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May 09, 2005

8 Bits for Everyone!

8 bit color, 8 bit sound - I used to be (like many others of my generation) fascinated by Hasbro's Lightbrite... about a year ago i found this nice little mac OSX java app called ARRAY which allows u to make frame by frame animations and export them as flash movies. Just a nice little jumping off point to add some color scorch and vertical stretch fx and a track called "Uber Code" from Royal Space Force whose objective is to:"Salvage the remains of the 8-bit video game music by systematic audio manipulation of source materials and augmentation through live instrumentation and orchestration."
Not quite as memorable to the masses as "Shave and a Haircut, Two Bits" but hey, that was my father's generation -- 2 bits has a bit of a different byte these days.

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