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/
We had a blast once again at the Dallas Museum of Art, with founder Asperkraken putting on a pair of performances and us having a massive 12-foot sound and sensory play table! Check out DMA's Twitter and Instagram to hear some words from us too! Here are some pictures courtesy of us and the DMA's … Continue reading C4A at DMA 11/15-16/19 Gallery!
Now that we have everything for Volume 4, here is the concrete info so far! TRACKS: 27 NEW CHALLENGERS: 17 RETURNING CHALLENGERS: 11 FOUR TIME CHALLENGERS: 2 THREE TIME CHALLENGERS: 2 TWO-TIMERS: 7 MASTERING: BBEAR ARTWORK: VIRIDIAN KIRISU CHARITIES BENEFITING: AUTISTIC SELF ADVOCACY NETWORK, RISE ABOVE THE DISORDER, TAKETHIS, AND AUTISTIC WOMEN/NONBINARY NETWORK
Utterly delighted to see all the submissions for Volume 4 this year!! A whole lot of newcomers this time around, some returns and some collaborations too! Got everything from dubstep to chip-fused rock this time around! We can't wait to share it with you! Are you someone who missed the submission window? No sweat. We … Continue reading Volume 4 NEWS!!! HUZZAH!!!!
Full disclosure: I am an autistic male. That's why I go by Asperkraken, because I want to own it. Several musicians on our compilations are autistic (Metroyd Myk, Iron Curtain, LazyNerd204, Ava Hart, Stig, etc etc). So I wanna talk about this month because it's Autism Acceptance Month or Autism Awareness Month, depending on who … Continue reading Autism Acceptance versus Awareness – from an Actual Autistic
This autistic man, Dave Kot, has created a comic with an autistic superhero - as in autism is his superpower! It is called Face Value and even teaches autistic people how to understand facial expressions. Pretty darn amazing. What an empowering idea for neurodivergent people. I recommend this highly. Follow the link for more! Read … Continue reading An Autistic Superhero by an Autistic Creator!
Hey folks! Been a long time since an update and I wanted to remind all that this is our slow time of year. This is the time when submissions are open? Click the link on our site for more on Volume 4! We also got a plug on the Beyond Synth podcast on SoundCloud, courtesy … Continue reading Volume 4 Subs Open, Music Helps Autistic Kids
Here are some more photos of us at DMA this past Saturday, courtesy of Mr. Chen and the DMA! These also show off our sound table a bit more. At some point the children gave me a break on performing. 😀
We had a phenomenal event at the Dallas Museum of Art's Creative Connections Center yesterday! In addition to some live ambient music from yours truly, we also had an interactive music table featuring LittleBits, Korg DS-10, Electroplankton, a Dato Duo (courtesy of DMA), Teenage Engineering as well as a mic and keyboard for kids to … Continue reading Highlights from our DMA Show! October 2018
NonPareil Institute will be participating in North Texas Giving Day on September 20th! You probably hear us talking about them all the time. Bookmark this page for that day and show them some love! Help them out! This is a great organization that teaches autistic people valuable technology skills for the future! https://www.northtexasgivingday.org/nonpareil-institute?blm_aid=1181697