Posts Tagged ‘NES music’

Office Hours #6 – Marshall Art

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Welcome to the February edition of Office Hours where class is in session even in the face of a massive snowstorm! Last week you were treated to an interview from President Hoodie with Marshall Art, and this week I have the distinct pleasure of reviewing their recent self-titled release.

Marshall Art is an international collaboration between NES master Jeffrey Roberts (jmr) and guitarist Mikhail Ivanov (streifig). Fresh off their performance at MAGFest 13, jmr and streifig have hit the ground running with the release of their new album ‘Marshall Art.’ One of the most interesting things about this duo is their wide array of musical influences – make sure to read Hoodie’s interview linked above for a comprehensive list. There are some predictable names on their list, but some of the more obscure and avant garde artists piqued my attention. Such a wide array of influences is indeed on display in each track of this album; time to dive in! (more…)

Raw Cuts with Kuma #23: Alex Mauer

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Hey, what’s up everybody!  Welcome back to RCwK!  I’m BronxKuma — Kuma for short — and this time around I managed to get a hold of a bonafide legend!  A founding father of the Philly scene, this guy’s been making tracker music for nearly 20 years and is proof that time, dedication, and hard work doing something you love can pay off in the long run.  Here to talk to us about his journey through chip, some of his more recent and notable projects, and the future, I’m proud to present my interview with one of the very best artists the community has fostered: Alex Mauer!

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