Music scene (programming)

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Music scene / demoscene music
Stylistic origins Chiptune, video game music, electronic music
Typical instruments sound chips, trackers, synthesizers

The Music scene is part of the Demoscene. It consists of people who write music in trackers. It started on the Commodore 64 with SID music used on videogame cracks. It spread to the Amiga and eventually to the P.C.. The music scene has seen tens of thousands of members come and go and has developed several styles of music unique to the genre. Many of these genres are a result of the technical limitations of tracking software. Although trackers can be considered to have some technical limitations, it does not prevent a creative individual from producing music that is indiscernible from professionally created music.