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Mauro Staci aka Mat64 is a chip tunes producer since 1999, now is one of the most influent producer of italian micromusic scene.
The first 8-bit musician selected to be a part of Red Bull Music Academy, his live events always equipped with visuals of old commodore 64 games has landed on Toronto, Tokyo and Barcelona at Sonar 2008.
Most of tracks are made using sid 6581 and 8580, commodore 64 sound chip, except for the Classical version, where only instruments changes mantaining the same exact partiture.
All Mediæval Electronic Music tracks are made with FastTracker2 on pc with a sound blaster mono.
When performed live, tracks where post-processed real time with a program he wrote ad hoc for Playstation Portable.