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offline Indeksical from Phobiazero Damage Control (United Kingdom) on 2018-08-09 15:36 [#02558243]
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What are your favourite startup sounds? You know the little
chimes and jingles that play when you turn certain things
on?

My favourite is probably the PS1.


 

offline Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2018-08-09 15:37 [#02558244]
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probably Brian Eno win 95


 

offline belb from mmmmmmhhhhzzzz!!! on 2018-08-09 15:46 [#02558248]
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my phone just goes "vrrrt", good enough for me


 

offline mermaidman from the indian ocean on 2018-08-09 16:05 [#02558254]
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yeah, that one is great. most probably was a d-50.


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-09 16:52 [#02558259]
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I'd have to say that one is my favorite, too. So much
nostalgia evoked by it, and yet it's still interesting and
(really) beautiful from a sound design perspective today.

Back then, I used to dream that the sound was created using
the PS1 hardware, and one day someone would unlock the
secrets of the console and turn it into a synthesizer the
way people did NES and the like. But I think mermaidman is
probably correct that it was made elsewhere and simply
played back through the playstation's sound chip as a wav.


 

offline big from lsg on 2018-08-09 17:59 [#02558271]
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my trouser's zipper


 

offline Indeksical from Phobiazero Damage Control (United Kingdom) on 2018-08-09 21:18 [#02558292]
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Good choice, I like windows ME too, sounds optimistic


 

offline Indeksical from Phobiazero Damage Control (United Kingdom) on 2018-08-09 21:19 [#02558293]
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The PS1 sound was so futuristic and evocative, still sounds
futuristic now imo.


 

offline Indeksical from Phobiazero Damage Control (United Kingdom) on 2018-08-09 21:22 [#02558294]
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lush


 

offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2018-08-09 23:28 [#02558317]
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least favourite eno composition
i think it's interesting how such small compositions still
represent something
I mean, obviously!! but what are the rules? Like particular
pitch intervals that 'mean' something? I suppose it's just
like music but it because its so shorter its easier to
analyse how it affects u
like last nite i noticed choice of ringtone Wallander's
phone in UK Wallander remake (not sure if same in orig
version? If different that would be interesting)



 

offline Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2018-08-10 02:50 [#02558331]
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well yeah I wouldn't listen to it for fun, it does its job
of making sound like something magical is gaining
consciousness I suppose.


 

offline Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2018-08-10 02:51 [#02558332]
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very nostalgic played street fighter alpha 3 all the time so
heard this one alot


 

offline Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2018-08-10 02:52 [#02558333]
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LAZY_TITLE


 

offline wavephace from OFFICIAL xlt mod-in-training on 2018-08-10 05:03 [#02558343]
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windows 3.1


 

offline wavephace from OFFICIAL xlt mod-in-training on 2018-08-10 05:08 [#02558344]
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the windows 95 sound is spooky


 

offline big from lsg on 2018-08-10 15:07 [#02558367]
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haha


 

offline RussellDust on 2018-08-10 15:43 [#02558369]
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Remember “Seeeegaaaaaaa”?


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-10 19:13 [#02558371]
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God yes I do. Easily my 2nd favorite!

Fun Fact: Apparently, Yuji Naka has said that originally,
they wanted to make Sonic a breakdancer and planned to make
an animated sound-test screen where he would dance to the
game's music, but due to time/budget constraints they
couldn't. What to do with the remaining cartridge space,
then? Thee iconic digitized “SEEEGAAA!” chant, which
came from their TV commercials, was born. :)


 


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