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The distinctive sound of Atari 2600.

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53 54 53 31 3c c8 02 03 00 01 00 02 00 40 1c 00
01 1f 0f 00 02 00 00 00 00 04 01 14 0f 00 05 00
00 00 00 06 01 14 0f 00 07 00 00 00 00 08 01 15
0f 00 0a 00 00 00 00 0c 01 14 0f 00 0e 00 00 00
00 10 01 14 0f 00 12 00 00 00 00 14 01 13 0f 00
16 00 00 00 00 18 01 1d 0f 00 20 01 1f 0f 00 22
00 00 00 00 24 01 14 0f 00 26 01 15 0f 00 28 01
14 0f 00 2a 01 15 0f 00 2c 01 14 0f 00 2e 01 15
0f 00 30 01 14 0f 00 32 00 00 00 00 34 01 13 0f
00 36 00 00 00 00 38 01 1d 0f 00 01 40 01 00 00
00 0f 00 02 40 02 00 0c 0f 0f 00 01 00 00 00 00

This is actually the music data, on a cartridge,
with its player running on 128 bytes of RAM.

Its byte values are the header, the refresh rate,
tempo in bpm, number of pages and patterns, pages
index, pattern number, lenght, number of used rows,
and row data of a pattern; number, waveform,
frequency, volume and trigger.

This is the Stella Tracker Song format,
used in Lowres, Solskogen 2014, Oldskool Demo Compo.

If you want to check it out, goto YouTube.