Down Under [Bitpop/Chiptune] - Tribute to Men at Work

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gavindi
KVRist
137 posts since 27 Mar, 2014 from Brisbane, Australia

Post Sun May 06, 2018 11:46 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yimd4S54m_g
Made with the sounds of the Commodore 64 home computer.

I think its long overdue that I do an Australian song so here's a classic for you. Every time I listen to this song I become 1% more Australian.

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Making Bitpop music....
Tracktion Waveform 9 under Ubuntu 18.04.
MSI Ghost Pro 3K - i7, Haswell, 16GB RAM, 2xSSD, Intel 4600& Nvidia 960M GPUs
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KVRAF
1701 posts since 17 Apr, 2004

Re: Down Under [Bitpop/Chiptune] - Tribute to Men at Work

Post Mon May 07, 2018 2:32 am

The original is one of my favourite silly pop songs, so I had to listen to this. Quite enjoying your covers. Great fun in a kooky way with the juxtaposition of 8-bit bleeps and crystal clear human vox.

The local Australian pub here is called The Down Under, and I celebrated my birthday there last year. We obviously did a cover of this track as well, albeit in a rather different style.
Voted KVR's resident drunk Robert Smith impersonator (thanks Frantz!)

No_Use
KVRAF
2313 posts since 13 Mar, 2004

Re: Down Under [Bitpop/Chiptune] - Tribute to Men at Work

Post Mon May 07, 2018 2:59 am

The original is also one of my faves and I also like chiptune stuff, so, needless to say, I quite enjoyed this.
As previous poster said, the combination of bleeps and blops and a 'real' voice I find also cool.
Thanks, well done.

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