Hunter – Mega Flare

Hunter is the second GameChops release from chiptune musician Mega Flare, this time he turns his focus to the dark melodies of Castlevania. Mega Flare uses a Nintendo Gameboy with the homebrew software LSDj to make music. This time, he collaborated with Dj CUTMAN to record each channel of the Gameboy’s sound-chip separately to mix them using Ableton Live. The result are two larger-than-life chiptune tracks with driving basslines and crisp clean leads. You can hear the influence of Baltimore’s clubs in Mega Flare’s drum patterns and arrangement.

Maverick – Mega Flare

Mega Flare is a DJ, producer and chiptune musician, and Maverick is his first release with GameChops. It’s an EP of chipmusic inspired by the soundtrack of the Mega Man X series for SNES. This album was written on the music tracker software LSDj ( littlesounddj.com ) and recorded on a single Nintendo Gameboy,model DMG-01. Maverick is considered a “de-make” of the 16-bit soundtrack for Mega Man X; Each track was re-written on the 4-bit soundchip of the Nintendo Gameboy.

Black Materia: The Remake

Ten years in the making, Black Materia: The Remake is a hip hop tribute to Final Fantasy VII. Gamer musician Raheem “Mega Ran” Jarbo and video game music record label GameChops to release Black Materia: The Remake, a 22-track album of original rap songs inspired by Final Fantasy VII Remake, the award-winning 2020 reboot of one of the most popular video games of all time.

Year of the Yoshi

Year of the Yoshi is a collaborative album including a diverse lineup of musicians and remixes. Featuring music inspired by the Super Mario series and as Yoshi-themed spinoffs, Year of the Yoshi is the definitive remix tribute to Nintendo’s green dinosaur.