MasterPlayer is an Adlib and OPL3 music & sound editor for the PC, created by my good friend Peter Jørgensen back around 1994 – 1997. I only contributed to the program with some design suggestions and “character-graphics”, that was created with the ANSI/ASCII text-editor program ‘TheDraw‘.

My work

Most of my songs made in ‘MasterPlayer’ was remakes of the old ‘Editor’ scores from Commodore Amiga. Most of the converted songs has been batch converted, almost all in one week. The original songs all contained samples that was standard on the Commodore Amiga – but not in ‘MasterPlayer’. This all meaning that I haven’t been able to transfer the mood nor the feeling from the original song to the new song.

I did produce some new songs in MasterPlayer, but I don’t think that any of these are in a state to publish. As always I’m not a chiptune-sound-making-kind-of-guy, I only do the score.

Original Amiga recordings: @YouTube

The PC way


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The next logical step, after all the music from the old-skool 8-bit platform of Commodore 64 and the 16-bit platforms of Atari ST and Amiga, is the 32-bit and now 64-bit, PC platform. This was many years before integrated, standardized … Continue reading

Onboard the PC #2


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Masterplayer is an Adlib and OPL3 music and sound editor for the PC. MasterPlayer is far more advanced than “our” former players on both Atari ST and Amiga. And with 9 channels in the good old fashioned computer chiptune quality. Masterplayer, is like … Continue reading