We Are The Songs

Studio Notes

When the database of the chiptune community known as ”8bit collective” or “#8bc” died and corrupted a huge number of songs, ”We are the songs” is a tribute to lost music from this terrible occasion. The dissonant intro depicting melting fragmented chiptune.

We are the songs” is a quirky blast through as many genres as I could fit in time for the Revision demoparty competition in Saarbrucken, Germany. It was quite tongue in cheek yet managed to score well above expectations ranking just below the top half in the results.

The track best described by a fellow (winning) scener glxblt as ”schizophrenic”, it was fair and I couldn’t disagree!

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 \\/ ._)\ Streaming Music /(_.                                  \/ points
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 \\/ .o1. Jealousy - glxblt                                        ...224
 //\ .o2. Yeah! - Hoffman / Unstable Label                         ...204
 \\/ .o3. My Hand Is Two Killer Whales - Romeo Knight              ...200
 //\ .o4. Wir machen Sex und keine Popmusik - jco presents Indian  ...195
 \\/ .o5. Cock of the Walk - wayfinder/farbrausch                  ...193
 //\ .o6. Music for advanced children (Revision 2011 Edit) - xerxes...167
 \\/ .o7. Just Machines - JazzCat/Ghostown                         ...163
 //\ .o8. astral tiger force - teo                                 ...161
 \\/ .o9. I am a Robot - Ultrasyd/Brainstorm^Nectarine             ...159
 //\ .10. We are the Songs - m0d                                   ...156
 \\/ .11. Sleep Machine - Aech_Rom                                 ...142
 //\ .12. resistor villain - xni ^ darklite / rno                  ...134 
 \\/ .13. SampleFi - ghost/ATW                                     ...121
 //\ .14. One - Traymuss / Madwizards                              ...113
 \\/ .15. Get a Life - jeenio / Accession                          ...110
 //\ .16. the shalomowhores - shalomofasz                          ...105
 \\/ .17. Desiring - (flip & vibram) ^ razooster                   ...105
 //\ .18. Rocken! - Akustikrausch / milaro                         ...104
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Equipment used

  • Renoise 2.8
  • Alienware Aurora M7700 Laptop
  • M-Audio FastTrack Pro USB Interface
The Renoise Studio Setup
The Renoise Studio Setup

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