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Old 10 July 2011, 16:55   #55
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Part 3 was great too - thanks Matt!

Did I hear right - Jon mentions at 17.50 that the Atari ST - aka "door wedge" - was known for having the better sound chip "and not much else".

I hope he was just referring to the midi ports being its main purpose! As we all know, its sound was average at best, one of the worst sound chips for 16bit, but the chip tunes were fun to listen to.
That's what I thought, too. I do know for a fact that Tangerine Dream (Galway's favorite band at the time) used the Atari ST extensively. Here's an article about it:

http://www.atarimagazines.com/startv...rinedream.html
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