Jump to content


Photo
- - - - -

You're the Voice [Bitpop/Chiptune] - Tribute to John Farnham

bitpop chiptune linux commodore 64 reSID vgm retro cover

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 Gavin Graham

Gavin Graham

    Advanced Member

  • Normal Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 113 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Brisbane, Australia
  • Interests:Chiptune, Bitpop, 8bit Core

Posted 24 May 2018 - 09:08

 

Made with the sounds of the Commodore 64 home computer.
 
I had a fella leave a comment on Reddit after I asked what other Iconic Aussie songs I could consider doing and he came back with "How good are you at emulating bagpipes?". That could only mean one thing. This song. 
 
I actually tried doing this one a few months ago but it ended up on the cutting room floor because the vocals I have are, well, not the standard I wanted. But I really like this song and wanted to have a go at those 8-bit bagpipes!
 
Since I recently did 'Lily Was Here' and that is an instrumental. I thought "why the hell not?". So I've picked up from where I left off with this one. I tried again to massage the vocals into the piece but, nope, it just wasn't working for me.
 
Here's 'You're the Voice' - no vocals but still quite bitpop. Still using exclusively the sounds of the Commodore 64.
 
As always, made with ♥
Gavin

Me on Soundcloud: My link

#2 HeartBeatHero

HeartBeatHero

    Big Super Masta Member

  • Normal Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 646 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:The Netherlands
  • Interests:http://www.heartbeathero.com
    https://soundcloud.com/heartbeathero/social-crisis-heartbeathero-remix

Posted 24 May 2018 - 16:47

I recognised the bagpipe emulation en enjoyed it. :)



http://heartbeathero.com - all renoise

https://heartbeathero.bandcamp.com
HeartBeatHero a.k.a Alien7






Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: bitpop, chiptune, linux, commodore 64, reSID, vgm, retro, cover