Welcome to the SID section, that kind of sound that for fans has the same kind of fascination than it had years ago ...
... before kratzer was founded in 1988, we performed numerous muzaks and tunes for the very popular Commodore C64 System, using his built-in sound chip, called SID.
SID itself was surely it´s time ahead, you can find numerous websites dedicated only to this little gem all around the Internet.
Even today not only a few musicians wanted this
particular kind of sound back in their productions because of it´s
characteristic filter technology and the sometimes really not foreseeable
Anyway, this might be over now - a few enthusiasts can be visited here
After ordering, we could really recommend them !
Most of our music was released on own label "NSR1917" distributed on demo - scene and trough "mail order" :)
You can still find them in several collections on the net and it is planned to convert some of them for presentation on www.kratzer.at.
Because you definitely should be
curious now, you can get the basics here for listening to SID music
on a toady's hardware :
Also needed, of course, something
to listen to. This little selection of remarkable music should show
you what is meant :
Keep in mind, there is only a 17
years old (!) computer chip playing !
- Title design of this pages are
inspired by mato -