Behold Atchafalaya Arcade. It’s an audio visual adventure that takes old technologies and scrambles them together in the present until something new and poetic arises out of the chaos.
Passing some time before their November 10 trip to Boston, chiptune artists 8 Bit Weapon put together a art project to pay tribute to the upcoming sequel—a demo for Fallout ‘84 running on an Apple IIc.
Track: Taekwondo Princess| Album: Analoga Steroider | Artist: Dunderpatrullen
Few songs have rattled in my head as ceaselessly as the theme to the fake Adult Swim sitcom Too Many Cooks. Now you can experience the earwormy agony of that song in chiptune form!
Video games have been around long enough that countless musicians have grown up and come into their own, creatively speaking, as gamers. A new documentary series, Diggin' In The Carts, examines the early history of Japanese video game music at it applies to this trend.
Earlier tonight, chiptune-rock band Anamanaguchi performed their hit song Endless Fantasy on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. And now I've got a sudden hankering for some space pizza.
The appeal of 8-bit music, retro graphics and other art forms defined by their limits, beautifully explained by prolific musical artist and producer Brian Eno in his 1996 diary "A Year With Swollen Appendices."
Free cat inferno simulator Jones on Fire hits iOS on Thursday. Celebrate with the chiptune dubstep trailer of joy.
Soulful songstress Lana Del Rey made a splash last year with her single "Video Games", a song that repeated the term 'video games' several times, causing many gamers to fall instantly in love despite the games in question being used as an example of how routine her once passionate relationship had become. The video…
The video above is supposed to be an homage to the 1980s graphic adventure games published by Sierra On-Line. But, if you watch the whole thing, you'll spot some characters who weren't part of that defunct publisher's stable. I've had the pleasure of seeing 8BW perform live and they put on a great show. They'll be…
This is South Korean pop outfit Girls' Generation. The ladies are not 8-bit. But what if they were?
When a friend asked Swedish software engineer Linus Åkesson to take an old electric organ off his hands, Linus agreed, as long as he could do anything he wanted to it, and what he did is incredibly impressive.
There's old school Tron, Intellivision style, and then there's 8-Bit Weapon's Tron Tribute EP, featuring five chiptune mixes of Wendy Carlos' iconic music from the first video game movie.
I'm not generally one for rap music alone, but combine it with just about every other genre and I'm sold, and that includes chiptune. This video for "Follow Me" by Pato Pooh ft. Adam Tensta captures the spirit of the awesome genre merger perfectly, with old-school 8-bit graphics given an amazing hip hop makeover.
Online record label Pterodactyl Squad has released a free 8-bit Weezer tribute album, featuring some of the biggest names in chiptune paying homage to the band's greatest works.
Ah, yes, 8-bit chiptune. It's music that is performed and composed by using retro game hardware like the Famicom and the Gameboy as instruments. Love it, great stuff.