NI Science Festival Artists: Infotoxin

So, if you’ve been paying attention to this blog or one of Maker’s various media outlets over the past month, you’ll have seen us talking about the NI Science Festival which was held in Belfast. (It’s here if you didn’t catch it -> https://makenoisemakemusic.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/handmade-electronic-music-night-ni-science-festival/)

This is the first post detailing an artist who performed for the handmade electronic music night.

Infotoxin is a chipmusician, synthesist, circuit antagonist & occasional thorubomancer who uses hacked games consoles to produce nostalgic thumps, smacks, beeps and squeals from your gaming past, twisted, distorted and combined with deep sub bass and dubstep rhythms.

Below is two videos from Intoxin’s performance on the night; listen to all the upbeat, chiptuney goodness!

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