TherapKid: offspring of SID chiptune sound generation and Twisted Electrons

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TherapSID is Twisted Electrons big take on fully controllable SID sound generation. TherapKid is born from that coupling and offers an affordable duo-phonic synthesizer in a compact package. TherapKid TherapKid takes the best bits from generations of SID noise making chips. It takes the gritty distorted filter from the original 6581 and combines it with […]

Chiptune HapiNES L and 8-bit Acid8 MKIII from Twisted Electrons

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Twisted Electrons has released the same bit of hardware in two forms. One is the games console reflecting HapiNES L and the other is a new version of their Acid8 8-bit bassline synthesizer. Same hardware, different engines and different paint jobs. Let’s check them out. HapiNES L We saw the original HapiNES back at Superbooth 2018. […]

Blip Blop: Roland Cloud 5.3 update adds 8-bit chiptune synth

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With the 5.3 update to Roland Cloud, the manufacturer pays homage to retro video games with a chiptune synth/rompler called Blip Blop. In shaping the sounds that come with it, Roland took inspiration from over four decades of video gaming – so chances are you will find some familiar noises in the preset library. Blip […]