Nerdcore rapper MegaRan is going on tour across the United States and the UK this August and September. The self-proclaimed “Teacher, Rapper, Hero” combines chiptune video game soundtracks with hiphop instrumentals to create a unique and exciting form of positive rap music. This tour is to promote his upcoming release RNDM which drops on September 15th.
Rhythmus Records, a new Boston-based record label focusing on lofi, chiptune and chip music. The flagship album includes music from international chiptune acts, Fade Runner (Canada), Sugarpunch! (from Holland) and Coco Lowres (Germany). 12 artists are planned to release exclusive EPs starting in winter 2015.
Artists from within the US involve two scenes; Boston 8-Bit, and the greater American chip scenes including artists, RobotSexMusic and NickelPUNK. Mastering and graphic design came courtesy of Jeremy Highhouse at ViuLab in Portland, Oregon. Look out for up and coming young stars such as New England’s The Unicorn Princess. Kick off parties in Salem, Mass and in Portland, Oregon in Dec and January 2015.
Check out the video for Invisible Robot Hands – Alien: