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Uncle Tom 
Handle: Uncle Tom
Real Name: Tomas Dahlgren
Lived in: Sweden
Ex.Handles: Titan
Was a member of: Northstar (NS - NTH), Razor 1911 (Razor - RZR), Scoopex (SCX), The Whiz Kids (TWK - Whiz Kids)

Modules: 101  online
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Interview


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    Handle: Titan (at first), Uncle Tom

    Group: North Star (at first), then Scoopex

    Date of birth: 71 04 30


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

  • I've always been interested in all sort of doing music.

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

  • C 64, Intellivision, Colecovision... I mainly played.

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

  • I was doing both music and later gfx. And last we were doing games.
    Fuzzball on Amiga. (System3 Software Ltd.)


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

  • Noisetracker


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

  • A cpouple. 'Savannah', Poseidon, 'Mazes of Gauntlet'...


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

  • I remember them all. Different tunes gets me different moods.


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

  • In a demo, BIIIG. In a Game, Pretty much.


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

  • Nja.. not so much, no. It would be for my own pleasure.


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

  • They are great to listen to.


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

  • Yes. I like the music for Galaxy Force 2 and Outrun.


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

  • Yea.


  • 12-What bands are you currently listenning to?

  • Lot's. I don't even know what bands they are. If it's good, then I listen.


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

  • Raid over Moscow, Henry's House...Franti Freddy, Bruce Lee...


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

  • No.


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

  • Well, since you are from Finland and I know a couple of finnish Scoopex
    members, (what's his name..?...he was known to drink alot of vodka on
    the copy partys...a programmer...he made that demo 'Hangover'...ah, I
    forgot, sorry.


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