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Chiptune: 8-Bit Music Revived

Limitations can often spark creativity. When an artist is given a blank canvas, the endless possibilities can be overwhelming. Only when the artist decides the paint, image, and brushes to use does creativity really kick in.

8-bitThis is the same for 8-bit music.

8-bit or Chiptune music is a genre consisting of and deriving from the video game soundtracks for retro gaming systems. While it’s easy to dismiss this genre as an out-dated and obsolete form of music, the composers and musicians that keep this style alive show notable ingenuity even. Continue reading Chiptune: 8-Bit Music Revived