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ABOUT




Website of electronic music producer and DJ Stu, born and raised in the hometown of LSD, Basel Switzerland. Colored by the sounds of vintage gear and home computers, Stu's work is a highly energetic blend of various musical styles created within the hardware limitations of the Atari ST and its internal beep maker. During many years he worked on and performed his own tunes on underground raves, club stages and festivals around the globe, where he showed off with his self-modified Atari and proved that high gloss sound is worth shit, if it doesn't make you bang your head. As a part of the so called micromusic scene, he focuses on the production of a crunchy original sound embedded into dancey arrangements. Chipmusic by Stu sounds like vintage 8-bit home computers on acid traversing contemporary and futuristic musical fields, rather than doing a repetition of what we know as the classic video game soundtracks from the past.




DISCOGRAPHY





'ESCAPE RETURN' OUT NOW AS 7-INCH VINYL SINGLE!



Read the review of 'Escape Return' on the chipwin blog

Read the review of 'Escape Return' on the chip bit sid blog

Read the review of 'Escape Return' on the RFV website (German)

BUY VINYL HERE!





'ATARI WORX 2003 - 2008' OUT NOW ON COMPACT CASSETTE!



Read the review of 'Atari Worx 2003 - 2008' on the RFV website (German)

BUY CASSETTE HERE!





OLD STU-FF













SHOWS




2019

June 15, Manchester UK - Chip Bit Day


2018

December 08, Basel CH - Kaschemme (Record Release Party)
September 21, Milano Chiptune Underground #008, Milan IT - Macao
August 24, Bornhom DK - Chipwrecked Festival
August 23, Hamburg DE - Hafenklang





DOWNLOADS




CHIPTUNES

Play my music for free on the Atari ST with this SNDH Pack (Verison 1.4 last update 2011)


PRESS TEXT

English / German


PRESS PHOTOS

2018 color Photo by Florian Olloz
2018 color Photo by Florian Olloz
2010 Monochrome Photo by Fabio Dondero
2009 Monochrome Photo by Marco Papiro
2009 color Photo by Stu
2008 Color Photo by Marjorie Becker


PRESS FEEDBACK

2018 RFV Website (German)
2017 Freiburger Nachrichten [German]
2010 Time Out Budapest [English]
2008 24 Seven News Brooklyn New York [English]
2006 Rails [Dutch]


TECHNICAL

Stage Rider




LINKS




Europe in 8 Bits
Documentary film about the european micromusic / 8-bit / chiptune scene, which was shown on many television channels and film festivals around the globe. This movie is based on interviews by a bunch of international artists including yours truly.

ST4
A hardware synthesizer project conceptualized by me and realized by the Dutch company Tasty Chips electronics. Currently out of stock.

YMixer
A hardware project I did back in 2005 for the sake of my own chiptune live performances. Basically contains the implementation of an analog filter and audio signal mixer into one of my Atari ST computers.

Drop Da Bomb
My old group, DJ team and later on booking agent. Currently inactive.

Micromusic
Low tech music for high tech people! The beginning of an interessting movement and a worldwide music community that existed years before social media concerns flattened the internet.

8bitpeoples
Champions of forgotten tech, hijacking the future. A New York-based netlabel run by Nullsleep and Bit-Shifter.

Bleepstreet
A Chiptune related label that was originaly founded by Johan Kotlinski and later on brought back to life in Berlin. Bleepstreet likes 8-bit technology and groovy, filthy, raw data action.

Ubiktune
A Russian based netlabel founded by C-Jeff of AY-riders with a big roster of international artists active in the world of chiptune and VGM.

YM Rockerz
An Atari ST chiptune group that is known for rocking the YM2149 sound chip hard. Various artist (including me) have contributed to their music discs in the past.

Dead Hackers Society
The place to be for people interessted in the atari scene, with everything about demo, graphic and music creation on the Atari ST / Falcon.


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