Handheld Music #2 – Underclocked

I’ve spent some more time with the Gameboy and Nanoloop that Bre lent me, and I think I’m starting to get the hang of this thing.

Here’s the track:

My second effort on the gameboy takes the tempo down a few clicks and I dig into creating some of the fantastic vibrato-infused melody lines that I loved in the scores for games like Zelda, Metroid, and Megaman. This one also comes in two non-purist flavors, one with a delay added after the fact to give it a rich techno goodness, and an “under-underclocked” remix transposed down a few keys to make it a bit more suitable as background music.

Feedback is definitely appreciated – do you like the purisit, straight from the gameboy versions better, or do you prefer the slightly richer, worked sound of the remixes?

Next up, I’m challenging myself to write something uptempo in a major key. I love Bubblyfish‘s song “Ah!“, it makes me feel like I’m playing a colorful, slightly hyper videogame!

Author: ericskiff

Hi, I'm Eric Skiff - I'm a developer at Amplify.com, co-founder of NYC Resistor, and BarCamp planner here in NYC.

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