"Accompanying the game or on its own, Charlotte Seeker – Games on Cassette is a wonderful, re-listenable aural spectacle. If you’re love of chiptune is waning or if you’re just looking for something fresh and exhilarating I definitely suggest taking a listen."
-Shawn Sackenheim (Originalsoundversion.com
"Spencer Riedel's soundtrack for Bearcowboy's game Charlotte Seeker is a fountain overflowing with stellar musical landscapes. Get ready to be taken on an hour-long musical escapade!"
-Manny Marx (mannymarx.com
This album blends an eclectic range of genres with an unusual take on the chiptune style, blending several types of emulators with more contemporary synthesizers and acoustic drums, as well as playful tonal content and off-kilter rhythms.
released December 21, 2015
Special thanks to:
Carrie Magnuson - Who taught me to play music, hold high standards, and develop discipline
Brian Block - Who encouraged me to write more chippy music and made a permanent impression with his leadership
William Guschwan - Who taught me what kind of artist I am
Clint Bajakian - Whose insights, advocacy, and mentorship have helped me shape and actualize my life's goals
Christopher Prunotto - Whose encouragement, hard work, and excellence are a constant inspiration
Janice Hunton, Janikka Vandervelde, Matt Mayfield, for teaching me music theory, how to use it practically, and how to make music with computers, respectively.
David Noffs - Who helped me take my first steps into the world of interactive audio
Nickelpunk, Auston, Chad, CJ, Ray, Elise, Joshua, Wesley, Erika, Ryan, Patrick, and everybody else who has helped me feel so at home so quickly.
Phil, Vince, Joe, Dan, both Camerons, Colin, Bryan, Matt, Ilya, Patrick, Jacob, and everyone else in Chicago who helped me become who I am
My dear friends back home, Ian, Doug, Brenna, Hannah, Sarah, Suzanne & Louie, Christof, Thomas, Lara
My boyfriend Dave, for his encouragement, patience, and affection,
And finally, my loving family.
album cover based on a photo by stuartchilds on flicker
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