Put headphones on your heart and enter Leeni’s magical chip music world

From an ultra-meta cover of Lana del Rey’s “Video Games” on video game consoles to poignant chip ballads and Underworld covers, plus “8-dimensional” spatial electropop, if you don’t know Seattle-based synthpop music artist Leeni Ramadan, now is the time. Oh, and if that hasn’t already made your day, stick around for “doom-wop” covers of Britney Spears.

Here’s the new nanoloop Game Boy cart in action – and more cute stuff coming

It’s one of the cartridges that launched the Game Boy musician phenomenon. And you can still go back to vintage Nintendo hardware with this beautiful homebrew music-making platform. Just watch.

Peter Kirn - July 14, 2023

Befaco’s new analog multi-effect Fx Boy module uses Game Boy cartridges

Befaco’s new Fx Boy multi-effects module uses Game Boy cartridges as add-ons, and some of our favorite manufacturers are involved. Just remember, it’s a bad idea to blow on the carts.

Peter Kirn - May 10, 2023

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