Author: Paul Weinstein

  • Some of Our Favorite Chiptune Covers in All the Chipiverse

    Some of Our Favorite Chiptune Covers in All the Chipiverse

    Chiptune and cover songs. It seems like a perfect match, right? Who wouldn’t want to hear their favorite artists and hits filtered through their favorite video game console, creating the ultimate nostalgic remix?! Heck, many actual classic games even tried to include lo-fi, “chippified” covers of “real” songs in their gameplay soundtracks with varying degrees of […]

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  • 7 Unsung Nintendo Soundtracks That Chiptune Fans Need to Hear

    7 Unsung Nintendo Soundtracks That Chiptune Fans Need to Hear

    Everyone has a favorite classic Nintendo Entertainment System soundtrack. Who could forget the much-celebrated “Tetris” theme, the driving Dr. Wily song from “Mega Man 2,” or the epic Moon-level music from “Ducktales?” Heck, someone even wrote a whole book analyzing Koji Kondo’s legendary original “Super Mario Bros.” soundtrack! But for a system that boasts more […]

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  • 8 Influential Chiptune Artists Who Pioneered the Genre

    8 Influential Chiptune Artists Who Pioneered the Genre

    Even though video game-influenced sounds make their way into modern music and mainstream pop culture every now and then, the hardcore chiptune scene is still relatively far off the radar. But those of us whose everyday instrument rigs consist of D-pads, LCD screens, and plastic cartridges know that our heroes have been working for decades […]

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