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  1. Hey, thank you, guys! I've updated the post with download links and the album cover.
  2. Hello everybody! I'm excited to announce the release of my new album Big Steel Wheels — a fictional action music journey through heavy electronic progressive riffs and melancholy vibes! Big Steel Wheels was inspired by film scores from the '80s, particularly those of Rocky IV and The Transformers: The Movie by composer and performer Vince DiCola. The album consists of 13 tracks containing about 55 minutes of music. A number of special guests are also featured, including: Stemage, Danimal Cannon and Raz Ben Ari on guitars; Jeff Ball on viola; Alexander Brandon, Disasterpeace, George "norg" Nowik and Lamont Bellsarios as voice actors. Big Steel Wheels is mixed and mastered by Megus. BIG STEEL WHEELS is available to download via Bandcamp - http://c-jeff.com/album/big-steel-wheels Loudr - http://loudr.fm/release/big-steel-wheels/FHDKb Video teaser produced by Shamoozal: (click the image for video teaser)
  3. Happy New Year, guys! I think I have something to share with you. It's been a year since my album "Preschtale" was released, and I'm really excited to say that Ubiktune's "Preschtale Variations" is out. The album consists of 16 songs and features performances and covers based on the original album. Over one hour in length, "Variations" includes a long list of genres and sounds, from chiptune and electronic renditions to metal and acoustic pieces. Special thanks to: Jay Tholen, Zackery Wilson, Ken Snyder, Grant Henry, Shannon Mason, Stephen Hemstritch-Johnston, Matt Ross, Blake Troise, Gavin Allen, Steven Velema, Aivi Tran, Frédéric Motte, Yoann Turpin, Max Coburn, Samuel Ascher-Weiss, Gabe Terracciano, Rufus Blacklock, Kristina Kaufman and Noise Channel Radio, Dan Behrens, Markus Toivonen, Dave Harris, Jeremy Bouchard, Andreas Kotsamanidis, Daniel Rosenfeld, Mikhail Ivanov, Brandon L Hood, Audun Sørlie and you. Tracklist: 1. Jay Tholen - Skyward Revelation (Preschtale, Parts 3-5-7) 2. Zackery Wilson - Inner Force (Preschtale, Part 2) 3. coda - An Extraterrestrial (Preschtale, Part 6) 4. Stemage - Purple (Preschtale, Part 2) 5. Pongball - SNEStale (Preschtale, Parts 2-4-5) 6. Fearofdark - Fresh Tale (Preschtale, Part 3) 7. subPixel - Fire Witch - The Silence (Preschtale, Part 6) 8. PROTODOME - Emergency on Planet Mars (Preschtale, Part 4) 9. Monomer - Danger Zone (Preschtale, Part 2) 10. surasshu - True North (Preschtale, Part 3) 11. Aivi Tran - The Girl in the Nebula (Preschtale, Part 5) 12. El Mobo - Doppelbanger (Preschtale, Part 6) 13. Yoann Turpin - Preschlude Kadenz (Preschtale, Part 4) 14. Maxo - Shining Faith (Preschtale, Part 7) 15. Shnabubula & Gabe Terracciano - Quinine (Preschtale, Part 3) 16. C-jeff - Preschtale, Epilogue (feat. Aivi Tran) Download "Preschtale Variations" FOR FREE via Ubiktune's Bandcamp at http://ubiktune.bandcamp.com/album/preschtale-variations and leave a shout at http://ubiktune.com/releases/ubi057-various-artists-preschtale-variations. Enjoy the album!
  4. I gotta agree with halc. You're an incredible musician, man.

  5. Thanks much, guys! I was working on it for about half-a-year, primarily by evenings, not regularly, so it is quite hard to determine the total time I spent. I should count it more accurately next time The way I was writing this album was something new for me. When with Konami I just wanted to create a few songs, where one goes to another via transitions, with Electric I used to write as far as get with ideas to continue the song, this time I thought about some kind of more structured piece initially. Using one main theme, that I variate through the album here and there and general harmonies I wanted to emphasize it especially. So, originally it was supposed to do a few pretty heavy epic songs (Part 2, Part 4, Part 6 as now), one slow song (Part 3), something-like-bridge (Part 5), intro (Part 1) and epilogue titles (Part 7). The way I was writing epics itself, of course, was one way or another similar to the ones I made for Electric, but this time I tried to did it more "completed", like intension's increasing through the song or some references. Oh, I also should mention, that at first I planned to make a 20-minutes song out of Parts 2 and 4, but then changed my mind. Probably this is task for my next take
  6. Hello, OCRemix! I just released my new solo album. It is almost 40-minutes full of progressive rock/metal influences from Yes and Pink Floyd to Dream Theater and Planet X! It is Pay-what-you-want, so enjoy the music, and Happy New Year! --- I found my true north in the land of shining stars, I'm moving on my way from morning Earth to evening Mars. I'm rising through the silence of Mother Universe, And faith in God that helps me keep my inner force. Software used: Open ModPlug Tracker, Plogue Chipsounds, Native Instruments FM8, DSK ThoR, Vember Audio Surge, Apple Logic Pro, tons of various chip samples Special thanks to: My lovely family, Samuel Ascher-Weiss, Sergey Mukhorin & Digt, Isak Halling, Ken Snyder, Steven Velema, Jake & Kristina Kaufman, Jeffrey Roberts & Open Circuit, Kyle Crouse & KNGI, Mikhail Ivanov, Oleg Nikitin, Andrey Tselishev, Vyacheslav Kalinin, Alexander Matchugovsky, Vladimir Tugay, Sergey Kosov, Jimmy Hinson, Audun Sørlie & originalsoundversion.com, 8bit.fm staff, Jay & Christine Tholen, Frank Martin, Dave Harris, John Tiberio, Nils Feske, Blake Troise, Rich Vreeland, all my friends who I have forgotten to mention and to all of you who supporting me through my music! Enjoy the album, and Happy New Year! 1. Preschtale, Part 1 (1:55) 2. Preschtale, Part 2 (10:24) 3. Preschtale, Part 3 (5:44) 4. Preschtale, Part 4 (10:04) 5. Preschtale, Part 5 (2:41) 6. Preschtale, Part 6 (6:36) 7. Preschtale, Part 7 (1:47) "Preschtale, Part 2" - guitars - Danimal Cannon (Daniel Behrens) Artwork by Junkboy (Markus Toivonen) Mastered by Megus (Roman Petrov) All Other Credits to C-jeff (Dmitry Zhemkov) © All rights reserved. Grab it at Bandcamp, it's pay-what-you-want! http://c-jeff.bandcamp.com/album/preschtale http://ubiktune.org/releases/ubi035-c-jeff-preschtale
  7. "Once upon a time Denis Grachev made a game for the ZX Spectrum. The game was called Alter Ego and it was pretty sweet, so Shiru decided to do an NES port. Since the ZX Spectrum couldn't really handle playing music while running a game at the same time, the original version of the game had no music. That's where I came in! Using Famitracker to interface with Shiru's NES music engine, I created a soundtrack which would fit in the <9 KBs available. Shiru's engine gave me 31 instruments to work with, no possibility of changing duty cycle outside of at the very start of an instrument, no effects and no volume column...so the results were fairly limited. Those are the "classic" tunes. But then Denis Grachev got ahold of me directly and asked if he could use the tracks for a Windows Phone 7 port of the game that he wanted to make. I decided that instead of taking the lazy way out and saying "sure go ahead", I would remaster the tracks and make enhanced versions using the full capabilities of Famitracker. So here it is, my first full game soundtrack and my first album release on Ubiktune! Hope you enjoy! Special thanks to Denis Grachev for making an awesome game, and special thanks to Shiru for putting together an amazing NES version! Also a special shout-out to the #ancat crew: lunardave and miau and heos and rushjet et al" — Kulor. Game available on ZX Spectrum, NES and Windows Phone 7. All music by Kulor (Richard Armijo) kulor.arnoldascher.com Artwork by Rufus Blacklock biplaneblues.blogspot.com Available on Ubiktune: http://ubiktune.org/releases/ubi032-kulor-alter-ego-ost
  8. The long awaited debut release of swedish chipmusic legend zabutom is a 7-track epic consisting of 16-bit era space shooting sounds executed in a furious series of hyperdimensional energy blasts that intend to capture a sense of videogame elation and final confrontation. Originally conceived over 10 years ago, it has since been on a vast journey through the outer reaches of the universe before finally landing back on planet earth, it's story told by blistering saw waves of chip destruction ultimately articulated in the distinguished musical style of zabutom. Get ready for take-off! 1. The Legend of Zeta Force (3:17) 2. Techno Boss (2:04) 3. Blast Off Into Space (2:01) 4. Zeta Force (Gameboy Version) (2:58) 5. Level X (2:45) 6. Level 2 (2:00) 7. Final Blast (3:19) All music by zabutom Cover art by SanderFocus © All rights reserved. http://ubiktune.org/releases/ubi027-zabutom-zeta-force http://zabutom.bandcamp.com/album/zeta-force (digital download just for $5!)
  9. Forgotten Music combines the old, the new, and the forgotten music from RushJet1's past into one album. Several songs have been unfinished for years and have been given a proper ending, while others are re-imaginings of older songs. "Enjoy listening through these. I know I enjoyed writing them!" — RushJet1. 1. Depth of Perception (2:44) - VRC6 2. Ancient Ruin Adventure (1:41) - VRC6 3. Exam Slam (2:37) - VRC6 4. Our Way (2:25) - 2A03 5. Graveyard (1:47) - 2A03 6. The Diamond (2:36) - MMC5 7. Return to Control (2:44) - VRC6 8. Return to Control (reprise) (1:20) - 2A03 9. Predication (1:40) - 2A03 10. The Machine (1:55) - 2A03 11. Unlikely (2:24) - 2A03 12. Remember (1:49) - 2A03 13. West (2:15) - 2A03 14. Wasteland (2:18) - 2A03 15. Status Quo (2:52) - 2A03 All music by RushJet1 (Tadd Nuznov), except "Return to Control" - co-written by tadpole Artwork by Keff http://ubiktune.org/releases/ubi025-rushjet1-forgotten-music http://nsf.4x86.com/
  10. We are two Western composers, who have taken a great deal of inspiration from Japanese pop and game music. When we heard the music for eroge on the PC-98 in the 90s (particularly "Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO" by Ryu Shimada and Ryu Umemoto), we were amazed by the sound quality of the songs and their catchy and sophisticated style. Because this music doesn't get much attention in the west, we decided we should make a tribute album to this sort of music. We asked Swedish artist Diana Jakobsson to draw us characters and American pixel artist Jordan Chewning to provide us with authentic PC-98 style cover art. We hope you enjoy it! 1. オープニング ~ 古木 / Opening: Ancient Tree (3:02) 2. 学校初日 / First Day of School (2:23) 3. おはよう / Good Morning (2:54) 4. スケジュール / My Schedule (2:23) 5. アイセリアの過去 / Aiselia's Past (3:44) 6. 茉莉子 / Mariko (3:35) 7. 迷い / Hesitation (2:59) 8. 千枝 / Chie (3:59) 9. 悪霊 / Evil Spirit (3:17) 10. 思い出 / Memory (1 & 2) (3:20) 11. 杏子 / Kyoko (2:38) 12. 愛のテーマ / Making Love (2:04) 13. エンディング ~ スルー・ザ・アトモスフィア / Ending: Through the Atmosphere (3:51) All music and concept by Ken "coda" Snyder & Steven "surasshu" Velema Artwork by Jordan Chewning & Diana Jakobsson http://ubiktune.org/releases/ubi024-yogurtbox-tree-of-knowledge http://yogurtbox.com
  11. Turn left and see the blue sea. Turn right and hear the sound of thunder. Turn back and find peace. 1. Kulor — 思い出の古里 (4:33) 2. Blitz Lunar — Sapling (3:46) 3. Velathnos — Poseidon (3:05) 4. nq\skrju — Waves to Lullaby (1:44) 5. C-jeff — Maroon (3:12) 6. RushJet1 — Calming Winds (2:28) 7. Tony Thai — どんな苦境でも諦めず (4:19) 8. FearofDark — Recovery (4:42) 9. surasshu — Rebirth (2:25) Artwork by junkboy http://ubiktune.org/releases/ubi023-various-artists-equilibrium
  12. The Octagon is a concept album about an epic journey through the mystical planet TragnaR. It features a blend of sounds from a GameBoy, Roland Juno 106, Nord Lead II, and various MIDI instruments. All the songs were programmed/sequenced using LSDJ, PxTone, and Logic. Tracklist: ACT I - The Prophecy ACT II - The Dark Forest ACT III - The Dungeon of Dymoxidor ACT IV - The Shire ACT V - The Battle at Mammoth Mountain ACT VI - The Whale ACT VII - The Sword of Mastadonious ACT VIII - The Octagon All songs written and mixed by Jonathan Baken Mastered by Ryan Schwabe Andrew Sarlo co-wrote tracks 2,5,7 Chris Baglivo plays guitar on tracks 4,5,7 Kyle Press plays Saxophone on tracks 2,5,6 Album Artwork by Sergey "RayNoa" Kostik http://www.jonbaken.com/theoctagon http://ubiktune.org/releases/ubi022
  13. This is FM FUNK MADDNESS!! — an album of songs by 18 FM synth enthusiasts from all over the world, personally selected by zinger (founder and maintainer of soundshock.se). Bringing the combination of frequency modulated tones and catchy, funky grooves blended with a portion of jazz and idm, we cordially invite you to join us on a fantastic journey to a world where slap rumble drives the beating of your heart. 1. Shogun — V.S.O.P.M. (3:32) | VOPM 2. Blitz Lunar — Cascade Masquerade (4:11) | FM7, GXOPLL 3. Kulor — Fashion Queen (2:37) | DX-7 4. Keishi Yonao — Crush Roll (2:59) | VOPM 5.Torben “Metal” Hansen — Cascades (3:55) | FM8, Zebra 6. Bomb Boy — Ignition, Set, GO! (5:11) | Thor 7. Virt — Five Nine Seven Eight (4:30) | VOPM 8. hally feat. Seiko Kobuchi — utabism – a synthesizer boy (2:37) | Sharp X68000 9. Tsuyoshi Shimokura — FunkOsaka (2:42) | VOPM, MDX 10. Madbrain — Oskari the Heimfanker (4:38) | AdLib OPL3 11. Utabi Hirokawa — Stop and Go (Ubiktune edit) (3:22) | Sharp X68000 12. hizmi — Pendulum II (5:35) | Sharp X68000 13. Simon Stålenhag — Ripple Boogie (3:14) | FM7 14. zinger & bacter — Sky Stroll (3:59) | FM7 15. Dong — Mirror Maze (3:05) | Toxic, Freqatic 16. Louis G — The Enemy of My Enemy’s My Enemy / No Speed Trap (5:49) | VOPM 17. zabutom — Endorphemeral (3:24) | Operator 18. hex125 — pf (NRTDRV funk edit) (3:53) | Sharp X1 Artwork by Tsuyoshi Shimokura http://ubiktune.org/releases/ubi020/ Released under a Creative Commons-License
  14. Sorry, but unfortunately there were some technical works from the host side. Now everything works good.
  15. At it's heart, Control Me is an honest expression of Jay Tholen's love for the Gospel. Most of the compositions were conceived as humble little hymn-like ukulele tunes. Following the tradition of unnecessary embellishment; Jay layered the songs beyond recognition until they became what they are now: schizophrenic heaps of sound. Everything from Shoegaze to Prog Rock to Schmaltzy 50's Pop is emulated beneath layers of manipulated waveforms and vinyl samples. http://ubiktune.org/releases/ubi018/
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