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[unfinished and untitled]

This song has been sitting around for most of the past year or so, unfinished and untitled, waiting for possibly a little more instrumentation (it's definitely a missing electric uke solo), some lyrics, and a re-recording of the drums with a real kit. I'm not good at playing fake drums. [more inside]
posted by The Great Big Mulp on Apr 27, 2013 - 2 comments

The Artichoke King

I figured everyone could use some cheering up lately, and I happen to have a vast surplus of happiness and love to share, not least because of this handsome unit. Nugget has inspired countless other tracks of mine over the years, and now he's starring in his very own album, a free-if-you-want compilation on Bandcamp, with (optional) donations going directly to the Child's Play charity to help sick kids. Good boy, Nugget!!! Created with FamiTracker (this song will play exactly as you hear it on an unmodified Nintendo Entertainment System console, if you happen to have a homebrew flash cartridge) [more inside]
posted by jake on Apr 25, 2013 - 1 comment

FX4 - Weapon

I haven't posted any chip music here in a while, and I've run my fool mouth in several recent chiptune-related posts. So I figured it was time to demonstrate that I still have NO clue what I'm talking about! Here, this is what I am doing with the Nintendo Entertainment System lately. It's a song from a concept album about a gay time-travelling vampire. [more inside]
posted by jake on Jun 18, 2012 - 4 comments

Staring at My Spaceship

I get to perform this as part of my set at Blip Festival in NYC next week - essentially the Woodstock of chiptunes / 8-bit / video game music.
This was written out of intense affection for my EVE Online playing nerd girl (a soft orchestral arrangement of it is going to be our wedding processional, awww) and was released on 8bitpeoples' 8BP050 compilation CD. I've spruced it up with some orchestration for the show. Come rock with me if you're local -- I'd love to meet my fellow mefimusicians and introduce more people to the chiptune scene. It's pure love and fun.
posted by jake on Nov 22, 2007 - 11 comments

FX3 - Thrash

As mentioned previously, I write chiptunes. This Thursday through Sunday in NYC there will be a gigantic concert called Blip Festival where I'll join 32 other chiptunists in a massive orgy of squarewaves and nostalgia.
I'm playing Thursday at 8, and will be doing stuff similar to this song - my niche is "chip metal". But there will be dudes from all over the world playing everything from happy lighthearted stuff to floor-pounding dance music.
I'm practically pissing myself with excitement since half these guys are idols of mine. Oh man oh man.
posted by jake on Nov 26, 2006 - 6 comments

Dracula Man X2 Alpha Turbo

Awesome stuff, guys. I'll represent retro/chip music: I'm involved in the niche hobby of writing new music with old videogame hardware. The music you are hearing was programmed in notepad using a TurboGrafx 16 (PC Engine). It's meant to combine Capcom and Konami videogame soundtracks of the late 80s, hence the weird title. I perform this music live in NYC, with guitars and lasers. I got awesome advice on Ask MeFi about how to get my equipment to shows, and as thanks I'll share my stuff with whoever might enjoy it. More of it is at my site, and my friends who also do this share it also.
posted by jake on Jun 30, 2006 - 28 comments

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