• Applying Data Science to Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Music Presets. Part 1: Discovery
    The 80s and 90s were decades of innovation in the worlds of electronic music and video gaming, largely thanks to the iconic YM2612 chip from Yamaha, the sonic heart of the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive. Over the years, the number of VGM files on platforms like Project2612 or vgmrips has grown […]
  • FM Synthesis: Shaping the Sound of the ’80s and ’90s
    Hey sound enthusiasts, synth nerds and retro gamers out there! Buckle up because today we’re time travelling back to the ’80s and ’90s, diving into the world of FM synthesis and the legendary YAMAHA chips that defined an era of music and gaming. A Bit of History In the early […]