the world's number one ZX Spectrum rock star
Award winning chiptune artist Gasman has rocked dancefloors across Europe with his unique blend of energetic vocal performances, virtuoso keytar synth solos, and the nostalgic square wave sounds of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum.
- 18 Dec 2019 - Created the music for Katamari Christmassy, p01's Pico-8 tribute to Katamari Damacy for #pico8advent
- 7 Dec 2019 - Participated in the YM Rockerz musicdisk Faker Bashing, released at Silly Venture 2019, with a new track To The Ends Of The Earth
- 17 Aug 2019 - Released New School Reunion at Evoke 2019, Cologne, DE - a Pico-8 demo in collaboration with Rift, with code by Mantratronic and Gasman, and music by Gasman
- 13 July 2019 - New track Dance All Night released at Lost Party 2019, Licheń Stary, PL
- 1 June 2019 - Released Carcharodon Minor at Outline 2019, Willemsoord, NL - Baby Shark but it's coded in 128 bytes on the ZX Spectrum...
- 21 April 2019 - Two Spectrum releases at Revision 2019, Saarbrücken, DE - The Brexecutable Music Compo Is Over, an anti-Brexit message to the European demoscene, and Megademica, an epic 8-minute 4K megademo coded by SerzhSoft with music by Gasman
- 16 March 2019 - New track Tim Will Rock You released at Forever 2019, Horná Súča, SK - a combined tribute to Tim Follin and Queen
- 16 Feb 2019 - Live set at Hackerhotel 2019, Garderen, NL
- 28 Dec 2018 - Created the QR code easter egg and playable Nohzdyve game for Black Mirror: Bandersnatch!
- 8 Dec 2018 - Live set at Until It Bleeps, London, UK
- 7 Nov 2018 - Live set at RetroMañía 2018, Zaragoza, ES
- 20 Oct 2018 - New track Dynamite (ninja versus pyrotechnic) released at TRSAC 2018, Århus, DK
- 2 Sept 2018 - Live set at Electromagnetic Field, Eastnor, UK, and the unveiling of a giant working foam ZX Spectrum...
- 20 June 2018 - Released Buttercream Sputnik at NOVA 2018, Budleigh Salterton, UK - a Spectrum demo featuring a new graphics mode and a chiptune cover of Little Fluffy Clouds by The Orb
- 31 March 2018 - New track Cover Story released at Revision 2018, Saarbrücken, DE
- 5 Aug 2017 - Presentation Zero to chiptune in one hour at SHA2017, Zeewolde, NL - creating a chiptune cover of the theme from The Archers live on stage :-)
- 23 June 2017 - Live set at NOVA 2017, Budleigh Salterton, UK
- 27 May 2017 - Released Sandstorm at Outline 2017, Willemsoord, NL - a ZX Spectrum lyrical take on the Darude dancefloor anthem...
- 18 March 2017 - Released Ultraviolet at Forever 2017, Horná Súča, SK - a boundary-pushing ZX Spectrum megademo with an all-new Gasman soundtrack!
- 6-7 Aug 2016 - Two live sets at Electromagnetic Field, Guildford, UK - solo and head-to-head with 2xAA!
- 16 July 2016 - Released In The Future at Sundown demo party, Budleigh Salterton, UK - a song and ZX Spectrum music video about our continuing lack of jetpacks
- 6 May 2016 - Live set at Outline demoparty, Willemsord, NL
- 26 March 2016 - Released Harder, Better, Manic, Miner at Revision demo party, Saarbrucken, DE - a ZX Spectrum tribute to Daft Punk and Manic Miner in under 4K of code
- 19 March 2016 - New track Worlds Apart released at Forever demo party, Horná Súča, SK
- 10 Sept 2015 - Open stage set at SuperByte Festival, Manchester, UK
- 14 Aug 2015 - Concert at Chaos Communication Camp, Zehdenick, DE
- 8 Aug 2015 - The new Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega computer features a new Gasman track Awakening on the game selection menu!
- 24 Jul 2015 - Concert at Euskal Encounter, Bilbao, ES - videos / photos
- 19 Jul 2015 - New track Masterplan released, as part of the WeeklyTreats project
- 14 May 2015 - Concert at Outline demoparty, Willemsord, NL - video
- 14 March 2015 - The Mahler Project released, a documentary about the Geek Out! event - blog
- 6 Dec 2014 - Geek Out! retrocomputing event at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, UK, featuring Gasman's attempt to solve a 30 year old programming challenge by performing Mahler's First Symphony on 12 networked ZX Spectrums...
- 7 Nov 2014 - Concert at Kindergarden demoparty, Haga, NO
- 28 Oct 2014 - New album Chiptunes by Yerzmyey released, featuring the guest track Spacecake by Gasman
- 3 Oct 2014 - Concert at Deadline demoparty, Berlin, DE
- 29-31 Aug 2014 - Concert and closing set at Electromagnetic Field, Newton Longville, UK - video
© 2017 Matt Westcott. Photo by Chris O'Neill