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Head on down to the Mana Bar for Pocket Music, your monthly fix of Brisbane’s best chip music! Finagrin - Armed with a trombone and a GameBoy, Finagrin delivers you a freakishly impressive set of chip and jazz. VGX - Retro-inspired house beats are his specialty - drum machines and blips aplenty! Slato - Prepare for an epic journey through time and space with his melodic and energetic dance beats.
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 And don’t forget - if you’re at the EB Expo on the 15th of October  (Saturday), check out Pocket Music at the FanMade area. Event details  here.

Head on down to the Mana Bar for Pocket Music, your monthly fix of Brisbane’s best chip music!

Finagrin - Armed with a trombone and a GameBoy, Finagrin delivers you a freakishly impressive set of chip and jazz.

VGX - Retro-inspired house beats are his specialty - drum machines and blips aplenty!

Slato - Prepare for an epic journey through time and space with his melodic and energetic dance beats.

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And don’t forget - if you’re at the EB Expo on the 15th of October (Saturday), check out Pocket Music at the FanMade area. Event details here.

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Get your regular dose of live chiptunes at the mana bar, with some of Brisbane’s finest chipmuicians. Rubijaq  - Proving that all you need is a single gameboy, for  strength… in the  pit. Noisy and bass heavy and a great way to start the  party. Slato  - Adventures through space and time created from a  synchronised gameboy  rig that transcends nostalgia to pleasures your  ear drums. Dot.AY  - Trying his hardest to make a gameboy sound like a 50 foot  mech  warrior fighting a dinosaur. Chipbass to shake your fossil. Facebook.

Get your regular dose of live chiptunes at the mana bar, with some of Brisbane’s finest chipmuicians.


Rubijaq - Proving that all you need is a single gameboy, for strength… in the pit. Noisy and bass heavy and a great way to start the party.

Slato - Adventures through space and time created from a synchronised gameboy rig that transcends nostalgia to pleasures your ear drums.

Dot.AY - Trying his hardest to make a gameboy sound like a 50 foot mech warrior fighting a dinosaur. Chipbass to shake your fossil.

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Two chipmusic shows in a single week.. Brisbane doesn’t know how lucky it is.
As it is the first Thursday of the month we have the best new up and coming chipmusic acts descend on Mana Bar.7pm VGX: Returning to the scene to smash out an all new set of blips and bloops accompanied by drum machine beats.8pm FINAGRIN: A truly epic fusion of trombone and gameboy  - must be seen and heard to be believed.9pm GENTLEHURST (SYD): All the way from Cronulla, Sydney, to deliver a blow of chipstep no short of wobbles and wubs.10pm SLATO: Chilling melodic ambience and energetic dance beats reminiscent of retro VGM.11pm RUBIJAQ: An onslaught of dark grungy waveforms and raw noise.
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and don’t forget Super Pocket Music is this Saturday :)

Two chipmusic shows in a single week.. Brisbane doesn’t know how lucky it is.

As it is the first Thursday of the month we have the best new up and coming chipmusic acts descend on Mana Bar.

7pm VGX: Returning to the scene to smash out an all new set of blips and bloops accompanied by drum machine beats.

8pm FINAGRIN: A truly epic fusion of trombone and gameboy - must be seen and heard to be believed.

9pm GENTLEHURST (SYD): All the way from Cronulla, Sydney, to deliver a blow of chipstep no short of wobbles and wubs.

10pm SLATO: Chilling melodic ambience and energetic dance beats reminiscent of retro VGM.

11pm RUBIJAQ: An onslaught of dark grungy waveforms and raw noise.

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and don’t forget Super Pocket Music is this Saturday :)

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SUPER POCKET MUSIC WAREHOUSE EDITION!
The first Pocket Music mini-festival encompassing Music, VJ’s, DJ’s, Installations and Retro-Gaming!
Contortionist Studios, Lucinda St, Woolloongabba, Saturday August 6th, 7pm Doors bands at 8pm, $10 entry (go to Mana Bar Monthly Pocket Music, Thursday August 4th to get discounted entry and drink vouchers)
Supported by Small Lakes and Zed Games.
SCIENCE PROJECT: Brisbane Beats duo mixing dub, hiphop and electronica. Moody bass heavy tunes to nod your head whilst shaking your ass.
Maddest Kings Alive (Melb): Turns a large array of video game devices into a funky amalgam of future beats and spacey bleeps. Playing material off his new EP this set is not to be missed.
godinpants (Syd):  godinpants, written in 1851, recounts the adventures of the narrator gameboy as he sails on the whaling ship distortion under the command of Captain bass guitar.
Dot.AY: Low-End 4bit Bass destruction, wonky beats party assaulting bleeps.
WTEM: Noisy neo-tribal improv…Wtem is an onomatopoeia for wham…
VJ’s: Gentlehurst (Syd), Warren Handley + Joe Baker, Leif Gifford
Micronations DJ’s will be spinning tunes between sets from booty bass to 8bit ragga and everything in between.
DOOMSPLAY: An interactive installation made in Brisbane that allows participants to save the city from invaders (possibly from space)
Finally there will be a bar with cheap drinks and a Retro Gaming zone that only has consoles created before the turn of the century and TV’s with busted colour tubes.
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SUPER POCKET MUSIC WAREHOUSE EDITION!

The first Pocket Music mini-festival encompassing Music, VJ’s, DJ’s, Installations and Retro-Gaming!

Contortionist Studios, Lucinda St, Woolloongabba, Saturday August 6th, 7pm Doors bands at 8pm, $10 entry (go to Mana Bar Monthly Pocket Music, Thursday August 4th to get discounted entry and drink vouchers)

Supported by Small Lakes and Zed Games.

SCIENCE PROJECT: Brisbane Beats duo mixing dub, hiphop and electronica. Moody bass heavy tunes to nod your head whilst shaking your ass.

Maddest Kings Alive (Melb): Turns a large array of video game devices into a funky amalgam of future beats and spacey bleeps. Playing material off his new EP this set is not to be missed.

godinpants (Syd):  godinpants, written in 1851, recounts the adventures of the narrator gameboy as he sails on the whaling ship distortion under the command of Captain bass guitar.

Dot.AY: Low-End 4bit Bass destruction, wonky beats party assaulting bleeps.

WTEM: Noisy neo-tribal improv…Wtem is an onomatopoeia for wham…

VJ’s: Gentlehurst (Syd), Warren Handley + Joe Baker, Leif Gifford

Micronations DJ’s will be spinning tunes between sets from booty bass to 8bit ragga and everything in between.

DOOMSPLAY: An interactive installation made in Brisbane that allows participants to save the city from invaders (possibly from space)

Finally there will be a bar with cheap drinks and a Retro Gaming zone that only has consoles created before the turn of the century and TV’s with busted colour tubes.

Poster By Trofdugweed

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Pocket Music is back at Mana Bar bringing you the best new up and coming chiptune artists out of Brisbane!8pm FINAGRIN: debut show for this Brisbane artist who will be bringing his energetic melodic gameboy tracks to the Mana Bar.9pm SLATO: Dual Gameboy epicness moving between ambient chords and banging dance.10pm RUBIJAQ: Bass heavy glitch destruction, noise to make you move.Also  if you or someone you know make 8bit, chipmusic, videogame remixes or  videogame inspired music we will be having our first open mic from 7pm View the details and register your interest on the Pocket Music Facebook page (here)
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Pocket Music is back at Mana Bar bringing you the best new up and coming chiptune artists out of Brisbane!

8pm FINAGRIN: debut show for this Brisbane artist who will be bringing his energetic melodic gameboy tracks to the Mana Bar.

9pm SLATO: Dual Gameboy epicness moving between ambient chords and banging dance.

10pm RUBIJAQ: Bass heavy glitch destruction, noise to make you move.

Also if you or someone you know make 8bit, chipmusic, videogame remixes or videogame inspired music we will be having our first open mic from 7pm
View the details and register your interest on the Pocket Music Facebook page (here)

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Last Minute April Pocket Music GO!!! Rubijaq, Slato, Dot.AY all Bris-Crew holding it down at the Mana Bar Thursday April 7th. WHOOP!
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Last Minute April Pocket Music GO!!! Rubijaq, Slato, Dot.AY all Bris-Crew holding it down at the Mana Bar Thursday April 7th. WHOOP!

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UPDATED!!: The month of March see’s the 12th Pocket Music show which consequently means it has been running for a whole year and we plan to celebrate this milestone with a massive party! Including our first guest from Japan (Cheapshot), Two EP launches (godinpants and Dot.AY) and the introduction of two new faces from the local Brisbane Scene (Rubijaq and Slato) … Sunday March 13th 8pm-12am at X&Y .. PARTY!!!! (poster by Simon Cottee)The line up:Cheapshot: From Tokyo, Japan this guy creates some of the fiercest game boy bass music ever. Influenced by dubstep and the future beats movements he creates a wobbly bass heavy onslaught of rhythms and sounds. Recently his tracks were picked up by super netlabel 8bitpeoples, you can download that release here and start getting excited.godinpants: From Sydney and part-whale this is the first Brisbane show for the brutal chip punk that is godinpants. Having been active in the Australian scene a few years now he has recently focussed his sound on harsh noisy gameboy beats accompanied by a wall of distorted bass played live on a Bass Guitar. This show will also act as an EP launch for his first release of this new material.Supported by local veteran Dot.AY (who will be releasing his new bass thumping EP “Ceratopian Society”). Finally the night kicks off with two fresh new Brisbane artists playing their debut chipmusic performances introducing both Slato and Rubijaq to the Pocket Music crew.

UPDATED!!: The month of March see’s the 12th Pocket Music show which consequently means it has been running for a whole year and we plan to celebrate this milestone with a massive party! Including our first guest from Japan (Cheapshot), Two EP launches (godinpants and Dot.AY) and the introduction of two new faces from the local Brisbane Scene (Rubijaq and Slato) … Sunday March 13th 8pm-12am at X&Y .. PARTY!!!! (poster by Simon Cottee)

The line up:

Cheapshot: From Tokyo, Japan this guy creates some of the fiercest game boy bass music ever. Influenced by dubstep and the future beats movements he creates a wobbly bass heavy onslaught of rhythms and sounds. Recently his tracks were picked up by super netlabel 8bitpeoples, you can download that release here and start getting excited.

godinpants: From Sydney and part-whale this is the first Brisbane show for the brutal chip punk that is godinpants. Having been active in the Australian scene a few years now he has recently focussed his sound on harsh noisy gameboy beats accompanied by a wall of distorted bass played live on a Bass Guitar. This show will also act as an EP launch for his first release of this new material.

Supported by local veteran Dot.AY (who will be releasing his new bass thumping EP “Ceratopian Society”). Finally the night kicks off with two fresh new Brisbane artists playing their debut chipmusic performances introducing both Slato and Rubijaq to the Pocket Music crew.

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Super Pocket Music poster by Brisbane illustrator Tom Ward. HOLY FUCK IT IS EPIC! The second of our massive January events and the first move of Pocket music to a full size venue..
not long till the Sievert show!!!!

Super Pocket Music poster by Brisbane illustrator Tom Ward. HOLY FUCK IT IS EPIC! The second of our massive January events and the first move of Pocket music to a full size venue..

not long till the Sievert show!!!!

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Pocket Music 10!
Come celebrate the new year in true hardcore chip fashion with extreme texan space captain Sievert and Sydney hardcore brutaliser 10kfreemen supported by AndyExpandy and Dot.AY. Thanks to brisbane-lad Simon Cottee for the absolutely mindblowing cryptozoology themed poster.

Pocket Music 10!

Come celebrate the new year in true hardcore chip fashion with extreme texan space captain Sievert and Sydney hardcore brutaliser 10kfreemen supported by AndyExpandy and Dot.AY. Thanks to brisbane-lad Simon Cottee for the absolutely mindblowing cryptozoology themed poster.

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Pocket Music special event!! Freezedream listening party..

Pocket Music special event!! Freezedream listening party..