Data Preparation

In my previous post about data visualization I have focused on different ways to present a dataset, however a very important aspect that we always underestimate and do not consider as fundamental is the data preparation one. It is widely […]

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Data Visualization

A few months ago (i just realized while typing it’s almost already a year ago) i took an R course to learn how it can help with data visualization, and i have to admit it has been quite useful even […]

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Matomo Analytics (On Premise) so far.

My experience with Matomo Analytics is moving forward now and i’ve ditched the Cloud version to test the OnPremise version. Since there are two option i chose to opt for the WordPress version, as i thought it would be much […]

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Tetris (1984)

1984 – I bet everyone has played at least once this game. I personally found it very addictive and i still play it from time to time, tho i preferred the arcade version and the original game boy porting. Here […]

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Dark Light

I just found this old track of mine in my “beats skatches” folder and figured out it could be a decent track to work on. Less then 1 hour later, here is the end result. I hope you like it.

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Ghouls’n Ghosts (1988)

1988 – Capcom. This was an arcade game i’ve played for a very long time, even today it’s one of my favourite ones to play with MAME. I know the stage1 music by heart, and i decided to remix it […]

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Monkey Island – 1990 – Le Chuck’s Theme

1990 – LucasArts. Ron Gilbert’s Point and click adventures have been a huge milestone in videogame industry, in my opinion also thanks to the great soundtrack that contributed to create a real masterpiece. Here is my tribute version to the […]

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Outrun (1986) – Magical Sound Shower

1986 – Sega. Among other arcade games, OutRun has been the one where i believe i spent most of my youth pocket money on. I still remember the feeling of inserting the coin(s) and getting to choose the soundtrack as […]

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Childhood Sounds

From Pong to Asteroids, from Defender to Gyruss… this track is a mix of all the sounds of my childhood! I hope you enjoy, I had a lot of fun making it!

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Happy Rhapsody

This track was an experimental beat to test some Ableton Live 10 features. It turned out to be a very original crescendo track, hence the Rhapsody reference in the title.

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Outrun (1986) – Passing Breeze

1986 – Sega Among other arcade games, OutRun has been the one where i believe i spent most of my youth pocket money on. I still remember the feeling of inserting the coin(s) and getting to choose the soundtrack as […]

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redoroM kraD

This track was inspired by many songs from the king of Disco Music Giorgio Moroder. After listening to Daft Punk’s “Giorgio by Moroder” song i realized how much influence this man had in Disco Music creating his own way to […]

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From 80s to 90s

This track is an experimental song where 80’s chipsound based techno beat evolves into a 90’s full-featured techno beat. I hope you enjoy listening to it as much as i did producing it!

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Final Whistle

This is a track i made to experiment with some Ableton Live 9 effects in conjunction with Max for Live. I’ve used Depeche Mode lead’s voice Dave Gahan sample from Enjoy the Silence. The rest of the song is completely […]

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Fairdark

Inspired by Muse that used this same speach from JFK (in the omonimous track “JFK” of the albume “drones”) i came up with this darky track. I hope you enjoy it.

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Darkmatic Renaissance

This track was originally made as soundtrack for a personal video project, still work in progress. I’ve enjoyed the end result so much that i’ve decided to publish it also on Soundcloud. Here it is, i hope you like it! […]

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Dark Resonance

This track of mine was inspired by various movie soundtracks and i’ve produced it with no reference to any in particular. The mood is kind of spy-thiller and builds up nicely and smoothly. I hope you like it as much […]

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Dark Renaissance

This track is my renaissance because it’s the first one i’ve produced after 14 years of break from music. It represents my first attemp to produce something with new gear such as Ableton Live 9 and Ableton Push. After 18 […]

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Bubble Bobble (1986)

1986 – Taito. Originally composed by Tadashi Kimijima, the main Bubble Bobble theme has accompained my childhood like no other videogame soundtrack. It’s been years since my last game with this arcade but as soon as i listen to it’s […]

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Agony (1992)

1992 – Psygnosis. I’ve loaded Agony’s disk on my old Amiga 500 literally a countless number of times, but I can’t recall the game itself. Why? because i didn’t load the game to play the it, but just to listen […]

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The New Zealand Story (1988)

1988 – Taito. This was one of the cutest games i’ve been playing as a child. Who wouldn’t love a little yellow kiwi (but i thought it was just a simple chick) that needs to defeat enemies in order to […]

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The great Giana sisters (1987)

1987 – Time Warp Productions – Rainbow Arts. This game was a perfect clone of Super Mario Bros videogame, but i remember it for it’s nice intro soundtrack by Chris Hülsbeck. This is my own remixed version where i’ve used […]

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Super Mario World (1990) – Castle level

1990 – Nintendo My favourite game on the Super Nintendo console, by one of my favourite videogames music composer, Kōji Kondō. This is my own “orchestral” version, where i’ve managed to change the whole sound mood while keeping all the […]

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HangOn (1985)

1985 – Sega. The simple yet engaging soundtrack was accompaining the player while virtually riding the motorbike in 5 leverls of adrenalinic racing and breathtaking overtakes. I remember playing this game more for it’s engaging soundtrack then for the game […]

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Doom (1993)

1993 – IdSoftware. I’ve played Doom for days and days. I’ve created also my own mods. But i’ve lost all the files. Sometimes i wonder if i would have become a game programmer if i was born in a different […]

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Double Dragon (1987)

1987 – Technos Japan Corporation / Taito. This game was one of the first co-op games i’ve played. I still can feel the pain in my right-hand’s fingers that reminds me the thousend times i’ve pushed that kick red button […]

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Tagging is tagging… right?

One page tagged, 6 Web Analytics tools configured… one table comparing results So, tagging is tagging, right? If i tag a page with multiple tags i expect the Analytics reports to be in-line, and if not that at least the […]

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Castells and teamwork

A “castell” is a human tower built traditionally in festivals at many locations within Catalonia. At these festivals, several colles castelleres or teams often succeed in building and dismantling a tower’s structure. On November 16, 2010, castells were declared by […]

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Web Browser’s History

Here is an interesting infographic to visually see how Opera doesn’t grow nor shrink over time… will it be like in the Highlander movie? “There can be only one!” ??? 🙂

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Eames Lounge Chair: how it’s made

Eames Lounge Chair Manufacturing in the Vitra Atelier We have visited the Vitra Campus at the end of 2010 while being in Basel for New Year’s evening and it was worth the journey. Really worth it! But now that i’ve found this […]

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Nintendo 3DS and the useless/useful 3D view

I was reading this article on Gizmodo and had an epiphany: third dimension “revolution” is or it’s not comparable to the color vs B&W revolution in visual arts? If we consider gaming part of visual art, i think it is. But i […]

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Zombie Cookies

“Zombie” Cookies are a perfect example of a badly used technology I’ve recently found this news on Wired about a USA lawsuit against some major USA websites that seems to use Flash cookies to re-set browser’s cookies (the standard cookies […]

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what a coincidence!!!

I was surfing on an italian well-known website the other day and i came across something that dragged my attention: there was a video preview of the Nintendo 3DS. So i’ve started watching and i’ve noticed something funny: on the […]

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