Archive for Workshops

Teletext art returns for 2015

We’re chuffed to confirm that the popular Teletext art drop in will return for SuperByte 2015!

Remember teletext, Britain’s very own Internet of the 80s? Didn’t you wish you could just change the pages so your football team was top of the league, or the weather would be good for a change? Well, now you can.

Come along and make your own teletext pages using genuine teletext software or our handy worksheets. Don’t worry, we’ll provide the felt tip pens so you can concentrate on the creativity!

Live Visuals using modV Workshop with 2xAA

Our final workshop will be a hands-on introduction to modV, an exciting new a JavaScript audio visualisation framework written by Sam “2xAA” Wray.

Sam will cover setting up modV for a live music environment, writing your first module and learning how to live code with modV. Not only will you be able to watch Sam using the software live on SuperByte’s main stage as one of our visual artists, but you’ll have the opportunity to delve into the software yourself in this talk hosted by modV’s creator.

For more details, see the Workshops page.

Chiptune Post-Production Workshop with Danimal Cannon

Our latest workshop is live: a talk on chiptune post-production by Danimal Cannon himself.

So you’ve finished writing the song that’s going to save the world, or at least blow up the dance floor. How can you make your final recording be all it can be? Danimal Cannon will break down some production techniques to bring your flat sounding recordings or even your live shows to life. Why not learn how to give your music the royal treatment?

Stay tuned for another workshop announcement shortly.

Super Nintendo Music Production Demo with cTrix

The legendary cTrix will be delivering a talk at SuperByte 2015 on an exciting new project.

As part of the workshop, cTrix talks about the Super Nintendo music tool his democrew Elix are creating. You’ll see a start to finish song build covering sample creation, instrument building, tracking and tune tracking right though to getting the music playing on a stock-SNES from a flash cart. He’ll also explore the SNES audio hardware and it’s limitations vs. possibilities.

We’ve a couple more workshops still to add to the programme, so please check back.

LSDJ For Beginners Workshop Confirmed

Joe Bleeps will deliver an entry level LSDJ workshop at SuperByte 2015.

SuperByte is very much about supporting the next generation of chiptune artists as well as celebrating the amazing talent already in the chipmusic community. With that in mind, we’re happy to be hosting an entry level LSDJ workshop courtesy of the brilliant Joe Bleeps. The session is designed to equip you with a basic set of instruments and some simple techniques to help you start putting together your first tunes.

Full details of this and our other workshops are available here.