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%%  Sidewinder: Future Shock II and others     By:  David Tiberio        %%
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In the past few months I had received two Future Shock II audio CD's from
Sidewinder for contest prizes in the Amiga Report contest. At this time
both were awarded to contest winners, but before receiving the discs I
decided to download some Sidewinder music modules that were available on
Aminet (ftp.wustl.edu). A player or editor is required to listen to music
modules from Aminet.

Although I have commented on his music in a previous article, I would like
to take this time to mention a little bit more about what Sidewinder has
done for his audio CD. The majority of the CD was produced using Amiga
computers, in this case an Amiga 2000 with ProTracker 1.3 and MED 3.22.
15 titles are included, many of which are on Aminet in pub/amiga/mods/sidew
or pub/aminet/mods/sidew:

    Aftershock
    Passion Slave
    Catch It Up
    Slicetacy
    Rainy December
    Tribal to Space
    Reflects
    Tales From the Rave
    Back 2 A Time
    Anastasia
    Transport
    Future Shock II
    Control <Cubic>
    NXL CIO
    Ari - San <Crossroad>

On the back of the CD is a credit to the Commodore Amiga, and a listing of
the hardware and software used by Sidewinder. The cover has a ray traced or
modeled image, with a very nice stone texture. And last of all, the inside
cover is hand autographed, although he may or may not be signing all of
the CD's.

I particularly liked the HouseBeetles song... it sounds like something you
would hear in a beach movie. Rainy December and Rainy September are also
very good, and although Old Smoke isn't exactly a popular music style among
today's youths, it still was put together very nicely.

The Future Shock II audio CD's are $12.95, a very good price for a part of
the Amiga's history.


- USENET REFERENCES -

AMINET - ftp.luth.se, ftp.wustl.edu, ftp.etsu.edu, ...

EaglePlayer101.lha   mus/play   499K+ModPlayer comp. w/ DeliTracker
EdPlyr21.lha         mus/play   215K+A cool player for MODs and MEDs
med321.lha           mus/edit   327K+Version 3.21 of MED (music editor)
ProTrackerV1.3B.lzh  mus/edit    73K+ProTracker1.3 Works under 2.04!

AfterShock.lha       mods/sidew 258K+by SideWinder...((TECHNO))Hi-Fi MegaMOD
Alacazabra.lha       mods/sidew 278K+PT MOD/SideWinder...=TRANCE=FUSSION
ArisanCrossroad.lha  mods/sidew 204K+MOD by SideWinder,SUPERB LISTENING
Beatwave.lha         mods/sidew 260K+MOD by SideWinder...Latin/Dance(CLUB)
Beyond_Dreams.lha    mods/sidew 240K+by SideWinder/InfoCorner..Hi-Fi Synth
CamelDance.lha       mods/sidew 191K+MOD/SideWinder...Crazy ((TECHNO)) :)
ClimbTheWalls.lha    mods/sidew  72K+MOD/SideWinder.. Bounce/Jazz House
Creamx-treme.lha     mods/sidew 304K+MOD/SideWinder...ACID((TEKKNO))16bt
CrystalTrails.lha    mods/sidew  70K+SideWinder - CyberHouse fusion
Elemental.lha        mods/sidew 264K+MOD/SideWInder..SUper Hi-Fi MegaMOD
Final-Destiny.lha    mods/sidew 241K+MOD by SideWinder..FUllFOrce MegaMOD
Gengis.lha           mods/sidew 253K+MOD/SideWinder...HARDCORE <<RAVE>>
GetFrazy.lha         mods/sidew 211K+MOD/SideWinder...YES MEGA-Remix!
GoldenTemple.lha     mods/sidew  49K+MOD/SideWinder..Oriental KArateStyle
HouseBeatles.lha     mods/sidew  73K+MOD/SideWinder... Beatles Classic!
IslandOfSpice.lha    mods/sidew 291K+MOD by SideWinder,SUPERB LISTENING
JamKitIntro.lha      mods/sidew  60K+MOD/SideWinder..Funky/Pop/Jazz/Intro
Jasmine.lha          mods/sidew 274K+MOD by SideWinder,SUPERB LISTENING
JungleToTheCore.lha  mods/sidew 209K+MOD/SideWinder...Jungle<<RAVE>> HIFI
Millennium.lha       mods/sidew 200K+MOD by SideWinder,SUPERB LISTENING
NewBeginning.lha     mods/sidew  91K+MOD by SideWinder... Dance/Ancients
OldSmoke.lha         mods/sidew  31K+MOD/SideWinder..Polka/Chicago Style!
OrbitalFlower.lha    mods/sidew 246K+MOD by SideWinder,SUPERB LISTENING
Pulse8-1994.lha      mods/sidew 308K+MOD by SideWinder,SUPERB LISTENING
RadioRevolution.lha  mods/sidew 159K+MOD/SideWinder..A Salute/Mix to Rock
RainyDecember.lha    mods/sidew 184K+MOD by SideWinder,SUPERB LISTENING
RainySeptember.lha   mods/sidew 181K+MOD by SideWinder,SUPERB LISTENING
Spanish-Armada.lha   mods/sidew 214K+MOD SideWinder/InfoCorner..Spanish RAVE
Starsails.lha        mods/sidew  37K+SideWinder - Cinema/new age style
TribalJustice.lha    mods/sidew 300K+MOD by SideWinder..((TECHNO)) EPIC I
TribalToSea.lha      mods/sidew 242K+MOD/SideWinder..Journey EPIC VOL III
TribalToSpace.lha    mods/sidew 288K+MOD by SideWinder,SUPERB LISTENING
TribeOfMan.lha       mods/sidew 275K+by SideWinder..((TECHNO)) SYnth Journey
TribeOfMen.lha       mods/sidew 274K+MOD by SideWinder,SUPERB LISTENING

As Edward Cayce might say, that is all for the present...