Hey fellow tooters, do you know any people around here interested in these topics? I’d love to chat about them, I don’t know who to follow!
- music composition
- electronic music, chiptune
- VJing, live digital performances
- indie video games
- hardware hack (softcore cpus, gpus…)
- programming language design
- operating system design
- drawing, painting
- crafts (woodworking, sewing…)
I probably forgot some of my interests there, but it’s a start!
Boost is appreciated. :3
@Kooda I've noticed it's related to both how networked your instance is and how old your instance is. I can definitely find older hashtagged posts from my Mastodon.social account that I can't find from this one. I think maybe you only see posts since your instance was created or federated?
Still worth hashtagging an intro post though, so others with similar interests can find you in the future...
@squirrel Thanks! :3 I forgot to mention I like fuzzy creatures as well (if that wasn’t already obvious…). :’°
@Kooda I'm sorta a hacker by day but somehow I just recently discovered that chiptune and synth stuff is cool (maybe because I'm not a European ;) ).
I've been writing NES tunes using Famitracker, Genesis (probably Megadrive to you) tunes using DefleMask, SNES tunes using LMMS, and general synthwave stuff using Renoise.
Are you writing music at all? How can I hear it?
@eg0n I’m glad you discovered all that! ♥
I didn’t do much and never released anything yet.
I play cello, fiddle with LSDJ on gameboy, make crap tracks on LMMS and experiment with procedural music with CHICKEN Scheme and PureData. :)
@Kooda Have you ever done demoscene stuff? I'm not really a hardware guy so I have no idea what I'm doing but I think it would be fun to write some tunes for some weird obsolete hardware that has massive capability restrictions :)
@eg0n Not yet, but I plan to do that very soon!
I wrote some code for the gameboy. It’s pretty easy and I love the sound of it.
@Kooda cool, will check it out! Also, later I will upload some of my stuff somewhere and share the link so you can hear my childish work.
@Kooda I'm into most of those things, but I don't bring them up very often unless prompted. You could follow me in order to be reminded that I exist and then poke me with those things to get me to talk about them? XD
@thor Ahahahaha! :D Sure! Maybe the things I’ll post will also make you want to share your stuff. :)
@Kooda Hi, I make games and paint as a hobby, enjoy listening to chiptunes, and would like to get into composition and woodworking! :>
Which software do you use for creating electronic music? :)
@Kooda lots of people at toot.cafe enjoy the hardware/programming/system stuff (and probably the rest of the list too)
@soapdog Whooah! Thanks! I’m always surprised (and proud) when people know about it!
Do you use it for any production stuff? :)
@Kooda I haven't used chicken scheme in a long while. These days I have been toying with racket. I am eager to return to scheme/racket but my days are mostly spent in JS, PHP and Lua
@Kooda I'm into indie games, programmng language design and operating systems. would like to know more about elec music, but no experience
nice to meet you :)
@lea_eule Hi! Nice to meet you too!
I’ve been playing music for a while now, but I’m very new to composition.
@lea_eule Yes! I wrote a very simple software synthesizer and I play a lot with LMMS and PureData.
If you never played with electronic music before, you should try PureData, it’s a very cool way to get into all this, and many resources about it are on the internet. :)
@Kooda Got you covered on music composition, software design, hardware hacking, and drawing/cartooning. Have you joined a maker space?
@Jefferson Nice! I hope to see some of your doing!
There are a few maker spaces in my city but I don’t participate in any… I know I should change that but it makes me a little bit anxious.
@Kooda i am interested in language and os design :3 you'll find a lot of people here who share those interests
@Kooda I'm trying to get into handicrafts more. I've done some small-scale woodworking and intend to do more soon, and also have been doing experiments with fabric dyeing using a modified batik-like method.
I can speak to most of these topics. Whatcha wanna talk about?
I recently was watching a video, (how hot air balloons are made) and the person sewing the panels together was using a jig to make sure the seams were folding correctly. I had never thought of this, but it would certainly make things easier, when sewing unwieldy fabrics!
@Kooda I am passionate about electronic music. I'm also a bit geek but I doesn't know a lot about language and OS design.
@Kooda 🙋 I'm kind of a novice at music and drawing still, and inside games and lang/OS are totally in my wheelhouse~
@Kooda I'm into music composition, functional programming (more of a Clojure and Elm guy, though) and I hardly play videogames but I mostly like indie titles.
@Kooda take a stroll over to mastodon.art as well. I'm posting my
music-related stuff over there, too (mostly about my.show).
@Kooda I *tangentially* touch on these topics. I'm building my own computer from scratch using FPGAs (Kestrel Computer Project). Kestrel-2DX isn't good enough for real gaming, but I hope the Kestrel-3 (which I'll start working on sometime next year, I predict) should be a system comparable to an Atari ST when completed. I hope.
I'll be porting a greatly reduced/simplified version of AmigaOS to it (just exec.library and dos.library), and will have a version of Forth available as well.
@vertigo Sounds nice! I’m already following you because you work on that. ^^
I have a (very very slow) project of portable console made with FPGA. I do that with a friend which is currently retro-engineering the Neo-Geo and making an open-source FPGA clone. ^^
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