What if one man managed to capture and condense all of your childhood console memories into a single blippy, pixelated jackpot? If he mashed up Megaman 2 with the waterfront training montage from Punch Out to form an 8-bit 8-track for the wet hott American summer of yesteryear? And then stole your Julie?
Alan Wilkis - I'm Famous
We asked Brooklyn-based game genie Alan Wilkis about the secret codes behind his rainbow crunk:
"Hearing anything that resembles those old 8-bit sounds just instantly turns me into a kid again! There's something so extremely pure and perfect about them, and something so inherently pleasing in there. The other incredible thing about the Nintendo songs, and something I tried to sort of nod to in a lot of my songs, is that despite how simple or unprocessed the sounds may be by modern standards, the songs often have these insanely complex musical arrangements."
Alan Wilkis - Milk and Cookies
CD Giveaway - Win a copy of A dub's dynamite debut Babies Dream Big by telling us about your favorite Nintendo game, cheat code, theme song, or random Ninty fanatic story. I'll start - one time I snuck out of school in 4th grade to play RC Pro Am. Another time I beat Castlevania after playing for 10 hours straight and got wicked pins and needles when I tried to run outside to tell everyone. Anyway, Alan's keeping an eye out and will mail an autographed heat missile to his favorite Butter Team commenter. There is no time limit. Begin!