Chiptune, or 8-bit music, has become a widespread phenomenon that sparks a bit of nostalgia when you hear the combination of warm, tinny, and crunchy sounds. It has become an artistic outlet for many musicians, amateurs and professionals alike. Whether its a simple cover rendition of the latest pop tune or the creation of a full film score, this easily recognizable “sound” has made an impact.
But, what is it that makes 8-bit music what it is?
In this spotlight, we’ll take a quick glance at the inner workings of chiptuning and some of the hardware/software involved. Hit the break to find out more!Continue Reading →