Category Archives: DIY

Become A GameChops Ambassador!

If you’re a fan of Dj CUTMAN’s music label GameChops, and a content creator you can now apply to join the GameChops Ambassador Program (GCAP).

The GCAP program is available to content creators, streamers, and journalists who have a focus or passion for video games and music. Ambassadors will be helping GameChops reach larger audiences while getting free music, exclusive early access, and other benefits which will be developed over the course of the program.

GameChops is an independent record label, based in Philadelphia, and if you’re accepted we just ask that you share music on release day. If you receive advance copies from GCAP, it always helps if you purchase and post reviews for songs you enjoy. With GCAP you can help us share some of the world’s best video game music.

You can fill out the application here!

The XOXX Composer

If you’ve ever looked inside a music box, or owned one with exposed mechanics you’ve no doubt seen the cylindrical mechanism that produces the music. Similar to that of a player piano as well, now it has been reimagined into a tool to compose digitally.

A Bill Moggridge design award winning project, XOXX Composer was designed by Axel Bluhme a Swedish interactive designer. XOXX uses much the same principal of the music box’s mechanics, except instead of only being able to play one song ad infinitum, you can compose new tracks in real time.

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Learn something: Treasure Buster tutorial

In it’s initial episode, NorrinRadd22 aka Matt Creamer  will try to teach you about frequency modulation in layman’s terms. Using an oscilloscope and keyboard along with some software, Matt breaks down the information into something anyone can process.

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This DIY-ed Table Brings the OG of Arcades To Life

In previous stories, we’ve covered making gaming tables from IKEA products and pocket sized synth players. Now we’ve found one intrepid DIY gamer who made an old air hockey table into a full-sized retro Pong machine.


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