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Mark Knight, also known as madfiddler, and previous known as TDK (The Dark Knight) is a well-known Amiga demo scene musician and video game composer/sound designer. As a member of Melon Dezign and Anthrox, his chip music sounds often appeared in Crystal cracktros for the Fairlight group among others. As a game musician, he converted several existing game tunes to the Amiga, and also made a number of original compositions for many formats from the Super Nintendo through to the Playstation and PC. Mark Knight, also known as madfiddler, and previous known as TDK (The Dark Knight) is a well-known Amiga demo scene musician and video game composer/sound designer. ... Amiga is the name of a range of home/personal computers using the Motorola 68000 processor family, whose development started in 1982. ... The demoscene is a computer sub-culture that came to prominence during the rise of the 16 bit micros (the Atari ST and the Amiga), but demos first appeared during the 8-bit era on computers such as C64 and ZX Spectrum. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... A computer game is a game composed of a computer-controlled virtual universe that players interact with in order to achieve a defined goal or set of goals. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... This is an article about the film crew member known as a sound designer. ... Melon Dezign was an Amiga demo group started Denmark in 1991 by Seen and Paleface. ... Chiptune or chip music is music written in sound formats where all the sounds are synthesized in realtime by a computer or video game console sound chip, instead of using sample_based synthesis. ... A crack intro, also known as a cracktro, loader, or just intro, is a small introduction sequence added to cracked software, designed to inform the user which cracking crew or individual cracker was responsible for removing the softwares copy prevention and distributing the crack. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... The European SNES design is identical to the Super Famicom. ... The PlayStation (Japanese: プレイステーション) is a video game console of the 32-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid 1990s. ... The tower of a personal computer. ...


After leaving the Amiga demo scene, he worked for the computer game developer Mindscape_Group, Bullfrog Productions, Electronic Arts and is now working as a sound designer with Dundee based company Visual Science. A video game developer is a software developer (a business or an individual) that creates video or computer games. ... The Mindscape is an international software publishing company. ... Bullfrog Productions was a UK computer game developer that was founded in 1987 by Peter Molyneux and Les Edgar. ... Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) is a leading video game developer and publisher. ... This is an article about the film crew member known as a sound designer. ... Dundees location in Scotland Dundee (Dùn Dèagh in Gaelic) is Scotlands fourth largest city, population 154,674 (2001), situated on the North bank of the Firth of Tay. ...


Also a semi pro violinist, Mark has performed live electric violin music under the name madfiddler with the folk punk band Tricks Upon Travellers, Blue Horses, K-Passa and Massive Attack amongst others. Most recently he can also be found performing with several famous Commodore 64 composers, including Rob Hubbard and Ben Daglish under the guise SID80s. A violinist is an instrumentalist who plays the violin. ... An electric violin is simply a violin with an electronic signal output. ... Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School of Music Look up Music on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Wikisource, as part of the 1911 Encyclopedia Wikiproject, has original text related to this article: Music Wikicities has a wiki about Music: Music MusicNovatory: the science of music encyclopedia Science of Music... Mark Knight, also known as madfiddler, and previous known as TDK (The Dark Knight) is a well-known Amiga demo scene musician and video game composer/sound designer. ... Tricks Upon Travellers, or TUT as they were fondly known, was formed in Brighton by good friends Dick Langford and Graeme Hobbs in 1984. ... Decidedly at the heavy end of the folk rock spectrum, Bluehorses fuse Celtic themes, classic rock improvisations and thoughtful, witty lyrics. ... Above, Massive Attack. ... The Commodore 64 (C64, CBM 64) was a popular home computer of the 1980s. ... Rob Hubbard is a music composer for several microcomputers of the eighties, especially the Commodore 64. ... Ben Daglish is a composer and musician from the UK, known for creating many soundtracks during the 1980s for home computer games such as Trap, Deflektor and The Last Ninja. ... SID80s, also known as Stuck in D80s, is a retro Commodore 64 rock band playing covers for old Commodore 64 game music written in the 1980s but performed in their own particular style. ...


Mark was born January 8, 1973, in Brighton England. January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... Brighton on the southern Sussex coast is one of the largest and most famous seaside resorts in England. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ...


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Mark Knight - Impulse (432 words)
Mark Knight is Professor of Violin and Viola at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.
Mark Knight has also published his own cadenzas for violin concertos by Mozart and viola concertos by Stamitz and Hoffmeister.
Mark Knight's transcription for viola of Geoffrey Burgon's Six Studies, originally for 'cello, have just been published by Chester and Co.
Country Music - Mark Knight (766 words)
This is an intriguing dichotomy but one that Knight manages to flawlessly execute when he wraps you up in his smoky, smooth vocals like he was your Granny's favorite old afghan and leaves you feeling like you've just been lovingly hugged by Granny, herself.
Knight dispenses the vocals somewhere in an enjoyable range between George Strait and George Jones on every song, with perfect country diction and energy.
This Mark Knight Album is Great, each and every song on the CD which is rare.
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