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Birdburner   [2010]

Birdburner Released by :
Hack n' Trade

Release Date :
7 February 2010

Type :
C64 Music

Released At :
Datastorm 2010

Achievements :
C64 Music Competition at Datastorm 2010 :  #8

User rating:*******___  7.4/10 (13 votes)   See votestatistics
********__  7.8/10 (5 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Frantic of Hack n' Trade
Music .... Frantic of Hack n' Trade

SIDs used in this release :

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/84903/ds2010c64music.zip (downloads: 725)

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User Comment
Submitted by Frantic on 16 November 2016
More bird hacking:
User Comment
Submitted by Frantic on 5 April 2016
@Miztluren: Better late than never.. I don't really have a list, but this is from the assembler sources of this thing and should provide a hint:

!byte <bird_bofink
!byte <bird_bofink2
!byte <bird_talgoxe1
!byte <bird_talgoxe2
!byte <bird_blames1
!byte <bird_blames2
!byte <bird_kattuggla1
!byte <bird_kattuggla2
!byte <bird_gr0ng0ling1
!byte <bird_gr0ng0ling2
!byte <bird_spillkraaka1
!byte <bird_spillkraaka2
!byte <bird_unknown1
!byte <bird_entita1
!byte <bird_entita2
!byte <bird_talltita1
!byte <bird_talltita2
!byte <bird_svartmes1
!byte <bird_svartmes2
!byte <bird_n0tvaecka1
!byte <bird_n0tvaecka2
!byte <bird_gr0nfink1
!byte <bird_gr0nfink2
!byte <bird_gulsparv1
!byte <bird_gulsparv2
!byte <bird_graesand1
!byte <bird_graesand2
!byte <bird_koltrast1
!byte <bird_koltrast2
!byte <bird_chickadee1
!byte <bird_chickadee2
!byte <bird_olive1
!byte <bird_olive2
!byte <bird_pyrrholoxia1
!byte <bird_pyrrholoxia2
User Comment
Submitted by Frantic on 27 July 2011
Another strong contribution to the bird song hacking scene can be found here:

Hehe.. Link supplied by goto80.
User Comment
Submitted by Frantic on 17 August 2010
@yonx: Hehe.. Nice! Greet them from me and tell them that they could have my autograph if they want it badly. ;)

EDIT: Just played this thing from HVSIDS in SIDPLAY on mac and found that while the bird song is playing in voice three, I am obviously also fiddling with the test-bit in voice one although voice one is not supposed to be used at all... Oh well.. :)
User Comment
Submitted by yonx on 28 July 2010
excellent release! also made a lasting impression on the datastorm bar staff who keeps mentioning it every time i meet them :)
User Comment
Submitted by booker on 1 March 2010
Frantic :) ye :)
Anyways, he remainded me of putting some vote ;)

Congrats on the effect!
User Comment
Submitted by Stainless Steel on 1 March 2010
Drax : That depends on who is listening. I'm sure, Ed will find this piece very appealing :-D
User Comment
Submitted by DRAX on 1 March 2010
Impressive sound work... Must have been hard to do... But does this qualify as being music? ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Frantic on 1 March 2010
@Booker: That's okay. Just tell him "eek eek eek eek skweeeeeeeek", and he will know what it is all about.
User Comment
Submitted by booker on 18 February 2010
I'm calling my psychiatrist now :)
User Comment
Submitted by Frantic on 13 February 2010
Oswald: In at least two ways. The first of them is that the bird is of a kind which is typically found in Sweden (among some other countries). The other is that birds, even within the same species, often sound different in different regions. Then there are of course many ways in which birds are not "Swedish" in the same sense as humans are.
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 13 February 2010
how can a bird be swedish ? :o)
User Comment
Submitted by Frantic on 13 February 2010
Mizt: Thanks! Check the trivia. There is a (partial) list there. Some of them sound more like they should, and others less... :)

User Comment
Submitted by Miztluren on 13 February 2010
Frantic, I just love this!
There is some talgoxe in there, but a complete list of all the birds would be apritiated.
I vote fora sequel/musicdisk with birdsounds! ;)
User Comment
Submitted by goto80 on 9 February 2010
User Comment
Submitted by pvcf on 9 February 2010
very good work!
User Comment
Submitted by ne7 on 8 February 2010
this is great :)
User Comment
Submitted by Joe on 8 February 2010

Olivier Messiaen would have been pleased none-the-less and probably John Cage as well...

I miss some of the local types myself, like the seagulls and the Jackdaw for example.
User Comment
Submitted by -$iXX!- on 7 February 2010
Aciiiiiiiiiieeeeed. Nice Bird simulator for all fågelskådare that needs some data substitute.
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