So my earlier post about Circa Survive’s Blue Sky Noise chiptunes remix made me feel like posting about some great chiptunes music that has come out this year from three very awesome bands.
First of all, for those who don’t know, chiptunes is a genre of music created with the use of hacked game consoles like the NES, Gameboy, Sega Saturn, Super Nintendo, etc. They use “chips” to create that iconic old-school video game sound we all love. Think the Super Mario theme, and you’re on the right track. This music is perfect for fans of old school gaming, techno, and dance music!
Anamanaguchi – Airbrushed 7″
Technically this was released as a part of their 2010 summer singles project, where the band released a new, free single every 2 weeks (you can download them all here) but they released it this year as a 7″ record, featuring both songs from the digigtal version, “Airbrushed” and “Penpal”. [Read more...]