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Icarus Kid Release Party Re-Cap

Last night, the Nectar Lounge lit up with a neon fusion of nerdcore and chiptune, all in celebration of The Icarus Kid’s CD release. Lucky attendees were able to pick up the album before anyone else, and then grab some drinks from the bar and jam out on the dance floor. Joining Icarus was electro-DJ duo Splatinum, and chip-hop trio Supercommuter.

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Butterfly: Remix Single Presented by Disko Warp

Remember this? Well the rumor has become reality, and you can now get your dance revolution on with 8 fresh remixes of SMiLE.dk’s ever-popular hit single, Butterfly! Presented by Disko Warp Records, and featuring artwork by James Franzen, this release features Disko Warp favs and great talent from around the Pacific Northwest. Dance on over to iTunes and nab these tracks for just $7.92.

The Icarus Kid Album Release

8-bit craftsman and friend of Crunchy, Dan Crowdus, otherwise known as The Icarus Kid, will be releasing his long-awaited full length album this week! With artwork by James Franzen, and thirteen NEStalgic tracks of video game past remixed and revamped for your listening pleasure, The Icarus Kid album is sure to take you back (to the dance floor that is).

Don’t miss the CD release party, Tuesday Sep 14, 8pm at the Nectar Lounge, Seattle. Joining the Icarus Kid will be Splatinum, Supercommuter, and Sports. 21+ only, $3 cover. If you don’t get a chance to pick up the album at the party, it will be available right here in the Crunchy shop as both a hard copy and digital download for $11.99 starting Wednesday September 15.

Countdown to PAX!

If you’re going to PAX be sure to check out two spectacular CrunchyCo-sponsored chiptune events!

1. Friday. 11am. Wolfman Theatre. 8-Bit Soundwaves: A Look into the World of Chiptune Music. Discuss everything 8-bit with Gabe Hayward (KGHB), Celene Ramadan (Leeni), Jack Waterman (Fighter X), Chris Lehfeldt (Infradead), and some or possibly all of the boys from Anamanaguchi.

2. Saturday. 1pm. JamSpace. Chiptune Showcase featuring Fighter X, Spamtron, Seanbad, Knife City, Zen Albatross, and possibly others!

This is going to be a weekend to remember, so DON’T MISS IT! Official PAX 2010 schedule here.

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game OST Available Now!

If you’ve been playing the Scott Pilgrim game since it came out like we have, you know it has a bitchin’ soundtrack. Now, you can hear Anamanaguchi tearing it up on your i-devices and such with 24 tracks of 8-bit ‘guchi glory straight from one of the freshest games out this year. You heard right, the track count is 24, and for only twelve bucks on iTunes, that’s an incredible steal. So what are you waiting for? Get the tracks now, and don’t forget to catch Anamanaguchi on their West Coast tour, which starts tomorrow in LA, and ends next month at the Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle.

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