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Here's something a bit different. I've always been a big fan of composing in as many mediums as I can get my hands on, and one medium that I've really been getting into over the last couple years is chiptunes. I've done quite a few that I really like but this one is probably my most well-liked so far on the website I participate in (battleofthebits.org). It's quite classical-leaning in many ways, as opposed to a lot of chiptunes which deliberately seek to sound videogame-y.

I called it 'ceilidh' because it was inspired by two ceilidhs that I attended during my first week here in Glasgow. A ceilidh, to put it as simply as possible, is a traditional Scottish gathering with song and dance.

To me, the term 'chiptune' is distinct from '8-bit' in that a chiptune is music that could actually be physically played on a specific music chip. To prove it, the .mp3 I have uploaded here is an actual recording that another user took of their own NES, playing the music file I had created. It also means there's not much use me uploading the source file, because it was created in FamiTracker which is not notation software.

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It sounds so awesome!

I'm a big fan both of scottish music and chiptune music, and never heard a mix of the two.

This is such a great idea! I wish I could compose something like that myself.

May I ask what sound library did you use for this one?

I found some chiptune libraries, but none of them was in 64-bit.

The problem is that I bought my cubase only when there was Cubase 9,

therefore it automatically downloaded Cubase 9, that can only use 64-bit plugins.

I'd also like to hear if you know any other good sound libraries in 64-bit.

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