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PAX EAST 2014 SPOTLIGHT: “MAESTROS OF VIDEO GAMES”

PAX East 2014 PAX EAST 2014 SPOTLIGHT: MAESTROS OF VIDEO GAMESFeaturing the award-winning composers of BIOSHOCK INFINITE, BORDERLANDS, BROKEN AGE, DESTROY ALL HUMANS!, FALLOUT, GOD OF WAR, GRIM FANDANGO, HALO, MASS EFFECT, PRINCE OF PERSIA, PLANTS Vs ZOMBIES, RAYMAN, RED STEEL, SLY COOPER and many more!

PAX Condor Theatre
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Saturday, April 12th
12.30pm

Boston, MA - What does it take to write music for video games? Hear from six of the industry’s most accomplished composers with diverse musical backgrounds as they share their experiences and discuss the craft of scoring music for some of the most popular franchises in interactive entertainment. Continue reading

This week on 8bitX – 256 Song Bracket, Cutman Anniversary, and Overclocked Records Live Show

We’ve got a lot going on at 8bitX recently, and we thought you’d like to see some of what we’re working on in a new series to keep everyone up to date:

Check out all our regularly scheduled shows on the  8bitX Radio Schedule

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Wednesday March 26th @9:00PM Eastern

Larry Oji, Zircon, and Will Strouse gather round for another Overclocked Records Discussion. This is the second episode of the Official Podcast of Overclocked Records, and the trio will touch on new releases, exclusive tracks, and hilarious questions.  Audience participation is encouraged, as we broadcast LIVE!

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Wednesday March 26th @10:00PM Eastern

DJ Cutman celebrates This Week in Chiptune’s 1st Anniversary! – The hardest working man in the DJ business comes full circle. An entire year of broadcasting This Week In Chiptune on mixify & 8bitX has grown this weekly show into a worldwide party! We offer 8bitX as a way to listen in if you are on the go, but we do encourage going onto Cutman’s Mixify to get the full party effect!

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Saturday March 29th 9:00PM Eastern

Our 256 Video Game Song Tournament kicks off with 32 games facing off in one epic evening! Games are eliminated by YOU, the audience during the show. This one of a kind tournament will take place across many shows on the 8bitX Radio Network, so stay tuned for the details.

Next Week:  The largest Video Game World Record Attempt LIVE from Philadelphia’s Newest Skycraper!?!!

Super Video Game Music Tournament

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Bethlehem, PA – 8bitX Radio Network is proud to present the Super Video Game Music Tournament! 256 video game music songs will enter this massive tournament, in a popularity driven dance of death, this sick, twisted massacre will determine the greatest song of all time according to the LIVE audience!

The start of the Super VGM Tournament is Saturday March 29th 2014 @9:00 PM Eastern

Epic Battles
If there is one thing that defines the 8bitX style tournament is that the amount of interaction you have as a listener.  Continue reading

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Total Destruction Tour 2014/SXSW Gaming Expo After Parties

Earlier this year Brentalfloss, Danimal Cannon, and Megaran set out on their Total Destruction tour hitting up multiple venues and jamming with various nerdcore, VGM, and chiptune artists along the way. The tour ended in Austin which happened at the same time the SXSW Gaming Expo was going on. So why not have two nights packed to the brim of awesome artists? And we were there to record it!

Available in handy playlist form:

Saturday March 8th:
- 1-UP Creative Mind Frame (Nerdcore, Dallas TX)
- Droidekka (VGM, Ft Worth TX)
- chalkboards (Chiptune, Austin TX)
- Danimal Cannon (Chiptune, Buffalo NY)
- Descendants of Erdrick (VGM, Austin TX)
- Random aka Mega Ran (Nerdcore, Phoenix AZ)

Sunday March 9th:
- Mikal kHill (Nerdcore, Charlotte NC)
- The Returners – VGM (VGM, Austin TX)
- Doug Funnie(Nerdcore, Ft Worth TX)
- Dr. Awkward (Nerdcore, San Diego CA)
- Adam WarRock (Nerdcore, Memphis TN)
- brentalfloss (VGM, New York NY)

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MAGFest 12 Main and Second Stage videos!

All of the videos for the Main and Second Stage performances are now up on the MAGFest YouTube channel! Not only can you view them individually but also watch them via stage/day playlists. It almost like you were there but you can pause it to grab a beer.

Second Stage Friday

Second Stage Saturday

Main Stage Thursday

Main Stage Friday

Main Stage Saturday

Yay! Now it’s finished! *falls over

Mr. Swackhamer, Director of Video

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