Articles, Reports and Features

Amiga Power: The Album With Attitude - Review by Lee Tyrrell

Podcaster Lee Tyrrell's review of the Amiga Power Amiga CD double set, celebrating one of the most beloved magazines of the Amiga era.

Getting started as a Remixer

2019's Remixer of the year and former Ocean Software musician Peter Clarke has created a rather useful guide for budding remixers. Peter along with notable remixers goes through the key principles of getting started as a remixer.

Twenty Years of C64 Remixes on RKO – The Stats. By Warren Pilkington

Stat master Warren Pilkington investigates twenty years of RKO and provides his analysis as he breaks down the numbers.  Its a fascinating insight into the world of all things remix related.

Remembered & Remastered Volume 2: Richard Joseph

Prior to writing music for the games industry Richard was an active musician/singer. He joined the the prog rock group CMU on their second album before joining Jazz funk band Shakatak. He also released a solo single for EMI. It wasn't til 1986 when he replied to an advert from Palace Software seeking a musician for their games in the now defunct Melody Maker

 

I’d just spent a year composing about 100 tunes on a Yamaha CX5 music computer (including the ‘famous’ Robocod one), and had tinkered with a Spectrum so it wasn’t that hard to convince Palace.

 

Sadly Richard passed away in March 2007 and through the eyes of the remixer we remember him and his work on both the C64 and the Amiga home computers and remember him

Remixed and Remembered Volume 1: Razmo

Amiga demo group founder of Kefrens and c64 remixer Jess Donovan Skov-Nielsen (Razmo). Sadly Passed away a few week ago. He was a brilliant coder and a well respected musician on the Amiga and a very able C64 remixer. He was well known and liked on the remix64's forum for over a decade an contributed to the remix scene with 9 remixes. This is our way to pay tribute to him.

Remembered & Remastered Volume 1: Ben Daglish

It was in 2018 when the C64 world was shook by the sad and untimely passing away of one of Commodore 64's great heroes, Ben Daglish aged at just 52. Ben's works included Trap, Deflektor, Cobra, Bombo, Ark Pandora and The Last Ninja to name just a few. In this article we look back at Ben's work through the eyes of the remixer and celebrate what he and his music meant too us all.

8-Bit Symphony Pro - Review

A review of 8-Bit Symphony Pro by podcaster Lee Tyrrell

Matt Gray Reformation Chiptune Driver Competition

Matt Gray is releasing the original source code to one of his Dominator 6 subtunes under Creative Commons. A competition is the plan!

Last Ninja 2 vs Ninja Remix - what's the deal

It seems a bit odd that System 3 put new music into Last Ninja 2. What's the deal with that?