September 19, 2017

Zabutom's Redux34 album streaming on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-09-24 - comments
Chip musician Zabutom of Gothenburg, Sweden has published the six-track album Redux34 through Bandcamp. The project started out through the live performance of LSDJ and NES chiptunes, and more recently began incorporating instruments and production techniques from a wider selection of electronic music genres.

Slime Girls debut Yumemi, Lonely Planet Girl

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-16 - comments
J-Pop influenced, Los Angeles-based musician Pedro Silva has published the third Slime Girls album, available for download on Bandcamp for "name your price" and for purchase as a 7" vinyl record. "Yumemi, Lonely Planet Girl" is produced, written and mastered with Reason, LSDJ and Famitracker software.

Origin chiptrance album by Xinon streaming online

Source submitted by Xinon on 2015-02-15 - comments
Origin, the latest album by chip musician Xinon of Japan, is streaming in full on Bandcamp and SoundCloud, and available for purchase through iTunes and Amazon. Created using the LSDJ music software for the Game Boy console, the 14-track album explores an intersection between lo-fi gaming audio and the trance music genre.

Très Frais preorders open through Data Airlines

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-03 - comments
Lo-fi electronic music label Data Airlines has opened preorders for Très Frais by Trey Frey, available as lossless audio and 12" vinyl starting January 21. The EP incorporating LSDJ Game Boy compositions will be supplemented by remixes by international chip musicians, including Sabrepulse, Dubmood and Henry Homesweet.

Name your price for Slime Girls' Heart On Wave

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-10 - comments
The successor to the Vacation Wasteland EP, chip music album "Heart On Wave" by Slime Girls (Pedro Silva) is now available to stream in full and download in your file format of choice from Bandcamp for "name your price." All seven music tracks are composed using the LSDJ Game Boy software and produced in Reason.

8bitpeoples shares Knife City's Precious Jewel

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-05 - comments
Chip music netlabel 8bitpeoples has released their second EP by Knife City. Written by Luke Silas, drummer of Anamanaguchi and co-composer of the Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game soundtrack, Precious Jewel is available for free download in mp3 format and "name your price" for lossless files.

Chipocrite on the chip music score to EarthNight

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-06-22 - comments
Chipocrite (Paul Weinstein) is a chiptune artist from Philadelphia who makes music using original Nintendo Game Boys, sometimes accompanied by guitars and other synths. In this E3 interview, he discusses his EP previewing the music score to EarthNight, Cleaversoft's runner for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

Wave cloning accusations roil chiptune community

Source submitted by mrwasteland on 2014-04-01 - comments is closely tracking an emerging controversy in the chiptune community after alert listeners have noticed startling similarities in the basic waveforms used by multiple artists. “It’s shocking,” one poster wrote. “It’s as if all of the music we've been enjoying for years just boils down to patterns of frequencies of waveforms.”

Hit PLAY on the Shortsleeves Cassette

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-02-21 - comments
A debut cassette that is four years in the making, "Hit Play" by chiptune duo The Shortsleeves (Paul "Go Motion" Owens and Jenn "Drum Machine Dating Service" de la Vega) is crowdfunding on Kickstarter. Featuring the participation of superstar chip remixers Bit Shifter and nordloef, the online campaign ends Sunday, March 9.

Lateral Thinking LSDJ tracks by K->

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-01-23 - comments
Hokkaido-based chip musician K->, a featured performer at the 2010 Blip Festival Tokyo concert, has released a compilation of Game Boy tracks composed using Little Sound DJ between 2002 and 2013. Lateral Thinking is available to stream in full and download in your file format of choice through Bandcamp.

Danimal Cannon's Cursor Curse score on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-04-03 - comments
Danimal Cannon of the Armcannon game cover band has released the seven-track soundtrack to Cursor Curse, available for download for "name your price" through Bandcamp. Music for the Windows 8 freeware title by Jan de Vries was composed using LSDJ for Game Boy, infused with acoustic drum recordings.

Pixel Perfect Micro listening party streaming online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-03-10 - comments
9-bit Records netlabel founder Drew Wheeler (halc) has released a new album, entitled Pixel Perfect Micro. The eight-track album composed utilizing Game Boy and LSDJ software is currently streaming on game arranger Benjamin Briggs' TwitchTV channel, can be heard in full on Bandcamp and downloaded for "name your price."

Chipocrite's 8-Bit Lebowski: 100% Electronic

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-03-06 - comments
Chip musician Chipocrite, a.k.a. Paul Weinstein, has released 8-Bit Lebowski: 100% Electronic, arranged for Game Boy running LSDJ. Coinciding with the 15th anniversary of the Coen Brothers movie, the tribute album contains six licensed cover songs by Bob Dylan, Kenny Rogers, Creedence Clearwater Revival and The Gipsy Kings.

Telefuture netlabel launches Bandcamp page

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2013-01-17 - comments
Retrofuture netlabel Telefuture has launched its catalog on Bandcamp, providing full-length streaming of original chip music and 1980's-styled soundscapes. The neon-hued lineup includes Animal Magnetism by Collins, Formative Epoch by Mr. Nissness, Ultim8 Rave by Plainflavored + Spamtron, and more.

James Primate shares Mega Quad game scores

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-12-29 - comments
James Primate of the chiptune group BR1GHT PR1MATE has made four of his indie game scores available for "name your price" through Bandcamp. Published by GameChops, the Mega Quad VideoGame Music Bundle includes Nanoloop and LSDJ music from Abrickadabra, Junk Jack, LiquidSketch and Tangled.