March 21, 2019
The Hyperdub boss puts his own spin on 8 & 16-bit classics.
Kode9 has remixed classic video game music taken from the Hyperdub compilation Diggin in the Carts on his first solo release in four years.
Diggin in the Carts Kode9 Remixes sees the Hyperdub boss reworking classic video game music compositions from Soshi Hosoi, Yuzo Koshiro, Tadahiro Nitta and Koichi Ishibashi. Listen to his remix of ‘Bad Data (Dezaemon)’ below:
Since the compilation was released in 2017, Kode9 has developed a live A/V show with anime legend Koji Morimoto, who designed the original compilation artwork. The duo will headline the second edition of Mutek San Francisco on 3rd May.
Pre-order a copy of Diggin in the Carts Kode9 Remixes here ahead of its 3rd May 3 release, check out the cover art designed by Konx-Om-Pax, and tracklist below.
1. Soshi Hosoi – Mister Diviner (The Mahjong Touhaiden) KODE9 RMX
2. Koichi Ishibashi – Bad Data (Dezaemon) KODE9 RMX
3. Yuzo Koshiro – Temple (Actraiser) KODE9 RMX
4. Tadahiro Nitta – An-Un [Ominous Clouds] (Xak II) KODE9 RMX