Jul 11, 2019
(and last updated on Apr 10, 2020)
This sub-7KiB GM soundfont works on all midi players. It uses a 9 sample filtered square wave for melody and a 118 sample filtered periodic Noise wave for drums and sfx. Also note that the square is 11025hz sample rate and the noise is 11025hz sample rate, meaning that one can use it in scenarios of the worst quality possible with no trouble whatsoever. The entire 127 samples of audio data could fit in the wave memory of the Namco 163 Famicom expansion sound chip when ALL ...
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 ...