Retro, The Sounds and The Music.

Discussion in 'Retro & Arcade' started by power, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. elvis

    elvis Old school old fool

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    "Ewww the MegaDrive sounded like crap".

    In the wrong hands, yes. But watch what happens when someone who knows synths back to front has a go.

     
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    yes Joe Redifer of Game Sack kindly pointed out why the Megadrive copped a lot of flack for sound in this video.

     
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    More on the MegaDrive audio from one of my favourite channels. First video lists some of the "soundtrack engines" used, and from there you can spot patterns to identify them.

    All audio captured from a real Gen 1 Japanese MD. (Although it should be noted that, right now, MiSTer is *really* close to this, as measured by the MDFourier audio analysis tool).



     
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    16 Bit AudioPhile project:
    https://16bap.theclassicgamer.net/media/

    High quality (up to 96KHz lossless) captures of audio from retro bit consoles and computers. Lots of Amiga and MegaDrive stuff there, but other consoles and systems too.
     
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    A little different to the music itself, but a great video on counterfeit sound chips, and how plenty of popular YouTubers are unknowingly using fake ones:

     
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    A great video. Now I know where all these new-looking chips for the DIY scene come from. I had no idea.
     
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    Same. I mean, it was kind of obvious that something was afoot. There's no way these things are either sitting around unsold by the squillions, or that there's new stock being made. But it's nice that someone bothered to do the research, confirm, and publish something not hidden away in the dark depths of some elite forum or discord channel.
     
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