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Chiptune Doc. ‘Reformat the Planet’ Available NOW

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The 2006 Blip Festival is an important event in the Chiptune scene. The point could be made that the festival, held in New York back in 2006, was when a larger community began to take notice of the new musical genre; where specific artists crafted, or in some cases blended, their music using the electronic sounds from retro video game consoles.

Incredibly, what started as a rag-tag group of gaming influenced kids playing Dr. Frankenstein with their Nintendo Entertainment Systems and Atari 2600s, has now turned into something bigger.

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