Sunday, September 22, 2013

Dr. Zilog - 130922 - Music Manumit Podcast

Dr. Zilog

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In this episode:
We talk with 8-Bit musician Dr. Zilog.

Here are Doug's notes from the interview.

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Tell us about the band/project and tell us what’s new!
Pieter aka Dr. Zilog

8-bit metal!

started off as a guitarist

Truly 8-bit

no! the chip tune stuff is 8-bit, but VST

chip sounds...Nintendo and Gameboy

uses a realistic drum sound…then records the guitar

people in Denver like to use the old hardware



Game will come out with

zilog is the processor inside gameboys and Nintendos...that’s where the name comes from

N64 had a full Yamaha keyboard chip

originally...FL Studio

Ableton mostly...but some Logic

Ableton Live is great for Live!

sometimes Zilog is not as metal!

technical death or thrash is where he draws inspiration


The metal connection?

King Conquer:

Pieter is listed on Wikipedia!


What drew you to Creative Commons?
always wanted to do things DIY

Wilco ( guy was in Uncle Tupelo (

where is your stuff being used?
Soundtrack for

music videos

artwork for Dr. Zilog

Megaman and his enemy messed together

Why do you use the the license you use?

Make sound effects!

Not trying to get greedy

how do you release?
back in the day, MySpace

Play out?
a lot of people are still packaging CDs

Cloud Music!

Denver has a cool chiptune scene

Seventh Circle Music Collective:

Aaron Saye

Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
New album is going to be more guitar and drums.

New album out probably in March, 2014