The Oberlin Review

An Epic Eight-Bit ’Sco Show

Kara Brooks, Staff Writer

December 11, 2009

Saturday, Dec. 5 began as a day of no distinguishable significance. It was not Halloween, it was not the first weekend back from a break, nor was it the last Saturday of the semester. It was an ordinary Saturday night, but many Oberlin students decided to forget their workloads and let the good times roll. New York City-based chiptune punk band Anamanaguchi had an epic performance at the ’Sco that night. Chiptune, more commonly known as eight-bit music, is a genre in which sounds are synthesized in real time by a computer or video game console sound chip, rather than with sample- based synthesis. In other words, chiptune music is purely awesome. College junior, Review staff writer and ’Sco staff member Jimmy Ha...

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