News archive

2011-07-08

Music by Neurowerx   (1 comment)

As some of you might remember, there was a community member Alexander S. Kunz, also known as Neurowerx (also known as Neurodancer/znooQ). He made a few releases back in buzzmusic days. Those works were amongst those I couldn't recover after the big server crash, so they are no longer available on BuzzTunes, but the guy has a site where you can download…

2011-06-27

Site updates   (14 comments)

Hello, everyone! Time for some updates on BuzzTunes. Not much this time, but still... First off, a facebook entry has been added to all user profiles, so, if you happen to have a facebook account, feel free to make it known to the public. Secondly, a standard facebook "Like"  button will now appear on every tune's page making…

2011-06-16

Tracks In Space   (8 comments)

Hi, folks! Xaphoid speaking... As some of you, no doubt, know, traxinspace.com is another way to release music to the tracking scene. Unfortunately Mysterium has not kept up with site maintenance. In light of this I ask the community here to please go to traxinspace and spread the word that local residents are welcome on BuzzTunes no matter…

2011-06-14

Neil Modular Tracker development progress   (1 comment)

Some news from Vytautas Jančauskas, the current maintainer and main developer of the Neil Modular Tracker. Since the Aldrin project stalled, Neil became the most promising Buzz-clone with native Linux support. It's good to see that the Neil project is alive, bugs are being fixed and features are being added. Read more on the project page, install,…

2011-06-12

BuzzTunes mixed podcast (June 2011: chillout & ambient)   (1 comment)

Hello! And again there's Xaphoid with a new set of buzz tunes in a regular monthly mixed podcast. This time it's about electronica, ambient & chillout stuff. Here's the track list: Outpost At the Edge of The Galaxy by Solo (from Traxinspace); I'll Meet You In a New World (ambient version) by Xaphoid; Follow Me by TbOTbO & Vega…

2011-05-28

Togu Audio Line has released TAL-Vocoder-2

Togu Audio Line has released TAL-Vocoder-2, the free vintage vocoder emulation with 11 bands that reproduces the sound of vocoders from the early 80's. It includes analog modeled components in combination with digital algorithms. The plugin is available for 32- and 64-bit Windows and Mac OS X in VST and AU plug-in formats. Also the source code…

2011-05-15

BuzzTunes mixed podcast (May 2011: chillout)   (4 comments)

Hi, Xaphoid speaking. I have just finished the next mixed podcast for your enjoyment. Here is the upcoming set list: Follow Me Into The Deep Blue by Xaphoid; Rain Garden (DJSanc feat. LigaM) by DJSanc; Sultan's Time Machine by Vaisnava; Ocean (ft. Larissa) by Hamster Alliance; November Feeling (orig. by bme crew)…

2011-05-14

SunVox 1.6.2 and Renoise 2.7 released   (4 comments)

Hello, everyone. We got two major software updates this month. SunVox 1.6.2 has been released for all platforms (except for iOS, which will follow shortly). A lot of new features have been added. Amongst them: quantization noise is reduced by 4 times (on smartphones and pocket computers); improved sound quality of the following…

2011-05-11

Sonatina Symphonic Orchestra   (6 comments)

If someone is interested in a good orchestral sampled sound library, there is one called SSO Sonatina Symphonic Orchestra. While not as advanced or ambitious in scope as commercial offerings, SSO contains all the basic building blocks for creating real virtual orchestrations. It's primarily aimed at beginners, but also more experienced composers looking…

2011-05-11

Site update: editor for comments, song descriptions etc   (7 comments)

Hello, folks. Recently added a small rich text editor for music and news comments as well as for tunes descriptions in "My BuzzTunes" section of the site. In fact you should see it right below this news article. If you don't, please let me know and I'll try to fix it. The editor allows you to do some basic formatting like adding bold/italic…