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LIVE CHIP MUSIC | OPEN MIC | LIVE VISUALS | NEAT GAMES | MORE

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30th, 2018
LOCATION: The Fox Cabaret
DOORS OPEN 7:30pm | MUSIC STARTS 8:00pm
$15 ONLINE/EARLY-BIRD | $20 AT THE DOOR | 19+

Vancouver’s own chip music concert series continues with another night of hard-hitting music, created and performed with ingenious usage of hardware + software from chiptune / demoscene / vintage video game roots!

We’ve got a killer lineup for you – starting with TRASH80 (Los Angeles, CA), one of the de facto pioneers and pillars of the modern chiptune scene. We’ll also be featuring PONGBALL (Vancouver, BC) – longtime composer of SNES-styled magical wizardry – in her debut live performance! LEAVE LUCK TO HELL (Vancouver, BC) wowed audiences at last show’s Open Mic session and will be returning for a full-length liveset of his guitar-backed, NES-driven progmetal stylings. Rounding out the night will be Seattle staple GRAZ with his trademark mega-hype Game Boy ravetechno jams. Resident DJ Bitcouver will be filling the spaces in between with a selection of the latest and greatest chip music floating around the world today!

On the visuals front we have BASE64 with her trademark glitched-out databending madness, and CHRIS SHIER with this zen-like pulsating geometric forms.

We’ll also be featuring an INDIE GAME MINIGALLERY consisting of amazing local devs showing off games they’ve been working on – often exclusive pre-release preview builds!

As usual, we’ll start with an OPEN MIC SESSION where up-and-comers can plug into the sound system and share the music they’ve been working on with the crowd! You can sign up here:
http://tinyurl.com/overflow003-openmic

 

/// MUSIC:

Trash80 (Los Angeles, USA)
http://trash80.com
> micromusic chip dance pioneer / futurist

Graz (Seattle, USA)
https://graz.bandcamp.com
> high-energy game boy ravepunk

Shannon Mason (Pongball) (Vancouver, BC)
https://shannonmason.bandcamp.com
> kaleidoscopic SNES vibes

> Leave Luck To Hell (Vancouver, BC)
http://soundcloud.com/leavelucktohell
> prog-rock nintendocore shreddage

> Additional music curated by Bitcouver

/// VISUALS:

VJ Base64 (Vancouver, BC)
http://vjbase64.tumblr.com/

> CHRIS SHIER (Vancouver, BC)
http://czh.bz

/// INDIE GAME MINIGALLERY

Jettomero: Hero of the Universe (Vancouver, BC)
https://ghosttime.itch.io/jettomero-hotu

> TBD

/// OPEN MIC

> TBD – Sign up here http://tinyurl.com/overflow003-openmic

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