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Star Boost (for Oneil [dad​]​)

from Short Songs For Patrons II by Chris Carlier



My dad really likes Americana/Canadiana stuff, so naturally I set out to do something in that style. After a couple of failed attempts, I thought, 'What else does he like?' Video games. More like the Wolfenstein variety, but I thought it would be fun to do something in chiptune, so here it is.

I'm picturing a Mario-style star boost, where you gain immunity for a few seconds - except in this game, someone goes berzerker in the end!


from Short Songs For Patrons II, released August 21, 2020


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Chris Carlier regina, Saskatchewan

I make short songs for doing dishes or walking the dog or riding the bus. Sometimes it sounds like the smell of the ground after it rains in autumn. Sometimes it sounds like a long summer drive with the windows down.

Sometimes I make music for film/TV/games/radio. Sometimes I make music for patrons.

Most of the time I'm drinking coffee.
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