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Tubeworm Dub

by Chip Tanaka

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Three years after delighting music lovers around the world with his debut solo album Django,
CHIP TANAKA is back and ready to release his highly anticipated second album: Domingo.

Video game fans know him as Hirokazu "Hip" Tanaka, the pioneer artist who began spinning chipsounds into video
game music in 1980 while working as a sound engineer at Nintendo. In addition to composing music for legendary
games like Metroid, Super Mario Land, and Earthbound, his storied career includes writing and arranging numerous
theme songs for the Pokémon animated films and TV series. His contributions to music catapulted forward yet again

in 2017 with Django, the first album released under his live performance name CHIP TANAKA.

With Domingo, Chip returns with an all-new album of 11 conceptual pieces that combine disparate imagery of the
sea, the night, outer space, and the retro-computer age, while exploring themes of nostalgia for bygone people and
places. With an unpredictable mélange of genres including reggae, dub, and techno, and a rich palette of chiptune
sounds, listeners will be transported into new and unknown auspices.

In his own words: "This album is a requiem to my past̶a new life form born from treasured memories."

Don't miss this epochal release from an artist who still has plenty to say!
* As with his previous album, physical copies of Domingo will come with a special thank-you letter from Chip himself
which includes a secret audio download code.


released July 8, 2020


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Chip Tanaka Tokyo, Japan

In addition to being well known for creating the music to games like EarthBound Beginnings,
EarthBound, Metroid, Balloon Fight, and Super Mario Land, Hirokazu Tanaka was also instrumental in the development of the Game Boy Camera. he has written many
songs for Pokémon. Since 2007, he has appeared as a live performer under aliases including Otona Buranko, Acerola Beach and, of course, Chip Tanaka.
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