Archive for June, 2015

Kuma’s Quick Shots: Round 8

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Hey wassup ChipWINners! Welcome back to Quick Shots: the album review column in which I break down the highs and lows of new releases, then give you a numerical TL;DR to help you decide which new releases give you the most bang for your buck! This week, I’ve got two albums that are very much skirting the fringes of what can be considered chiptune. But, they’re both incredibly bodacious records from two rad artists that you guys should be paying attention to. So if you’re in the mood for something new, straps yourselves in and take a ride with a black guy as we check out new music from Hyperultra and Slothfella!

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Stokin’ the Forge — ‘photographs’ by LoneMoon

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Welcome to the sunny June edition of Stokin’ the Forge ChipWINners! This month it is my distinct pleasure to present you with the chill-chip contained on LoneMoon’s latest album, ‘photographs’. As a whole, the music rolls across the ear soothingly, warmly encouraging a listener to kick back and let their troubles melt away. It pairs sublimely with anything that involves pretending the rest of the world doesn’t exist. Join me on the other side of the fold and we’ll dive into my favorite tracks.

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Volume 4 Artwork Contest!

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Sup y’all? =) President Hoodie here with yet another fun Volume 4 related announcement! Yaaaaaaaaay! ^_^

Any of y’all remember that album fanart contest that we (sorta, kinda accidentally) ran last year? You know, the one where Nate Horsfall, ChipWIN’s official BAMF of Artification, more or less hollowed out the center of his Volume 3 album art (was supposed to just be for a teaser… lolol) and let other folk take a go at making their own centerpiece? (results of such here). That was pretty gorram fun, right? Whaddaya say we do it again?

OKAY DOKEY THEN!! =D

Volume 4 Art Contest

I dunno, Nate, but I think maybe this is missing something. Can’t quite put my finger on what though….

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Volume 4 submissions CLOSED! #StayTuned

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And just like that, another ChipWIN Volume submission period has come and gone. 

Now on to the really tough part: THE JUDGING & ROSTER SELECTION.

Rest assured that, for the next week or two, the ChipWIN V.4 Judges Team will be working really gorram hard to get everything squared away as swiftly as we possibly can without sacrificing the integrity of the project (appx 2-3 weeks).

And, of course, as soon as the roster is 100%, we’ll announce it here on the blog & fire out it through all ChipWIN social media salvos!

SO STAY TUNED TO CHIPWIN CHANNELS YO!!!!

In the meantime, here’s a very terribly blurred WIP of Nate’s Volume 4 album artwork. #SuchATease ;)

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