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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 May 2017, 17:14
Replies: 16
Views: 2,058
Posted By 4mat_
Yeah should be dry really. Seconding Chipsounds...

Yeah should be dry really. Seconding Chipsounds here, very good paid solution and the authors do a ton of research into old system audio.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 November 2016, 21:26
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By 4mat_
history of amiga chipmodules (chipmods)

I imagine some people have already seen this. I did a quick video last week showing the history of writing chipmusic in .mod format. (from Soundtracker to Protracker)
...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 February 2016, 21:13
Replies: 40
Views: 3,159
Posted By 4mat_
except Britelite and a bunch of other oldskoolers...

except Britelite and a bunch of other oldskoolers are on the jury so yeah I think they do remember actually.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2016, 19:26
Replies: 76
Views: 15,497
Posted By 4mat_
If that's all that changes then no worries, the...

If that's all that changes then no worries, the post sounded more like some sort of PT3.x nightmare was on the cards. ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2016, 14:53
Replies: 76
Views: 15,497
Posted By 4mat_
Sorry but that sounds like a bad idea, the PT...

Sorry but that sounds like a bad idea, the PT .MOD format has been around for over 20 years and is a standard. Yes I agree it's broken, but it's been broken for 20 years. :) Isn't there a way you...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2016, 02:45
Replies: 76
Views: 15,497
Posted By 4mat_
As long as you don't want loops you can stick...

As long as you don't want loops you can stick multiple samples in one slot anyway, with a bit of fx magic. Oldskool skillz.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2016, 17:27
Replies: 30
Views: 4,480
Posted By 4mat_
Disassemblies, data formats and graphics viewers...

Disassemblies, data formats and graphics viewers of some Spectrum games (The Hobbit, Dynamite Dan etc) Icemark (http://www.icemark.com/spectrum/index.html) Try the Data Formats and Downloads links,...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 January 2016, 22:51
Replies: 67
Views: 9,301
Posted By 4mat_
I'm intrigued why ST sound emulation would need...

I'm intrigued why ST sound emulation would need more than a 68000, can you grab the mixer register & tone/noise frequencies and do a direct conversion with chip waves? At least that's how I'm...
Forum: Coders. General 06 January 2016, 17:42
Replies: 204
Views: 27,786
Posted By 4mat_
That's a terrible idea, even with percussion you...

That's a terrible idea, even with percussion you want a bit of pitch control. Apart from the obvious things like toms and cymbals getting a bit of variance in your drums needs pitch effects.

Even...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 October 2015, 17:36
Replies: 19
Views: 2,993
Posted By 4mat_
Heh I remember using those back in the day. Big...

Heh I remember using those back in the day. Big silver (Handy) box with a ribbon cable attached to the Lynx. I had a .MOD song data converter written for me on the Amiga so I could get game music...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2015, 19:39
Replies: 90
Views: 5,971
Posted By 4mat_
Yeah C64 is king of demoscene R&D, constant...

Yeah C64 is king of demoscene R&D, constant improvements and new stuff for the last 10 years.

A500 scene has been having a bit of a comeback recently, though there aren't that many coders around. ...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2015, 14:51
Replies: 227
Views: 33,340
Posted By 4mat_
you can draw them in a sample editor.

you can draw them in a sample editor.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 October 2015, 20:44
Replies: 227
Views: 33,340
Posted By 4mat_
You can load .HES PC Engine music rips into a...

You can load .HES PC Engine music rips into a sampler and rip the waveforms out directly for use in Protracker. This is how the same method "chipmods" used, using 16/32/64/128 byte sized waveform...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2015, 17:32
Replies: 103
Views: 14,230
Posted By 4mat_
Something like Spelunky (the classic version)...

Something like Spelunky (the classic version) would be a better fit on Amiga tbh.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2015, 14:48
Replies: 23
Views: 1,963
Posted By 4mat_
He's probably thinking of the reset part in "His...

He's probably thinking of the reset part in "His Master's Noise" by Kaktus. Fairly sure that would be hand-coded. Also I think TSM's songs were indeed done in assembler. (lovely waveform...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 September 2015, 19:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,963
Posted By 4mat_
I remember a few players that were purely source...

I remember a few players that were purely source back in the day, they either generated waveforms on the fly and sent them to the DAC or had the waveform samples in the source. (basically like...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 September 2015, 18:47
Replies: 208
Views: 13,590
Posted By 4mat_
Just use Tiled or something, lot of export...

Just use Tiled or something, lot of export formats for data. No need to do most of that work on the amiga. (most of the time we didn't back in the day either)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 September 2015, 23:39
Replies: 22
Views: 3,662
Posted By 4mat_
That's odd, I've got a fullscreen 50hz video mode...

That's odd, I've got a fullscreen 50hz video mode 100% running fine on my monitor with reSID and the PC is only an i3. Have you tried one of the nightly builds?
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2015, 17:24
Replies: 547
Views: 53,514
Posted By 4mat_
Speaking as a freelancer back then, by the end of...

Speaking as a freelancer back then, by the end of 1992 Amiga-specific work was very thin on the ground and pretty much dead by the end of 1993. It was still being used to prototype ideas for...
Forum: Coders. General 13 June 2015, 17:08
Replies: 2,163
Views: 279,587
Posted By 4mat_
With VGM you also get the notes exported with...

With VGM you also get the notes exported with relative timings, which are fairly easy to convert to vblank frames. At which point you might as well convert the notes to .MOD format as well and save...
Forum: request.Music 30 May 2015, 22:22
Replies: 9
Views: 4,258
Posted By 4mat_
well we did the tunes for the original Dizzy...

well we did the tunes for the original Dizzy games in about 30k or less, so it's an authentic size at least.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2015, 00:18
Replies: 184
Views: 16,479
Posted By 4mat_
Not really, look how expensive writable media was...

Not really, look how expensive writable media was in the early '90s. no, it was just a void of mostly embarassing catch-up titles after '92. ("Doom but on the amiga, sonic but on the amiga" etc) ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 January 2015, 19:40
Replies: 184
Views: 16,479
Posted By 4mat_
Speaking as somebody who did freelance work in...

Speaking as somebody who did freelance work in the early '90s the amiga work had mostly dried up by the end of '92. It was all 16-bit consoles and PC after that, with the very occasional amiga...
Forum: request.Music 11 January 2015, 02:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,920
Posted By 4mat_
I've done a .vgm > c64 converter (for BBC Micro &...

I've done a .vgm > c64 converter (for BBC Micro & Master System tracks) , it's basically a stream of output data from the console. You could make a tracker converter for the song data, though...
Forum: support.Demos 10 August 2014, 21:19
Replies: 2
Views: 2,563
Posted By 4mat_
It's been about 25 years since I did one of...

It's been about 25 years since I did one of these, but I just tried some stuff out in WinUAE which seems to work. This only has a text menu with remapped keys but adding the rest should be...
Forum: News 05 February 2014, 03:09
Replies: 107
Views: 16,788
Posted By 4mat_
There's a YM to XM converter...

There's a YM to XM converter (http://leonard.oxg.free.fr/stsound_download.html) then you could pop the data down to MOD with a bit of work.
Forum: request.Demos 15 January 2014, 00:03
Replies: 25
Views: 4,406
Posted By 4mat_
No worries, thanks for looking anyway. I...

No worries, thanks for looking anyway. I haven't heard from any of the old Slipstream members since the old days really.
Forum: request.Demos 16 June 2013, 16:43
Replies: 25
Views: 4,406
Posted By 4mat_
If you do find anything that'd be great, thanks. ...

If you do find anything that'd be great, thanks. I notice Marc's early demos don't seem to be on the net either.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 April 2013, 15:48
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By 4mat_
I recently stumbled across the a1200 version on...

I recently stumbled across the a1200 version on YouTube as a video had (incorrectly) credited the music to me. I worked on the a500 version which, as stated above, has renditions of the pc tracks. ...
Forum: support.Games 04 January 2013, 23:51
Replies: 21
Views: 2,700
Posted By 4mat_
thanks

thanks
Forum: support.Games 04 January 2013, 21:23
Replies: 21
Views: 2,700
Posted By 4mat_
heh, didn't know about this at all. does anyone...

heh, didn't know about this at all. does anyone have a link to the extra music files? I wouldn't mind seeing if they're mine or not.
Forum: News 20 November 2012, 23:33
Replies: 2
Views: 1,321
Posted By 4mat_
4mat - "Sans Titre" (chipmusic album)

Hi,

I just put out my 5th chipmusic album, tracked modules augmented with mastering and (sometimes) other instruments.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 August 2012, 16:12
Replies: 46
Views: 4,654
Posted By 4mat_
Great stuff! With this, ilkae/Pas Maters and...

Great stuff! With this, ilkae/Pas Maters and Purple Om releasing new albums I think we can safely say amiga chip guys are back. (and there are a couple more things that haven't been publicly...
Forum: News 22 July 2012, 11:46
Replies: 16
Views: 3,275
Posted By 4mat_
http://f0.bcbits.com/z/70/42/704270999-1.jpg ...

http://f0.bcbits.com/z/70/42/704270999-1.jpg

Compilation of my chipmusic for demos/on-line between 2006-2011. Lot of "traditional" chipmusic here.

http://4mat.bandcamp.com/album/extras
Forum: News 16 July 2012, 03:16
Replies: 16
Views: 3,275
Posted By 4mat_
http://f0.bcbits.com/z/21/15/2115641936-1.jpg ...

http://f0.bcbits.com/z/21/15/2115641936-1.jpg

6 songs plus bonus track. ("A Broken Song" and "Gold To Go" were done on the amiga)

download (http://4mat.bandcamp.com/album/guru)
Forum: News 15 July 2012, 17:01
Replies: 16
Views: 3,275
Posted By 4mat_
the next one might be more your kind of thing,...

the next one might be more your kind of thing, very '90s demoscene with a modern twist:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foon2aoBzGA&feature=youtu.be
Forum: News 05 June 2012, 13:27
Replies: 16
Views: 3,275
Posted By 4mat_
4mat - "Rips" EP (chipmusic by ex-amiga musician)

New chipmusic EP by myself, 7 tracks.

http://f0.bcbits.com/z/28/41/2841312064-1.jpg

1. You
2. Atomic Sons
3. Make No Mistake
4. The End Of Us
5. Letters
6. Liquid
Forum: News 01 May 2012, 11:13
Replies: 8
Views: 2,504
Posted By 4mat_
"Origins" by 4mat (ex-amiga musician's new chip music album)

4th in a series of tracker chipmusic albums with a modern twist. 4mat is an ex-Amiga demoscene and games musician who worked on many titles back in the early '90s. (CarVup, Leander, Chuck Rock,...
Forum: request.Music 23 November 2011, 23:48
Replies: 11
Views: 2,810
Posted By 4mat_
Yeah that's me, been back for a couple of years. ...

Yeah that's me, been back for a couple of years. (check 4mat.bandcamp.com for some other things)
Forum: request.Music 23 November 2011, 19:53
Replies: 11
Views: 2,810
Posted By 4mat_
that's more than I remember :)

that's more than I remember :)
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