Category Archives: The Music of Gaming

How the Commodore 64 defined my taste in music

It’s fair to say that the Commodore 64 took video game music to an entirely new level when a talented bunch of musicians/programmers learned how to tame the SID chip in the 1980s. Rob Hubbard, Martin Galway and Jeroen Tel would go on to influence my taste in music for the next three decades. Here’s my thank you note to those plucky chiptune pioneers.