A MIDI-like music file format that was originally created for the Commodore Amiga computer. As the module file format became more popular, it was eventually transferred to other computing platforms, and split up into seperate subformats. Modules are extremely flexible because, unlike MIDI files, they can use individual wave samples as instruments in addition to the samples already provided by the sound hardware. Although modules are perfect for making techno music, some composers have managed to create jazz, rock, pop, ethnic, hip-hop, and even symphony orchestra music. Composers and sequencers of module music are called trackers, and the place where module music is exchanged is called a scene. The module music format is starting to gain notoriey in the videogame industry, and was used in popular games such as Unreal and Homeworld.
Note: A module is NOT the same as an MP3.
Most popular Module Subformats:
Pro Tracker (MOD)
Impulse Tracker (IT)
Scream Tracker 3 (S3M)
Fast Tracker 2 (XM)
Unreal Music (UMX)
Unis 669 (669)
Mad Tracker (MT2)
Visit www.modarchive.com if you want to listen to module music.
(nicknamed "mods") An old sequencing system rarely mentioned in pop culture but very popular in the underground music scene. You'll be amazed at how good some of the music really is.
I can fit several of my favorite mods on a floppy disk.
The best music format which is better than an mp3 because you can actually sequence it with your own samples.
With so many mod music sites out there, who needs mp3s?
by anonymous Mar 5, 2003 add a video
A word that can replace any common noun. It often makes the speaker sound smarter when used in the right context, but it can also be used just to sound awesome.
Person 1: How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
Person 2: He'd chuck all the modules that a module could if a module could chuck modules.
Person 1: Oh yeah, good call.
Someone who looks a bit too much like every other model around. Looks good but has nothing else to show for being here.
you look like this module I saw once...