Hey folks! I know long time no update but C4A’s hometown, Fort Worth, is on lockdown right now (along with much of the world) due to circumstances you are probably aware of already that may or may not start with C. I would like everybody to focus on taking care of themselves and each other … Continue reading Covid-19 / Volume 5 Delay / Virtual Event?
This picture I think conveys the idea of a spectrum of autism quite nicely. What do your sliding settings look like?
So, you may have noticed some changes in our mission statement and noticed how we are dojng more than just chiptune compilations now. I suppose I should explain where C4A is headed. As of now, we are working on becoming our own 501(3)(c)! We are proud of almost all the charities we have benefitted and … Continue reading C4A – Past, Present, Future and Beyond
Save the date! C4A will be back at ArlingCon 2020 this year! Our sensory tables plus a new interactive segment will be featured and we will also be hosting a panel on neurodiversity in nerd culture! We will likely have a live performance as well - we will put an official event on our EventBrite … Continue reading [CHIPTUNE/SENSORY] C4A @ ArlingCon 2020! More Info to Come!
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
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/
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