C64 • Chipmusic • software

Cubase64 by Mahoney

Mahoney, who last time made an MP3 player for a STOCK C64, has now pushed the barriers of C64 sound to levels beyond imagination.

This crazy dude has managed to squeeze REAL  TIME AUDIO effects out of the stock, 1 MHz Commodore 64.
It does filter/EQ, echo, tube distortion, ‘Grungelizer’, compression, dithering, VOCODING and TIME STRETCH. Really ridiculous.

You can download the demo from CSDb and we’re waiting for YouTube recordings of real machines to show you, if they don’t show up tomorrow I’ll make one from my SX-64 (though I wonder if this works on NTSC. We’ll try).

Emulator’s not gonna be good on this one, maybe except HOXS64

C64 • Chipmusic

Mahoney - C64MP3

By the absence of LCP, probably the most popular 8bit related demoscene event in Sweden, a few members of Up Rough Soundsystem, Genesis Project, Divine Stylers & SceneSat Radio took the responsibility of arranging an alternative party. And by tradition of LCP, some quality productions were being released.

The Scandinavian groups well represented in productions, yet lacking some usual suspects like Hollowman, Booze Design and Triad. The demo results of this year are mostly focused on design and technical achievement. Next to these quality productions there is a small tradition in experiments. Perhaps not coincidentally this is done by some true demoscene veterans, perhaps having played the usual demoscene game – which is about competition for many, instead doing things they like best.

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