19 posts tagged music video
Fun “Pulse Fighter” music video ⊟
Whoa, this is really great! I wish Kumazon (Amazon.com for Bears?) was real. The music is all from Japanese chiptune artist Toriena, and the visuals are courtesy of m7kenji. Toriena just put out an album with Madmilky Records called A.I. Complex — you can preview it here. A digital download version of the album is coming soon.
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Doctor Popular - Rumspringa ⊟
West coast OG nerdrocker Doctor Popular brings us this music video from the track “Rumspringa” off of his latest album Destroy All Presets. Tasty Nanoloop crunchy beats make the perfect soundtrack for a silly video about chasing down a missing Game Boy cartridge.
Incredible Ghost Trick music video ⊟
Wow! This music video by sue composites pretty much every Ghost Trick character into a series of vignettes, united by Inspector Cabanela’s smoothest moves. I just, just replayed Ghost Trick over the holidays, and loved it again, and now I want to re-replay it. What a game that is. And yeah, there’s a lot of dancing in it. Credit to Hatsuu for the link!
(✪⥎✪), this "Parallax View" music video ⊟
Wow, go watch this "Parallax View" music video from Sumire Uesaka — it might look like a standard Youtube embed on a Tumblr at first, but then it turns into a wild experience that mashes up Doom and Ghosts ‘n Goblins and Pokémon and Final Fantasy and — just watch it. If you recognize the song, by the way, it’s the ending theme from Hōzuki no Reitetsu. Hat-tip to Prosthetic Knowledge for the GIF and link.
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Crying • Get Olde
You can star in Crying’s video for “ES”! Yes, that chip song that’s so good, we make sure to put it at the beginning and end of every TinyCast episode.
The band is putting together its first music video, and wants fans to send footage of themselves singing the track (lyrics here). If you’re like me and have a terrible voice, don’t worry, it doesn’t look like Crying plans to use your audio — in fact, you can just lip sync in your submission!
Record and send in your video by January 25, and you’ll get a super secret side-project track from Crying’s Elaiza and Ryan. More details on the music video below and on Crying’s Tumblr:
"Rare Candy" by TeamRKT ⊟
Perhaps one of my favorite qualities of music videos spanning any genre of music is when you can tell that the band and/or the performers in the music video are having the best of times while making the video.
TeamRKT is a Brit bitpop duo using Game Boys, guitars, a few samples and some brilliant voices (YES!) to make catchy and upbeat tunes.
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Infinity Shred’s “Void Ripper”
[trigger warning for gang violence and sharpshooting]
We can’t stop our love for Infinity Shred's jams, “Void Ripper” is their new single and the first off of their forthcoming album Sanctuary, due out in September of this year on Paracadute (that’s OK Go’s label, for those of you playing the home game). Really excited for these guys, they’re definitely going places!
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"Never Grow Up" by Euan Lynn
Fast-paced chip punk recorded in the most lo-fi way imaginable (a cassette tape in his bedroom), it embraces every bit of the garage punk aesthetic and I love it. This track is off Euan’s latest EP Never Grow Up Club, the rest of which is as fast-paced and youthfully furious as this.
“Nicholas D. Wolfwood“ feat. The Glowing Stars by Awkward Terrible
SO GLAD to see Awkward Terrible’s very first music video. For the uninitiated, Awkward Terrible is a pretty loud band from Milwaukee, WI that uses an NES to add to their punk sound. This particular track is actually from a split EP they did with the now-defunct The Glowing Stars (who, for some reason, split up, but keep releasing music). Because Awkward Terrible doesn’t mess around, they also released a second music video today, I just happened to like this one more.
Super Guachin’s “La Gorra” tells the story of a post-apocalyptic scenario in which a mega-corporation sets up a plan for world domination, eventually turning the human race into zombies. Super Guachin is the last hope for the human race, bringing music to the masses with their computers and Game Boys.
Honestly, though, I would play the hell out of that game. Super Guachin's sound combines chiptunes, cumbia beats, and dubstep to tell the story above, as well as some sweet pixel art visuals.
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♫ Meow ♫ Anamanaguchi’s new single, music video
What is even going on in this video? You have Dark Moon Goths inducting Luke, a go kart race that leaves Peter decapitated, Tumblr employees working the concession stand, some awesome animation, and even a tease of Paul Robertson cats. The song is reckless, too!
You can cop the single for a buck and change at iTunes — the group’s new album, Endless Fantasy, drops this spring.
"Wayfinder" music video by Infinity Shred
I loved this track when we first posted it a few months ago, but now the band formerly known as Starscream has put together a gnar video to go along with it. Keep with the video past the first minute and a half — skateboards forever and ever.
Other chip music I’ve had in my headphones lately:
- Book of Cups by Church Of The Undying Bloop (first 500 downloads free)
- Forgotten Machines by Decktonic (composed with KORG DS10+ on a DSi)
I also can’t get Kendrick Lamar and The Game’s new albums out of iTunes rotation. Why aren’t there chip mixes of “Swimming Pools” and “Ali Bomaye” yet?