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SID Chips and C64 Music with Ocean Software's Matthew Cannon

SID Chips and C64 Music with Ocean Software's Matthew Cannon

Show #498 Oct 23 2015 plus show notes

Scott talks to Matthew Cannon about the musical revolution that happened the eighties and early 90s in video game soundtracks. Matthew worked at Ocean Software and composed music for games like Navy Seals, Batman: The Movie, Elf, and many more. Matthew worked on C64, Amiga, SNES, Megadrive, and other systems. How did these systems work and what can they teach us about computing today?

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