Comic book/hip hop extraordinaire Adam WarRock has recently released Ghostal EP as a homage to Adult Swim, dedicated to all things Space Ghost.
Archive for the ‘Projects and Albums’ Category
Benjamin Briggs is at it again! Even as his first-ever sampled game audio album, Briggs’ Diddy Kong Racing: Bootleg Circuit has finally inspired the creative juices in us once more to gush about his latest endeavor with smooth house and disco influences. Mastered by the amazing Dj CUTMAN, you really can’t go wrong with giving this entrancing EP a listen.
A lot of people around the community know the name of Shnabubula. His virtuosic piano skills coupled with his talent for chiptunes have been explored in the past, as in his Free Play and Game Genie albums, respectively. Now the two come together in what has been called, “face melting in its finest form,” by Metroid Metal, and other compliments that are probably too vulgar and/or obscene to mention here. Suffice it to say, NES Jams is probably the best album Shnabubula has released so far, and it’ll probably only get better from here.
Coming at you with fast-paced arcade action, Retro City Rampage is an upcoming cross-platform parody of epic proportions that promises to “take modern game mechanics and mash them into an authentic 8-bit experience”. The Retro City Rampage soundtrack that is available now, featuing phenomenal music by what may be one of the best collaborations in the VGM scene right now from Jake “virt” Kaufman, Norrin Radd, and Freaky DNA.
Even though he is known to reign within OverClocked ReMix’s judges panel, halc is definitely on a roll. Following his January release of the wonderfully ambient album Zer0-G that could single-handedly define the chiptune genre even further, halc has bestowed upon us yet another EP chock-full of electro-house goodness.
Are hard-hitting basslines and delicious womp-womps your thing? Marked with amazing production quality, TheGuitahHeroe’s newest EP Step Back will definitely fulfill your dubstep quota for the week.
No sweeties for Valentine’s Day? Fret not, beek’s 7bit date: robot love will keep you company with retro chiptune sounds that sacrilegiously pushes the chiptune genre over the edge.
Just like channeling his magical Bay area powers by garnering an entire room full of people at three in the morning (in an unannounced performance, by the way) at MAGFest X, A_Rival really knows how to get the crowd pumped up. And pumped up we were when we gave his newest EP TMNT 2012 a listen.
Promoted as a “Mega Man music orgy festival”, Benjamin Briggs has just released Snake Man vs. The World, a catchy set of Snake Man remixes that will be sure to keep your head bobbing hard.
A bit late in coming here to ThaSauce, but here’s to the joys, sorrows, and awesomeness of 2011 in retrospective!!