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Friday, October 18, 2013

[MUSIC] Victory Road self titled




















Sydney/Gosford bro who will be playing Square Sounds 2014 has released a new EP.
Power pop punk chip at its happiest and most epic.

download and listen on bandcamp

here

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

[Music] cTrix - A for Amiga behind the scenes


cTrix - A for Amiga EP Recording Session from ctrix on Vimeo.

King of following through on the phrase of "if you are going to do it, over do it". cTrix gives us a glimpse of the studio where he mixed his latest EP to soon be released on Bleepstreet Records.

 Also if you haven't already seen the artwork here it is!!



Thursday, September 5, 2013

[MUSIC] New Men64 Track
























Newcastle based Chip / Circuit Bent Duo Men64 have released a single on new Sydney Based Label Surveillance Party and its a banger.. nice slow build dance tune with some great sound design.

Cop the release for $2 from here


Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Dot.AY supporting Leure + Raus this Thursday
























 Poster pretty much says it all..
Nice Electronic Chill Beats with Leure from Perth, Raus from Canberra and E A V E S from Melbourne.. Then some noisy Chip Bass from Dot.AY
8pm start
Gasometer, 484 Smith St, Collingwood

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Hobart Chipmusic Events this Weekend!



There are two events happening in Hobart this weekend..

First up 8bit n Chips @ the Brisbane Hotel
10pm Friday 23rd... $10
Bankai, cTrix, Dot.AY and Toydeath
with Visuals by Chronic Sans and Gentlehurst

https://www.facebook.com/events/440847559356332/


Then ST.ART Festival @ Rosny Farm (ALL-AGES)
Saturday 24th
Gameboy Music Workshop with Dot.AY/cTrix --$10 -- Book (9:30am and 11:30am sessions)
Circuit Bending Workshop with Toydeath -- $15 -- Book (9:30am)
then Free BBQ and Music from 1pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/673819565966388/?ref=14


Thursday, July 18, 2013

PAX AUS FOR THE CHIPMUSIC FAN

 



So PAX Australia is this weekend!!
Only one more sleep I thought I would let you know the things you should catch if you are a fan of Chip. First thing to mention there will be a table full of Chip Merch at the entrance in Bandland area and below are some events you might want to catch.

FRIDAY
2-3PM - Chiptune: Past, Present, Future Panel - Skippy Theater .. Now with little-scale addded!!
8:30-9:30pm - Friday Night Concert - Main Theater .. Dot.AY, cTrix, Derris-Kharlan!!
10-11pm - Minecraft: The Story of Mojang - Wombat Theater .. Loose connection, 2player productions second film, plus Minecraft!

SATURDAY
1-2pm - Musical Guest Panel - Wombat Theater .. 7bit Hero / Dot.AY / cTrix / Derris-Kharlan / Protomen / MC Frontalot all talking to Jeff from Penny Arcade!
5-6pm - Whats that Sound? Creating Great Game Audio - Skippy Theater .. Loose connection again but hey this should be good!
7:30-8:30pm - Saturday Night Concert - Main Theater .. 7BIT HERO.. DO NOT MISS THIS
9:30-10:30pm - Reformat the Planet - Skippy Theater .. If you haven't already seen it a million times

SUNDAY
3-4pm - Super Retro Game Trivia Challenge - Dropbear Theater .. Adelaide Retrospekt crew and a bunch of others holding this down.

Anything I forgot to mention let me know.. Going to be a cool weekend!!

Friday, June 14, 2013

10k to Support DAVID LIEBE HART BAND Australia Tour




Direct from the 'Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!', DAVID LIEBE HART will be boarding the next Korendiand space ship and landing on Australia this October.

Joining the puppet master in his quest for ying yang will be his very own band performing their brand of old school punk rock with offbeat song topics ranging from his love for Reba McEntire, getting bad service at the grocery store, and Liebe Hart's many ex-girlfriends.


And Ten Thousand Free Men and Their Families will be playing the whole tour except Perth!!

Details and Tickets on the Fabo event

Thursday, May 23, 2013

7Bit Hero - Festival of Voices - Hobart - July 13



Everyones favourite interactive Chip-pop band 7bithero are playing in Hobart in July as part of Festival of Voices.
Apparently we can expect a lot more touring and shows around the place from these guys and for anyone that hasn't seen them make sure you charge your smart phone and prepare yourself to do battle with other audience members.

Full Details

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

RETROSPEKT 5th Anniversary Party - Adelaide - June 8






































The one day with lots of Chip Events happening in Australia. June 8th is also 5th Anniversary party of the Retrospekt Retro Gaming Site. A Joypad event in Adelaide with Chip DJ's and a live Gameboy set from Xandox plus retro games  and comps

Facebook Event

PIXEL SOUNDS - JUNE 8 - CAMPBELLTOWN, NSW



Pixel Sounds as part of International Symposium of Electronic Arts and presented by Campbelltown Arts 
Center and Soundbytes will be a day of epic Chip music. On Saturday 8 June Chip music will take over the Arts Centre will workshops on how to create this unique form of sound and will conclude with a massive concert featuring some of the best Chipmusic makers.
cTrix


little-scale

Ten Thousand Free Men and Their Families
Abortifacient
Dot.AY

LSDJ, Little Piggy Tracker and GenMDM Workshops / Presentations during the day


Tuesday, May 14, 2013

PAX Melbourne chip lineup

"Hot off the presses! Team SoundBytes, along with cTrix, Dot.AY and Derris-Kharlan will have a panel at PAX Australia titled 'Chiptunes:Past Present and Future' Did you manage to get PAX tickets before they sold out?" - Soundbytes

Also, afterparty:



Tuesday, April 16, 2013

GIG: Solid State: Darknet, Perth, featuring cTrix

"We're back. We're bigger, harder, faster and louder than ever. We've returned to the stomping grounds where the very first Solid State was held, and we're bringing with us the monster laser light show, our trademark electro-psychedelic decor and cybernetic sculptures, and a full cadre of highly trained Resistance DJs, performing alongside some of the best and biggest names from Perth's underground music scene, spanning two arenas and more than a dozen genres of wickedly fierce tunes.

But we figured that ain't enough. We're pulling no punches - You can expect cyborg gogo dancers and hoop performances, live VDJ projections, interactive art, costume prizes, and hacker challenges - Plus a complimentary cortical implant for every sentient being through the door, to facilitate your interface with the rest of the darknet, molecular-engineered food and refreshments, mood-enhancing nano fogs and nootropics for your experimental pleasure."

CRITICAL INFO:
STRICTLY 18+
R.O.A.R
Saturday 27th April 10pm - 4am
$20 Door sales
Gilkisons Dance Studio 45 Murray St Perth

Full lineup and details here.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

LISTEN: Men64's Reprogramming Your Home Computer

A new remix album with bonus tracks has landed from Newcastle, NSW's Men64. Listen below.


Friday, February 1, 2013

LISTEN: Derris-Kharlan's Time Surfer OST

You played the game, now you wanna listen to the album on your Zune!

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013

GIG: Huoratron to play Sydney Jan 27



So, Huoratron is playing in Sydney in two weeks? The dude is great live, however we cannot vouch for anyone else on the (not chip at all) lineup... Tickets from here

Monday, January 7, 2013

Full Square Sounds Line-up


The full line-up for Square Sounds Music Festival in Melbourne has been released:

A_Art
Aliceffekt
Cheapshot
Chronic Sans
cTrix
Doshy
ELLIOT
HUF
Hunz
iLKke
Jayson Haebich
m7kenji
Minikomi
Mr. Spastic
Omodaka
Other Places
Pselodux
Ralp
starPause
trash80

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