Closed System Blues

by Bit Shifter

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vaporstack It is incredibly clear that Josh has a deep appreciation of reality and all its inhabitants. There has always been grace and positivity in his music and I am profoundly happy this is released. What a treasure. Favorite track: The Butterfly.
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cted Excellent, distinctive drum & bass (3, 5, 6, 9) and a nice, more moderately-paced thumper (7). The rest is mostly not my thing.
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Harley Raine What an inspiring album.
Josh shows a deep understanding of the true capabilities of the Gameboy by using such a variety of textures and sounds.
The mixing doesn't just polish the sound, it brings out the best in the sounds created without detracting from it.
it makes me want to write music. Favorite track: Hypervigilance.
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Thank you Kira, Luke, Andrew, Natty, Jeremiah, Chris, Tamara, Jeff, Paul, and Carrie.

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In memory of Deborah J. Davis, and Tony Ness.

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released September 10, 2018

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Recorded 2018 by Joshua C. Davis at The Negative Zone, Brooklyn New York
Mixing and mastering by Luke Chaos · chaosroyale.bandcamp.com
Artwork, layout, and design by @vaporstack (andrew macfarlane) · vaporstack.org

Composed and programmed by Joshua C. Davis

© & ℗ 2018 Bit Shifter · Maximum R&D (ASCAP) · bit.shifter.net
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Bit Shifter Brooklyn, New York

NYC's Bit Shifter has been among those leading the charge in the global underground movement known as chipmusic, exploring high-impact, low-res music produced using primitive synthesis as a deliberate aesthetic choice. Armed only with two 30-year-old handhelds, Bit Shifter leaves high-end computer music choking on his exhaust, bringing twice the rock with 0.002% of the processing power. ... more

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