Ok first of all according to youtube profiles I am prbly the youngest member on this forum (except Tech87), having finished hi school only 4 years ago ^^ and probably the only one from North America (I live in the province of Québec in Canada, since I speak french my english may be bad sometimes, my apologies in advance for that x.x).
Since I discovered techno in 2000 I always wished I could make my own, because i felt everyone used the same style too much, so I thought myself if i ever get a PC I will buy a music software to do it. At that time I was hearing a lot about Dance Ejay and such stuff. Then in june 2002 when I was 15 my brother found a game called MTV Music Generator (the game that you all know as Music 2000) in a video game store and bought it. When he brought it at home I was so amazed that I got glued to it for about 10 hours (with dinner/lunch breaks tho). At first i wasn't impressed because of the bad pre made riffs, but then I found decent ones and made some music with them. Then I discovered the riff editor but I sucked at it, because it was a bit hard at first, but as soon as I got used to it I could make amazing stuff with it and I got addicted to the software. I kept improving my skills until january 2004, when I was working on Techno Revolution song, then the CD stopped working (it freezes on title screen). It was a really long 2.9 years of waiting then, because in late 2003 I discovered happy hardcore and I wanted to make some, but yeah, the software broke, so no more music making anymore. On top of that I didn't had a computer back then.
Then on December 2006 before christmas I searched torrent sites and found an CD image of MTV Music Generafor for PSOne, I tried to find an emulator that ran it and I was amazed to see it did. (yeah i know this is illegal lol but at least I still have both PSone and the non-working MTVMG with the manual lol). So I tried to get used to it again, it took a month until I could do amazing stuff again. The first song I made since I came back from my nearly 3 years hiatus is Happy Hardcore, but it wasn't very great compared to Epic Journey Through The Galaxy and Dark Side Of The Moon. Since then I did as many songs as I did from 2002 to 2004, and I still plan to do more. Since 2006 I've been willing to push the limits of Music2000 to maximum and make songs that are mistaken as real producer/professional songs made with fruity loops or more powerful softwares for PC.
I also love to produce using an emulator because it's much more stable than using the playstation and the PC version of MTVMG (which I found later) has crappy controls and sometimes crashes on my PC. Plus I have CD like sound quality on emulator since on a TV it's so so cuz of the hiss/noise effects.
Since late October I started running this forum, after the german one was unavaliable for 2 weeks due to the virus, and the goal is to gather music 2000 users together and let them put their songs here so everyone can listen and find them easier than on the massive youtube site. Now the other forum is back so I've decided to link it below the forums above the copyright.
Aside from the whole Music 2000 thing, I have programmed TI-83+ calculators since july 2001 and made several games for them ever since. Now I don't make anymore games for TI calculators but I still run the website called Omnimaga since early 2004. Now this site have music as well but it isn't dedicated to MTV music generator and Music 2000 like this one, even though all my songs on the site are made with those.
I also made a RPG called The Mysterious Cities Of Gold using RPG Maker 2003 program and graphics (altough I did a few myself). The RPG is meant to be a sequel to a french-japaneese anime of the same name dating back in the early '80s, which I loved. I also did a few games under Visual Basic 6.0 back in my Hi school days, altough they weren't too good.
So that should be all (I think)... oh yeah I don't have much of a life besides music making and work lol, I am kinda solitaire IRL since I am pretty artistic and like to sit down in front of a pc and make stuff but online I like to idle in some IRC chats and join conversation when I desire.
So hi ^^