Chipzel

Chipzel – Featured 8-bit Chiptune Artist

Today our featured chiptunes artists is the amazing Chipzel.  Chipzel is is the stage name for London-based, Irish-born chiptunes musician and video game music composer Niamh Houston. Her albums and soundtracks are both created and performed by using music tracker software and Game Boy portable gaming devices. For her live performance, she utilizes two Nintendo…
what are chiptunes?

What Are Chiptunes?

A while back I stumbled into the esoteric world of chiptune music. This is synthesized electronic music made from old sound chips from retro computers and video games. Sometimes referred to as 8-bit music or chip music, the genre or writing approach has also been more colloquially conveyed as “Nintendo music”, though this is simply…