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8bit Project turns everything from J-Pop to King Crimson or late Michael Jackson into chip tune sounds with their magic touches. Their official covers and remixes of Shoko Nakagawa or music from Disney have enjoying impressive reputation in and out of the country.

Shunji Ito (well-known in Japan for his sound production for PlayStation TV Commercial sound logo), Hisashi Saito (a veteran in the Japanese electronic scene, known as "Jokyoju" in YMO-hommage unit called "Y-Setsu-O"), Hironori Shoji, and Yosuke Kinoshita are behind this mysterious figure, and Hideki Matsutake (known as "4th member of YMO" and the chairman at Japan Synthesizer Programmer Association) helps the quartet as a supervisor.

What is unique about 8bit Project is that they have been releasing exclusive tracks through mobile (not PC) downloads, and their Disney songs cover versions available on mobile through Disney@8bit Project have been downloaded more than 300,000 times only in Japan.

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Author: AZN Consulting
8bit Project

Status:  Indie - active
Period:  2006 - present
Genre:  8bit / pop

Shunji Ito
Hisashi Saito
Hironori Shoji
Yosuke Kinoshita