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David Dunn - Interviewed

08/08/2006When an email from the pioneering David Dunn (composer of Flight Path 747, Fourth Protocol, Finders Keepers and many more) arrived in the R64 inbox, we wasted no time in interviewing him! What was his background? What was his role in Elite? all is revealed!

An Interview with Peter Clarke


Key points of Discussion are:

• His composing days on the c64

• His time at Ocean Software

• His working relationship with Martin Galway

• His current work within the remix64 scene

• His own musicial works


C64 Music Concert Kickstarter over tomorrow... will BIT Live live or die?


Back in Time Brighton 2015, starring SID80s, PRESS PLAY ON TAPE and FastLoaders/The Last Ninjas is 90% funded in a nailbiter of a finish. Even if you don't go, you can back. Chris Huelsbeck and Matt Gray will be there, and backers get digital rewards even if the Kickstarter failes!


Kickstarter ends 8th March 19:00GMT. It's not too late!

Computer Game Music - the Rock 'n Roll years


Chris Abbott wrote this article for an Edge magazine special a few years ago, which involved interviewing all the composers. It's now lost in time, which is a shame. So here it is!

C64 Music Scene


An article about the C64 music scene by Steve Drysdale. Contains interviews with Rob Hubbard, Martin Galway, Reyn Ouwehand, Chris Abbott, Alistair 'Boz' Bowness, Jason 'Kenz' Mackenzie

8-Bits At The Movies!

27/05/2008The 10th One Man And His Mic retro music podcast is NOW ONLINE and is devoted to 8-Bit movie tie-in games! It features lots of great themes from classic 80s movies performed on the Commodore 64, Spectrum 128 and Amstrad CPC computers. The show includes tracks by Martin Galway, David Whittaker, Jonathan Dunn, Matthew Cannon, Charles Deenen + more heroes from the world of 8-bit music.

This show also contains the first ever One Man & His Mic competition! All you have to do is listen to the montage of 40 C64 movie themes in the show and try to name as many of them as you can. The winner will receive a £40.00 gift voucher to spend in the Binary Zone Retro Store!

Editorial 03-09 - Back in Time Live

31/08/2003Editorial - September 2003 - Well, it wouldn't be much of an editorial without talking about "Back in Time Live", would it? - One thing I'm always amazed by (and which I shouldn't be) is how different people are. In my case I'm now thinking about...

SID - The Rock n Roll Years

01/06/2003Rob Hubbard and the pioneering SID musicians were like rock 'n roll gods of their day: creative, free and passionate about their art... or in some cases, the cash! In this article written by Chris Abbott for "Edge" Magazine, the composers reminisce in their own words about what it was like to work in that exciting time...

CD Journal

28/11/200218/8/01 - The idea behind this is to create a CD based on the music of the C64 with exactly that genre in mind. Most C64 Sids were created in the 80's many lend themselves to the sounds of 80's electro. We thought the commercial sounds of the 80's...

Remix64 CD v1: 80s Remixes for the 8-BIT Generation

28/11/200280s Remixes for the 8-BIT Generation - OUT NOW! - Why 80's? You may well ask!

Remix64 aims to bring you the sound and emotion of the era in which these classic SID tunes were made. Imagine Glider Rider played on the instruments of the time, or Red...
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