Re: C-64; was RE: Hungarian and Slavonic (was: Codename "de")
|From:||Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 17, 2002, 18:44|
> > Making music. The C=64 is an incredible machine, now with 20MHz processor
> > and 32 megs RAM. And I'm getting a 4 GB harddrive for it soon too. :)
> The SID's possibly one of the coolest synths out there. Forgetting
> about the flaky filters, it rocks. I used to play about with Ubik's
> Music on my own wee box ages ago a fair bit.
It is incredible. And when you consider the other odd gear I have (Soviet
synths and drum machines and other bizarre items), it looks great too. I
just got this cartridge for it "Music Composer", man is that the most
opaque program ever (I don't have the manual). It's easy enough to figure
out the synth part, it's just programming patterns/songs into it is what I
haven't yet figured out.
> I presume you're getting those upgrades from CMD, but I thought
> they weren't trading any more. I can remember when there were some
> efforts to import some of their stuff into the UK and Ireland a
> few years ago. I never got to buy any of the stuff 'cause I had no
> money at the time though. Drat!
Well I got/am getting my gear from a friend, but looking at the site
www.cmdweb.de it looks like the stuff is still available...but I dunno. If
it is or isn't doesn't bother me personally, since I've got the stuff ;)