Free Album Download: Gameboy Madrigals

What happens when you combine age-old contrapuntul style with Gameboys?

One possibility is Joey Mariano’s Gameboy Madrigals:

Early composers of the madrigal used only two to three voices to create counterpoint. Realizing the opportunity for reinterpretation through the gameboy sound chip, Joey Mariano set out to create a body of chiptune madrigals inspired by early RPG games, Japanese folk melodies, and masters of the madrigal such as Francesco Landini. A definite departure from his traditional approaches, Animal Style’s Gameboy Madrigals release strives to create a mood relying on melody and counterpoint instead of an ever-present, never-ending, bleed-your-ears-dry dance beat.

Gameboy Madrigals is a free album download.

Tracks:

01 Soldered Lovers
02 Plastic Penchant
03 Sentimental Secular Anomaly
04 Medieval Blues
05 Trecento 2008
06 Tokyo Cornfield in Antigravity
07 Gather ‘Round Retrograde
08 NiMH Melisma

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