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« on: November 09, 2007, 11:11:54 am »
Just thought I'd give myself a bit of a proper introduction to you all here.

Firstly, although I don't have an actual background in music I was very enthusiastic about the series of music creation programs when they first appeared.

Consequently, what probably takes some of you more naturally musically minded a few hours or days to complete - probably takes me a week or two, lol. My first few attempts were fairly straight mixes as I got to feel my feet as it were. The more I used the programs, the more experimental I got and the more of my own riffs and music I incorporated and the more I customised and changed any library ones ones. Franky, to make anything half decent that is not just a lego-brick assembly of straight library riffs you have to be imaginative and customise and use your own stuff to get an original soudning tune. I'm so far happy with the results of most of my stuff and there are a few more that got abandoned along the way due to lack of inspiration, lol.

The first music program I ever used was a thing called "Octamed" which was in the days of the old Amiga computers. It was hard to get seriously good quality out of it although I did use if for a few years before the "MUSIC" for PS1 came on the scence.


 



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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2007, 01:29:21 pm »
Octamed - I loved that program ;)   Best program ever (along with Deluxe Paint IV of course, LOL)

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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2007, 04:40:56 am »
I was prbly too young to have seen much of the Amiga stuff x.x I seen the Mario Paint music editor though on SNES but it seemed so limited I think songs couldn't even be more than one min long (according to some youtube videos)
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« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2007, 03:36:29 pm »
Octamed was a great tool - but was limited by the hardware sound capabilites of the computer. It's amazing what stuff some people could squeeze out of it though and the Amiga was a great machine in its day. It had quite a long reign in computer terms.  

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« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2007, 11:12:00 pm »
Yeah, it was even better than commodore 64, i saw some games screenshots on Youtube and there was even 3D games  
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« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2007, 12:50:40 pm »
Amiga RULEZ, Dizzy 4eva!!!

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« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2007, 05:31:49 pm »
I saw some games screenshots and gameplay on youtube and it was great, I wish I had one of those or maybe even an emulator
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« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2009, 10:09:59 pm »
A bit off topic butWinUAE is a good Amiga emulator and WHDLoad (which takes the pain out of setting it up)
Here's a link to a site with all the Amiga Music Demos (and of course all the games, lol) :D

WinUAE (the best? Amiga emulator)
http://www.winuae.net/

Amiga Kickstart ROMs (needed to make the emulator work - torrent, sorry couldn't find a DDL)
http://www.torrentz.com/e9ad249da2c285c2429ad63540e22ad26f66769c

WHDLoad (runs the Amiga floppy disks from your harddrive)
http://www.whdload.de/index.html

Games and Demos (*note that demos are music/animations etc - not demos of games!)
http://kg.whdownload.com/kgwhd/
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« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2009, 06:23:48 pm »
geez.. the days of the amiga.. i remember my mate had a 500.. best game by a mile was speedball 2!

"Ice-cream, Ice-cream" yeah Speedball was a great game along with "Agony" which had some awesome piano music at the beginning too:

http://team.back2roots.org/Music/Files/?find=agony

In fact, BTTR site has lots (and lots) of Amiga "Chip music" across all genres for free download! They're all small file-sizes too!
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