8 Bit Weapon is Seth & Michelle Sternberger. Inspired by classic video game soundtracks and electronic music from the 70s and 80s, 8 Bit Weapon delivers a sound that is as unique as it is original. They have performed their chip music across two continents using their arsenal of classic video game consoles and vintage computers as instruments. They have independently released 11 albums and have worked with the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Disney, Microsoft, Nokia, Sony as well as influential artists such as Kraftwerk and Information Society. Check out 8 Bit Weapon’s latest album called, “Bits with Byte.” www.8bitweapon.com
8-Bit Operators - DEVO Tribute - "Crack That Chip!"
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In what now appears to have been a trilogy of tributes to bands who wear custom suits and were innovative electronically (our Kraftwerk and Beatles tributes preceded) , 8-Bit Operators today released the Devo Tribute: Crack That Chip! on 12/12/12 . Paying homage to a great American group who were conceptual and tangible minimalist punks before there was such a thing back in 1974, and to this day for that matter. So here we go again covering tracks in hard-chip micro-digital space-punk electro-funk music style,
Featuring 8-Bit Operators, Psilodump, Bacalao, sea64, 8 Bit Weapon, Bubblyfish, GOTO80, Herbert Weixelbaum, glomag, ComputeHer, Coleco Music, Saskrotch, Burnkit2600, Richard Hess, Aonami, Receptors, minusbaby, Stenobot, Shrimps...more..
Watch teaser-video #1 here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXJRmSzThy4
Watch teaser-video #2 here: youtu.be/mCGlvZKi7nM
Watch the 8BitOps' Stenobot - Blockhead - Chris Pirate video here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=UM39VH6TwIE
BoojiBit START-Patrol micro-sculpture by Jesse Turnbull.
Blockhead bonus comic-book by Chris Pirate
All songs / characteristics composed/owned by Devo/ Mutato and/or their affiliates.
All licensing for this release secured by Receptors Music Inc.
8-BIT OPERATORS features the top 8-bit artists from Europe, USA, South America & Asia covering innovative musical icons Kraftwerk, Devo & The Beatles in micro-digital space-punk chiptune style, utilizing re-tooled micro-chip hardware such as Game Boys, Ataris, Nintendo Entertainment Systems, Commodore 64 and Apple II 8-bit computers. Conceived/compiled by electronic producer Jeremy Kolosine (Receptors, Futurisk).
8-Bit Operators alumni
8 Bit Weapon
The Depreciation Guild
gwEm and Counter Reset
David E. Sugar