Not much came out of Australia game wise. If you can come up with more than an handful of publishers then you certainly know your stuff. There was one company that managed to break the curve and hell what a company it was. Melbourne House along with the developing arm of Beam Software was well regarded as a company that delivered quality games. The Hobbit, Castle of Terror, Way of the exploding fist were just some of many great games to come from this legendary company and with a great company came a great musician, Neil Brennan. Neil has kindly taken time to have a chat with us about his time as a musician, a game composer, and a computer programmer.
The second 8-Bit Symphony Pro campaign is open for backers, with less than 2 weeks to go.
Warren Pilkington (Waz) has been involved with the c64 scene for decades in various ways. He's provided content for several magazines. He's a former member of HVSC and has ripped many c64 SID's for the cause. He's also an accomplished sid musician. Yet, he often goes under the radar due to his humbleness. In this Interview we've enlisted the help from well known contacts. LaLa, Dan Gilgrass, Barry Thompson (Tomsk), Peter Clarke and Neil Carr (Tas) fire away the questions in this extraordinary in depth interview.
Remix news for October 2020 thanks to Lea, Mordi and SLAY Radio.
After a highly successful Kickstarter LMan has published a new album called
Remix news for September 2020 thanks to Lea, Mordi and SLAY Radio.
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.
Key points of discussion are:
- Music on the Amiga
- Red Sector/TRSI
- Remixing c64 classics
- The use of real Instuments when remixing
To promote their latest
Amiga Rocks album, FastLoaders went on SLAY Radio for a long and entertaining interview.
In case you missed their Facebook announcement - like I totally did - Press Play On Tape had a virtual concert on Sept. 19, 2020.