This piece, Shchedryk, was written by Ukrainan composer Mykola Leontovych in 1916, as an assignment for a harmony course. The ostinato is an ancient new year's chant. Peter Wilhousky wrote the English lyrics in 1936, transforming the song into a Christmas carol. Read more.
- lft_chipophone_carol_of_the_bells (DivX, 30 MB)
- Linus Akesson - Chipophone - Carol of the Bells (MP3, 1.1 MB)
Posted Sunday 19-Dec-2010 19:01, 4 comments.
Title theme for the C64 game Delta, composed by Rob Hubbard in 1987, performed live on the Chipophone. The piece was heavily inspired by the final movement of the Koyaanisqatsi soundtrack which was composed by Philip Glass in 1982. Read more.
Posted Wednesday 25-Aug-2010 20:23, 6 comments.
International Karate, composed by Rob Hubbard in 1986. This one turned out to be incredibly fun to play! Hope you'll enjoy listening as well. Watch out for the two places where new loops are recorded on the fly. Read more.
- lft_chipophone_international_karate (DivX, 261 MB)
- Linus Akesson - Chipophone - International Karate (MP3, 10 MB)
Posted Sunday 20-Feb-2011 22:39, 7 comments.
- lft_chipophone_little_nemo (DivX, 96 MB)
- Linus Akesson - Chipophone - Little Nemo The Dream Master (MP3, 3.8 MB)
- little_nemo_epilogue (Sheet music, PDF, 137 KB)
Posted Sunday 12-Dec-2010 10:44, 1 comment.
The opening theme from Mega Man 3 (original japanese title: Rockman 3). For this tune, I implemented a new feature that allows me to record a loop into memory, and start the playback using a pedal at a later time. Read more.
- lft_chipophone_mega_man_3_intro (DivX, 46 MB)
- Linus Akesson - Chipophone - Mega Man 3 Intro (MP3, 1.6 MB)
Posted Sunday 13-Feb-2011 21:40, 3 comments.
Metroid, intro and ending tunes, composed by Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka in 1986. Read more.
- lft_chipophone_metroid_part1 (DivX, 101 MB)
- Linus Akesson - Chipophone - Metroid, intro (MP3, 1.6 MB)
- Linus Akesson - Chipophone - Metroid, ending (MP3, 2.1 MB)
Posted Monday 28-Feb-2011 19:12, 3 comments.
Metroid, in-game music, composed by Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka in 1986. Read more.
- lft_chipophone_metroid_part2 (DivX, 91 MB)
- Linus Akesson - Chipophone - Metroid, in-game music (MP3, 3.5 MB)
Posted Sunday 13-Mar-2011 22:26, 3 comments.
Sorry, I just had to do this. =) Read more.
- lft_chipophone_metrolled (DivX, 56 MB)
- Linus Akesson - Chipophone - Never Gonna Give You Up (MP3, 1.9 MB)
Posted Tuesday 8-Mar-2011 19:34, 8 comments.
- lft_chipophone_pokemon_tcg (DivX, 81 MB)
- Linus Akesson - Chipophone - Pokemon Trading Card Game, Credits (MP3, 3.2 MB)
Posted Monday 20-Sep-2010 22:11, 4 comments.
One of Rob Hubbard's earliest tunes. The slide effects are triggered by pedals; other pedals are mapped to drum sounds. I goofed up considerably at the end, but decided to upload anyway. Hope you don't mind too much. Read more.
- lft_chipophone_thing_on_a_spring (DivX, 92 MB)
- Linus Akesson - Chipophone - Thing On A Spring (MP3, 3.6 MB)
Posted Sunday 6-Feb-2011 21:40, 3 comments.
The C64 demo Think Twice III, released by The Judges in 1987, is perhaps best known for its soundtrack by Jeroen Kimmel (Red). This is my Chipophone interpretation of the classic SID power ballad. Read more.
Posted Sunday 12-Sep-2010 20:41, 7 comments.