Staring at My Spaceship

November 22, 2007 1:56 AM

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 (10 comments total) 31 users marked this as a favorite

Wow, this rocks.
Or rocks by not rocking, but by being all Bossa Nova. Excellent.
posted by chococat at 6:24 AM on November 22, 2007

Jake, if you have set out to disappoint, YOU HAVE FAILED!
posted by aubilenon at 9:39 AM on November 22, 2007 [1 favorite]

This is fantastic.
posted by danb at 6:49 PM on November 22, 2007

I'm liking the chip bossa tones going on there. Shame I can't get to NYC for Blipfest. I've just started messing about with LSDJ, so it would prob be awe-inspiring. Good Luck with the gig :)
posted by alky303 at 2:52 PM on November 23, 2007

Ha, this is sweet. Sounds like you're gonna own that show! Good luck.
posted by snsranch at 3:43 PM on November 25, 2007

You have made my mouth hurt from smiling. Thanks, jerk.
posted by Ynoxas at 9:52 PM on December 3, 2007

How did I not find this earlier?! It is glorious.
posted by that girl at 12:54 PM on August 26, 2008

This remains awesome.
posted by hellphish at 6:00 PM on April 28, 2009

It's like my misspent youth spent, which was largely spent infront of the TV with my NES and Master System, re-mixed. And I love it!
posted by Effigy2000 at 3:18 PM on May 22, 2009

Oh, well played Sir, well played!
posted by monocultured at 2:12 AM on August 1, 2009

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