Tag Archives: Chiptune

More cart-based chiptune goodness with “8BIT MUSIC POWER NEXT”

Following on from the success of 8BIT MUSIC POWER, the unique chiptune album which released earlier this year in authentic Famicom cartridge format, homebrew developer and artist Riki Iwasaki has announced at the 2016 BitSummit indie developers conference that a sequel is in … Continue reading

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Kira Kira Star Night DX – The second Famicom game to release in 2016

Perhaps back in 1983, these are words that nobody thought could possibly be uttered – a brand-new Famicom game is releasing in 2016, and it isn’t even the first one. Following the success of homebrew Famicom chiptune album 8-BIT MUSIC POWER, … Continue reading

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A Little Look At… 8BIT MUSIC POWER

Since its unveiling back in late 2015 we’ve been eagerly anticipating the release of 8BIT MUSIC POWER, a brand new chiptune album produced by Famicom homebrew developer Riki Iwasaki, featuring the musical talents of many different chiptune artists and delivered in the … Continue reading

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“8BIT MUSIC POWER” now available to pre-order!

You may remember around a month ago we featured an article about “8BIT MUSIC POWER”, a brand new chiptune album from Japan released in Famicom cartridge format! I was quite excited to discover that Japanese artist and programmer RIKI was working on … Continue reading

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Listen to chiptune the way it was intended with RIKI’s “8BIT MUSIC POWER”!

Many fans of chiptune music will tell you that the best and most authentic sounding beats around are those produced by the machines that inspired the genre themselves! Be it the NES or the Game Boy, both of which sport a wide … Continue reading

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Check out some of the must-play indie games from GBJAM 4

Game Jolt Jams‘ fourth Game Boy-inspired game jam, GBJAM 4, is coming to a close, and over 180 entries have been submitted, ready to play for free on your computer or in your browser. There are many great titles amongst … Continue reading

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Classic SEGA soundtracks are coming to vinyl and damn, they look good

Brand-new record label Data Discs will soon be releasing vinyl soundtracks for two SEGA classics, Streets of Rage and Shenmue. The two titles are hailed has having some of the most influential, or at least memorable of SEGA’s soundtrack collection, with Yuzo Koshiro‘s … Continue reading

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This Game Boy drum kit is a must-have for budding chiptune artists

Affordable music software website Bedroom Producers Blog have recently collaborated with Fairly Confusing Waveforms to create this awesome free collection of lo-fi drum samples, all recorded straight from an original Game Boy running the LSDJ (Little Sound DJ) music creation tool! The pack contains … Continue reading

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