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Vyvyan TUMB 
Handle: Vyvyan TUMB
Real Name: currently not public
Lived in: Finland
Ex.Handles: Mike Fish, Vyv, Vyvyan T.U.M.B., Vyvyan, Vyvyan The Ultimate Master Bastard
Was a member of: Accession (ACC - ACS), Damones (DMS), The Destroyer Team (TDT), The Young Ones (TYO)

Modules: 1  online
Interview: Read!
Pictures: n/a


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    Handle: Vyvyan T.u.m.b. (Vyv)

    Group: Damones

    Date of birth: 16.04.

  • 1-How did your interest for computers start? Which year was that?

  • Ahem, back or kinda "late" in the 80's i saw my friends Stavros Fasoulas(*)
    and he was carrying the newest thing with him. Zx81 with 1kb memory. WOOOO!
    t0t4l 0wn4g3 ;) well, after i drooled (after that first shock) about 6 weeks
    around every comp-seller i managed to get my hands on a shiny vic-20. HA! i
    beated him, this has 3kb memory and a module called THE COUNT (tm). well
    after 1 month (yes) vount was finished and then the time to me started. I
    started typoing something in my computers. bleh rest is normal history. vic-20
    (few copied moduls direct to tape), c64 (hacked games (thrashman willy (?)),
    music and poor demos made, first games in ctape (loading 30mins) heeeeeeeeeeh.
    (how in hell we managed it then?), first floppy-turbos "pink floyd", ahem, and
    forbidden forest. (shivers;)). then c128, amiga500, amiga1200 and "shamefully"
    nowadays a sucky winblows pc. O:)

  • 2-What machines did you previously have? What did you do with them?

  • Read above.

  • 3-For what specific reason did you end up making music rather than gfx, coding?

  • Much easier. ;)

  • 4-Which composing programs have you been using? Which one in particular?

  • Pfffffft. Ultratracker. (or something similar)

  • 5-With which module did you feel you had reached your goal?

  • With nothing. There was NO goals.

  • 6-Is there a tune you would like not to remember? For what reason?

  • Noup. All my few tunes are ones not to be remembered.

  • 7-In your opinion, what's the value of a music in a demo, game?

  • Value, well actually nothing. but without it, youre 0wn3d j00r B0x0r5 ):|
    meaning, you just cant live without it. thought with sfx you can cover it.

  • 8-At present, are you still composing? For professional or leisure purposes?

  • leisure. like 1 song a year. RL is grabbing me :)

  • 9-What do you think of today's pieces of music such as mpeg,wave,midi,etc...?

  • Well, anything worth listening is worth making.

  • 10-Could you tell us some of your all times favourite tunes?

  • Rob Hubbard (all), Jeff Minter (all).

  • 11-Are you planning to make an audio cd with some of your music remastered?

  • Hell no.

  • 12-What bands are you currently listenning to?

  • Rubberbands.
    (seriously, alienantfarm,rhcp,sator,nofx mainly.+600 else that r0x)

  • 13-What does/did the amiga/c64 scene give you?

  • Life.

  • 14-Are you still active in the scene these days?

  • Well 1%r active. ;)

  • 15-Anyone to greet? Anything left to say? Feel free...

  • All the oldhomos, finnish gold, accession -section
    and ok, Grendel(B), Slayer(SCX), Ddt(ACC), Zebra(SCX), Zados(D) ,
    Monster(!), Communist Cowboy (BS), Irwin(D) and maybe Moku(ACC) ;)
    ermmm, Thrashman(!) ...you know who else. :) ^those guys should have
    these special hellos O:) Thats it then, have a nice life. respect.

    please note: this interview is ©opyrighted in 2001 by crown of cryptoburners

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