The 5-year international collaboration between Jeff “jmr” Roberts of Canada and Mikhail “streifig” Ivanov of Russia has brought us some of the best video game prog rock ever. You may have seen them at MAGFest or 8Static Festival in the past or heard their various contributions to numerous cover albums. Check out their covers collection of some less common, but excellent video game tracks.
For the past two months, New York’s chiptune rock band Anamanaguchi has been opening for Hatsune Miku on her first headlining North American tour. Continue reading Anamanaguchi’s Adventure With Hatsune Miku
Have you ever looked at your synth and thought, “I wish this was absolutely tiny!” Well, someone out there did and his name is Tim Jacobs.
First, he created what he claims is the smallest MIDI synth ever. You can check out how he achieved that on his website, Mitxela. That was perhaps too small to be practical, so Jacobs set his sights on making an a mini-MIDI that fits in your pocket, but still plays a tune. So, he decided to see if he could cram a MIDI synth into a USB port. Apparently, he can!
It’s a beautiful spring day and you’re probably stuck inside at your job, when you wish you could be stuck inside playing video games. Or maybe that’s just us. Anyway, take a three minute musical break and travel through the history of iconic video game music courtesy of The KlingDing.