Come out and support the local chip music community! These performers are sure to bring back some memories of playing video games-you can dance too!
Fighter X is Nickolas Walthew and Jack Waterman. IT’S GAME BOY DANCE MUSIC. The pair have rocked audiences up and down the Great Northwest and their home-city, Seattle. With their recent invitations to perform at the 4th annual Blip Festival in New York and the Chiptune Alliance UK Tour as well as a spot on the 2010 Folklife 8-Bit Showcase, the two have taken their music world-wide.
* Want a taste of the show coming up? Go see this video of Fighter X at this year’s Folklife Festival
Greenleaf is the made up of Asif and Drew. The band exists somewhere on the internet between Portland and Chicago.
Boys Club is a collaborative project between Dakota Clark (Oven Rake) and James Resch (Death First); accompanied by Andrew Buck and Mark DePaul on bass and drums respectively. Focusing on textures and structures not found in their previous bands or projects, the duo have branched into an unfamiliar soundscape. The composition was over a year in the making and furthered in production once Resch joined in the project.
This artist is able to get some deep, pumpin’ sounds out of his Gameboy/LSDJ setup. Based in Snoqualmie, Washington. Look out for this guy!
KGHB creates a high-energy hybrid mix of chiptune electronica with full vocals and a variety of fun instruments! Enjoy their unique blend of tunes combined with extravagant stage antics and props as you dance to the fantastic beat!
McFiredrill has been shootin’ out chiptunes since 2005. Managing to survive all eras of chiptune that have occured since that time without becoming jaded, he strives to provide only the finest chipsounds. His genre influences include raggae, dub, dubstep, russian polka, garage, and most recently, jazz fusion.
* Thanks to the chipmusic.org forum for some of the artist information *
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