroid

Scabrous Birdseed
25-11-2003, 12:21:04
Okay that last one is incredibly annoying.

I think I'll use Bangkok Knights though, thanks.