ComputeHer

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ComputeHer
Origin Ventura County, California, USA
Genres Electronic, chiptune, synthpop, bitpop
Instruments Computers
Years active 2005–present
Website www.computeher.com
Members Michelle Sternberger (AKA ComputeHer)

ComputeHer is a band created by Michelle Sternberger in 2005, making music using 8-bit computers and video game console sound chips.[1] She is also a member of the chiptune band 8 Bit Weapon.[2][3] ComputeHer's most notable work is her contribution to the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington D.C. Her music is included in a new exhibition "The Art of Video Games" where she provides the soundtrack to a video of featured video games at the entrance of the gallery. This exhibition is set to travel to multiple cities following its presentation in Washington D.C. in March 2012.[4]

ComputeHer has performed at many events. She was mentioned in the Wall Street Journal for her performance at the opening of the International Video Game Hall of Fame in Ottuma, Iowa in 2010.[5] She performed at the Sanrio 50th Anniversary I Love Nerds party.[6] ComputeHer performed at the Smithsonian American Art Museum for the Art of Video Games exhibition opening event[7] in March 2012.

Michelle's past projects include music projects for Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo,[8] Foundation 9 Entertainment,[9] Sony Creative Software[10] and King of Kong Fistful of Quarters DVD.[11]

Michelle's songs are featured in a video game soundtrack for DeRail Games, Panick Attack, on Xbox Live Marketplace.[12]

ComputeHer Discography[edit]

  • Chiptopia: The Best of 8 Bit Weapon & ComputeHer (2013)
  • Modemoiselle (2010)
  • It's a Chiptune Holiday! (2009)
  • Electric High (Remastered) (2009)
  • Data Bass (2007)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parker, Lyndsey (2010-11-21). "Sanrio Saturdays: Hello Kitty Celebrates In The City | heard - Yahoo! Music". Music.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  2. ^ Ohanesian, Liz (2011-08-09). "What, Exactly, is 8-Bit Music? - Los Angeles - Music - West Coast Sound". Blogs.laweekly.com. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  3. ^ Keith Stuart (2009-03-26). "Game theory: Vintage sound chips? They are music to my ears | Technology". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  4. ^ "Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents New Exhibition "The Art of Video Games" | Newsdesk". Newsdesk.si.edu. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  5. ^ Yadron, Danny (2010-08-07). "City Resorts to Pac-Man for a Reboot - WSJ.com". Online.wsj.com. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  6. ^ "Sanrio". Sanrio. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  7. ^ "Exhibitions: The Art of Video Games / American Art". Americanart.si.edu. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  8. ^ "Official Site". ComputeHer. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  9. ^ Contact Brian Crecente: Comment Facebook Twitter (2008-12-19). "Foundation 9 News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip". Kotaku. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  10. ^ "Loops & Samples: 8 Bit Weapon: A Chiptune Odyssey". Sonycreativesoftware.com. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  11. ^ "iam8bit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia". En.wikipedia.org. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  12. ^ "DeRail Games releases Panic Attack on Xbox Marketplace - DeRail Games". Derailgames.no. 2010-11-11. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 

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