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by big alec
Sat Mar 26, 2016 3:53 am
Forum: Demos - General
Topic: -Closure- tricks
Replies: 7
Views: 19561

-Closure- tricks

Ok, I meant to ask this several weeks ago, after finally seeing a video cap of SYNC's brilliant -Closure- demo, and I'm seriously surprised that nobody has asked this before, since I don't think it is obvious by any means: How the hex do they do a fullscreen x-dister on a regular ST? It should be im...
by big alec
Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: Ym rockin'
Topic: Some tehcnical questions about YM-2149 composing
Replies: 4
Views: 4287

Re: Some tehcnical questions about YM-2149 composing

Just from the back of my memory, since I haven't done any YM2149 stuff in almost 15 years: The envelope generator is used to create bass sounds in a variety of ways. By setting the frequency high in the audible range, the various ramping triangular and saw-tooth waveforms can be used as an alternati...
by big alec
Sat Nov 22, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: Ym rockin'
Topic: Big Alec in 2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2108

Big Alec in 2008

Hi guys 'n gals, After quite some time in hiatus, I ... ehm..., am back (sortof) :wink: I did a remake of my song "Prophecy" from ST News 11.1 using Apple's Logic Express music production suite, and you can check it out on my website: http://www.gaubatz.net/Music_files/Big%20Alec%20-%20Prophecy%20%2...
by big alec
Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:12 am
Forum: Demos - General
Topic: Name that demogroup
Replies: 49
Views: 21103

Hey Stefan, Thanks for the warm welcome. Welcome B.A :) ... a few years ago you seem not to be interested in atari-scene anymore :) Glad that you changed your mind :P I can see how I must have given that impression. It's not true, though. I've always quietly followed the scene (sneaky, eh?), but I j...
by big alec
Wed Jun 13, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: Demos - General
Topic: Name that demogroup
Replies: 49
Views: 21103

Desty wrote:Is Offbeat the same Offbeat who released the pretty looking formatter/copier with chipmusic?
Yup. That was Flix' work. I guess he was fed up with the boring look of FCopy when he decided to make that.
by big alec
Tue Jun 12, 2007 8:10 pm
Forum: Demos - General
Topic: Name that demogroup
Replies: 49
Views: 21103

Yeah! anther one of the "old guys" dropping by. I always liked your tunes too and I was amazed by the way your drum sound sounded like samples yet you nevery used them. That's actually not completely true. I had a digidrum player and I also used it once or twice (I think that was in Punish your Mac...
by big alec
Tue Jun 12, 2007 4:45 pm
Forum: Demos - General
Topic: Name that demogroup
Replies: 49
Views: 21103

OMG! 8O Is that THE Big Alec? Welcome! (remembers all the great tunes Big Alec did, Judgement Day was one of my old favourites from my ST music collection) Yup, that's me. :D Thanks for your warm welcome, mate! I've actually followed this forum for some time, but never signed up for whatever reason...
by big alec
Tue Jun 12, 2007 1:45 am
Forum: Demos - General
Topic: Name that demogroup
Replies: 49
Views: 21103

Maartau wrote:OB -> Offbeat ?
Nice guess, but no - I don't think we ever used an acronym. :D

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