emerged from the NYC chip music scene around the dawn of the 21st century, writing music on Game Boys and performing local shows. His has two releases on 8bitpeoples, DaMaGe and Roland and The Lamprey. His work can also be heard with the 8 Bit Operators on Astralwerks Records as well as on various compilations. He has performed on three continents in clubs, museums, galleries and festivals including sold out shows at the yearly Blip Festival in NYC. He once pulled a small pile of aluminum cones from a garbage dumpster and attempted to sell them to the Museum of Modern Art. Truth..
's experimental song constructions lie at the intersection of baroque style, exotic folklore, modernism, fantasy, science fiction and underground music of the late 20th century. She writes 8 bit compositions on a Game Boy DMG-01 and sings. To name a few, she has performed her chip music in various contexts including: the Hackers on Planet Earth conference, Brown University, Centre Pompidou, I/O chip music, Trans-Pecos, Vector Festival, Pulsewave, 8static Festival and at PAX East. Graces and Furies is her second EP with artwork by Raquel Meyers was released by 8bitpeoples in November of 2016.
If you want a taste of what it would be like to live inside an old Nintendo Gameboy, Together We Are Robots
is here to serve it up strong. The band is the best of indie music meets gaming -- think a less grizzled Tom Waits playing his favorite games in an arcade while drinking a craft beer. TWAR hails from Calgary and has been writing and composing chipmusic with two classic Nintendo Gameboys since 2008.