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This is my first linux 4k intro. It ended up on 2nd place at Dreamhack Winter 2004. Read more.

Posted Wednesday 27-Dec-2006 11:24, 3 comments.

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A Mind Is Born

Making a demo in just 256 bytes would be a formidable challenge regardless of platform. A Mind Is Born is my attempt to do it on the Commodore 64. In the absence of an actual 256-byte compo, it was submitted to the Oldskool 4K Intro compo at Revision 2017, where it ended up on 1st place. Read more.

Posted Thursday 20-Apr-2017 08:13, 21 comments.

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A Prehistoric Tale

Jochen Hippel's epic title tune for the Atari ST version of the game A Prehistoric Tale from 1990, played live on two Pocket Operators. Read more.

Posted Sunday 17-Apr-2016 23:25, 3 comments.

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Bit banger

Bit banger is my most constrained and minimalistic microcontroller-based demo yet. It won the Oldschool 4k compo at Revision 2011. Read more.

Posted Monday 13-Jun-2011 12:23, 16 comments.

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Carol of the Bells

This piece, Shchedryk, was written by Ukrainan composer Mykola Leontovych in 1916, as an assignment for a harmony course. The ostinato is an ancient new year's chant. Peter Wilhousky wrote the English lyrics in 1936, transforming the song into a Christmas carol. Read more.

Posted Sunday 19-Dec-2010 19:01, 4 comments.

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Castlevania

Two well-known pieces from the Castlevania series: Vampire Killer by Kinuyo Yamashita and Bloody Tears by Kenichi Matsubara. Read more.

Posted Saturday 17-Sep-2011 21:11, 4 comments.

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Craft

Craft is a demo running on its own minimalistic demo platform. The demo platform is based on an ATmega88 microcontroller. Read more.

Posted Thursday 27-Mar-2008 21:33, 169 comments.

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Delta

Title theme for the C64 game Delta, composed by Rob Hubbard in 1987, performed live on the Chipophone. The piece was heavily inspired by the final movement of the Koyaanisqatsi soundtrack which was composed by Philip Glass in 1982. Read more.

Posted Wednesday 25-Aug-2010 20:23, 6 comments.

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DuckTales, The Moon

DuckTales, "The Moon" level, composed by Yoshihiro Sakaguchi (?) in 1989, performed on the Chipophone. Read more.

Posted Sunday 15-Aug-2010 13:27, 5 comments.

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Elements of Chip Music

This is my chip music seminar from Revision 2011. Read more.

Posted Monday 2-May-2011 21:18, 13 comments.

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Field Trip

I won the demo competition at Birdie 2007 with this linux demo. Read more.

Posted Sunday 10-Jun-2007 21:10, 3 comments.

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International Karate

International Karate, composed by Rob Hubbard in 1986. This one turned out to be incredibly fun to play! Hope you'll enjoy listening as well. Watch out for the two places where new loops are recorded on the fly. Read more.

Posted Sunday 20-Feb-2011 22:39, 7 comments.

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Leet, sweet, petite

This is my first linux 64k intro. It won the 64k compo at Birdie 2006. Read more.

Posted Friday 13-Apr-2007 20:10, 0 comments.

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Legend of Zelda

Legend of Zelda, composed by Koji Kondo in 1986, performed on the Chipophone. Read more.

Posted Tuesday 3-Aug-2010 20:16, 11 comments.

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LFF

LFF by Matt Simmonds (4-mat), performed on the Chipophone. Read more.

Posted Sunday 15-May-2011 15:17, 7 comments.

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Little Nemo: The Dream Master

Music from the game Little Nemo: The Dream Master, composed by Junko Tamiya in 1990, performed on the Chipophone. Read more.

Posted Sunday 12-Dec-2010 10:44, 1 comment.

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Live at Datastorm 2017

I got the opportunity to play my Pocket Operators live at the Datastorm demoparty in Gothenburg, in front of about 200 people. The performance mainly contains my own compositions reinterpreted for the POs, but I've thrown in a couple of covers of classic C64 tunes too for good measure. Enjoy! Read more.

Posted Friday 7-Apr-2017 06:48, 3 comments.

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Live at LCP 2011

I was given the opportunity to perform live with my chipophone at Little Computer People in Lund. Here is a recording of the concert, courtesy of SceneSat, along with video provided by members of the audience. Read more.

Posted Sunday 21-Aug-2011 14:20, 6 comments.

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Live at X'2016

I reinterpreted some of my tunes live on Pocket Operators at X'2016. The concert went well, but it wasn't recorded. Instead, here's a video of one of my rehearsal sessions, with some audience-contributed footage from the concert edited in. Read more.

Posted Monday 7-Nov-2016 08:13, 0 comments.

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Lunatico

Lunatico was my entry in the prestigious X'2016 demo compo. To my surprise and joy it ended up on 2nd place, beating such titans as Censor Design and Offence/Prosonix. Read more.

Posted Tuesday 1-Nov-2016 00:29, 7 comments.

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Mega Man 3 Intro

The opening theme from Mega Man 3 (original japanese title: Rockman 3). For this tune, I implemented a new feature that allows me to record a loop into memory, and start the playback using a pedal at a later time. Read more.

Posted Sunday 13-Feb-2011 21:40, 3 comments.

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Metroid, part 1

Metroid, intro and ending tunes, composed by Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka in 1986. Read more.

Posted Monday 28-Feb-2011 19:12, 3 comments.

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Metroid, part 2

Metroid, in-game music, composed by Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka in 1986. Read more.

Posted Sunday 13-Mar-2011 22:26, 3 comments.

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Metrolled

Sorry, I just had to do this. =) Read more.

Posted Tuesday 8-Mar-2011 19:34, 8 comments.

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Monty High Score

The high score theme from Monty On the Run, composed by Rob Hubbard in 1985. Arranged for left hand and pedals. Read more.

Posted Sunday 8-May-2011 23:44, 3 comments.

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Parallelogram

Parallelogram is a demo running on the Commodore One extender board, which contains an Altera Cyclone III FPGA and an SDRAM chip. The logic design was made from scratch, including a homebrew CPU, FM synth and blitter with pixel shader support. The demo won the wild compo at Revision 2012. Read more.

Posted Thursday 12-Apr-2012 00:03, 24 comments.

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Phasor

Phasor, like Craft, is a demo running on a custom minimalistic ATmega88-based demo platform. But it generates a composite video signal (PAL) instead of a VGA signal. Read more.

Posted Wednesday 7-Apr-2010 15:58, 42 comments.

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Phasor, high quality video

I am very grateful to Barta Zoli from Hungary, for building a replica of Phasor, making a high quality video capture and allowing me to share it with you on this site (and on youtube). Read more.

Posted Tuesday 22-Jun-2010 18:40, 1 comment.

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Pokémon Trading Card Game

This is my Chipophone interpretation of the Credits music from the Pokémon Trading Card Game video game. The music was composed by Ichiro Shimakura in 1998. Read more.

Posted Monday 20-Sep-2010 22:11, 4 comments.

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Spellbound

Spellbound, composed by Rob Hubbard in 1986, performed on the Chipophone. Read more.

Posted Wednesday 21-Jul-2010 23:42, 26 comments.

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Still Alive

A chipophone cover of Still Alive, Jonathan Coulton's song which plays at the end of Portal, featuring the lovely Gabriella as GlaDOS. Read more.

Posted Thursday 21-Apr-2011 00:00, 3 comments.

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Supremacy / Overlord

Music from the c64 version of Supremacy: Your Will Be Done (known as Overlord in USA), composed by Jeroen Tel in 1990. Read more.

Posted Sunday 20-Mar-2011 21:22, 3 comments.

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The bitbuf

The bitbuf is a portable 8-bit minimalistic live looping machine. Designed as a tool for chip music improvisation and live performances, it aims to provide a set of simple yet versatile features. It's a work in progress, but I've made a prototype which is already quite functional and enjoyable to work with. Read more.

Posted Thursday 22-Dec-2011 15:20, 173 comments.

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The Chipophone

The Chipophone is a homemade 8-bit synthesizer, especially suited for live chiptune playing. It has been built inside an old electronic organ. Read more.

Posted Wednesday 21-Jul-2010 23:42, 203 comments.

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The hardware chiptune project

Posted Saturday 30-Jun-2007 13:04, 80 comments.

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The Swan

In an attempt to squeeze as much emotion as possible into a tiny chip, I managed to fit Camille Saint-Saëns' The Swan into 480 (out of 1024) bytes of ROM on an ATtiny15. The microcontroller runs at 1.6 MHz and provides 32 bytes of RAM (actually registers). Read more.

Posted Monday 26-Apr-2010 18:12, 9 comments.

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Thing On A Spring

One of Rob Hubbard's earliest tunes. The slide effects are triggered by pedals; other pedals are mapped to drum sounds. I goofed up considerably at the end, but decided to upload anyway. Hope you don't mind too much. Read more.

Posted Sunday 6-Feb-2011 21:40, 3 comments.

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Think Twice III

The C64 demo Think Twice III, released by The Judges in 1987, is perhaps best known for its soundtrack by Jeroen Kimmel (Red). This is my Chipophone interpretation of the classic SID power ballad. Read more.

Posted Sunday 12-Sep-2010 20:41, 7 comments.

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Townwoofer

This is my third linux 4k intro. It won the 4k compo at Birdie 2007. Read more.

Posted Sunday 10-Jun-2007 20:56, 1 comment.

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Turbulence

Turbulence is the successor of craft. It's a microcontroller demo based on the Propeller chip from Parallax. External I/O consists of stereo sound (at line level) and a VGA signal. Read more.

Posted Monday 13-Apr-2009 15:09, 19 comments.

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Variation 18

This was my entry for the wild compo at Revision 2015. Read more.

Posted Sunday 5-Apr-2015 21:56, 7 comments.

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Warpfruit

This is my second linux 4k intro. It won the 4k compo at Birdie 2006. Read more.

Posted Tuesday 2-Jan-2007 15:16, 0 comments.

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Wintergatan Marble Machine 8-bit jam

Like many others, I was impressed by the Wintergatan Marble Machine and its built-in tune. Here's my 8-bit interpretation of it, played live on Arcade and Robot. Read more.

Posted Monday 14-Mar-2016 21:54, 2 comments.