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Go chip-tune with “Geen” from Cheap Dinosaurs’s new triangle trash EP (playing Kung Fu Necktie 1/23)

Artwork courtesy of the artist
Artwork courtesy of the artist

Philly’s Cheap Dinosaurs just released a new EP of chip-tune music (electronic music produced by sounds of vintage technologies such as video game consoles and arcade machines) titled triangle trash. “Geen” is a synthy number that finds the band making an indie-rock tune out of game-like sounds and it makes for a pleasant listen. Get tickets for the band’s show at Kung Fu Necktie on January 23rd here.

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Cinedelphia Film Festival closes with Cheap Dinosaurs performing live to a screening of Liquid Sky (at PhilaMOCA on 4/27)

liquid-sky Local chiptune / prog rock band Cheap Dinosaurs will contribute a live score to a screening of 1982 new wave film Liquid Sky at the closing events of this month’s Cinedelphia Film Festival.  Hosted at PhilaMOCA, the screening will also feature a rare appearance by Liquid Sky director Slava Tsukerman, who will provide an introduction to the film and participate in a Q&A afterwards.  Tickets and information for the event can be found here.  Below, watch a video of Cheap Dinosaurs’ Liquid Sky-themed Tuesday Tune-Out set and a trailer for the movie.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Cheap Dinosaurs at PhilaMOCA for Tuesday Tune-Out, Swift Techniqe at The Blockley, The Gallerist at Kung Fu Necktie

CheapDsContinuing their month of Tuesday Tune-Outs, 8static presents Cheap Dinosaurs tonight at PhilaMOCA.  The local chiptune / rock band will perform a set of their “wall of sound” productions before screening the 1982 independent sci-fi film Liquid Sky.  Like their Tuesday Tune-Out predecessor Chipocrite, Cheap Dinosaurs recently performed at Mag Fest in NYC where they participated in a showcase of chiptune music makers.  Admission for tonight’s all-ages event is a suggested $5 donation at the door; more information can be found here.  Watch a live video of Cheap Dinosaurs performing at PhilaMOCA from April 2011 below.

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