Wednesday, August 17, 2011

irq7 - Girls 'n' Gameboys EP

It's time for my next release called "Girls 'n' Gameboys".
After a lot of cover-versions on the "It's not me EP", I decided to have more own songs on the follow-up release and here you are! Well - there is at least _one_ cover-song on the EP. Sorry, but I could not resist ;)

First I have to mention the awesome cover-artwork done by Vera. This not only saved a lot of work for me - it also looks sooo much better than everything I did before.
Thanks for all Vera! :)

This EP is also featuring a song with my own vocals called "Jamie & Me". The whole thing was heavily inspired by my personal muse called Irina. She also fixed my bad English. Me like!

Another novelty is the usage of amen-breaks in some songs. Don't expect high-quality samples, but the breaks were well received on my performance at The Tank/NY :D
Of course all songs were produced with one Gameboy Classic and LSDj.

I also did a short C64-demo featuring the first song of the EP:

1.) Bad Taste
2.) Terror Uschi
3.) Godmode
4.) Get Ready (cover)
5.) Jamie & Me
6.) Coma
7.) 1988

irq7 live

I got a lot of request for playing some live-gigs.
So check-out irq7 playin live in your city. I will regularly update the dates here and on facebook.

31.08.2011 ARS Electronica Center, Linz
This is not a real irq7 gig, but I can play some songs as a part of the famous Gameboymusicclub at the same event where I got the first contact with this nice people from Vienna:
The ARS Electronica!

We are playing at the opening-ceremony in the ARS Electronica Quater which is in the front of the ARS Electronica Center. The Tesla Orchestra is also playing! I mean check this out:

16.09.2011 chip - nyte, Frankfurt, Stereo Bar (irq7, Sabrepulse, Stern Fucking Zeit)
Whoooooomp! I have a gig with the awesome Sabrepulse and the Gameboy hardcore legend Stern Fucking Zeit :D

17.09.2011 Planet 8Bit, Schwäbisch Hall, Club Alpha 60 (irq7, Sputnik Booster)
The free German radio-station is celebrating a big chiptune-night also featuring Sputnik Booster and a screening of the chiptune-documentation" Reformat the Planet".
Don't miss that!