MIDI FILE... CHEESY VST's...
I will NOT call you out here... but I think that you know as well as I think that I know... what's going on here.
I used a MIDI as a base, yes, but that's to ensure accuracy. I made many changes such as vibratos, arpeggios, and chord changes. And 'cheesy' VSTs? I use Ploque ChipSounds, which emulates [among others, but I only use] the 2A03 chip that the NES uses. If this were only four channels (I would if I could but for a song like this it's damn impossible) it would be playable on an NES. I don't see how you can call the real thing 'cheesy.'
Garbage... and I'll be fair here.
As a chiptune composer I will naturally dislike something that is all sample based in the 8bit realm. Sorry, I LOVE 8bit stuff... and write quite a bit of it... things of this nature and their popularity puzzle me.
This shit sounds GREAT on a system... plus, your percussion is pretty tight!
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