Posts Tagged ‘dream pop’

Rhyphte Reviews: ‘color wheel’ by business pastel

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Happy Pride Month, everybody! To fit the theme, I’d like to cover a very special release from Business Pastel that is quite literally a rainbow of expression.

Album art for ‘color wheel’ by Beatrix Urkowitz

With a vast array of technical styles and moods, this album is just jam-packed with content. All of the tracks flow into one another seamlessly, and serve as little windows into the depth of the character of Billy Murphy, better known as business pastel.

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Chip Bit Sid Takes On: Bitonal Landscape– ‘Electro Arcade Madness’

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This week’s review is on ‘Bitonal Landscape‘ and their latest album, ‘Electro Arcade Madness‘. BL is made up of two artists, Ludwig & Markus Highland, both creating music around the genres of VGM, Chiptune & EDM. Whilst I’d heard a little from their submissions to the Soundcloud group, Id yet to  form an overall opinion. Although that’s the beauty of music; some of the best you’ve never heard will sneak up on you! And, suffice it to say, ‘Electro Arcade Madness’ exceeded my expectations exponentially.

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Chip Bit Sid Takes On: Skybox – ‘Stardust’

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‘Stardust’ (released through ‘Madmilky Records’) is the latest album from musician ‘Skybox’ (formerly ‘Shoujo Kiss‘) and has been creating chiptune music for the over 3 years. Hailing from Kansas City, Skybox’s weapon of choice is the lowly Game Boy, relying on LSDJ to produce love stricken powerpop songs. Here’s the synopsis of ‘Stardust’ and a good look at some of tracks off the album.

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