Raw Spectronica

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  • Streaming + Download

    Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.

    9 new versions & original competition recordings of the Spectronica tracks with FX removed for a more pure production.
    4 extra Bonus tracks with 3 recorded from the brand new ZX Spectrum Next (the next generation of the vintage Sinclair machine)
    A whole new way to enjoy this unique ZX Spectrum 1-bit Lofi album
    Downloaded high bitrate quality recordings sound much better than reduced bitrate streaming, particularly for 1-bit music
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  • Raw Spectronica Special edition CD
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Limited edition Vinyl look CD with four new bonus tracks and alternative versions of eight of the other tracks. Grab a copy for your ZX Spectrum or chiptune collection.

    Three tracks recorded directly from the ZX Spectrum Next computer.
    Includes files to play back the tracks on real hardware.

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    Includes unlimited streaming of Raw Spectronica via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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More Raw, More Pure, More Glitch!
Dirty Beeps straight from the ZX Spectrum Beeper !

Recorded from real ZX Spectrum hardware including the 48K Spectrum, Spectrum +2A, ZX Omni and ZX Spectrum Next.
Now available on CD.

No AY, No PI just 1-Bit sound.

Tracks 1,2,4-8,10-14 recorded from a 48k Rubber Keyed Speccy
Track 3 recorded from a Spectrum 128k +2A
Track 15 recorded from a ZX Omni Laptop
Track 9 recorded from a ZX Vega+ console
Tracks 16-18 recorded from a ZX Spectrum Next

Tracks 5 & 7 are fresh recordings using a new version of utz's digital 3 channel beeper engine zbmod. A cleaner but definitely more lofi sound.

Other tracks include the original competition entry recordings with no overdubbed speech or FX added.

The CD contains the 4 bonus tracks in addition to the 15 tracks shown on the CD track list, 3 of which were recorded directly from the new ZX Spectrum Next:
LOADING V2.0
Shades of Follin pt.1
Shades of Follin pt.2

Plus a 1-Bit PC Speaker Compo track called Glitch! written on a vintage Toshiba T2100 laptop using the Monotone app by Trixter.

Shades Of Follin Pt.1
youtu.be/ap5hNtAVsG8

credits

released March 22, 2020

All tracks by R.Hollins except track 11 (orig. K.Andrews), track 14 (orig. R.Goulart) and track 17 (orig. T.Follin)

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Tufty UK

Richard 'Tufty' Hollins has been interested in making music on the ZX Spectrum and Atari ST since the mid 1980s. Active in the Atari ST demo scene in the early 90s and now in the 1-bit ZX Spectrum and chipmusic scene

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