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Hyperdub announces Japanese videogame music compilation

By | Published on Friday 29 September 2017

Diggin In The Carts

Record label Hyperdub has announced a new compilation called ‘Diggin In The Carts: A Collection Of Pioneering Japanese Videogame Music’.

A spin-off from the Red Bull Music Academy documentary series ‘Diggin In The Carts’, the record has been compiled by filmmaker Nick Dwyer and Hyperdub boss Kode9. It’s a collection of pioneering Japanese videogame music. In case you wondered.

“Some of the greatest art is created within limitations”, says the label of the music on the 34 track compilation. “Often the most pioneering and influential periods in electronic music have resulted from artists pushing existing technology to its limits”.

The album is due for release on 17 Nov.┬áHere, from 1993 Nintendo Super Famicom game ‘The Mahjong Touhaiden’, is Soshi Hosoi’s ‘Mister Diviner’: