8-bit pimp & chip-hop pioneer, A_Rival is coming out from the Bay Area and starting off his mini-tour at 8static to support his new album, TRUTHCANNON. This means all new tracks debuting live at our show! Come listen at the show or tune in to Arecibo radio to get a preview before anyone else! A_Rival has composed music for high profile releases like “Street Fighter X Megaman” and “Super Street Fighter II Turbo: HD Remix”.
Long-time 8static friend, Inverse Phase will be making his 8static debut this month! Inverse Phase is the man behind the legendary Nine Inch Nails tribute album, “pretty eight machine” and video game composer for games such as shuttle scuttle & super smash land. He will be hitting us with a few surprises this show, don’t be surprised if some of audience winds up on stage participating during he set!
Philadelphia’s own Saint, of cipher prime studios, will be treating us to all new, vocal-based, jams. Last time he jammed out with an entirely improvised set, it’s always exciting to see saint perform and bring us something new!
Stopping off at 8static as part of his east coast tour, we have Watabou from Detroit playing a miniset to start off the show! Don’t be surprised to find him off stage in the audience, screaming into the mic during he set. Watabou always brings an energy to the show like no other!
On visuals we have Radionarcotix coming all the way down from Portland, Maine to make his 8static debut! Looking forward to seeing his visuals combined with our three video game composers at this show!
Ever wonder what a POKEY sounds like? Or how the 2a03 differs from the SID?? What the hell is a VRC6? Well Inverse Phase will also be hosting our workshop this month and answering those questions for you! He explaining and demonstrating the signature sounds of different chipsets and clarifying all the mystery many seem to have about those sounds!
If that isn’t enough A_Rival for you, He will also be blasting tracks at our after-party! Join us upstairs at The Institute Bar down the block and hear him DJ some rad grooves!! Also don’t forget, as an 8static patron your bill will be 10% off!
Admission will be a sliding scale of $7-$10. Those that support 8static with a $10 admission fee will receive a special sticker exclusive to this month’s show! Spread the word and get your friends to join us at another amazing 8static at PhilaMOCA!!!
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