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CHIPTOPIA

The third volume in an on-going Chiptune and Chipmusic mix series, CHIPTOPIA is now available for free download and stream via Soundcloud. Featuring music by some of chiptune’s finest writers and musicians, including Sabrepulse, Electric Children, and FantomenK, Chiptopia is a welcome departure from the harsh and dark nature of today’s dance music.

Started back in the summer of 2011, Chiptopia seeks to represent a time and place where music is flourishing. A variety of sounds, styles and formats, I imagine Chiptopia to be a place that supports music and art to the fullest. This mix takes the listener on a journey through such a place, crafting a feeling of moving from venue to venue, hearing the complimenting elements of each song and artist, ultimately painting a picture of a night out in a musical Utopia.

Chiptopia is influenced heavily by my experiences in Ithaca, New York, the place where I first began studying electronic music production and DJing.

Featuring music by Sabrepulse, Electric Children, Trey Frey, FantomenK, Fighter X, Bitshifter, Coova and little-scale, Ookami, Prom Wolf, Roboctopus, Byzanite, Icarus Kid, Misfit Chris, Doomcloud, Inverse Phase, Teleidofusion, Je M’appelle, and Knife City, with additional samples from Skip Sandwich DX and Anamanaguchi

Cover art by M.L. Hope

A full tracklist is available here

A New Mix by Dj Cutman: Live at MAGFest X

It’s finally here. The set performed live at the tenth annual Music and Gaming Festival. This is no joke. Electro Techno Chiptune Moombah Dubstep. Charge up your lasers. Equip your stompin’ boots. Hope you’ve been level grinding because this mix is a like a supernova dinosaur from beyond the stars.

No, but seriously. This mix is celebrating the return of MAGFest, the best part of the whole goddamn year. A four day, non-stop video game and concert extravaganza, MAGFest is a place unlike any other on the planet. No website could do justice to the experience, but this one is a start. magfest.org.

Live at MAGFest X is a diverse set of some my old favorites, and new material I’ve been collecting and creating over the past twelve months. Download for free on Soundcloud or stream below.

MC Chris & Dj CUTMAN: Remix Wars!

Nerdcore rapper MC Chris recently held a public remix competition for his new album Race Wars. I took the oppertunity to put his acapella tracks together with some of the instrumentals I had been working on for the new volume of GameChops slated for release on January 5th 2012. All the mixes are downloadable and streaming via Soundcloud.

Check out the tracks and remember to favorite, share, and post comments!

Bagu and the Riverman: An All-Zelda Chiptune House EP

It’s a rare thing that I’m involved in something so epicly adventurous as this EP. Featuring music inspired by Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (composed by Akito Nakatsuka), this Chiptune / House / Moobah / Electro album is five tracks of solid adventuring badassery. It’s particularly monumental for me, as it’s the first collection of remixes I’ve done without samples of in-game music. Legendary chiptune tracking was done by Spamtron, using renoise and modtracker. I handled the drum sequencing and mixing. The result are epic, dancable, and, most importantly, fun! Pick up the EP (5 tracks with 2 bonus tracks) over at Bandcamp for only 5 bucks.