“My original music composed for PC Speaker.”

System Beeps full album

#Music

Thu, Feb 7th, 2019 08:41 by capnasty NEWS

shiru8bit showcases System Beeps, a full album of original music composed to play on a PC speaker.

«System Beeps» is a music album in shape of an MS-DOS program that features original music composed for PC Speaker using the same basic old techniques like ones found in classic PC games. It follows the usual retrocomputing demoscene formula — take something rusty and obsolete, and push it to eleven — and attempts to reveal the long hidden potential of this humble little sound device. You can hear it in action and form an opinion on how successful this attempt was at Bandcamp, or in the video below. The following article is an in-depth overview of the original PC Speaker capabilities and making of the project, for those who would like to know more.

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