Mar 20, 2017
(and last updated on Dec 02, 2018)
If you need that musical sound from an 80s rock band or a Homestar Runner cartoon, this sample library could fit the bill! I built this virtual synth from samples, recorded using a vintage keyboard, that just appeared one day. When we were kids, my brother and I spent countless hours playing around with it. I even composed some of my very first melodies of music using this keyboard.
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Sep 29, 2016
(and last updated on Sep 18, 2019)
Introducing Version 2.0!!
Pulse (3 variants), Triangle, and Noise waves
Simple keyboard layout
Vibrato, tremolo, slide (portamento), attack, and release controls
The goal, when designing "8-Bit Chip", was to create something that was friendly to a musician, rather than a programer.
Traditionally, 8-Bit music is created in what can be described as a spreadsheet-like environment, where pitches and effects are coded one at a time. My idea was ...
Aug 24, 2015
(and last updated on Dec 23, 2015)
These are samples of old drum machines I've collected over the years. Not all recordings were done in house (but all are free use licenses).
The sample set consists of several drum machines (listed below). Each drum machines sounds are spread out over each octave from C1 to C7. There are, in some cases, sounds from some machines that have been grouped with others. This is because that machine had more then 12 sounds. But, the basic layout is the same on each.
C = Bass Dr...
These sounds are available for personal or professional use in musical compositions. You may redistribute the original zip files under the following conditions.
1) Samples must be redistributed FREE OF CHARGE. They are not to be sold without written permission of The Tic Tok Men.
2) The "read_me" text file contained in the zip packages must remain intact and unaltered.
With that, download away and go make some music.
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