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 ...