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Thank You Scientist – Swarm (8-Bit Version)

Posted on June 15th, 2019 by Hitstun

Thank You Scientist is a seven-piece band playing jazz fusion progressive metal, my favorite! Their new album is streaming in lots of places including YouTube. The band’s drummer, Joe Fadem, thought Swarm would sound cool as a chiptune, so he made it happen. The title says “8-Bit”, but the SNES samples and K.K. Slider vocals […]

Corruption as Art – Go Straight (remix EP)

Posted on March 6th, 2019 by Hitstun

Corruption as Art uses a real-time corruptor mod for BizHawk to flip random bits in memory while a game is running. Usually this just crashes the game, but sometimes things break in interesting ways. When applied to Streets of Rage 2, the music keeps playing but goes out of sync and creates strange remixes. Be […]

Shattered Skies – The End and the Rebirth

Posted on April 13th, 2018 by Hitstun

Hello from Tumblr! I’ve been thinking, and I realize that my WordPress blog posts are basically Tumblr posts anyway. I might as well make it a Tumblr blog because I lose almost nothing. I plan to re-make all of my WordPress posts as proper Tumblr posts, properly reblogging the Tumblr stuff this time to comply […]

My Pandora Radio Stations

Posted on September 7th, 2017 by Hitstun

Pandora is still the best at finding music that is musically similar to other tracks you like. With a little patience and a little luck, it’s possible to train Pandora to hit all the right notes. I listen to a lot of different music so I have a list of stations for whatever I feel […]

Lyre Le Temps

Posted on March 1st, 2017 by Hitstun

Lyre Le Temps takes the electro swing sampling of Caravan Palace and Parov Stelar even more mainstream, and it sounds like a million dollars. This song, Prohibition Swing, twists electro swing into an upbeat modern pop song with a great hook. Other tracks push further into hip hop, rock, and industrial styles. I wouldn’t be […]