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  • noun Plural form of chiptune.

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Examples

  • Norman's community makes music, which they call chiptunes, using old computer game consoles from the late * 80s to early * 90s.

    The Jakarta Post Breaking News

  • Whilst I love this kinda stuff I have to agree that it's music that should be experienced live and as there's an ever growing interest in chiptunes means more live shows such as this.

    Blipfest Was Amazing

  • The streaming radio channel, plays a mix of video game soundtracks & remixes, nerdcore hip-hop, and a heavy rotation of the emerging genre known as "chiptunes"; songs composed and played on retro video game hardware like original Nintendo Gameboys.

    IGN Wireless

  • For the uninitiated, 8-Bit Weapon uses retro videogame consoles to make original music in a genre known as "chiptunes" or

    IGN Music

  • For the uninitiated, 8-Bit Weapon uses retro videogame consoles to make original music in a genre known as "chiptunes" or

    IGN Music

  • The difference between these guys and the chiptunes you might already be familiar with is that they've got much more of a rock sound -- their focus is equally on guitar, bass, drums and overall rocking out as it is on the sound chip music (they use an NES soundchip).

    Hacking The Music Scene With Anamanaguchi

  • One of the first chiptunes tracks to really take off online, the song was pretty good on its own merits, but was bolstered immeasurably by having a flawlessly-executed montage of Atari imagery as its accompanying video.

    Video Computer System - Anil Dash

  • Elsewhere we watched Beck take on retro games and chiptunes, played Left 4 Dead in true 3D, saw a real live Duck Hunt trophy, read again about the beauty and the wonder of Gravity Bone, pondered what Apple can do to make the App Store even more usable, and, most wonderfully, saw Obama officially enter the world of Street Fighter (above).

    Boing Boing

  • Chiptunes (with actual old hardware and trackers) are a good example of this, but note there is nothing "lo-fi" about chiptunes; it's no different than using old synthesizers.

    Video Game Hipsters

  • The difference between these guys and the chiptunes you might already be familiar with is that they've got much more of a rock sound -- their focus is equally on guitar, bass, drums and overall rocking out as it is on the sound chip music (they use an NES soundchip).

    Archive 2009-05-01

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