Now you've found us, it's time to go rolling around at the speed of sound! You've got places to go! Hopefully there won't be no rain, bro.
VJ Tim Abad
Say hello to VJ Tim Abad! He is going to be giving us a beautiful light show to compliment Kirby's Dream Band. Master of Chip Glitch and Rewiring the definition of Arts, Tim Abad brings some of the best psychedelic visuals to any show he performs at. Like a digital Analog Paintbrush, Abad bo... (read more)
Noukon & crashfaster
Today’s the day for viz! Let’s start with Noukon, who works with crashfaster! We’re so pumped to have him at #MAGWest! Based in San Francisco, visualist Noukon infiltrates your eye sockets with nostalgic malfunctions, tenebrous obscurities, and synthetic nebuli built into a rhythmic, layer... (read more)
The Koopas
MAGWest is just over a month away and we are pumped to welcome The Koopas! The Koopas hail from world 8-8 and are ready to unleash their brand of music they have picked up from not only the Mushroom Kingdom, but all over videoland!!! (The real story: The Koopas are Frankie, Diego, Jim, Dave, a... (read more)
Let's Welcome Richie Branson!
We are so pumped to welcome Richie Branson to MAGWest! Richie Branson is a hip-hop artist, music composer, and producer who has worked with a variety of notable brands including Rooster Teeth, Adult Swim, Marvel and Def Jam Recordings. After his nostalgia-filled videogame influenced raps went... (read more)
Are You Hyped Yet? Up Next Is Grimecraft
Are you hyped yet? Check out our latest musical guest, Grimecraft! Crafting a contemporary musical experience drawn from his love of video games, San Francisco based DJ/Producer/Artist GRIMECRAFT brings a bright glossy mix of candied electronic voices and samples set to a tune of nerd nostalgia.... (read more)
Last Call for Panels!
Panel submissions will close in just a few days on July 15th! If you want to share your fan theories about Sonic, tips on speedrunning, a hot take on the games industry, or anything else your heart desires to talk about to a room full of people, submit now. (read more)
Running Low on HP? You Need Some Hyper Potions
Need to get a boost of energy? Then get ready for Hyper Potions! Hyper Potions is an EDM duo raised by anime and video games. Their music has been in the Sonic Mania trailers, League of Legends Warsongs album, Razer commercials, and released on Monstercat. Grab your tickets and see them crus... (read more)
Prepare for Landing! Its James Landino!
We’re pumped to welcome our next musician, James J Landino! James Landino is a leading force in video game music. When he's not composing for video game titles, James entertains audiences across North America remixing your favorite game and anime series. Most recently, James wrote original mus... (read more)
Get Ready To Shred With Myrone!
Get ready to shred! Myrone is coming to MAGWest! A soft shredder and composer for Drift Stage, we can't wait to hear what's in store. Grab your tickets and check this dude out! (read more)
These Guys Are The Bob-Omb! It's The Super Soul Bros!
Our next group is the bob-omb, guys. The bay area’s own Super Soul Bros. are bringing their explosive performances of live n’ funky video game music to MAGWest! Renowned for their dynamic musicianship, improvisation and infectious grooves, the Super Soul Bros are a hit with all ages. Whether... (read more)
Bolster The Walls It's Darren Korb!
Get ready because MAGWest is being graced by the fantastic Darren Korb! Darren Korb is the award-winning composer for Supergiant Games's Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre. He and long time collaborator, Ashley Barrett, will be hanging out with us, so be sure to get your tickets and we’ll see you... (read more)
Pump Up The Jam! The Extent of the Jam!
Our MAGWest arsenal of Chiptunes is going to be amazing with Extent of the Jam performing! Extent of the Jam is a chip group from San Francisco. Focusing on FM and SIDdish synthfunk, Extent of the Jam has been creating hyperactive videogamic grooves since the early 90s in various forms. Grab y... (read more)
Watch Out! It's boaconstructor
Say hello to our newest musical guest, boaconstructor! Since 2012, this Seattle-based producer has been making music on Nintendo Gameboys. Primarily fixated with pushing the handheld hardware to new limits, boa has crafted a sound that escapes the basic constraints of chip music that can appea... (read more)
What The Heck?! Hekkate!
Providing visuals for Chipspace is Hekkate: Hekkate, hailing from the deep seas of the 4th dimension into the reality our apocalyptic current time and space, brings visual transmutations of light, color, and figures reminiscent of half-remembered dreams and glimpsed futures. Glitch, static, and... (read more)
Gotta crashfaster!
Look out cause crashfaster is heading to MAGWest! San Francisco's crashfaster has evolved from a Gameboy-wielding solo act into a snarling, four-bodied electro-rock monster. Isolation, assimilation, accomplishment and emptiness fill the the band's songs, which genre-hop from industrial to pop... (read more)
Out Of This World Its: Space Town!
Have you gotten your tickets to MAGWest yet? Grab them so you can check out Space Town! Space Town is a music and video game project with roots in trance, future bass, chiptune, and ambient music. He has been creating both music and video games since 2009 and has performed in numerous show... (read more)
Hold Up! Vector Hold?!?
Grab hold of your butts. Vector Hold is heading to MAGWest! Vector Hold is a new retro 80's Synthwave project by Peter Brian Rice and accompanied live on guitar by David Stoltenberg from the San Francisco Bay Area. They specialize in sound design and production for 80's/90's retro gaming soun... (read more)
Up Next: Curious Quail!
Pack your bags! Curious Quail is headed to MAGWest. What started in 2008 as an excuse to mix orchestral music with guitar rock and old video game hardware, Curious Quail has evolved into a musician collective who create music with fuzzy guitars, soaring violin, rhythmic bass, powerful drums mi... (read more)
Kirby's Dream Band Is Coming To MAGWest!
Are you ready to go west? So is Kirby's Dream Band! They are as passionate about video game music as we are! Their first full album is a fresh take on some of Kirby's most iconic themes, and if you haven't listened to it, you are seriously missing out. Don't forget to grab your MAGWest ticket... (read more)
We're Doing It Live!
MAGWest is live! Registration is up! (read more)