LATEST MUSIC (Hint: On a slow connection? Choose pieces with kb sizes):
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1815 pieces posted since November 2006, by: James Taylor (596); Daniel Rowe (348); Jerzy Kulik (274); Ricardo Frantz (172); Azer Mantessa (123); Patrick May (107); Keith Bramich (71); Michael Fonos (38); Keith Theodosiou (13); Denis Desbiens (10) ... more ...
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FROM THE MIDI DIARY ARCHIVES:
29th June 2004 - Frog Woman - - copyright © 2004 Keith Bramich, all rights reserved. (19 k, 158 sec)
June 30th 2001 - Tense - - Copyright © Keith Bramich, 2001. All rights reserved. (10 k, 132 sec)
June 30th 1998 - The Menace Passes - (11 k, 211 sec)
(From 19 November 1997 until 18 November 2006 we featured one new original MIDI file each day - there are well over 3000 of these, and we'll feature some different ones each day. These are all smallish MIDI files, and suitable for downloading quickly via dial-up connections.)
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Desktops Not Extinct Yet! (posted by Daniel Rowe, 6 May 2016, 23:53)
|Like Jerzy and Patrick, I still use a desktop computer. My favorite version of Cakewalk (a sequencer program) is incompatible with my newer computer, so I use a HP Pavilion, at least 15 years old, for music-making. Kudos to HP for building a machine so reliable.|
I started out on the Commodore 64, which had one cool feature: ring modulation and hard-sync sounds. You could actually make your own sci-fi sounds, like ray guns, quite easily. The Amiga came a little later, which Jerzy had.
Re: Desktop (posted by Patrick May, 30 Apr 2016, 21:41)
|I still use a desktop computer. Laptops are convenient, but desktops are still good if you want lots of disk space, processor/graphics power, a full size keyboard, etc. In my case, I have two monitors attached to my computer, which is very useful for multitasking and image editing which I do occasionally. |
The first computer I used was a BBC Micro, which belonged to my dad. I played games on it but not much else, since I was pretty young at the time, that was around 1991. It used the old 5 inch floppies that Daniel mentioned.