From the depths of his sophomoric yet mischievous mind, Doomcloud has returned to unleash his latest creation, The Masquerade. This album is aggressively smothered with four original NES productions that even the Underworld would approve of. Please experience these tunes at your own risk.
It's been a few years since Kris Keyser's last EP, and the incubation period seems to have done him well - this eponymous EP sounds like equal parts fire and water, danger and safety. At times it's dark, though still hopeful. It's loud, but nuanced. This is the sound of one LSDJ cart stretched to its limits, yet it finds balance in the midst of the storm.
ZX Spectrum poweruser Yerzmyey emerges from the shadows with Brutal And Aggressive, a six-song foray into the YM/AY dimension's darkest atmospheres. Serrated arps flank cold, phasing tones and punishing low-res rhythms, challenging you to either join the darkness, or meet your end resisting.
Beijing powerhouse Sulumi crashes the 8bitpeoples party with the long-awaited international triple-threat maxi-single Music Offers the Third Eye. The lead-off track "Jurchen" sets the stage with spacious, thunderous Nanoloop beat machinery, and then gives rise to its own pummeling genetic variants courtesy of Shanghai's Elecoy and Stockholm's Covox. Download, plug in, be enlightened.
The day Radlib was asked to play Blip Festival NYC 2012, he
immediately had the idea to put his own spin on some of his all-time
favorite chiptune tracks. The result: four turbocharged dancefloor
monsters, collected here in one killer debut EP. Armed with some old
Sound Blaster 16 sound cards, Radlib keeps the party moving and
creates electro-house free-for-alls via FM synthesis. Long live OPL3.
Long live MS-DOS. Long live LO-FI.
"Philips MUSIC MODULE is exciting to use and unique in its simplicity. You don't need to have any musical expertise or knowledge, yet with MUSIC MODULE you can create music ranging from classical to pop in a host of different musical and ethnic styles."
this is the first legitimate release from luke silas as knife city. he makes loud dance music using game boys, and loves to play it live for you. buy him a drink if you go to a show. plz&thx! °•.˛♥˛.•°
This EP was composed and recorded using a Nintendo Game Boy and Johan Kotlinski's Little Sound Dj software over a period spanning 2009-2011, in New York City (with the exception of redshift, written on Long Beach Island, NJ). I spent much of this same period studying and teaching philosophy, which has, among other blessings, acquainted me with the limitations of words. Ockham's Chainsaw is a fanatical application of William of Ockham's advice to prefer the simplest hypothesis: the very simplest hypothesis is " ". I believe that music is itself communicative, and I offer this EP as an argument for the conclusion: YES.
"This is a pretty serious release," said Jellica in the email that accompanied my copy of Safafa. Like all great British eccentrics, Jellica is very serious about everything he does, whether he's giving his tracks utterly unpronounceable titles, penning musical homages to cats or indulging in some of the most expressive free-dance you're ever likely to see on stage at a chip gig. With Safafa, he's set his sights even higher: nothing less than an epic counter-factual voyage to the stars, wherein space was conquered in the 80s by an Amiga-fixated generation of British kids. The tempos are slower on Safafa but Jellica's LSDJ magic is as intricate and textured as ever, reflecting the contradictions of a journey where the enormous speeds achieved are dwarfed by the vast distances yet to be covered. All in a day's work for Jellica - a serious man, but all the more fun for it.
The third release at 8bitpeoples from Mr. Spastic named Lucid represents an album of works meant to express conscious and unconscious dreams. It is a departure from earlier works in style with the addition of vocal compositions. Rhythmically more downtempo, the release aims to appeal to the pensive dreamer. Sleep well.