Chiptune artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good chiptune bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top chiptune bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. A chiptune--also known as chip music of 8-bit music, is synth electronic music produced by sound chips of vintage computers, video game consoles or arcade machines. Chiptune groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all chiptune bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest chiptune bands of all time, since the most famous chiptune artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best chiptune music.
You can click on the chiptune band names to see more information about that particular notable chiptune group. If they're near the top of the best chiptune artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top chiptune bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the chiptune band names themselves.
Joel Thomas Zimmerman and Flying Lotus are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list Upvote your favorites to see them rise to the top of the list. Which is better for this list, Crystal Castles or Horse the Band?
All important, significant and iconic names in chiptune music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.
The list includes all new chiptune bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of chiptune, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into chiptune music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good chiptune bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent chiptune bands.
This list answers the questions "who are the best chiptune bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest chiptune musician ever?"
If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular chiptune bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.Re-rank this list to fit your opinion of what should be in which order and (66 items)
1 71 16 Anamanaguchi Pop music, Electronic music, Chiptune
2 34 17 I Fight Dragons Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music
3 21 6 facepwn64 added Chipzel
4 26 13 Dubmood Electronic music, Electro house, House music
5 20 9 Nullsleep Synthpop, Indie, Electronic music
6 18 9 she Chiptune, Electronica, Ambient music
7 15 7 YMCK Synthpop, Chiptune
8 20 12 Unicorn Kid Dubstep, Rave music, Electronic music
9 11 4 Nobuo Uematsu New Age music, Rock music, Electronic music
10 8 2 btarddd added Jake Kaufman
11 22 16 Crystal Castles Synthpunk, Noise rock, New rave
12 10 5 Machinae Supremacy Industrial metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
13 5 0 Yellow Magic Orchestra Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave
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15 10 6 pornophonique Chiptune
16 9 5 8 Bit Weapon Synthpop, Electronic music, Bitpop
17 8 4 Lackluster Downtempo, Chill-out music, Chiptune
18 6 2 Pixelh8 Chiptune, Alternative rock, Video game music
19 5 1 Oskar Hanberg added Ozzed chiptune, 8-bit, bitpop
20 3 0 DefaultColor added Bossfight
Bitpop, Chiptune, D&B
Bitpop, Chiptune, D&B