Endless Escape: Forever 2017 – ip28

we’ve moved onto another great demo party that took place in Slovakia march 17-19 called FOReVER “Mad Max the 8 bit road” -this is strictly an 8-bit party that primarily focuses on c64, zx spectrum, and the 8-bit atari family. there was a ton of great music and we’ve got some of our favorites to share.

  • Endless Road.gbs AceMan^Dreamweb^Appendix (GameBoy)
  • Furiosa’s Escape.pt3 – Quiet (ZX Spectrum, YM)
  • Helicoid-Uctumi-PVM.d64 – Uctumi^PVM (C64 8580)
  • xagon-stay_chiptuned.sqt – X-agon (ZX Spectrum)

download the tracks here: impulseproject28.tar.gzcue sheet

Image credit:Just Mad” by LCD

Lick My Mikrofonu: Rock in the Demoscene – ip26

impulse project demoscene podcast episode 26

in this installment of IP we’re listening to rock in the scene. a great selection of tunes with a lot of artists that are new to the show. take a listen!

  • high_blood_pressure.xm – mEAnaLL^d!Gital dOOm (08 channel XM 293kb)
  • guitardemo.mod – Hifi^Effect (04 channel MOD 312kb)
  • harley.xm – Ivanhoe (14 channel XM 279kb)
  • Lick_My_Guitar.sid – Hein Design^Vision (6581/PAL)
  • damask_rose.it – quasian (39 channel IT 5.24MB)
  • proba_mikrofonu.mod – Skorpik^Picco & Surprise! Productions (04 channel MOD 288kb)

download the source files here –> impulseproject26.tar.gz | cue sheet

*credit to Hein Design for the wicked artwork

Cozy Journey: Tunes from 2016 – ip23

impulse project demoscene chiptune podcast protracker mod sid commodore 64 C64 Amiga Cozy Journey

it’s the first episode of 2017 and to celebrate, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite demoscene tracks from the previous year. jam out to some rocking 2016 hits and ring in the new year with us!

  • To Find Yourself.pt3 – Quiet (YM ABC)
  • dascpop.mod – Dascon^Deadliners & Desire (04 channel MOD 27kb)
  • dont_get_cozy.thx – Corpsicle^iNSANE (AHX v2 14kb)
  • Strong_Last_Days.sid – Highway Guy (4kb SID) / (8580)
  • We_Party_Heart.sid – Spider Jerusalem^Mayday! (7kb SID) / (8580)
  • Journey.sid – Crome^Rabenauge (5kb) / (6581)

Download the pack of tunes here –> impulseproject23.tar.gz


artwork by Oni / Poo-brain (from the Decrunch 2016 Amiga Pixel GFX Compo)

Kiss My Groove: Demoscene Jazz – ip21

Kiss My Groove: Demoscene Jazz - ip21

testing 1, 2… welcome to the impulse project jazz club. in this episode we’re going to let loose a wave of jazz straight from the scene that will have you grooving along. the influences of jazz might not always be obvious but they’ve played a strong role in how music on our beloved trackers has been shaped. join in for some smooth sounds picked out by yours truly, smokey b and poppa e

  • Kiss_My_Jazz.sid – Dane^Crest (SID 6581)
  • X-Jazz.sid – Booker^Amorphis/Onslaught/SIDwave (SID 8580)
  • whats_the_catch.xm – BeaT (10 channel XM 373kb)
  • In the groove.mod – chrylian^GroovingBrothers (4 channel MOD 184kb)
  • thursday.sid – Sequencer^Unreal Productions (SID 8580)
  • tempest-acidjazz.mod – tempest^damage (04 channel MOD 57kb)

download the original files here –> impulseproject21.tar.gz

Blueberry Afro – ip19

impulse project episode 19

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

Afternoon Mothership – ip18

impulse project episode 18

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

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

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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

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]

Taunt the Dead – ip09

we’re back with a new episode that’s geared around the ‘unorthodox’ or in other works, music that might need a double-take to fully swallow. join the fun. ; )

  • Fod_afraid_of_falling_upwards.itFear of Dark (20 Ch. – 1.5mb)
  • antialias.mod – stressball^iris (4 Channels – 367kb)
  • all-dead.xm – Weevil (14 Channels – 944kb)
  • donttau.xm – FOXFIRE /J/M/T/M (16 Channels 367kb)
  • Heartical_Chip_Riddim.sid – Ultrasyd (PAL 6581, 23kb)
  • ode2ptk.mod – Asle^Lithium/ReDoX (4 Channels, 23kb)

download the files –> impulseproject09.tar.gz

hosts: @dokidokipanic @ruiner9

artist links
Ultrasyd – soundcloud.com/ultrasydUltrasyd.free.fr/
Fear of Dark – fearofdark.bandcamp.com/music
FOXFIRE – johnmarwin.co.nr  | johnmarwin.bandcamp.com