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Blip Festival

Michael Raphael

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This weekend in New York City, artists will be playing video game consoles for eager crowds. Blip Festival 2008 is underway. Audiences are attending chip-music concerts. Chip-music artists modify old Gameboys and old video game consoles and recast them as musical instruments. We spoke with three artists who are trying to push the limitation of those old game systems.


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  • By Franco Z.

    From NYC, NY, 12/23/2008

    the Meneo gig was amazing...as if Revenge of the Nerds was shot by the cast of Cool Runnings!!

    I hope they play again soon, got all by buddies hyped

    By David Lander

    From las vegas, NV, 12/08/2008

    This music is so innovative and yet retro at the same time. I love the video game music from the 80's!

    By Chuck A Duck

    From St. Louis, MO, 12/07/2008

    Loved this piece! I'd heard of Blip Pop before, but I never thought much of it. Now I'm on a download rampage ... thanks!

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