Club Kong brings together a powerhouse team of talent from the video game music scene. The album is produced by Drew Wheeler, also known as halc, founder of 9-bit Records, a label that combines 8-bit sounds and modern electronic production. Club Kong is halc’s second album with GameChops. It includes six tracks, an introduction by youtube comedian Brentalfloss, and a remix by Dj CUTMAN. Like stepping into electronic jazz club, this artistic re-imagination will captivate Donkey Kong and electronic music fans alike.
This album has everything from chiptune-influenced electro and dubstep to ambient beats, FM funk and jazz fusion, delightfully blended and compiled into a 40-minute package.
OutRax is a tribute to the music of Sega’s classic arcade racer, OutRun! Produced by RobKTA and friends, OutRax delivers the four classic tracks from the original OutRun game, with two tracks from the sequels OutRunners and Turbo OutRun.
World 1-2 is a music project directed by Mohammed Taher, founder of Koopa Soundworks. A fan of video games and their music, Mohammed saw two separate communities of musicians: composers that work for game companies, and independent remixers. Inspired by both groups, Mohammed directed a project that would unite them. Part original composition, part remix, World 1-2 is a twenty track album that pays tribute to the remarkable history of Video Game Music.
Joshua Morse is a composer and remixer, with projects ranging from robust game soundtracks to expansive remix projects with Overclocked Remix.
His first release with GameChops is Ridge Racer Arrange 2013, fusing chiptune and jazz together in this progressive remix EP based on Namco’s Ridge Racer series. The album is a collaborative effort, featuring a song from halc, and instrumentation played by Anthony Lofton, Joshua Morse and Anthony Morgan.
Benjamin Briggs’s first-ever sampled game audio album includes five pumping arrangements of Dave Wise’s unforgettable tunage from one of the best racing games of all time. Diddy Kong Racing: Bootleg Circuit features over 17 minutes of pulse-pounding, nostalgia-fueled house beats, expertly mastered by the one and only Dj CUTMAN.