MSX T-Shirt on Dutch national television

por snout en 17-01-2007, 14:45
Tema: Media

poke-1,170 did it again! After getting some MSX action into a Lenny Kravitz music video he managed to get MSX on Dutch national television. Yesterday, he was one of the guests in the late-night talk show De Staat van Verwarring on Nederland 3. He was there to talk about the Commodore 64 orchestra, a project that he, Jeroen Tel and Rob Hubbard initiated. This weekend, the orchestra performed various popular C64 game tunes on the Noorderslag festival. Reasons enough to get him to the TV studio, but not without an MSX shirt on! Over here you can watch the entire TV show. The item is right at the beginning of the show.

Relevant link: De Staat van Verwarring - January 16th

Comentarios (16)

Por wolf_

Ambassador_ (10109)

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17-01-2007, 14:51

A winning nominee I'd say ..

Still it leaves me with the thought whether the same could be done for old MSX game music. I don't think we're short on music, in fact Konami runs circles around any C64 music. Yet, the C64 sold more than MSX, and I think the current Dutch C64 scene is still bigger than the current Dutch MSX scene. The last thing you want is an orchestra and only about 20 visitors Tongue

Por poke-1,170

Paragon (1783)

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17-01-2007, 16:17

yeah I guess the only thing where you could pull off a project like this would be in japan itself.
Also I guess the 64 benefits from having the excellent sid chip as compared to the AY one.
All other msx related soundchips are add-ons, and those lucky enough to have fmpac built in are
such small numbers that you can't say it's universal for every msx user.
I also think lack of sales in the US are realy an important miss for the popularity of MSX,
same with england I guess... so it would work in japan, not here

Por Whizzy

Master (213)

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17-01-2007, 20:55

Cool !! _O_ what an hero !! Big smile

Por Latok

msx guru (3938)

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17-01-2007, 23:17

Wearing an MSX tshirt during a C64 item.....You ARE the man ^_________________________^

Por poke-1,170

Paragon (1783)

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18-01-2007, 02:17

haha I always wear that when I perform with the c64 orchestra as well...
never deny your roots Wink

Por tfh

Prophet (3346)

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18-01-2007, 10:12

Hmmm, kinda makes me interested to hear some more, because I really liked the the small piece they aired. And as for the MSX T-shirt: Coolness all the way Smile Smile
For the rest: Too bad about the look-us-being-NOT-funny-vpro-shit :-(

Por Latok

msx guru (3938)

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18-01-2007, 14:16

Agreed tfh, they were not funny at all. They are trying to be 'vpro' but they are not.

Por Manuel

Ascended (19461)

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18-01-2007, 17:04

Yeah, I agree. They sucked, but poke ruled Smile

Por poke-1,170

Paragon (1783)

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18-01-2007, 17:06

well I did like that pseudo quiz at the escalators,
but for interviewing people it was pretty damn lame.

Por [D-Tail]

Ascended (8263)

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18-01-2007, 23:44

Congrats! Coolness!


Paladin (1012)

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18-01-2007, 23:49

stupid tought maybe but hey how does xak and ys music sound played by the c64 orcesta

Por wolf_

Ambassador_ (10109)

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19-01-2007, 00:00

How should anyone know? They never played those tunes. Check here for samples of the Ricciotti ensemble. Superimpose that on Xak and Ys, and that's what it sounds like.

Por poke-1,170

Paragon (1783)

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19-01-2007, 14:24

XAKbernoid 2 and YSternational karate you mean ?

Por 4play

Resident (53)

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21-01-2007, 20:36

yeah Smile thats great nice shirt... i look terible in blue Sad

Por Unicorn

Master (138)

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23-01-2007, 22:09

Great effort! Me, flashing a MSX T-Shirt on TV would be GREAT as well! Too bad mine got lost in the mail... Crying

Por snout

Ascended (15187)

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23-01-2007, 23:40

Unicorn - we should be able to fix that. I'm away quite a lot these days due to personal stuff, but send a mail to and I'll get back to it a.s.a.p.