8 bit nes synth

Sep 27, 2006 at 11:42pm

8 bit nes synth

how would i get the classic nes sound and make a 8 bit synth… i’m pretty new to max/msp but i’m taking a class on it, and i was hoping to do this for a project, maybe someone could at least point me in the right direction

Sep 28, 2006 at 1:04am

reduce the audio bit rate to 8 with degrade~ for starters! chuck a load of numbers into it.
i know one thing the C64 dudes like rob hubbard used to do is very fast arpeggios to simulate chords, since they only had 4 channels i think. that should be easy to do

Sep 28, 2006 at 9:04am

i think you might be interested in this:




Sep 28, 2006 at 12:13pm

On 28-Sep-2006, at 3:04, bin ray wrote:
> reduce the audio bit rate to 8 with degrade~ for starters!

degrade~ is nice, but lp.nn~ will give you 8-bit resolution *and* a
lower sampling rate (while allowing you to continue your other
processing at 48 or 96 kHz or whatver). It will also handle dither if
you need it. And lots more.

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Jan 21, 2013 at 11:56pm

Did you ever make it mate? Looking at making one myself now

Percussion is the thing I think I will struggle with


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