Chris Burke interviewed about the machinima talk show “This Spartan Life”

Chris Burke was originally interviewed by Chaos Control way back in 1994, when he and his brother Dan comprised the band Glorified Magnified. Chris is still doing music, notably chiptune under the name Glomag, but he’s also doing a very unique ‘machinima’ series called ‘This Spartan Life.’ It’s a talk show where interviews are conducted … Read moreChris Burke interviewed about the machinima talk show “This Spartan Life”

8-Bit Operators – An 8-Bit Tribute to Kraftwerk

“8-Bit Operators – An 8-Bit Tribute to Kraftwerk” is a new collection of Kraftwerk covers created primarily on old computer equipment and gaming consoles. It was conceived/compiled by Jeremy Kolosine, who under the name Receptors contributed a rendition of “Trans-Europe Express” to the disc. In an email interview, Kolosine explained a bit about the release: … Read more8-Bit Operators – An 8-Bit Tribute to Kraftwerk

Freezepop release limited-edition CD of their “Guitar Hero” tracks

Boston’s Freezepop have a new song, “Less Talk More Rokk,” in the recently released video game “Guitar Hero II.” They’ve put out a limited edition CD single that pairs the track with “Get Ready 2 Rokk,” their contribution to the original “Guitar Hero” game. For info on ordering the disc, check out the official Freezepop … Read moreFreezepop release limited-edition CD of their “Guitar Hero” tracks

Book Review : The Remixer’s Bible

Bringing together tips and interviews from Keyboard magazine, Francis Preve’s “The Remixer’s Bible” is a highly informative guide to electronic music production that should be of interest to pros and novices alike. Case studies are used extensively to provide real-world examples of various production techniques, and the explanations are always clear and easy to understand. … Read moreBook Review : The Remixer’s Bible

The The launch MicroFidelity® mp3 download system

The The have begun a trial of their MicroFidelity download system, enabling the purchase of high quality songs playable on any MP3 compatible device. The first song being made available is the very limited edition ‘GunSluts’ single (previously only available during the last The The world tour.) Check it out at thethe.com (go to SHOWROOM … Read moreThe The launch MicroFidelity® mp3 download system

Documentary About Circuit Bending Festival

Chiptune music / experimental musician Bubblyfish has alerted us to a short documentary about the 2006 Bent Festival held last month in New York. The focus of the yearly festival is ‘circuit bending’ – creating musical instruments by creatively modifying small electronic devices such as toys, battery powered synthesizers and cheap effects units. In addition … Read moreDocumentary About Circuit Bending Festival