Linus Åkesson

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My name is Linus Åkesson, though some of you may know me as lft. I live in Lund, Sweden.

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Massively Interleaved Sprite Crunch

This article describes the inner workings of Massively Interleaved Sprite Crunch (MISC), a new C64 demo effect introduced in my demo Lunatico. Read more.

Posted Monday 19-Dec-2016 22:22, 7 comments.

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Live at X'2016

I reinterpreted some of my tunes live on Pocket Operators at X'2016. The concert went well, but it wasn't recorded. Instead, here's a video of one of my rehearsal sessions, with some audience-contributed footage from the concert edited in. Read more.

Posted Monday 7-Nov-2016 08:13, 0 comments.

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Lunatico was my entry in the prestigious X'2016 demo compo. To my surprise and joy it ended up on 2nd place, beating such titans as Censor Design and Offence/Prosonix. Read more.

Posted Tuesday 1-Nov-2016 00:29, 3 comments.

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Perfectly Well-Adjusted

This was my contribution to the music compo at X'2016, where it ended up on 20th place. Read more.

Posted Tuesday 1-Nov-2016 00:25, 0 comments.

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Wings I've lost in dreams

This cryptic is a little different. It's highly inspired by The World's Tallest Cryptic by Ucaoimhu, but there are additional twists. Read more.

Posted Wednesday 6-Jul-2016 23:53, 0 comments.

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To Die For

Here's my contribution to the C64 music compo at Gubbdata 2016. It's in the style of a highscore ballad—hence the name—and it ended up on 4th place. Read more.

Posted Wednesday 6-Jul-2016 00:14, 0 comments.

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Your Heptacular Eyes

Karmic organised a “Non-standard Time Signature Compo” over at CSDb, so of course I couldn't resist making a contribution. Here's my SID tune, which actually ended up on 1st place! Read more.

Posted Wednesday 6-Jul-2016 00:14, 0 comments.

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