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Re: 1-Bit Music Competition 2015
« Reply #30 on: September 01, 2015, 11:35:13 am »
The deadline has been extended to September 13th.

@DJ Omnimaga: I believe one of the most comfortable ways of making TI music at the moment would be my rawp-ti routine - you can compose music in a standard PC tracker, and convert it to 82p/83p/8xp by running a simple script.
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Re: 1-Bit Music Competition 2015
« Reply #31 on: September 02, 2015, 02:08:02 am »
Ah ok. Can the script be used on Windows 7? Also does it have a GUI or does it have to be ran through command prompt?
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Re: 1-Bit Music Competition 2015
« Reply #32 on: September 02, 2015, 03:34:08 am »
No, you can have more than one tone. It's about making music on machines that don't have any sound hardware, like sound cards or sound chips.

TI calculators are a perfect example of a machine that will make 1-bit music if programmed to do so. No sound hardware, you can just switch on or off the link port. Still, you can have more than 1 tone, with clever software mixing.

You don't have to worry about that part though, just grab one of the utilities I linked to in my previous post. Or, if you want to try a really easy software, have a look at Beepola.
Ok, thanks for clearing it up :)
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Re: 1-Bit Music Competition 2015
« Reply #33 on: September 02, 2015, 06:39:19 pm »
@DJ Omnimaga: I have no idea, to be honest. Provided Win7 still has a cmd.exe, it should work. No GUI, you need to run it through a command line as it takes an argument (-82/-83/-8x) in order to specify which model you want to build for. Also, you need to have Perl installed.

Btw here's me playing some live 1-bit music:

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Re: 1-Bit Music Competition 2015
« Reply #34 on: September 02, 2015, 07:11:18 pm »
Ah ok. As long as we dont have to type the entire music into z80 data by hand like with CalcMOD *.*

Also I'll check your vid soon. I can't promise a contest entry but I would like to give it a try (it will depend of next week work schedule)
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Re: 1-Bit Music Competition 2015
« Reply #35 on: September 02, 2015, 08:37:09 pm »
@DJ Omnimaga: I have no idea, to be honest. Provided Win7 still has a cmd.exe, it should work. No GUI, you need to run it through a command line as it takes an argument (-82/-83/-8x) in order to specify which model you want to build for. Also, you need to have Perl installed.

Btw here's me playing some live 1-bit music:



That's some hot dual calc action :P
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Re: 1-Bit Music Competition 2015
« Reply #36 on: September 10, 2015, 04:49:05 am »
Wow I just watched the video and I am amazed at how this sounds. I think it could be played at hard dance raves and stuff. Also I am unsure if I'll be able to enter by the deadline, but I'll see. I've been kinda tired lately.
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Re: 1-Bit Music Competition 2015
« Reply #37 on: September 18, 2015, 05:44:36 am »
Unfortunately I was unable to participate Utz. Sorry. The thing is that trackers and setting them up are simply not my cup of tea. The only interface I can rally stand to make music is Music 2000 for the Playstation 1. Plus lack of time and motivation was a problem lately. I still hope that you got enough entries, though.
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Re: 1-Bit Music Competition 2015
« Reply #38 on: September 21, 2015, 01:53:19 pm »
Well, turnout was pretty low, unfortunately. So there won't be another 1-bit compo any time soon, I think.

The video is a bit misleading as the footage doesn't always match the music. The song you hear is actually played from a ZX Spectrum. I did use the calcs, though ;)
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Re: 1-Bit Music Competition 2015
« Reply #39 on: September 21, 2015, 05:47:37 pm »
Sorry to hear. I guess it's inevitable with small communities, though, especially with a new URL. Plus among calc coders, it's mostly those who are into Z80 ASM and such low-level languages who are comfortable with trackers or command line interfaces. Others tend to prefer stuff like Reason, FL Studio, Music 2000 or even Mario Paint.

Also I see. I am curious about what the live music sounded like?
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