More informations about soundchips on x68000In 1991, few artists (as 4-Mat and Random Voice) composed modules (MOD, IT...) with big chip influences, on digital trackers. These chiptunes are 'sample based' because no real soundchip are used.
However, they respect demoscene and video-games spirit, and sometimes specificities of a real soundchip.
The 'golden age' of chiptunes was the mid 1980s to early 1990s, when such sound chips were the most common method for creating music on computers.
In short, it is the sound of the first demos and video games.
Chingy Time Of The Season - The Zombies Sexual Healing (snippet) - Marvin Gaye BOSSA CONFUSION Confusion- New Order E Com Esse Que Eu Vou - Elis Regina MUPPET MASHUP dj BC and colleagues mash-up and remix Sesame Street and The Muppet Show.
ZIGGY STARDUST REMIXEDdj BC and friends pay tribute to one of the best albums of all time. ART RAPS 9 new mashes and mixes featuring Lil Jon, Terry Riley, Busta Rhymes, Jean-Claude Risset, M. A., Big Youth, Raymond Scott, Mos Def, Vladamir Ussachevsky, Wu-Tang Clan, Tod Dockstader, Edward R.
; born December 2, 1978) is a Portuguese-Canadian singer and songwriter.The Gameboy sound chip offers four channels with 4-bit sound."Promiscuous" is a song by Canadian singer Nelly Furtado from her third studio album Loose (2006), featuring Timbaland.Example of a 'sample based' chiptune : Random Voice (Edvin Fladen) - 'Monday' Today, many composers continue to use computers or consoles with real soundchip (Nintendo Gameboy is one of the favorites but Atari ST, Commodore 64 and others are used too ! Example of a modern and 'real' chiptune on Nintendo Gameboy : c Trix - 'Live Tek House Set' Moreover, when the sound is less than 8-bit (1, 2, 3 or 4 bit) it is generally considered as chiptune too.Sound of Nintendo Gameboy is not 8-bit sound at all.