[LAU] Cubase64

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Wed Oct 6 06:54:41 UTC 2010

Rob wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 October 2010 15:01, david wrote:
>> Don't know about that one, but the first digitized audio recording I
>> ever heard had been digitized on a C64. "Why Can't This Be Love?" by Van
>> Halen.
> Mine was Flesh for Fantasy by Billy Idol, also on the c64.  Don't know 
> which demo came first (and I'd be surprised if anyone knew the release 
> dates for any of these early demo-scene releases), but the Billy Idol song 
> is an older song.

I have no idea which one came first. I was just amazed that a cheap 
little home computer could do that while the vaunted PCs couldn't.

The C64's SID (Sound Interface Device) chip was a 4-voice synthesizer 
with full control over ADSR. Quite a potent little thing!

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