A tribute to ‘The Big Lebowski’ done with a Game Boy

Or via LSDJ, which is what chiptuners use to create their tunes, including this Big Lebowski tribute. By the way, chiptuners are musicians who exclusively use Game Boys. Yes, that is a real thing.



So I’m a big fan of chiptunes, but I realize that music produced purely via video game hardware is not everyone’s thing, so when making recommendations, I have to be smart about it. One safe route is chiptune covers of popular songs. Another is tribute albums. And speaking of…

And, for those who weren’t aware, yesterday was the 15th anniversary of The Big Lebowski. Which is why Paul Weinstein, aka Chipocrite, released 8-Bit Lebowski: 100% Electronic a six song EP that pays tribute to The Dude via his very capable skills with a DMG (that’s the original Game Boy, referred to by its “Dot Matrix Graphics moniker). Take a listen…

I actually know Paul, so if you like what you’ve heard, you might want to consider showing your appreciation by buying his album, which is steal at just five bucks.