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Genre  Bitpop / Chiptune
Founded  1999
Official website  8bitpeoples.com
Country of origin  United States of America
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Location  New York City, New York
Albums  Brutal and Aggressive, Icarus, Belle Isle Raceway, LOL

8bitpeoples is an artist collective and netlabel centered in New York City that focuses around the 8-bit aesthetic, which is heavily influenced by vintage videogames. 8bitpeoples was founded in 1999 by Jeremiah "Nullsleep" Johnson and Mike "Tangible" Hanlon. It is currently run by Johnson and labelmate Joshua "Bit Shifter" Davis.


Many artists who have appeared on 8bitpeoples have also appeared on compilations on other labels, most notably Astralwerks' 8 Bit Operators compilation, a collection of Kraftwerk songs as done in the 8-bit style. 8bitpeoples is also involved in the organization of the Blip Festival, which features 8-bit musicians, often including those on the 8bitpeoples roster.

They provide the vast majority of their releases for free via their website, including printable covers and inserts so that anyone can manufacture a hard copy of their releases.

Current members

  • Bit Shifter
  • minusbaby
  • Nullsleep
  • openBack
  • Otro
  • Random
  • Trash80
  • Twilight Electric
  • x|k
  • Leo Guzman
  • Neptunia Girls
  • Compilations/Samplers

  • Colors (8BP001)
  • Axel F (8BP028)
  • The 8bits of Christmas (8BP038)
  • 8BP050 (8BP050)
  • Blip Festival 2008: 32 Live Recordings (8BP100)
  • Reformat: A Tribute To Bit Shifter's Information Chase (8BP118)
  • References

    8bitpeoples Wikipedia

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