Sample Playback

Some articles on sample playback:

Deluxe Music Construction Set - Summary
... DMCS was the first of a line of music programs for the Amiga to make use of its four voice 8-bit sample playback and MIDI synthesis ... Some compared the Amiga's sample playback, at the time, to the first Ensoniq Mirage Sampler which was selling for more than USD$1000 in the mid-1980s ... However, it could be used for sample playback and complex music composition with 512KB of RAM ...
Chiptune - Overview
... It was after this period that video game audio progressed onwards to sample playback and wavetable synthesis techniques, replacing the dedicated sound chip-based techniques that had been used previously to ... Sample playback uses computer memory to store a pre-recorded sound, which may be played back at a fixed or variable pitch, and can be repeated in a continuous loop to extend the duration of a sound without ... Low quality sample playback as used in various Amiga machines, and tracking software such as Renoise is still often accepted within chip music communities ...

Famous quotes containing the word sample:

    All that a city will ever allow you is an angle on it—an oblique, indirect sample of what it contains, or what passes through it; a point of view.
    Peter Conrad (b. 1948)