Posts Tagged ‘VGM artists’

Rhyphte Reviews: Home World

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I wanted to take a break from the showcasing of big chiptune talent to put the spotlight on a lesser-known duo of soundtrack artists from Dallas, Texas. Home World is a proof-of-concept demo album demonstrating the eponymous band’s burgeoning aptitude and enthusiasm for crafting musical accompaniment to video games.

Album Art by Cameron Tanner
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MAGFest Presents: PAX East Jamspace 2015

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For you PAX East 2015 attendees wondering where to find the awesome chiptune, VGM & nerdcore shows this year, hot diggity dawg do I have some news for you!

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MAGFest Presents the PAX East Jamspace 2015! As always, this year will be a mix of open jam time aka your typical Jamspace awesomeness (starting around 10am all three days!) + some fantastic scheduled shows featuring 25+ artists from all around the VGM, chiptune, and nerdcore communities! (more…)

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
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