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Artist Bio
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Nullsleep is a musician and artist known for his use of obsolete consumer electronics and modular synthesizers to craft intense, visceral dance music. His compositions embrace the inherent limitations and failures of technology, occupying a space at the boundary between utopian and dystopian futures. In 1999 he founded 8bitpeoples, a collective of artists interested in the audio-visual aesthetics of early home computers and video game consoles. He tours extensively and has performed over 200 shows throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Promo Photos
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2009.12.18 photo credit su1droot
2009.11.04 photo credit Marjorie Becker
2009.08.30 photo credit Marjorie Becker
2009.08.22 photo credit Joshua Davis

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Nullsleep/Starpause: Shadowtravel (Radiograffiti MP3/Vinyl)
Nullsleep: Unconditional Acceleration (8bitpeoples MP3/CD)
Nullsleep: Electric Heart Strike (8bitpeoples MP3/CD)
V/A: Getsumen To Heiki Mina Character Collection 4 (Aniplex CD)
V/A: 8-Bit Operators (Astralwerks CD)
V/A: 8BP050 (8bitpeoples 2xCD)
V/A: GB/V.A. (Intikrec CD)
V/A: Microdisko Vol.01 (Microdisko CD)
V/A: Dirty Soundtrack Vol.2 (d-i-r-t-y.com MP3)
Nullsleep: Depeche Mode Megamix (8bitpeoples MP3/CD)
V/A: Sonic Rec Room (Codek Records CD)
Nullsleep: The Gameboy Singles 2002 (8bitpeoples MP3/CD)
V/A: The 8bits of Christmas (8bitpeoples MP3)
V/A: VGM Mixtape #8 (NoSides Records CD)
V/A: Retork (Enough Records MP3)
V/A: Axel F (8bitpeoples MP3/CD)
Nullsleep: Hello World (8bitpeoples MP3/CD)
Nullsleep: Click Bleep Click (8bitpeoples MP3/CD)
Nullsleep: Wooden Polyurethane Papers (8bitpeoples MP3/CD)
V/A: Colors (8bitpeoples CD)

Media Coverage
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DESTRUCTOID - Squares and Signs: It IS hip to be a Square 12/06
CrunchGear - Name That Chiptune ... 12/06
BrooklynRadio - LIVE: The 8 Bit Fest 12/06
Feed Me Good Tunes - Here Comes a New Challenger!! 12/06
WIRED Blogs - Table of Malcontents: 8-Bit is Enough 12/06
GameSetWatch - Blip Festival 2006, Part 2 12/06
MAKE:Blog - BLIP day 4 - Workshops ... 12/06
Village Voice - Mario Speedwagon 11/06
XLR8R - Chip Off the Old Block 11/06
Alternative Press #220 - You Got Game! 11/06
GameScenes - Art in the Age of Videogames 10/06
8 BIT Documentary Film 10/06
Resonator - Reformat The Planet 10/06
Collective - Blipblop Til You Drop 08/06
Fractal Spin - Geek Musique 06/06
Cloneshit - 8bit #2 - Nullsleep Interview 02/06
MTV - Electronic Music Gets Game 02/06
Cool Hunting - 8-Bit Episode 1: Nullsleep 02/06
The New Gamer - Averaging Gradius 01/06
Frieze #96 - Music 2005 01/06
Los Angeles Times - Can You Feel The Beep? 11/05
Feed Me Good Tunes - Just What Dr. Mario Ordered 11/05
Game Dorks - Music Inspired By Videogames 10/05
Joystiq - Videogame Musicians Jailed For Their Art 10/05
Music Thing - 8-Bit Musicians End Up In Jail 10/05
1up.com - Gaming's Rhapsody: Fourth Movement 09/05
Nintendo Power #193 - 8-Bit Invasion 07/05
CScout TrendBlog - Trend: Chip Music 05/05
The New York Times - Air on a Game Boy 04/05
The New Gamer - Data Destruction Tour Remarks 04/05
Electronic Gaming Monthly #188 - Bleep-Bloop Boogie 02/05
VOGUE Italia N.651 - Philosophy 11/04
RedAssedBaboon - Bitboxing on the GB with nullsleep 08/04
Geedorah for The GameBoy Singles 2002 Review 06/04
NetArtReview for Depeche Mode Megamix 06/04
Defunktion Season 3 exhibition for New York Romscapes 05/04
Everything2 for The GameBoy Singles 2002 Review 03/04
springer|in - Video-Game Art for SARS Kung Fu Hack 02/04
The New Gamer for Depeche Mode Megamix Review 02/04
De:Bug - Last Christmas My Computer Broke 12/03
Lotek64 #8 for work with the 8bitpeoples 12/03
GameSpot - Chip Off the Old Block
Neural.it for SARS Kung Fu Hack 10/03
WIRED Issue 11.11 - 8Bit Punk 11/03
MSNBC.com - Play that Funky Music Gameboy 10/03
Salt Lake City Tribune - Not in Print Interview 09/03
Village Voice - Sound of the City 09/03
Static Line #47 08/03
RGB Project GameMUSICIANS.03
BoingBoing for SARS Kung Fu Hack 06/03
TheNextBigThing Interview on NPR 05/03
VORC - VGM or Chiptune of the Year 2002 12/02
Village Voice - Best of NYC 2002
SaveTheUniverse Interview 11/02
Repellent #2 - Micromusic Nonstop
Enooze #16 Interview
Designer meets Computerfreak
CrippledNinja #2 Interview
The Wire #217 - Ether Talk: Gameboy Music