William Sides Atari Party kicks off new tour March 20 - 28


The ever hardworking William Sides Atari Party is heading out on tour once again! He has a ton of great shows in March alongside many other great bands big and small like Bubblyfish, Armadillo Tank, Cheap Dinosaurs, and Animal Style. If you are anywhere near Ohio, New York, Maryland, or the vicinity there of be sure to catch one of his shows! Check out the tour info below, or hit up the GM4A events calendar for this and more shows!

William Sides Atari Party Northeastern U.S. tour March 20-28

Friday, March 20th: Cleveland, OH @ Euclid Tavern
11625 Euclid Ave.
w/ KEN REI, D.D. NEWMOLE and PICKLEFIGHT

Saturday, March 21st: Syracuse, NY @ Spark Gallery
1005 E. Fayette St.
w/ MODULATE, OVERSATURATED and EMARTRANSFORMO

Sunday, March 22nd: TBA

Monday, March 23rd: Baltimore, MD @ The Hexagon
1825 N. Charles St.
w/ ARMADILLO TANK, BEEPING SLEAUTY, CALEB JOHNSTON and TALK TO ANIMALS

Tuesday, March 24th: Philadelphia, PA @ Danger Danger Gallery
5013 Baltimore Ave.
w/ CHEAP DINOSAURS, DRUMS LIKE MACHINE GUNS, M AX NOI MACH and ANIMAL STYLE

Wednesday, March 25th: New York, NY @ The Tank
354 W. 45th St.
w/ STARSCREAM, INSECT DELI, OVERSATURATED and BUBBLYFISH

Thursday, March 26th: Brooklyn, NY @ Alligator Greenpoint
113 Franklin St.
w/ XRIN ARMS, GRAFFITI MONSTERS, INSECT DELI, RADIO SHOCK and 8-BIT BETTY

Friday, March 27th: Pittsburgh, PA @ Belvedere's
4016 Butler St.
w/ BIT MUMMY, TOM 7 ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM and DJ X-BUSTER

Saturday, March 28th: Kent, OH @ Turnup Records
257 N. Water St.
w/ RESTART, D.D. NEWMOLE, CAMP LOOPS and BLACK MAYO

William Sides Atari Party hits the road

This August 14th through the 25th William Sides Atari Party is hitting the road from his home state of Illinois all the way down to Texas and back again! WSAP will be performing with many awesome acts at stops along the way as well including Player Two, The OneUps, MC Router, Machrider and many more, not to mention his cohort Protman along for the ride.

Check out all the tour dates over at William Sides Atari Party's myspace page or the GM4A event calendar.

William Sides Atari Party lectures/rocks at Midwest Gaming Classic Expo

Take heed, for this Saturday June 9th at the Midwest Gaming Classic, William Sides Atari Party will be speaking about how he makes his video game inspired music as well as the tools needed to create such music. After the 4:00 PM lecture he'll be rocking the show at about 5:30 that same day. He'll also be rocking the show again Sunday at 2:00 PM this time alongside Protman. Sounds like a great weekend for chiptune lovers, and for those folks looking to become chiptune musicians!

For more details about the William Sides Atari Party's lecture and concerts or the Midwest Gaming Classic check out their respective websites.

Updated Band Listing 5/15/07

We have an entire EIGHT new bands on the newly updated band list this week. Some big ones are getting introduced to the list this week as well. Check out all the musical goodness.

CCIVORY - 8 bit/New Wave/Pop - Savannah, GA, US http://www.myspace.com/ccivory

Cheap Dinosaurs - 8 Bit/Chiptune - Philadelphia, PA, US http://myspace.com/cheapdinosaurs

Computadora Feliz - 8bit/Electro/Experimental - Berlin, Germany http://www.myspace.com/computadorafeliz

FirestARTer - 8 Bit/Micromusic - Wuppertal, Germany http://www.firestarter-music.de

Mauer, Alex - 8 Bit/Chiptune - Philadelphia, PA, US http://myspace.com/alexmauer

Raggle Fraggle - IDM/Trance - South Carolina, US http://www.myspace.com/ragglefragglemusic

Sabrepulse - Breakbeat/Electronica/Ambient - Gabberdeen, Scotland, UK http://www.myspace.com/sabrepulse

William Sides Atari Party - Electrocrash/Glitchcore/Crunk - Chicago, IL, US http://www.myspace.com/williamsidesatariparty