PULSEWAVE ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ 03.22.2014

Spring, sprang, sprung. These dope beats will help you ring in the vernal equinox and shake you out of your winter hibernation. Let’s get wild !

$10.00 • All Ages • BYOB
Doors 8pm • Open mic 8:30pm (5 mins, plug n’ play plz)
Live broadcast: http://clip-stream.net/

Where: LaunchPad in Brooklyn! (721 Franklin Ave)


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ᕙ(⇀‸↼‶) NOTE! 
Note!, the alias of Christophe Richard from Brooklyn, New York, explores music through a lo-bit aesthetic and aims to prove that even the simplest square waves and white noise can be textured and crafted to create something far greater than the sum of their parts. Oh and you can dance to it. But bring extra AA batteries, please. 

\( ゚ヮ゚) BINÄRPILOT
Originally from the future, Binärpilot has gained underground notoriety for his support of piracy and outspoken criticism of the music industry. In fear of his work being corrupted by the pursuit of monetary rewards, he releases all his music for free and has stated he will continue to do so forever. True to this, all of his equipment and releases are paid for with donations from fans. 

(⊐•̀⌂•́)⊐ Visuals by Batsly Adams
electrical engineer by day - NES / genesis homebrew developer by night - hired goon 24hrs (ask for rates) 

PULSEWAVE ヽ(⌒ϖ⌒)ノ 02.22.2014

(we forgot to post this here, our apologies, please let us know next time we forget!)

Thaw it out with us this month as we welcome an entire line-up of Pulsewave debuts!

Doors 8:00pm / Open mic 8:30
$10.00 ALL AGES, BYOB

Where: LaunchPad in Brooklyn! (721 Franklin Ave)

✰ Sam Mulligan ✰
Sam Mulligan plays funny rock songs about life, love, death, and sasquatch. Armed with only a guitar, his voice, and a gameboy, Sam’s tunes are guaranteed to make you giggle and wiggle. “Sounds like 1992-era Weezer, fronted by the baby of The Presidents of the USA and Les Claypool.”
-Carl Peczynski 

✰ Arcade High ✰
Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Arcade High has been composing 80’s inspired synthwave music for nearly two years. While taking inspiration from both 80’s movies and music, along with early 90’s video game culture, Arcade High composes love letters to the innocence experienced during those times. His style incorporates poppy Synthwave sounds along with chip-tune influences to create a unique nostalgic experience. 

✰ Cooshinator ✰
Christian Calhoun is 17 years of age and comes from Ohio, and he’s been writing chip music since 2011. He usually composes music on two Gameboys but he’s also been known to utilize things that are not gameboys. His music is sometimes aggressive, sometimes calm, often danceable, and always emotional. He doesn’t have influences, only influence. He kills without mercy and leaves no trace. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the father. He is powerful, courageous, and wise. He is all. What he sees, he knows and all that is known is seen by him. He is messiah, creator, savior, and ruler. He is all of us, at once now and forever. He is Cooshinator. 

˖✧ Visuals by Miles Joyner ✧˖
Miles Joyner is a visual artist hailing from New Jersey who makes glitch art with video compression and errors in common computer programs. His style is chaotic, bit-crushed, and delirious, using everyday imagery and found footage in abrasive abstract ways to trick you into seeing something that isn’t there. 

AND OMG \(’ ˆ⌓ˆ)⊃ we are so excited to announce that Pulsewave will be available to watch online via Clipstream! More details soon!

Winter has come but Pulsewave 2014 is just warming up at Brooklyn Launchpad! Allow us to kick off the new year with dem choons you’ve been waiting for all holiday season. 
Saturday, January 25th 2014 - FIRST PULSEWAVE OF THE YEAR!
Doors at 8pm, 8:30 open mic (5 minutes, plug and play!)$10 at the door, cash only & all ages~Visuals and flyer provided by futurestackArmed with a positively luxurious four megs of RAM, a motorola 6800 processor, and a monome, futurestack writes original graphics in C on an emulated Macintosh Plus (1986) using Think C(1989). Beeephttp://futurestack.com/~Audio arsenal provided by:sylcmyksylcmyk is a musical experiment influenced by a plethora of apple sauce, funky jazz, video games from the 90s, classical music and poems about love. It is also the moniker of Sylvester Draggon Jr, an American pianist who spent much of his childhood playing Sonic the Hedgehog 3, collecting Pokémon cards, watching Toonami, printing stuff and listening to Chopin.www.sylcmyk.com The Flight AwayWith influences ranging from pop-punk, pop-rock, dance-pop, synthpop, new jack swing and more, if it’s a song with a chorus he’s probably into it. Pour that into a blender with equal parts 8bit and 16bit sounds and you have the deliciously syrupy concoction known as The Flight Away. Who can resist?https://www.facebook.com/theflightawayRo-BearRobert Michael Joffred (born August 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter. Raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Joffred moved to Nashville, Tennessee at the age of fourteen to pursue a career in country music. He signed to the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest songwriter ever hired by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house. The release of Joffred’s eponymous debut album in 2006 established him as a country music star. “Our Song”, his third single, made him the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number one song on the country chart. He received a Best New Artist nomination at the 2008 Grammy Awards. Joffred’s second album, Fearless, was released in 2008. Buoyed by the pop crossover success of the singles “Love Story” and “You Belong with Me”, Fearless became the best-selling album of 2009 and was supported by an extensive concert tour. The record won four Grammy Awards, with Joffred becoming the youngest ever Album of the Year winner. Joffred’s third album, 2010’s Speak Now, sold over one million copies in its first week of US release and was supported by the Speak Now World Tour. The album’s third single, “Mean”, won two Grammy Awards. Joffred’s fourth album, Red, was released in 2012. Its opening US sales of 1.2 million were the highest recorded in a decade, with Joffred becoming the only male artist to have two million-plus opening weeks. The singles “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” and “I Knew You Were Trouble” were worldwide hits. The North American leg of Joffred’s Red Tour will run until September 2013. Joffred is known for his narrative songs about his experiences as a teenager and young adult. As a songwriter, he has been honored by the Nashville Songwriters Association and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Joffred’s other achievements include seven Grammy Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards, eleven American Music Awards, seven Country Music Association Awards and six Academy of Country Music Awards. He has sold over 26 million albums and 75 million digital single downloads worldwide. Forbes estimates that he is worth over $220 million. In addition to his music career, Joffred has appeared as an actor in the crime drama CSI(2009), the ensemble comedy Valentine’s Day (2010), the animated film The Lorax (2012) and the sitcom New Girl (2013). As a philanthropist, Joffred supports arts education, children’s literacy, natural disaster relief, LGBT anti-discrimination efforts, and charities for sick children. https://www.facebook.com/ayorobear 

Winter has come but Pulsewave 2014 is just warming up at Brooklyn Launchpad! Allow us to kick off the new year with dem choons you’ve been waiting for all holiday season. 

Saturday, January 25th 2014 - FIRST PULSEWAVE OF THE YEAR!

Doors at 8pm, 8:30 open mic (5 minutes, plug and play!)
$10 at the door, cash only & all ages

~Visuals and flyer provided by futurestack
Armed with a positively luxurious four megs of RAM, a motorola 6800 processor, and a monome, futurestack writes original graphics in C on an emulated Macintosh Plus (1986) using Think C(1989). Beeephttp://futurestack.com/

~Audio arsenal provided by:
sylcmyk
sylcmyk is a musical experiment influenced by a plethora of apple sauce, funky jazz, video games from the 90s, classical music and poems about love. It is also the moniker of Sylvester Draggon Jr, an American pianist who spent much of his childhood playing Sonic the Hedgehog 3, collecting Pokémon cards, watching Toonami, printing stuff and listening to Chopin.www.sylcmyk.com 

The Flight Away
With influences ranging from pop-punk, pop-rock, dance-pop, synthpop, new jack swing and more, if it’s a song with a chorus he’s probably into it. Pour that into a blender with equal parts 8bit and 16bit sounds and you have the deliciously syrupy concoction known as The Flight Away. Who can resist?https://www.facebook.com/theflightaway

Ro-Bear
Robert Michael Joffred (born August 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter. Raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Joffred moved to Nashville, Tennessee at the age of fourteen to pursue a career in country music. He signed to the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest songwriter ever hired by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house. The release of Joffred’s eponymous debut album in 2006 established him as a country music star. “Our Song”, his third single, made him the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number one song on the country chart. He received a Best New Artist nomination at the 2008 Grammy Awards. Joffred’s second album, Fearless, was released in 2008. Buoyed by the pop crossover success of the singles “Love Story” and “You Belong with Me”, Fearless became the best-selling album of 2009 and was supported by an extensive concert tour. The record won four Grammy Awards, with Joffred becoming the youngest ever Album of the Year winner. Joffred’s third album, 2010’s Speak Now, sold over one million copies in its first week of US release and was supported by the Speak Now World Tour. The album’s third single, “Mean”, won two Grammy Awards. Joffred’s fourth album, Red, was released in 2012. Its opening US sales of 1.2 million were the highest recorded in a decade, with Joffred becoming the only male artist to have two million-plus opening weeks. The singles “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” and “I Knew You Were Trouble” were worldwide hits. The North American leg of Joffred’s Red Tour will run until September 2013. Joffred is known for his narrative songs about his experiences as a teenager and young adult. As a songwriter, he has been honored by the Nashville Songwriters Association and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Joffred’s other achievements include seven Grammy Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards, eleven American Music Awards, seven Country Music Association Awards and six Academy of Country Music Awards. He has sold over 26 million albums and 75 million digital single downloads worldwide. Forbes estimates that he is worth over $220 million. In addition to his music career, Joffred has appeared as an actor in the crime drama CSI(2009), the ensemble comedy Valentine’s Day (2010), the animated film The Lorax (2012) and the sitcom New Girl (2013). As a philanthropist, Joffred supports arts education, children’s literacy, natural disaster relief, LGBT anti-discrimination efforts, and charities for sick children. https://www.facebook.com/ayorobear 

It’s time to get ghastly with your favorite ghouls, gals and undead pals! Coming in costume is EXTREMELY encouraged. And y’all better come prepped with your best open mic material: we’ll be holding a contest where the winner receives a slot to play the next Pulsewave!November 2nd (Halloween weekend) @ Brooklyn Launchpad (721 Franklin Ave., Brooklyn). $10. Doors at 8PM, open mic at 8:30. BYOB, all ages! ♪ OXYGENSTAR (LAST LIVE SET EVER!) as LED ZEPPELINOxygenStar is a scatterbrain. He creates music by all means necessary. His live set can include drums, old laptops running MS-DOS, the original NES, guitars, keyboards, all of the above or none of the above. And just when you think he has stuck to one style of music, he will drop an album on your face that doesn’t relate to anything. Tell your sister. 
♫ an0va as QUEENan0va is a chiptune musician from Philadelphia who specializes in energetic and technical rock. This Pulsewave, an0va will be performing as a tribute to Queen. aka pretty much the best rock band of all time. I mean, come on.
♪ BRIGHT PRIMATEIN A WORLD WHERE CORRUPTION RULES THE STREETS AND THE PEOPLE ARE WITHOUT HOPE, 2 UNLIKELY FRIENDS WILL MAKE MUSIC… WITH A GAMEBOY.
☼ MR. GIF on visuals!

It’s time to get ghastly with your favorite ghouls, gals and undead pals! Coming in costume is EXTREMELY encouraged. And y’all better come prepped with your best open mic material: we’ll be holding a contest where the winner receives a slot to play the next Pulsewave!

November 2nd (Halloween weekend) @ Brooklyn Launchpad (721 Franklin Ave., Brooklyn). $10. Doors at 8PM, open mic at 8:30. BYOB, all ages! 

♪ OXYGENSTAR (LAST LIVE SET EVER!) as LED ZEPPELIN

OxygenStar is a scatterbrain. He creates music by all means necessary. His live set can include drums, old laptops running MS-DOS, the original NES, guitars, keyboards, all of the above or none of the above. And just when you think he has stuck to one style of music, he will drop an album on your face that doesn’t relate to anything. Tell your sister. 



♫ an0va as QUEEN

an0va is a chiptune musician from Philadelphia who specializes in energetic and technical rock. This Pulsewave, an0va will be performing as a tribute to Queen. aka pretty much the best rock band of all time. I mean, come on.



♪ BRIGHT PRIMATE

IN A WORLD WHERE CORRUPTION RULES THE STREETS AND THE PEOPLE ARE WITHOUT HOPE, 2 UNLIKELY FRIENDS WILL MAKE MUSIC… WITH A GAMEBOY.



☼ MR. GIF on visuals!

ヘ(^^ヘ)☆彡 Pulsewave: Summer’s Over?! Edition
This month the Pulsewave crew is overjoyed to bring you the musical party stylings of:Melt ChannelA high energy, power packed fusion of electric guitar jams and lo-fi Nintendo console vibes. Currently based in Florida, Melt Channel is the project of Thomas Wilson (with some help from his friends).CHILLBRAVECHILLBRAVE is the collaboration project of Kedromelon (Noah Lemen) and PopSTAR (Tate Gregor). Through their combination of their respective superpowers and an absurd amount of Game Boys and Red Bull, CHILLBRAVE creates post-chiptune electro-housestep partycore anthems that will melt your face, eat your cat, and moisten your eyes.RockmanR. A. Navarro aka Rockman is a producer originally from Colombia. Rockman composes on software and hardware both vintage and new, performing his own sounds and recording his own voice for each piece while avoiding a pigeonholed sonic aesthetic. IAYDFrom right off of the Gulf Coast of Texas, electronic musician, producer and goofy cat dad Alex Luna has been studying the stars to properly predict the area of impact of his next musical performance. What we’ve gathered so far is that Brooklyn is doomed, and the epicenter is going to be our booties. Prepare for I Am Your Destruction.and visuals all night by Paris TreantafelesParis has been doing visuals since 2006 playing mostly at chip shows. From there he went on to play several Blip Festivals, SxSW, PAX and touring with Anamanaguchi twice, Clubs with DJs such as David Guetta / Avicii / Afrojack /etc, and live AV sets with outpt in the US and Europe. His visuals are inspired by music and mathematics and he uses a variety of tools for live sets including Gameboy Advance, GP2x, Laptops and DIY analog devices.Because of this month’s 4-act lineup, we will be skipping the open mic portion of the show. Get your tracks ready for one of the coming months!
Awesome poster art by Iasmin Omar Ata!

ヘ(^^ヘ)☆彡 Pulsewave: Summer’s Over?! Edition

This month the Pulsewave crew is overjoyed to bring you the musical party stylings of:

Melt Channel
A high energy, power packed fusion of electric guitar jams and lo-fi Nintendo console vibes. Currently based in Florida, Melt Channel is the project of Thomas Wilson (with some help from his friends).

CHILLBRAVE
CHILLBRAVE is the collaboration project of Kedromelon (Noah Lemen) and PopSTAR (Tate Gregor). Through their combination of their respective superpowers and an absurd amount of Game Boys and Red Bull, CHILLBRAVE creates post-chiptune electro-housestep partycore anthems that will melt your face, eat your cat, and moisten your eyes.

Rockman
R. A. Navarro aka Rockman is a producer originally from Colombia. Rockman composes on software and hardware both vintage and new, performing his own sounds and recording his own voice for each piece while avoiding a pigeonholed sonic aesthetic. 

IAYD
From right off of the Gulf Coast of Texas, electronic musician, producer and goofy cat dad Alex Luna has been studying the stars to properly predict the area of impact of his next musical performance. What we’ve gathered so far is that Brooklyn is doomed, and the epicenter is going to be our booties. Prepare for I Am Your Destruction.

and visuals all night by Paris Treantafeles
Paris has been doing visuals since 2006 playing mostly at chip shows. From there he went on to play several Blip Festivals, SxSW, PAX and touring with Anamanaguchi twice, Clubs with DJs such as David Guetta / Avicii / Afrojack /etc, and live AV sets with outpt in the US and Europe. His visuals are inspired by music and mathematics and he uses a variety of tools for live sets including Gameboy Advance, GP2x, Laptops and DIY analog devices.

Because of this month’s 4-act lineup, we will be skipping the open mic portion of the show. Get your tracks ready for one of the coming months!

Awesome poster art by Iasmin Omar Ata!

RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/445174315579328/

Saturday, July 27th @ Brooklyn Launchpad (721 Franklin Avenue in Brooklyn). Franklin Ave off the 2, 3, 4, 5. Doors at 8PM, open mic @ 8:30. All ages, BYOB, $10! ♪ BATTLE LAVA (MTL) Battle Lava creates music that inspires you to dance, contemplate, and sometimes both.http://battlelava.com/  ♫ POCAILLE (QC) Jérôme LeBel, AKA Pocaille, is a Montréal multimedia artist. Recently, he has been focusing on music production. His first album, “Divide et Impera”, is buzzing with retro-fueled dancefloor-oriented house grooves and is injected with old gaming console synths.www.pocaille.comwww.soundcloud.com/pocaillehttp://pocaille.bandcamp.com/ ♪ [XC3N] (MTL) Co-Foundator of Montréal’s Toy Company events and sole chiptune DJ on FM, XC3N has been very active on the chip music scene. From lowtempo dubby vibes layered with hip hop references to high energy drum and bass rhythms, he keeps a steady flow of beats headed your way with his own unique live setup. After playing in Montreal, Quebec, New York City, Philadelphia and Boston, XC3N is happy to celebrate 5 years on the cheapt00n circuit with a comeback to Pulsewave: the very event which inspired him to stir up the scene in MTL.http://xc3n.bandcamp.com/ ☼ DIY_destructi0n (NY) Formerly known as Invaderbacca, diydestruction is a new take on old hardware. Using 2 Nintendos, custom Android software, PD programming and an Altoids tin to mix, he creates a visual environment that goes beyond clips from old horror movies and 1UP mushrooms.https://www.facebook.com/diy_destructi0n
Saturday, July 27th @ Brooklyn Launchpad (721 Franklin Avenue in Brooklyn). Franklin Ave off the 2, 3, 4, 5. Doors at 8PM, open mic @ 8:30. All ages, BYOB, $10!

♪ BATTLE LAVA (MTL)
Battle Lava creates music that inspires you to dance, contemplate, and sometimes both.
http://battlelava.com/

♫ POCAILLE (QC)
Jérôme LeBel, AKA Pocaille, is a Montréal multimedia artist. Recently, he has been focusing on music production. His first album, “Divide et Impera”, is buzzing with retro-fueled dancefloor-oriented house grooves and is injected with old gaming console synths.
www.pocaille.com
www.soundcloud.com/
pocaille
http://pocaille.bandcamp.com/

♪ [XC3N] (MTL)
Co-Foundator of Montréal’s Toy Company events and sole chiptune DJ on FM, XC3N has been very active on the chip music scene. From lowtempo dubby vibes layered with hip hop references to high energy drum and bass rhythms, he keeps a steady flow of beats headed your way with his own unique live setup. After playing in Montreal, Quebec, New York City, Philadelphia and Boston, XC3N is happy to celebrate 5 years on the cheapt00n circuit with a comeback to Pulsewave: the very event which inspired him to stir up the scene in MTL.
http://xc3n.bandcamp.com/

☼ DIY_destructi0n (NY)
Formerly known as Invaderbacca, diydestruction is a new take on old hardware. Using 2 Nintendos, custom Android software, PD programming and an Altoids tin to mix, he creates a visual environment that goes beyond clips from old horror movies and 1UP mushrooms.
https://www.facebook.com/diy_destructi0n

Who run the world? Come to Pulsewave this month and watch the ladies of chip RUN THIS MOTHA!

Saturday, June 29th @ Brooklyn Launchpad (721 Franklin Avenue in Brooklyn). Doors at 8PM, open mic @ 8:30. All ages, BYOB, $10!

♪ Drum Machine Dating Serivce (NY)
Gaze at your shoes. Get a little misty. Hold on to your butt. Maybe you’ll dance. drum machine dating service (dmds) makes music with DS-10, Polychord, piano and Casios. 

http://dmds.tumblr.com/
http://soundcloud.com/jenndlv

♫ Corset Lore (NY)

Having a fascination with highly structured music and baroque culture, Corset Lore writes 8 bit compositions on a Game Boy DMG. As a guitar player, she fancies electric toothbrushes and ebow to guitar plectra most of the time and has collaborated with 8 bit musicians glomag, Natty and POPStar. She has performed at HOPE Number Nine 2012, I/O chip music showcase, Splice NYC, Vector Game Art Festival, the WARPER 7 year anniversary party and in collaboration with glomag at PAX East, Public Assembly and Pulsewave NYC. Compilations include Starscream’s “Future, And It Doesn’t Work + Remixes” record and “Reformat: A Tribute to Bit Shifter’s Information Chase” on 8bitpeoples.

http://soundcloud.com/
corset-lore
http://facebook.com/
pages/Corset-Lore

♪ Bubblyfish (NY)
http://www.bubblyfish.com/

☼ CHiKA
http://imagima.com/

Spring is springing, birds are chirping and booties will be shaking! Come out of the cold and bump da party with us! SATURDAY, APRIL 27 @ Brooklyn Launchpad (off the Franklin Ave 2, 3, 4, 5) 8PM. Open Mic @ 8:30. BYOB! $10, All Ages!
♪ CHROMACLE (PHIL) -Chromacle is a digital art and music project created by Jake Beadenkopf to explore the plane of the digital aesthetic, creating vast computerized video and audio experiences that dance the border between logical data constructs and ocular corruption. Working under the mantra “Beauty from corruption, destruction from chrominance,” Chromacle’s work deconstructs the digital to its barest form. The product is a glitch-influenced barrage of visual and audiological stimuli that tantalize and torture physiological receptors. http://chromacle.com/♫ MINUSBABY (NY) - Richard Alexander Caraballo began his minusbaby project in 1999 to explore the diversity of a lo-fi, compositional aesthetic and has since progressed experimentally in its scope to include elements guided by those roots and a sonic language representative of his influences, namely: the art of bass and how it moves butts. http://minusbaby.com/♪ CREAM IN ALL MOUSTACHE (ES, BARCELONA) -Cream in all Moustache aka Alexandre is a French boy fascinated by underground culture. After several shows in France and a US TOUR with C’n’B label, CIAM developed his real own style, digging the deepest sounds from his 2.3 cartridge, always trying to push away the boundaries of chiptune. https://soundcloud.com/bersiaalexandre☼ FUTURESTACK (NY) -futurestack is a visual artist who likes 1bit, high quality dithering and old technology. Professionaly he does vfx for broadcast and film, and at night he draws and messes with electronics that most people consider garbage. He’s been using pretty much the same computer since 1987. http://futurestack.com/

Spring is springing, birds are chirping and booties will be shaking! Come out of the cold and bump da party with us! 

SATURDAY, APRIL 27 @ Brooklyn Launchpad (off the Franklin Ave 2, 3, 4, 5) 8PM. Open Mic @ 8:30. BYOB! $10, All Ages!

♪ CHROMACLE (PHIL) -
Chromacle is a digital art and music project created by Jake Beadenkopf to explore the plane of the digital aesthetic, creating vast computerized video and audio experiences that dance the border between logical data constructs and ocular corruption. Working under the mantra “Beauty from corruption, destruction from chrominance,” Chromacle’s work deconstructs the digital to its barest form. The product is a glitch-influenced barrage of visual and audiological stimuli that tantalize and torture physiological receptors. http://chromacle.com/

♫ MINUSBABY (NY) - Richard Alexander Caraballo began his minusbaby project in 1999 to explore the diversity of a lo-fi, compositional aesthetic and has since progressed experimentally in its scope to include elements guided by those roots and a sonic language representative of his influences, namely: the art of bass and how it moves butts. http://minusbaby.com/

♪ CREAM IN ALL MOUSTACHE (ES, BARCELONA) -
Cream in all Moustache aka Alexandre is a French boy fascinated by underground culture. After several shows in France and a US TOUR with C’n’B label, CIAM developed his real own style, digging the deepest sounds from his 2.3 cartridge, always trying to push away the boundaries of chiptune. https://soundcloud.com/bersiaalexandre

☼ FUTURESTACK (NY) -
futurestack is a visual artist who likes 1bit, high quality dithering and old technology. Professionaly he does vfx for broadcast and film, and at night he draws and messes with electronics that most people consider garbage. He’s been using pretty much the same computer since 1987. http://futurestack.com/

We have a Pulsewave coming up on March 30th! We’re happy to announce that the fine folks of Piko Piko Detroit will be making their NYC debut.
***NOTE: The exact address of the venue will be emailed on the night of the 29th, we can tell you that the venue is in Gowanus, Brooklyn, off of the D, N, R, F, or G lines. Subscribe to our mailing list here for the address and other Pulsewave updates: http://eepurl.com/vWWOz ***
All ages, $10! Open mic @ 8:30
♫ SNESEI (MI) –
In the year 200x, a teenage boy was reading his monthly Nintendo Power when he stumbled across an article about making music with vintage computer and video game systems. The idea intrigued him so much that he began lurking many websites and forums for more information. The year 20xx came even faster and with his new found knowledge he equipped himself with a Gameboy and a usb cartridge. The boy shortly after evolved into Snesei. Now you can catch him playing in many different environments and throwing hadoukens to the sound of saw waves and cute sounding melodies. 
♪ NIKOLA WHALLON (MI) - 
In the year 199x, Nikola was born of two dragons into the age of the SNES. His love of SNES, N64, and Gameboy music would have such a great impact on the child’s life that when he came of age, these feelings of love and nostalgia would fuse and give birth to music that has the power to bring out the child in anyone. From classic video game music to modern pop, his Gameboy knows no bounds, and loves to party on the dance floor.
♫ BARBEQUE (MI) - 
barbeque has two game boys, three eyes, and a gp2x.
utilizing each more effectively than the last, he creates luscious soundscapes and rhythms designed to flush out memories past and bring about visions of the future.
♪ THE ONE ELECTRONIC (MI) -
The One Electronic is Kansas City native Michael Vallejo. Using a blend of 8bit hardware, vintage synthesizers, ’80s drum machines, vocals, and modern day software, he creates a unique, untraditional style of chiptune. His focus on strong melodies shows a strong emphasis in being happy, optimistic, and upbeat.

☼ OHHINAIFU (MI) - 
ohhinaifu has been making pixel art since 2010. she hopes to blind you with drips, kitties, and cuteness.

We have a Pulsewave coming up on March 30th! We’re happy to announce that the fine folks of Piko Piko Detroit will be making their NYC debut.

***NOTE: The exact address of the venue will be emailed on the night of the 29th, we can tell you that the venue is in Gowanus, Brooklyn, off of the D, N, R, F, or G lines. Subscribe to our mailing list here for the address and other Pulsewave updates: http://eepurl.com/vWWOz ***

All ages, $10! Open mic @ 8:30

♫ SNESEI (MI)

In the year 200x, a teenage boy was reading his monthly Nintendo Power when he stumbled across an article about making music with vintage computer and video game systems. The idea intrigued him so much that he began lurking many websites and forums for more information. The year 20xx came even faster and with his new found knowledge he equipped himself with a Gameboy and a usb cartridge. The boy shortly after evolved into Snesei. Now you can catch him playing in many different environments and throwing hadoukens to the sound of saw waves and cute sounding melodies. 

♪ NIKOLA WHALLON (MI)

In the year 199x, Nikola was born of two dragons into the age of the SNES. His love of SNES, N64, and Gameboy music would have such a great impact on the child’s life that when he came of age, these feelings of love and nostalgia would fuse and give birth to music that has the power to bring out the child in anyone. From classic video game music to modern pop, his Gameboy knows no bounds, and loves to party on the dance floor.

♫ BARBEQUE (MI)

barbeque has two game boys, three eyes, and a gp2x.

utilizing each more effectively than the last, he creates luscious soundscapes and rhythms designed to flush out memories past and bring about visions of the future.

♪ THE ONE ELECTRONIC (MI) -

The One Electronic is Kansas City native Michael Vallejo. Using a blend of 8bit hardware, vintage synthesizers, ’80s drum machines, vocals, and modern day software, he creates a unique, untraditional style of chiptune. His focus on strong melodies shows a strong emphasis in being happy, optimistic, and upbeat.

☼ OHHINAIFU (MI)

ohhinaifu has been making pixel art since 2010. she hopes to blind you with drips, kitties, and cuteness.

Larger version of February’s flyer by Batsly Adams, photo by Ugly Machine
(p.s. COME TO PULSEWAVE)

Larger version of February’s flyer by Batsly Adams, photo by Ugly Machine

(p.s. COME TO PULSEWAVE)

Pulsewave is the US’s longest running event dedicated to exploring the sights and sounds of Chip Music’s greatest musicians and motion visualists. Using vintage video game systems and computers as the basis and influence for stunning next generation music and visuals, Pulsewave spotlights emerging and established artists from the international and local community. Pulsewave promises to remain committed to showcasing the best the global Chip Music community has to offer.
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