Europe In 8 Bits Documentary Explores The World Of Chip Music

shockleewebpic_8biteuropeYet another adventure into 8-bit land comes thanks to this new documentary directed by Javier Polo, now available on Vimeo On-Demand which explores the chiptunes movement in Europe.

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Dan Friel’s Thumper – DIY Noise Pop Sounds

Check out Dan Friel’s Thumper, from his forthcoming album Total Folklore which he put together with recordings from his phone and his ‘computer purchased in 2001 running OS9′.

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This Is No System Failure: The Art Of Glitch

This short documentary piece from the Off Book series produced by PBS examines glitch art and its punk aesthetic answer to today’s hyperrealistic, super high resolution imagery. Artists Phillip Stearns, Scott Fitzgerald, Anton Marini and Daniel Temkin explain.

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► New Diamond Video + Mix From Lorn

An interesting new video from Lorn for his track ‘Diamond’ featuring animation by Max Friedrich.

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Radiohead Classics Get The 8-bit Treatment

Did you ever wonder what it would sound like to hear some of of Radiohead’s classic albums in 8-bit? Yeah, us neither. But luckily, one really dedicated fan under the moniker of QuintonSung has recreated Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer‘ [1997] and ‘Kid A‘ [2000] in chip tune style for the world to hear.

Here are both albums back to back.

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[NYC] Blip Festival Celebrates Chip Music May 25-27, 2012

Blip Festival makes its long-awaited return to New York City. Produced by 8bitpeoples in association with The Tank and Live Nation, the Blip Festival 2012 finds Manhattan once again at the center of the universe. From May 25-27, musicians and visualists from all corners of the globe will assemble at the Gramercy Theatre to perform music & motion graphics, produced on & inspired by early-generation home computers and gaming consoles.

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

A couple of 8-bit video game goodies in here some cool dubstep, dnb and atmospheric sounds; drums to make to go wild and BOMB SQUAD sample artillery courtesy of Shocklee to polish it all off!

Get busy!

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Super Morrissey Bros.

Check out this cover of “This Charming Man” by The Smiths done in the style of Super Mario Bros.

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

Here’s the latest roundup of copyright free samples, loops and FX some cool VST’s including a nice wavedraw synth and lots of delay and echos.

Cop these quick!

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Future Music Magazine Gives BOMB SQUAD: Tactical Beats & Sample Artillery High Marks!

The quintessential magazine and bible for most serious music producers worldwide Future Music Magazine battle tests our BOMB SQUAD: Tactical Beats & Sample Artillery sample pack and gives it a glowing review and a score of 10 out of 10! You can’t get no higher!

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