One of the largest Chiptune shows of all time was held at this year’s MAGFest in Washington, DC. MAGFest is The Music and Gaming Festival, a non-profit company that hosts video game music events across the United States.
This year, Chiptune netlabel Chiptunes = WIN teamed up with the crew from Philadelphia’s Chiptune event 8Static to host a Chiptune concert on MAGFest’s main stage. The show featured some of the hottest chiptune performers, including Danimal Cannon, Trey Frey, and Jake “Virt” Kaufman.
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July 17th 2014 – Tonight we’ll hear new music from a compilation released by Little Sound Assembly, promoting their upcoming chiptune festival. We’ll also hear albums by Manami Matsumae (Mega Man, Mighty No 9), Chip Songbook Vol. 5 by Yoann Turpin, the split EP by Chud001 & Rolemusic from Spain, and tracks by Maxo and Jonathan (George & Jonathan).
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Five new albums tonight! A compilation from EINDBAAS, Roboctopus’s new EP Jelly, Phildelphia chiptune musician Casshern, a new album by astroskeleton, and tracks from Japan’s suspended FORCE.
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– – TRACKLIST – –
Electric Children – Shanana
Roboctopus – Disco Text
Storm Blooper – Ginger Quest 64
Electric Children – When I’m With You (Instrumental)
Electric Children – Greatest Mistake (Instrumental)
Electric Children – Glasseater (Instrumental)
Electric Children – Doves
Electric Children – Pills and Needles
Roboctopus – Twisty Little Passages
Roboctopus – Pegasus Four
Roboctopus – Famous Last Birds
Roboctopus – Racer Hex
Arcade High – Up Down Left Right
Arcade High – Night of Genesis
Parallelis – Feline Aesthetics
Roboctopus – Dans Le Beurre
She – Come See Me
– – DOWNLOADS – –
This week we feature the new Charity album from Noise Channel and Ubiktune, a new album from Benjamin Briggs and some selections from ChipMusic.org