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The Unicorn Princess Royally Reviews ‘[rr009] demi batard’ by Rhythmus Records

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Happy Wednesday, folks!

This month, I wanted to shed some light on a local record label, Rhythmus Records, and their newest release ‘[rr009], featuring music by artist Demi Batard. Rhythmus Records was created by Scott Buchanan, also known as Radio Scotvoid. Scott is the perfect person to have run a label focusing solely on lo-fi music, as his own releases showcase his dedication to synthesis and chip. I’ve been working with Rhythmus Records since last year, and have a lot of love for the label. I’ve been able to find a lot of unique artists through it, and believe it’s essential to bring attention to local labels and scenes.  I know RR was very excited about Demi Batard’s release, and given that there isn’t much music quite like his, I think you should be, too.

a1412068943_16Cover art by Ritzy Sheens

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ChipWIN Surprise Announcement ACTIVATE!!! 8)

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Hey y’all. President Hoodie here. Sup? =)
For one thing, it’s my 33rd birthday! Yaaaaay! I made it another year! Woohoo!! ^_^
And to celebrate this happy occasion…

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HAVE A SUPER SPECIAL CHIPWIN EP ANNOUNCEMENT AS A PRESENT!!!!!!!!

LOLWUT?!?

Chiptunes = WTFLOL 
Album artwork by the unceasingly amazing Nate Horsfall.

Releasing Monday, May 6th (HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FOXY ;D ) after the usual
8 Bit Power Hour party of wonderful insanity on the always awesome 8bitx.com
(Fb event link HERE), THIS happens:

6 tracks from the 3 previously released ChipWIN compilations (Volume 1, Expansion Pack, & ChipWINter) covered by 6+ amazing artists
(+ = special guests! OH YEAH 8) from the VGM scene.
 
To be more specific:

Stemage <— also mastering this one! OH SNAP~
VikingGuitar
Cory Johnson
The World Is Square
Jameson Sutton
Tim Yarbrough

They’ll be taking all the chiptunes out of your favorite chiptracks & replacing them with TROLLOLOLOLOLOL~ :3 (that and, yanno, LOTS OF ZOMBOFURKIN AWESOME).

Yup. Totes throwing a curve ball at y’all this time. Good to mix it up, right? RIGHT. 8)

In the meantime, see you on the intertrons!

Much \m||m/,
President Hoodie

P.S. Curious to learn which chipartists’ tracks are being covered & by who? Then tune into both the various ChipWIN & VGM artists’ social media outlets during the interim for hints & tips! (What? You didn’t really think I was just gonna tell you right now, did you? ;)

P.P.S. FINE. HERE’S A “TEASER” HINT ON THE CHIPWIN SOUNDCLOUD:

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Relevant links:
Chiptunes = WIN:
Bandcamp | Fb Group | Fb Page | Twitter
Soundcloud | Youtube | Tumblr | Myspace

Stemage:
Stemage.com | Bandcamp | Twitter | Metroid Metal

VikingGuitar:
Bandcamp | Fb page | Twitter | Youtube | Viking Guitar University

Cory Johnson:
Bandcamp | Cory.fm | Twitter

The World Is Square:
Bandcamp | Fb Page | Twitter | Youtube | Tumblr

Jameson Sutton:
Fb Page | SoundcloudBandcamp

Tim Yarbrough:
The OneUps | SpaceCamp | The Altered Beasts

Nate Horsfall:
Lightningarts.com | Fb page | Twitter

8 Bit Power Hour on 8bitx.com
Listening Party Fb Event