Impulse Project is a podcast created so that we can share excellent music from the demoscene and groups that thrived in the 80’s and 90’s. This includes recent chiptunes, MOD, XM, S3M, IT, YM, and SID modules from all the greatest trackers and artists.

impulse project episode 19

Blueberry Afro – ip19

episode 19 features a lot of recent discoveries for us as well as some brand-new tunes for the scene in general. no rhyme or reason for the selection, just awesome music (and from artists we haven’t played on the show yet). So kick back and listen to the mix.

  • porn_industryy.xm – DROZERiX (10 channel XM 57kb)
  • blueberry_jam.it – cag (32 channel IT 983kb)
  • 83623-blinded.xm – Wabe, Magma (06 channel XM 35kb)
  • Sadly_Voice.sid – Olsen^Amorphis (5kb SID) / (8580)
  • Sad_Zak.sid – Taurus^Unity/Shelters (4kb SID) / (8580)
  • zebra afro.mod – corpsicle^iNSANE (04 channel MOD 94kb)
  • Signalflen.mod – ALPAiDUS^iNSANE (04 channel MOD 27kb)

original files/modules located here –> impulseproject19.tar.gz

impulse project episode 18

Afternoon Mothership – ip18

no feature, no focus. just an awesome mix of scene goodness and you can’t go wrong with that.

  • loonie-biohazard.xm – Loonie^group (8 channel XM 545kb)
  • I_Died_Defending_the_Mothership.sid – Uneksija^svenonacid (8580)
  • pink-afternoon_voyage2.mod – pink^abyss (4 channel MOD 36kb)
  • ARPYSUNDAY.xm – sacio (6 channel XM 22kb)
  • my_glamorous_life.mod – jester^insanity (4 channel MOD 192kb)
  • serpent_-_golden_stream.xm – Serpent^Brainstorm (8 channel XM 202kb)
  • Boomshot!.mod – AceMan / Dreamweb^HUGE LOAD (4 channel MOD 481kb)

original files/modules located here –> impulseproject18.tar.gz


Plastic Sheep: Scene Tunes from Game Composers – ip17

we always focus on the music from the scene and community, but there’s also a lot of overlap with video games. in this episode we’ve got a great selection of music from game composers that got started as sceners. join in as we look at some music from early in their careers.

  • world_of_plastic.s3m – Purple Motion^Future Crew (8 channel S3M 62kb)
  • d-funked memory.mod – nuke^anarchy (4 channel MOD 70kb)
  • waow.s3m – virt (5 channel S3M 11kb)
  • Hardcastle.sid – Demon (4kb SID 6581)
  • 3_Tunes.sid – Choroid (12kb SID 6581)
  • There_Are_No_Sheep.sndh – Mad Max^The Exceptions (Atari ST)
original files/modules located here –> impulseproject17.tar.gz

Blissful Morans – ip16

we’re heading back to the more ‘traditional’ demoscene tunes this week with a diverse playlist, both in style and platform. they’re all rock solid and we guarantee you’ll love each track. it’s just so blissful, so moranic…

  • uctumi-blissful_confusion.it – Uctumi (28 channel IT 1.8mb)
  • True_Story.sid – snap^atlantis (SID 4kb) / (8580)
  • imorgon_ar_en_annan_dag.xm – algar/TJC^Titan (8 channel XM 76kb)
  • Dies_irae_3.ay – Agent-X^Exodus (AY 40kb) / (ZX)
  • New_Sids_on_the_Block.sid – Qdor & Fegolhuzz^Panda Design (SID 6kb) / (8580)
  • getabrain.xm – Fearofdark (21 channel XM 207kb)

download the original tunes here -> impulseproject16.tar.gz

Fearofdark soundcloud

algar soundcloud | bandcamp.com

Uctumi soundcloud


Beyond the Overdrive: Intro to YM2612 – ip15

breaking out the sega mega drive/genesis for a spotlight on the YM2612 and its space (albeit tiny) in the demoscene. we’ve got a great showcase of music from some pretty awesome demos as well as some original tunes using the yamaha OPN2 chip. guest hosting for this episode is the wonderful Aaron Hickman and he’s got some tunes for us too.

  • Beyond the Stars.VGE – Jredd
  • Chora.VGE – Dya
  • TRAVEL.BIN – Nainain^Resistance
  • datastorm_2014_invitation.bin – MCH^Genesis Project
  • TiTAN – Overdrive (Rev1.1-106-Final) (Hardware).bin – strobe^TTN – medo^TTN – saxxonpike^TTN
  • BotB 20388 ap0c – Vitriol Hammer.vgm – ap0c

join the group at facebook.com/groups/impulseproject

Dya’s Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/diagamblic

Dya’s Bandcamp: https://dyamusic.bandcamp.com

Nainain’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Nainain

MCH’s Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/mch64

Strobe’s Demozoo Page: https://demozoo.org/sceners/9926/

Ap0c’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/a_p_0_c

Jredd’s Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jredd


Summer Coma – ip14

we’re feeling the summer heat upon us and it’s time to head to the beach. bryan and ed go into beach coma and bake in the sun to some demoscene vibes. join in and listen to the jams (but bring your own beer)

  • bear_island.mod – delorean^complex (4 channel 359kb)
  • Funkee.sid – Buzzer^brainstorm (6581)
  • On_a_Summers_Day.sid – Psylicium^Atlantis (8580)
  • reggaeb.xm – Woolters (30 channel 516kb)
  • beachcoma.sid DRU (8580)
  • Sun_Burns-SV2k_intro.sndh DMA-sc (ST YM2149)

listen to the episode in the embedded player!

download the original files here -> impulseproject14.tar.gz


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impulse project episode 13 demoscene music podcast

Sledgehammer Glitches – ip13

we’re back with an all new episode featuring some awesome tunes from many well-known artists. maybe some you’ve heard and maybe some you haven’t but regardless its a great assortment for all you scene junkies out there.

  • sledgehammer2.mod – chromag^dual crew (4 channel 96kb)
  • Datahell.sid – Goto80^Hack ‘n Trade (6kb SID) / (8580)
  • jos-gold.mod – JosSs (4 channel 45kb)
  • trch-lin.it – Tourach^Chaos Theory, TRT (17 channel 671kb)
  • ParadoxChip3.xm – dubmood^Razor1911 (4 channel 22kb)
  • glitches.xm – Klippy & Le Art Remix (12 channel 12kb)

download the files here -> impulseproject13.tar.gz

chromag soundcloud.com/chromag/ | chromag.untergrund.net
JosSs soundcloud.com/josss-1 last.fm/es/music/josss/+albums
dubmood dataairlines.net/dubmood/ | soundcloud.com/dubmood/
Goto80 goto80.com | goto8o.bandcamp.com/album/-
Tourach hit.fi/~jtleinon www.chaostheory.org
Le Art Remix soundcloud.com/artremix artremix.bandcamp.com/
Klippy soundcloud.com/klipy


Backpack Burgers (Revision 2016) - ip12

Backpack Burgers (Revision 2016) – ip12

we’re back featuring music from Revision 2016 demoparty that took place March 25-28, 2016 in Saarbrücken, Germany. Revision is the largest demoparty around and always delivers some of the most amazing scene prods, graphics, and music. a blast to watch and even more fun for those that attended. we picked out our top 5 tracks released at the event so you’re in for a ride. vote evilbot!

  • A_Computer_In_My_Backpack.sid – Lft^Kryo (8580)
  • flz-franz_sansisco.xm – Fegolhuzz^Panda Design (16 channel 68kb)
  • gumdrops.mod – Juice (4 channel 860kb)
  • Starchild.mod – Virgill & Dascon (4 channel 157kb)
  • flz-8bitburgers.sid – Fegolhuzz^Panda Design (8580)

download the files from the show –> impulseproject12.tar.gz

compo results: 2016.revision-party.net/history/2016

hosts: @dokidokipanic @ruiner9

artist links
Lft – linusakesson.net
Juice – soundcloud
Virgill – soundcloud
Dascon – soundcloud | deadliners.net
[Revision 2016, demo party, demoscene, Amiga, C64]

Eternal Storm (FOReVER 2016) – ip11

today we’re featuring music from FOReVER 2016 – Defender of the 8 Bits that took place March 18-20, 2016 in Horná Súča, Trenčín Slovakia. FOReVER focuses on the 8-bit scene and has numerous compos for gfx, music, and more. there were a lot of strong entries but we’ve picked out 4 of our favorites. enjoy!

  • The_Adventures_of_Dr Sid.d64Vegard^svenonacid (8580)
  • Eternal Defender AY FORMAT.ay – Lamer Pinky ^ Gemba Boys (ZX Spectrum)
  • c0z-TheFirstStorm-8580.sid c0zmo^BLiSS (8580)
  • heartsease.ay – buzzkej (ZX Spectrum)

download the files –> impulseproject11.tar.gz

hosts: @dokidokipanic @ruiner9

artist links
Lamer Pinky – soundcloud
buzzkej – soundcloud
[FOReVER 2016, demo party, demoscene, ZX Spectrum, C64]

39kb Spaceship: Intro to AY/YM – ip10

introducing the AY-3-8910 and it’s twin sister YM2149F. these chips produce awesome tunes and have a strong foot in the scene so it’s about time we add cpc, speccy, msx, and st in the mix from here on out.

  • Spaceship.pt3 –  Laser Genius  (ZX Spectrum)
  • Back 2 Reality (1997).pt2 Jaan^Phantasy (ZX Spectrum)
  • C-jeff-lovers.pt3 – c-jeff (ZX Spectrum)
  • “heppe” 39kb shock intro.ay – Kangaroo MusiQue (Amstrad CPC)
  • House[Boa].stc – YERZMYEY (ZX Spectrum)
  • turbo.pt3 – Darkman007 (ZX Spectrum)

download the files –> impulseproject10.tar.gz

hosts: @dokidokipanic @ruiner9

artist links
YERZMYEY – yerzmyey.i-demo.pl | ay-riders.speccy.cz
Darkman007 – untergrund.net | soundcloud | bandcamp
C-jeff – facebook.com/cjeffmusic/ | c-jeff.com/
Jaan – jancho.livejournal.com (just in case ;))