Behind those 8-bit melodies
Tuesday 7th October 2014
Broadcaster, producer and DJ, Nick Dwyer aka Nick D joins Nick Atkinson to talk up his latest endeavour, a documentary called Diggin' In The Carts.
It's a web series that hunts down the personalities behind early computer game music, a genre that's proved remarkably influential for a generation of artists around the world who grew up with those infectious 8-bit melodies.
LISTEN to more from Radio New Zealand's Music team on the Music 101 Pocket Edition. In this episode: Jay Knight, Perfume Genius, Diggin' in the Carts with Nick D and music from Lorde, Awa and Louis Baker.