Beyond Blips: An Introduction to Chiptunes

Saturday, August 3, 2013

11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Cost: Free

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Conference Room (3rd Floor)

Sat, 2013-08-03 11:00 - 14:00

Dust off your old Game Boy and get ready to jam! Chipmusic or Chiptune, is the art of writing and performing original 8-bit music using vintage video game hardware. In this course, we’ll be getting you started writing chiptunes yourself, using the Nintendo Game Boy’s soundchip.

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AUGUST 3 — Making and editing phrases

AUGUST 10 — Making instruments and organizing chains/phrases

*bass/kick drum/snare/melody/hihat/etc

AUGUST 17 — Using tables and commands

AUGUST 24 — Live Mode/Changing parameters in real time/solo and mute

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