Does this look familiar? Retrowave continues to spread it's influence. This time M83 and Microsoft give a nod towards our growing culture.
You will know within the first 20 seconds of "Gravity", the opening track of Jamatar's Spacesounds is an EP that you will love or skip. It straddles the line between being a heavily chiptune-influenced synthwave album and a heavily synthwave influenced chiptune album.
Old games used to get overly serious and realistic art. Arcade games and console games are fundamentally different in a lot of ways. While the hardware, game mechanics, and depth of narrative might be the most obvious, there is something at the core of the two that keeps them
Crossing Souls is an independent and retro-inspired video game currently looking for funding on Kickstarter. You can check out the trailer for the game on the Kickstarter page or on YouTube. Does the song in the trailer sound familiar? Yep, that's Timecop1983! He is going to
I was seven years old when I was first exposed to the world (metaworld?) of Final Fantasy. It was a few days after Christmas of 1999 and my cousin had received Final Fantasy VIII as a gift. Being seven in the presence of a teenager meant I had
Gamer Smoke Signals EP Smoke Signals by GAMER Gamer, hailing from New Zealand (the country that has royally bought us Lorde) have released their second EP "Smoke Signals". Stylistically, as their name implies, Gamer sits at the 8-bit, retro video game end of the musical spectrum. Drums are suitably simple and rigidly programmed and the
BEATBOX MACHINERY IF YOU ARE INTO THE 8-BIT SOUND THEN THIS DUDE IS DEFINITELY FOR YOU. THE FEATURED ALBUM ENTITLED "8-BIT SEQUENCE" PAYS HOMAGE TO THE 8-BIT VIDEO GAME SOUND WHILE ADDING MODERN AESTHETICS TO THE STRUCTURE AND OVERALL FEEL OF THE TRACKS. THE ALBUM WAS ALSO COMPOSED IN REAL TIME