Nothing (aside from maybe sad pugs in costumes) sums up the totally amazing / totally pointless dichotomy at the heart of half the internet than the chiptune cover. At first glance a digitised version of a familiar tune is the best thing ever, then about halfway through it becomes questionable, before pretty much vanishing from memory by the time it plays out.
Following on from yesterday’s Super Morrissey Bros, here’s ten more quite good powered-up covers, the post-millenial answers to Panpipe Moods’ 90s comedy value. Add yours below.
(A personal favourite)
(From an actual Atari game)
Chiptune collective Da Funk are so into the whole thing they just released a whole second mixtape of Daft Punk covers, with an attention to detail above and beyond most quick fixers. I especially like ‘Harder Better Faster Cheaper’ from this set (via theverge.com).