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From Ahoy at 2021-11-19 16:00:23

Trackers: The Sound of 16-Bit

Next up: RetroAhoy. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy 0:00 Introduction 0:50 The Dawn of 16-Bit Computing 3:08 Multimedia Powerhouse 4:20 Early Amiga Music Software 6:40 SoundMonitor 8:40 The Ultimate Soundtracker 12:08 ST-01 Samples 13:24 Soundtracker’s Commercial Fate 14:02 The Demoscene 16:00 Early Soundtracker Clones 19:21 Noisetracker 20:14 Tracker Musicians 21:36 Doskpop 21:56 Chiptunes 23:15 Protracker 24:03 MED / OctaMED 25:28 Trackers in the Mainstream 26:45 Later Amiga Trackers 27:48 PC Audio 28:37 MIDI Soundcards 29:34 Screamtracker 30:54 Second Reality 32:02 FastTracker 32:45 Impulse Tracker 33:29 The Advent of CD-ROM 34:26 Epic MegaGames 36:38 Contemporary Trackers 38:28 The Sound of 16-Bit 39:16 Finding Out More 40:42 Credits Music featured: Kenet & Rez - Unreal Super Hero 3 Walkman - Let's Hear My Baby Bill Williams - Alley Cat Macintosh Startup Chime Stuntcopter Gameplay Audio David Whittaker - Speedball (Atari ST) POW - Wonderful Life Fred / La Marque Jaune - The Sign Of The Death Deluxe Music Construction Set - Bach Fugue in G Minor Chris Huelsbeck - Shades Karsten Obarski - Amegas Karsten Obarski - Crystal Hammer Comrade J - Fairlight Mahoney - Ghost Horace Wimp - Running Water Karsten Obarski - Telephone Diz - Unit 5 Uncle Tom - Occ San Geen Banana - Echoing Luxor - Cousin's Song Chip - Ghost of Parallax Mahoney - Sleepwalk Dr. Awesome - Moongazer Jesper Kyd - Global Trash 3 v2 Jogeir Liljedahl - Overture Jester - Stardust Memories Lizardking - LK's Doskpop Mel O Dee - Scales of Joy 4mat - L.F.F. 4mat - Anarchy Menu 1 Zap - Killing Denise Brian Johnston - Hired Guns Main Theme U4ia - Take a Trip From Me Captain - Space Debris Zak McKraken (PC Speaker Theme) George Stone - CANYON.MID Purple Motion - Future Brain Necros - Point of Depature Purple Motion - Unreal ][ Elwood - Dead Lock Chris Jarvis/Analogue - Blue Flame Robyn Miller - Myst Theme Robert A. Allen - Epic Pinball (Title) Alexander Brandon - Flight Castle Michael van den Bos - Foregone Destruction Fluidvolt - The Gusts of Aeolus X-Ceed/Scope - Voyager Hoffman - Eon

From Ahoy at 2021-04-30 16:00:28

Flamethrower.

Next up: Soundtracker. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy 0:00 Introduction 0:45 Origins 2:17 World War 1 3:48 World War 2 4:55 Contemporary Use 5:44 Depiction in Media 6:04 Military Settings 7:58 Horror 10:23 Anarchy & Sandbox 12:06 Afterburn 12:55 Viability 13:50 Conclusion

From Ahoy at 2020-10-02 15:55:01

Big Boxes.

Next up: Flamethrower. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy Soundtrack: https://xahoy.bandcamp.com/album/big-box-ep Also available to stream on Spotify etc. 0:00 Introduction 1:16 The Big Box 2:11 Big Boxes on the Amiga 3:30 Early Big Boxes 5:38 The Mid Box 7:05 The Tall Mid Box 8:10 Gatefolds 9:42 Book-style Packages 10:33 Early Large Boxes 14:00 Applications and Edutainment 15:20 Timeline of Emergence 16:20 First Wave (1982-1985) 17:27 Second Wave (1985-1989) 18:42 Final Wave (1990-on) 19:36 The Death of the Big Box 20:48 Conclusion 22:12 Credits

From Ahoy at 2020-03-06 16:01:41

Explosive Barrels.

Next up: Big boxes. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy Music is here: https://soundcloud.com/xahoy/e-for-explosive

From Ahoy at 2019-12-06 16:00:02

Glock.

Next up: Barrels. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy

From Ahoy at 2019-10-04 16:16:58

The First Video Game

Next up: Glock. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy Soundtrack: https://xahoy.bandcamp.com/album/the-first-video-game Soundtrack also on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/7aHFIw5GwuAUOPMCsHvzsA and iTunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-first-video-game/1481787667?app=itunes&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

From Ahoy at 2019-02-15 16:00:36

MP40.

Next up: The first video game. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy

From Ahoy at 2018-12-07 16:45:34

FLATLINE: How The Amiga Languished

Next up: Iconic Arms returns with the MP40. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy Soundtrack: https://xahoy.bandcamp.com/album/flatline-how-the-amiga-languished

From Ahoy at 2018-06-08 15:59:56

Chicken-o-meter.

Next up: Flatline Amiga. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy Soundtrack is here: https://soundcloud.com/xahoy/chicken-o-meter

From Ahoy at 2018-05-18 16:00:15

RetroAhoy: The Secret of Monkey Island

Next up: Chicken-o-meter. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy

From Ahoy at 2017-09-08 16:00:13

POLYBIUS - The Video Game That Doesn't Exist

Next up: RetroAhoy - The Secret of Monkey Island Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy NB: This video contains flashing images, particularly at 11:34, 15:22, and 59:02 Original soundtrack: https://xahoy.bandcamp.com/album/polybius-the-video-game-that-doesnt-exist

From Ahoy at 2017-04-21 16:04:57

P90.

Next up: POLYBIUS. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy

From Ahoy at 2017-03-24 16:00:10

Rocket Launcher.

Next up: P90. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy

From Ahoy at 2017-02-17 16:00:02

M60.

Next up: Rocket Launcher. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy

From Ahoy at 2017-01-27 16:00:02

Bow & Arrow.

Next up: M60. https://youtu.be/OTh4f7ye1IQ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy

From Ahoy at 2016-10-16 16:00:00

Thompson.

Next up: Bow & Arrow. https://youtu.be/VXYODzR-UKc Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ahoy