And the 8-bit fun just doesn't stop! Nine Inch Nails' classic 1989 album, Pretty Hate Machine, has been reworked by Inverse Phase, and re-named Pretty Eight Machine. The recording was re-created on eight different 8-bit systems, thus the new title of Pretty Eight Machine. The digital album was released yesterday and is available to stream and download on bandcamp here. The listing for the project also lists the all the vintage equipment used to create the album. The motivation for the project was also posted on bandcamp:
The album represents the culmination of so many things:
-the recent celebration of Pretty Hat Machine's anniversary
-the recent release of the remastered PHM
-my fandom and love for Nine Inch Nails
-my love of old school computers and game systems
-a hope that Trent Reznor (who likes vintage synths, tech, and gear) and Rob Sheridan (and his pixelated avatar) will enjoy it
-pushing myself to compose for systems I've never written music on.