Chiptune Alliance Tour 2009

A massive success over the last two years, the Chiptune Alliance Tour returns to the UK in September, bringing some of the world's finest chiptune talent to the attention of UK fans, this year featuring Sabrepulse, GOTO80, Fighter X, Henry Homesweet and Spheres of Chaos.


There are seven dates on the tour this year, and if you're anywhere near any of the shows, make sure to get down there and rave to chiptunes all night. This year's tour is bound to be the best yet!

LUTON - Sabrepulse, GOTO80, Fighter X, Henry Homesweet
BOURNEMOUTH - Sabrepulse, GOTO80, Fighter X, Henry Homesweet, Dexter, Amy Can Fly
NEWPORT - Sabrepulse, GOTO80, Fighter X, Henry Homesweet, Shirobon
SHEFFIELD - Sabrepulse, GOTO80, Fighter X, Henry Homesweet, Spheres of Chaos
LIVERPOOL - Sabrepulse, GOTO80, Fighter X, Henry Homesweet, TBA
EDINBURGH - Sabrepulse, GOTO80, Fighter X, NO HENRY HOMEWSWEET, Big Box Little Box, Mexico Fallz
GLASGOW - Sabrepulse, GOTO80, Fighter X, NO HENRY HOMEWSWEET, Big Box Little Box, Mexico Fallz

Find out more information on the MySpace page and Twitter page.

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

MC Frontalot, MC Lars, and YTCracker tour. Performing at the Knitting Factory in LA Monday 11/24


Come see MC Frontalot, YTCracker and MC Lars rocking the living heck out of the Knitting Factory on Monday night in Los Angeles. This is a big show and they want to fill it up with friendly faces so that they can impress the new booking agents.
Please attend! Bring your friends!

7:00P
Mon, Nov 24
The Knitting Factory
7021 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
w/MC Lars, YTCracker
All Ages, $10

If you aren't in Los Angeles, then check out MC Frontalot's tour schedule for the rest of their tour dates!

Chiptune Alliance Tour 2008!


The Chiptune Alliance Tour is an annual event which seeks to bring the biggest international talent within the chiptune community to the shores of the UK!

September 2007 saw amazing performances from USK, Maru, Calis, Sabrepulse, Random, Syphus, Little Penguin and Flanboy.

August 2008 will showcase the talents of Anamanaguchi, Random, Sabrepulse, Firebrand Boy, Syphus, Henry Homesweet, We Are The Future, Spheres of Chaos and Unicorn Kid. Be sure to check the artists for each night as the line-up will vary throughout the tour.

SUNDAY AUGUST 24TH @ GLASGOW CATHOUSE - CLICK HERE

MONDAY AUGUST 25TH @ EDINBURGH THE HIVE - £5 Pay on the door!

TUESDAY AUGUST 26TH @ NEWCASTLE CARLING ACADEMY 2 - CLICK HERE

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 27TH @ SHEFFIELD CORPORATION - CLICK HERE

THURSDAY AUGUST 28TH @ BOURNEMOUTH iBAR - CLICK HERE or HERE

FRIDAY AUGUST 29TH @ VENUE TBC

SATURDAY AUGUST 30TH @ LUTON THE HAT FACTORY - CLICK HERE

SUNDAY AUGUST 31ST @ VENUE TBC

As you can see, a couple of dates still need venues, so if you can help out, get in touch with Sabrepulse.

For more info, visit myspace.com/chiptunealliance.

The Necker Cube Volume 2 Album release and tour


Our good pals at La Rock Inc. have just released their highly anticipated Necker Cube 2 compilation, which includes such amazing folks as Johnny La Rock himself, as well as Mush Mouth, Square Wail, Leeni, Dual Core, and a ton more! The album is filled with a ton of diverse and amazing bands ranging from hip hop, to rock, to punk, and back again. It's only 5 bucks, which is amazing considering the 22 tracks the compilation holds.

Also, in celebration of the album release, JLR, Mush Mouth, and crew are hitting the road! Check the info straight from JLR Inc. and don't miss the show if they are coming near your town!

La Rock Inc. Records is hitting the road in support of it's new compilation, "The Necker Cube 2", which is out now.

The 8 city tour features Johnny La Rock & Mush Mouth, Deaf By Arms, and FURFACE - all LRI artists who appear on the NC2.

The schedule:
*5/24 Pittsburgh/Braddock, PA @ Laney's House Party (205 Division St. Braddock, PA) W/ Fugitive Acoustic, Whiskey Smile, Ryan Williams, & She Feels Like Pittsburgh

*5/25 Titusville, PA @ Jade's House Party (123 E. Spruce St. Titusville, PA) W/ West Coast Burning [VIEW FLYER]

5/26 Newark, DE @ East End Cafe (270 E. Main St. Newark, DE) W/ Collosus Vs.The Gladiator & Cease The Day [VIEW FLYER]

5/27 Greenville, SC @ Venue TBA + Radio Show TBA

5/28 Greenville, NC @ 21 Eleven Beer & Wine (1011B Charles Blvd.
Greenville, NC) W/ LRI's own MC Homeless

5/29 Baltimore, MD @ Turntable Club (2139 Jefferson St. Baltimore, MD) W/ Pikesvillain, PT Burnem, & Brake Fast Records [VIEW FLYER]

5/30 New Haven/Trumbulll, CT @ C-Dogg's House Party (157 Porters Hill Rd.Trumbull, CT) W/ Pretend Your Happy, Mutiny Amongst Friends, & Brooklyn Panic

5/31 Worcester, MA @ The Q (562 Chandler St.Worcester, MA) W/ The Foundation

All shows start around 9PM, except for ones marked *, which start @ 5:30PM

If you haven't picked up the "Necker Cube 2" - get it now for just $5 - CD or Download - from CDBaby. Order it by clicking here.

Chiptune Alliance Tour!

We recently received a distress call from a chiptune organization in need!!
GM4A justice force, GO!!

and here is the email:

"Hi Guys,
I'm organizing a tour for the last week of September across the UK with the
following artists:
*USK from Fukuoka, Japan
*MARU from Fukuoka, Japan
*CALIS from Falköping, Sweden
*SABREPULSE from Aberdeen, Scotland

plus local support from the following artists on certain dates:

*FIREBRAND BOY from Glasgow, Scotland
*SPHERES OF CHAOS
*HENRY HOMESWEET from Ipswich, England

Dates for all the shows are as follows:-

-EUROPE DATES-
*(the following dates are no a part of the CHIPTUNE ALLIANCE TOUR, these are just the dates USK/MARU are playing as part of their European leg in association with MICRODISKO and 2 other promoters)

@ Sat 15th Sept - Microdisko, Stockholm (USK, MARU + MORE)
@ Tue 18th Sept - Microdisko, Oslo (USK, MARU + MORE)
@ Thu 20th Sept - Robodock Festival, Amsterdam (USK, MARU + MORE)
@ Sat 22nd Sept - ZXZW Festival @ Tilburg (USK, MARU + MORE)

-UK DATES-
*(this is where the CHIPTUNE ALLIANCE TOUR starts)

@ Sun 23rd Sept - O'Henrys, Glasgow (USK, MARU, CALIS, SABREPULSE + FIREBRAND BOY)
@ Mon 24th Sept - The Cooperage, Newcastle (USK, MARU, CALIS, SABREPULSE)
@ Tue 25th Sept - The Cellar, Oxford (USK, MARU, CALIS, SABREPULSE)
@ Wed 26th Sept - The Frog & Parrot, Sheffield (FREE GIG!) (USK, MARU, CALIS, SABREPULSE + SPHERES OF CHAOS)
@ Thu 27th Sept - Chinnerys, Southend-On-Sea, Essex (USK, MARU, CALIS, SABREPULSE + HENRY HOMESWEET)
@ Fri 28th Sept - TJ's, Newport, Wales (USK, MARU, CALIS, SABREPULSE + MORE)
@ Sat 29th Sept - The Hat Factory, Luton (USK, MARU, CALIS, SABREPULSE)
@ Sun 30th Sept - Water Rats, Kings Cross, London (USK, MARU, CALIS, SABREPULSE)

Further information on the tour (artist additions etc etc) will be posted on
the CHIPTUNE ALLIANCE TOUR MYSPACE PAGE!
Any queries about the tour can be either messaged to us on there, or to
chiptunealliance@gmail.com

Thanks a lot,
Ash-"

Well there you have it!
Tons of fun and lots of places it's going down. Be sure to check it out, or at least check out the bands.