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Intense Tech with Defense Mech – So You Want a Cartridge Family?

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Welcome back to Intense Tech with Defense Mech! Although I usually discuss techniques within LSDj, I get a lot of questions about what kind of cartridges I recommend. The Game Boy flash cartridge market tends to change every few years, so I hope to add more information as it becomes relevant. Today, I’m going to cover 3 different kinds of flash cartridges and how to use them if you want to write music in LSDj on Game Boy hardware (my preferred working method). Let’s dive in!

Art by @dethrood.

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Intense Tech With Defense Mech – Let’s Mix It Up (and Down)!

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Hello again, and welcome back to another edition of Intense Tech! This month, let’s take a look at some different ways to consider mixing in LSDj. After reading this article, I hope you’ll have some new ways to think about working with the volumes, stereo panning, and frequency ranges of your instruments to make them shine throughout your tracks! Let’s dig in!

Art by @dethrood.

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Intense Tech with Defense Mech – Scoping Out New Features!

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Hello and welcome back to Intense Tech with Defense Mech! This time let’s cover some of the brand new features from LSDj version 7! I guarantee you’ll find something here that will pique your interest in checking out the latest version, so let’s dig in!

Disclaimer: At the time of writing, version 7 is still buggy and WILL CRASH! So feel free to play with new features, but please back up your work! It is still recommended to stay at the latest stable version 6.9.0.

Art by @dethrood.

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