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I tried loading a few .vgz (genesis/megadrive .vg.gzip) files when i saw that the game music library you're using supported them, but they wouldn't actually play, the time-bar would scroll along but there was silence.  I tested out KSS while writing this and it wasn't extensive, but it works and sounds pretty good to me, subsong detection seems to work fine.  I don't have any AY files to check out, nor any .HES files, but I'll ask some friends of mine if they have any to send my way.  Major thanks for the continued support :)

Mobile Phone Players / Re: Android Proof of Concept Player
« on: July 13, 2009, 18:01:35 »
yes!  The NSF playback sounds pretty good, but i can't seem to access subsongs, even though it recognizes them.  hitting next/previous switches to the next actual file, and letting the songs play through will eventually just loop or end in silence while the player continues to run.  I also tried out the SPC playback, the songs started out just fine (i tested it with a few tracks from mega man x), but after a minute or so it would start skipping portions of the song... other than that though the songs i tried sounded fine... I'll have to do a bit more testing.  Thanks sasq :D

Mobile Phone Players / Re: Android Proof of Concept Player
« on: July 11, 2009, 16:12:57 »
this is great!  I just bought a G1 yesterday and was immediately thinking "i hope there's a module player for the platform!"  So far the mods/s3ms i've listened to already sound great, can't wait to see future progress :)

The Lobby / Converting XM/MOD to MIDI and using as ringtone??
« on: July 31, 2006, 22:15:46 »
i think your best bet would probably be to use some sort of midi-sequencer and try re-making the song yourself.  (or just get a phone that supports short mp3 tunes for the ringtone, even the 10 dollar samsung phones do it!)

The Lobby / What other forums do you post in?
« on: July 18, 2006, 22:47:00 »
Rikimbo, once i get some internet setted up for myself, we'll so have to play some sc :o :ninja:, i'm tired of fighting with the computer, its either too tough or too easy :(

Tracking / The freesound sample database
« on: July 18, 2006, 22:24:31 »

I found this a couple years ago and tried to get the word out.  Basically, its a website hosting a very very large amount of samples released under the Creative Commons Sampling Plus license (apparently this includes commercial purposes provided the author is credited or something like that).  I suspect that sooner or later newbies will eventually start using the samples from there instead of ripping off samples from other modules (guilty :(), or trying to find a warez copy of the latest reason refill, or whatever.  I can't really attest to the quality of the samples right now because I'm at the topeka public library, haha.


The Lobby / What other forums do you post in?
« on: July 16, 2006, 22:43:32 »
i'm always spamming :(
and i check on the red heat sonic soundscapes forum every so often
but my hardline opinions on a few issues have caused me to be ostracised by a few forums too ;[

Project / Coder's Corner / Tracker Development help
« on: July 16, 2006, 22:13:31 »
i found after trying to look up 68000 assembler on wikipedia and failing, so i went to and searched'd there.  maybe it will help? :-|

The Lobby / Introduce yourself - Garian
« on: July 16, 2006, 20:54:51 »

I mean, I'm Garian Cashman, resident of Topeka Kansas, USA, and now officially a student at Kansas University in Lawrence (Majoring in Physics) after 4 years of bummin' and slummin'.  I've been playing guitar since 1997, and while i'm no shredder, I can hold my own and I'm starting up a band with one of my friends in town (as soon as he learns to play, anyway).  I don't have home internet, but I often go to said friend's apartment to hang out, and when he's at work or asleep I'm usually on his computer, because I'm a jerk.  But we often go hang out at a bar (The 20's) and chill out there, and less often we go to one of the local strip clubs.  I was introduced to composing music on my PC in 2002, when I decided to look up OverClocked Remix, and a few people there directed me to Fruity Loops (now FL Studio), although a few people in the IRC channel introduced me to tracked music (namely Protricity and 68030 of Children of the Monkey Machine) as well as Jeskola Buzz, so I downloaded MODPlug and Buzz to see what the hullabaloo was about.  I wasn't interested with MODPlug until later, because I didn't understand how to use samples at the time (so when my computer ate Fruity, I moved to Buzz).  I'm not an accomplished Buzzer, though :(.  In 2005 I decided to get Impulse Tracker and DOSbox running, so when I can, I use IT to track (although I usually end up using MODPlug anyway).  Recently I started using BeRo, but I find that its a little buggy at the moment.

As I said before, I was introduced to the scene via VGM proxy (actually, it went OCRemix, VGMix, Hellven, then, and I'm really interested in learning to code demos (haha I'm a sucker).  Right now, the only thing I can code is weako console cruds, but I'm hoping that when I can get wxWidgets working proper (stupid gcc packed in with Dev-C++ sux0rz) I can move on a little, at least.  What would really be cool is to do a graphical version of my "Periodic Reminder" element guessing/memorisation program.  I published the source to that on my friend Doug's forum (at, because I'm weird.

My current music projects are nearly all arrangements from video games, 4 from Chrono Trigger (the Zeal theme [in Buzz], the Battle with Magus, and Robo's theme, and the Ocean Palace [a guitar arrangement!]), one from the SNES version of Shadow of the Beast (in IT/MODPlug, track 04 of the SPC pack), and one from Final Fantasy 6 (the Prelude, in Buzz).  I need to write more originals, but if anyone wants some of my older originals, just email me at djpoachedeggs at yahoo dot com.

I love OHCs, even though I nearly always lose (its not my fault I'm not as good as everyone else!).

Oh, I plan on expatriating (possibly to Sweden?) when I finish with College, mostly due to the increasingly weakening Constitution and the ever failing Bill of Rights.  And the prospect of Jeb Bush running for the presidency. :(

Sorry, its not short, but in my defence, I my internet access is sporadic at best.  Cheers!

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