Gameboyaustralia.com is a music blog dedicated to the growth and review of the Australian chiptune scene. More info about us can be found here, in our very first post. If you (the Australasian chiptuner) have any upcoming shows or releases, contact us about them through this blog or on IRC and we will post them here for the world to see. If you are interested in finding more about the Australian chipmusic scene, follow us on twitter and facebook, check this artist list & release directory and check in with our gig partners Sound Bytes.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Dot.AY review on Virgin Music

I am not sure if Alex even knew this went up and if he did, he sure didn't mention i to me! So I'll just leave this here.

Dot.AY is a Brisbane Electro act who plays Gameboys. Leopard Lady loves Tetris on the Gameboy and is mighty good at it too, but Dot.AY, aka Alex Yabsley, is playing more than just the Nintendo games on his Gameboys. He creates tracks, live, using the music on the Gameboys.

This is a whole movement called Chiptune, that has been going strong and growing worldwide. Not massive in Australia (yet) but there is a 4 Day Festival dedicated to this retro electro music and art genre, called Blip Festival which takes place at The Bell House in New York, December 4 - 7. It is predicted that this artform is about to become a known known on a global scale and Leopard Lady is excited that she brings a little awareness through this here V Blog by sharing her experience of seeing Dot.AY live at The Press Club in Brisbane...

Read the rest here.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Little-Scale - You Can't Change The World




"You Can't Change The World"


Sixteen minutes of music. Noisy yet tasty. Download here.


GOGOGOGOGOGO!

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Maddest Kings Alive live Melbourne! Tues 13 Jan 09'
















Maddest Kings Alive are playing in Melbourne on Tuesday the 13th of Jan '09

TV Announcer 1: One night only!
TV Announcer 2: One night only!
TV Announcer 3: One night only at the Birmingham Hotel
TV Announcer 1: If you miss this, you better be dead or in jail.
TV Announcer 2: And if you're in jail, break out!
TV Announcer 3: Be there!

"The rather long in the making Dead-Before-Death Gang tape is to be launched! With the excellent Pets with Pets and sublime Maddest Kings Alive. Shit will be torn up.

at the Birmingham Hotel
cnr smith and johnston st, fitzroy

set times:
8:30-9:10 - mka
9:40-10:20 - pets
10:30-11:00 - dbdg"

Aussie Chiptuners! Strut your stuff!

Head over to this thread on the 8bc forums and sign up for an Australian Compilation!

To hear the first comp, click here!

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