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I covered the boss theme from Super Mario Bros. 2: Mario Madness (aka Super Mario USA) in a drum 'n' bass style in ModPlug Tracker back in 2005, and I decided to port it to FamiTracker to see if I could get a phat bass sound out of the VRC6.
Neil Voss, composer of the soundtrack for Nintendo's Tetrisphere , claimed in a 1998 interview with IGN that he made it in FastTracker 2, using multi-channel echo in a 16-channel .xm to avoid the CPU hit of doing software reverb. Another interview that I remember reading (but can't find at the momen...
- Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:20 am
- Forum: General Talk
- Topic: Fine Pitch Effect and Pitch Setting
- Replies: 3
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This is called offset binary or excess 128, where P01 means 1 - 128 = -127, P70 means 112 - 128 = -16, P90 means 136 - 128 = 16, and PFF means 255 - 128 = 127. This encoding is also used in 8-bit .wav files (but not in 16-bit or deeper).
The 2A03-only NSF in another topic was made with another engine. It has an ostinato stealing pulse 1 from the lead, with the lead's decay continuing behind the notes in front of it. I tried to cover it in FamiTracker, and I came close with MMC5. It'd be a perfect cover if only there were an engine f...
- Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:10 am
- Forum: Original Music
- Topic: Isometry (MMC5; unofficial 2A03)
- Replies: 3
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Years ago, I wrote a short instrumental piece using OpenMPT, intended for use in an exercise routine, but didn't publish it. This is an arrangement of my piece in FamiTracker and in another engine. This NSF was not generated from this FTM. The FTM is MMC5, while the NSF is 2A03-only, playing both 2A...
This pastiche of 1990s techno-pop is mostly a cover of "Jump" by The Movement mixed with "Tribal Dance" by 2 Unlimited , with pieces from U2's cover of the theme from Mission: Impossible , "Drive U 2 Dancing" from Ridge Racer , and "Macarena" by Los del Río . ...
A British secret agent was on a mission to infiltrate a chemical weapons plant at Arkhangelsk. He planned to gain entrance by winding between the mountains and bungee jumping off the Byelomorye Dam . But just when he thought he'd settled into a comfortable rhythm of shooting Soviets, out came this b...