FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
An unprecedented tour featuring a mobile live-chiptune assault unit consisting of underground 8-bit superstars Covox (Rebel Pet Set), Nullsleep (8bitpeoples), and Bit Shifter (555 Recordings). Game Boys and Nintendo Entertainment Systems, forcibly conscripted into the manufacture of unprecedented electronic music -- low-res, high-energy, and completely unique. Innocent melodies and deadly beats collide to form a subversive new arsenal, all delivered on video game consoles. Brace yourselves.
PATH OF DESTRUCTION
MARCH 11 NEW YORK @ THE TANK DESTROYED Photos!
MARCH 14 BOSTON @ THE ENORMOUS ROOM DESTROYED
MARCH 15 DETROIT @ THE LAGER HOUSE DESTROYED
MARCH 17 CHICAGO @ THE BOTTOM LOUNGE DESTROYED
MARCH 19 PHILADELPHIA @ THE KHYBER DESTROYED
MARCH 20 NEW YORK @ VERTEXLIST DESTROYED
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NULLSLEEP (New York City)
Nullsleep (8bitpeoples) performs using Game Boys and modified Nintendo Entertainment System consoles, creating a conceptually unique blend of subversive hardware hacking with innocent melodicism. Nullsleep is the cofounder and administrator of the 8bitpeoples collective, and has performed in the US and abroad.
Her Lazer Light Eyes (MP3)
Galaxy Tonite (MP3)
BIT SHIFTER (New York City)
Bit Shifter (555 Recordings, 8bitpeoples) performs high energy, low-resolution electronics using Game Boys, in service of a sound that's alternately beat-heavy and melodic, and frequently both. Bit Shifter's debut CD Life's A Bit Shifter was released in 2004 to wide acclaim, and he performs frequently in New York and elsewhere.
Science City Zero (MP3)
March Of The Nucleotides (MP3)
Covox (Rebel Pet Set) performs high-energy Game Boy music, melodic and stylistically derived from older synthpop groups. His debut EP, Final Mission, was released on Sweden's Rebel Pet Set, and he has toured in Belgium, Switzerland, Japan, The Netherlands.
The Sun Was Shining (MP3)
Final Mission (MP3)