Admit it, the music from old Nintendo Game Boy, Atari and Nintendo games was awesome. Chiptune musicians use these vintage video game systems to create new, modern electronic songs; over the weekend, the Blip Festival was held in Brooklyn to celebrate this unusual music genre.
The actual sound of the chiptune music these DJs produce ranges from fast-paced rave-ready techno to ambient melodies. However, judging from the documentary above, which was filmed earlier this year, I’d say that the best part of the Blip Festival was watching the DJs rock out to their creations.
Here’s a clip from this weekend from Sulumi’s set:
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