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Looking for Mario Kart 64 Synth ! Keyboard Synthesizers
Old 26th September 2016
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Looking for Mario Kart 64 Synth !

Hello
Im looking for synth, either hardware of software that can produce some sounds like the ones u hear in Mario Kart 64 or Super Mario World 64.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tmFmp7Gw80




I already got the DX7
Old 26th September 2016
  #2
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Not sure what he used, but it sounds like a ROMPLER. Take a look at Roland JV1080, Korg Trinity etc. The insertruments were probably sampled and replayed live from a MIDI file by the N64.
Old 28th September 2016
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Not 100% sure. Can vouch that the JV1080 is a fun one to have though.

NES (and I think SNES) were synths triggered by the game but N64 had recorded audio.
Old 28th September 2016
  #4
SNES and N64 both just played PCM samples, like Kontakt does. There is a utility that apparently can rip the different musical soundbanks directly from the game's ROM into soundfonts. I've never tried using it, but this seems to be exactly what you're looking for:

https://banjosbackpack.com/forums/sh...Soundbank-Tool
Old 28th September 2016
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Old 28th September 2016
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Old 29th September 2016
  #7
Quote:
Originally Posted by alexff View Post
This is more bleep-and-bloop type stuff like the NES did. Not what OP is asking for, since the N64 did not bleep-and-bloop.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Medienhexer View Post
This will cover NES, but not SNES, I think:

Plogue | chipsounds :: 8-bit soft synth
Again, Mario Kart 64 is a N64 game. Not relevant.

Pairing the thing I posted above with a ROM of the original Mario Kart 64 game will be the closest thing that OP can get, paired with some way to import Soundfonts into Kontakt, or some other program that plays them back directly.
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