Arcades aren’t around these days, so it’s easy to forget what a fun sensory overload they could be! Flashing lights, bright animations and sounds blasting! It’s basically a nightclub!!
In an age where everything is computer-programmed, maybe that doesn’t sound so exciting, but in the ’80s, it took impressive efforts to make these detailed machines.
Like, the pin-ball game Xenon didn’t just write its own soundtrack; Suzanne Ciani had to write code to make those synths and loops!
Check out how the soundtrack for a pinball machine was made, after the jump!