Saturday, December 21, 2013

"Nanoloop 1.0"

CD, Disco Bruit, 2002

Nanoloop was a music making program for 
Gameboys that allowed users to manipulate
the consoles limited range of sounds. In a
way, its influence was a bridge between the 
NES era blips and bleeps of the 80's & today's 
codified acceptance of 8-bit sounds which have 
become ubiquitous aspects of the pop culture 
sound scape, which is impressive considering  
the obscure, diy culture in which the program 

This compilation served as an advertisement
for the newly released software, the tracks on
which strikingly conveyed the styles of those
involved using only basic tones and noises as
their raw material  

Artists featured on this compilation incl
Blectum From Blechdom, Pita, Merzbow,
Hrvatski, DAT Politics, Scratch Pet Land.

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