[CHIPTUNE of the DAY] LazyNerd204 – Vaccines Never Made Me Talented (#actuallyautistic)

Today's tune is from our Canadian friend Aaron Parsons, a 3-time C4A contributor and an actual autistic. I think the title says it all! Don't forget: we want #actuallyautistic composers for Expansion Pack 2! Check our submissions link for more details up top! https://open.spotify.com/track/25HLReAbZ3UvpQOUnpMdKd?si=XfM6gooDSaWojYpwqry2Ag

SUBMISSIONS OPEN! Expansion Pack 1 (Female/Trans/Nonbinary) and Expansion Pack 2 (Actually Autistic)

In case you didn't see our submission update recently, submissions are open for our two new and first-ever Expansion Packs! Volume 1, which looks to feature female, trans and nonbinary musicians will benefit the Women's Autism and Nonbinary Network and Expansion Pack 2 will feature Actually Autistic musicians and benefit the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network! Check … Continue reading SUBMISSIONS OPEN! Expansion Pack 1 (Female/Trans/Nonbinary) and Expansion Pack 2 (Actually Autistic)

Highlights from C4A at DMA! (Belated… for some reason.)

So, funny story - this never posted on our blog but was everywhere else. Curious. Anyhoo.... ahem... If you haven't caught them on our Instagram or Facebook, here some shots and videos from our third annual C4A showcase, this year at DMA! We met 673 people with our sensory/music table, had some killer visuals courtesy … Continue reading Highlights from C4A at DMA! (Belated… for some reason.)

[NEWSWORTHY] Autistic Children Being Locked or Secluded in Rooms by Schools – Seriously, What the Hell?

Made my blood boil reading this. Isolation and seclusion is not how to make ANYONE of any group, mental or physical minority, feel and become a valued member of society. It sure as hell isn't a great way to deal with autistic people. Please retweet if you agree. Article from NPR. https://www.npr.org/2019/06/05/726519409/desperation-and-broken-trust-when-schools-restrain-students-or-lock-them-in-room

VOLUME 4: Now Up for Preorder!

Volume 4: Infinite Potential, our newest compilation is now up for pre-order at Bandcamp! This album features 28-tracks from across the chiptune spectrum, featuring several neurodivergent artists and was mastered by B.Bear with this gorgeous art by longtime C4A contributor Viridian Kurisu! Preorder now using the link below and you can get half the album right now! … Continue reading VOLUME 4: Now Up for Preorder!

VOLUME 4: Submissions Closed At Last, Mastering and Stats!

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