Ding! Ding! Ding! It's year 5 for C4A and that means a BIG compilation must be coming! So that means we want YOU! We need chiptune, vaporwave, 8-bit, bitpop, nerdcore, nintendocore or whatever for our double compilation this year! Double submissions - YES, double submissions - are accepted this year (you don't HAVE to do … Continue reading VOLUME 5 IS OPEN FOR (DOUBLE) SUBMISSIONS!? – noise, power and speed VS chill, slow and laidback
A treat for people wanting to learn to chiptune in Latin-speaking countries (we have a lot of fans there), our good friend, C4A music and V4/C4A website/logo artist Viridian Kurisu has out together a full set of Famitracker tutorial videos in Espanol! If you've been wanting to do a C4A submission, Famitracker is free and … Continue reading [CHIPTUNES in ESPANOL] Famitracker Tutorial by Viridian Kurisu
We want to thank everyone who made this year special for C4A! Thanks to people like you, we can continue to use chiptunes, technology and music to reach autistic people and help them express themselves in meaningful ways! To get ready for 2020, we are offering our entire discography for HALF PRICE on Bandcamp until … Continue reading Year-End Chiptune/Collection Special!
Our fifth anniversary approaches - only a hint to what volume 5's theme will be.... happy holidays!
Proprioceptive. Now that's a big one. Most spell checks don't even recognize it. What does that mean? Well, our proprioceptive system is located in our muscles and joints. Its what gives us our awareness of being pushed, pulled and squished - essentially the parts of our nervous system that detect force and pressure. It's also … Continue reading [SENSORY] What Does “Proprioceptive” Mean?
Hey folks! Time to meet another actually autistic musician! This week, meet three-time contributor and performer at our first showcase ever, our friend Michael Blanton - aka Metroyd Myk! He has an album named Heart of the Juggernaut and it's quite worth a lesson. Classic LSDJ chiptune. https://metroydmyk.bandcamp.com/
Hey folks! Due to us not having enough submissions, we are shelving Expansion Packs one and two! Artists who already submitted to these releases are welcome to go ahead and put them in for Volume 5! Don't be discouraged by the way - we have usually been slow on submissions this time of year, so … Continue reading Expansions 1 & 2 on hold – Volume 5 coming May 2020!
I was pleasantly surprised when, after talking with Orba, I was contacted by these folks who are making this wonderful sensory-driven music tool and had a terrific discussion about what they want to do with it and how it can help sensory diets and all walks of autistic people. I will tell you this: they … Continue reading [SENSORY TOOLS] Artiphon and the Orba!
Two-time C4A contributor, always autistic musician and an inspiring force behind the founding of C4A, Stig of the UK has released his first album in years since Velocity. The album features several of his works that were previously exclusive to C4A and Chiptunes=Win releases. We HIGHLY recommend this album from this talented and actually autistic … Continue reading [ACTUALLY AUTISTIC MUSICIANS] Stig – The Unrealist
If you were a 90's kid or were perusing the dark side of music in the early 2000's, you might find the name Wesley Willis familiar. But I find myself looking back on the late artist and street performer with much respect, even if people discounted him as a sideshow. Wesley Willis was schizophrenic and … Continue reading [NEURODIVERGENT] Wesley Willis, Schizophrenic Musician