Joseph Eidson has written a detailed, insightful track-by-track review of our debut album.
"If I were to pick three words to describe Marshall Art’s self-titled release, I would choose ambitious, expressive, and unique. Each track contains a variety of miniature sound worlds to explore for a brief moment, which is often a dangerous thing in the hands of lesser artists. What could easily be a technique that results in a lackluster, unfocused product is handled expertly by jmr and streifig, holding the listener’s attention through each transition. These kaleidoscopic moments bring a vitality to the music by providing several different moods for each track, rather than focusing singularly on ‘ambient,’ ‘ballad,’ or ‘shredding.’ All of these qualities combine to create a release that, to me, stands out among the current market of chip music."
Read more at the Chiptunes = WIN blog!