The Plan8 – 029 – Nick VanHolt

Today on The Plan8 we have 8-Bit musician Nick VanHolt AKA Albino Ghost Monkey. He is a Michigan based chiptune musician who has provided the new theme music for the podcast now.

Today we talk about:

  • Tools of the trade – Gameboy, Nanoloop & Commodore 64
  • Chiptune social website – 8Bit Collective
  • Creative Commons
  • RIAA & File sharing – the musician’s perspective
  • The creative process in making the theme music of Plan8 and also Nicks music in general.
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Originally from the Maryland beltway area. Patrick lived in Los Angeles for a couple of years. Now he is based in the Portland area. In the past Patrick has been an IT engineer, technology consultant, software trainer, technology journalist, blogger, and podcaster. Currently he is returning to school for a degree in Computer Science & Engineering.

Patrick Roanhouse – who has written posts on Plan8.