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Goto80 is a lo-fi artist and researcher who has been called “the most prolific chip music artist” (Computer Music Magazine). Since his first steps in the demoscene 1992 he has developed his own mix of pop, beats and craft. He is currently focusing on live improvisation and text graphics together with Raquel Meyers, and they have performed at Transmediale and Bonniers Konsthall. Goto80 also runs the blog/label Chipflip, the text graphics research blog text-mode.tumblr.com, and internet2008.se.

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Some noteworthy projects include Computer Rooms (photo book, 2013), The Ferret Show (performance, 2012), Datagården (custom teletext graveyard, 2013), the text mode ambience of 2SLEEP1 (2011), the falsetto salad-rock TV-performance (2010) and the eatable Acid Burger (2008).

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He has played/exhibited at Transmediale, MOMI in New York, Gogbot, Mapping Festival, Blip Tokyo, Hultsfred Festival and hundreds of other locations.

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LIVE PERFORMANCES

Has played apx 200 shows in Europe, USA, Australia and the Middle East. Extensive list of performances available here. Available for various types of performances – look here.

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CURRENT ONLINE PROJECTS

> Chipflip: research/ideas on 8-bit music and art
> Labelable: inventing new music genres
> Internet2008: messy music depository, with Dan Brännvall

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WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS

Available for presentations of low-res culture and craft (info) and workshops in pixel art and chipmusic together with Raquel Meyers (info)

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DISCOGRAPHY (selection) (more)

> 2SLEEP1 (Chipflip Videos 2011)
> Summer of Seven 5/7 (Pingipung 7″ 2011)
> Acid Burger Menu 1 (DVD/burger 2011)
> Cherry CD (CD, 2011)
> Breakfast (Bleepstreet MP3 2009)
> Open Funk Sores (EnoughRecords MP3/MOD/EXE 2008)
> __2_4x4 (Audiovisual Theorem MP3/AVI 2007)
> Bortabra (II MP3 2007)
> Made on Internet (Pingipung CD 2007)
> Goto1993 (Floppyswop MOD 2007)
> Wet Pulse (Ageema Music Club MP3 2007)
> Zyndabox (Candymind MP3 2007)
> Digi-dig (Da ! Heard It OGG 2006)
> Bravo (Candymind MP3 2005)
> Commodore Grooves (Rebel Pet Set CD 2005)
> Contech (8bitpeoples MP3 2005)
> Copyslave (20kbps MP3 2004)
> Philemon Arthur and the Vic (MP3/SID 2002)
> Bushrunner (Penpal 7” 2002)
> Monkeywarning (Monotonik MP3 2002)
> Papaya EP (Bleepstreet 7” 2001)
> Lo Fi Mono Festival (MC 2000)

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ART PROJECTS (selection) (more)

> Fax & Frankering For Folket (2011). Performance with fax-machines with Raquel Meyers and Jacob Sikker Remin. Copenhagen.

> 2SLEEP1 (2011). Text mode audiovisuals for sleeping, with Raquel Meyers.

> Datajam 2 (2010) A/V performance with C64′s, etc. With Frantic, Jucke, Dino. Performed at Hacknights #2 (se).

> Polybius (2009) A/V performance with Raquel Meyers. Performed at Cimatics (be), MFRU (si), Mängupidu (ee), Plaza Plus (nl), Visual Berlin (de), Remake me High (sk),

> Glitch Studies Manifesto (2009) A/V performance with Rosa Menkman presented at Montevideo (nl)

> Gotozilla (2009) Live soundtrack to the movie Son of Godzilla from 1967. Performed at Sensurround (se).

> Artist in residence at CEM/WORM (2009) Exploring the combination of C64 and analogue modular synths in Rotterdam (nl)

> > Standing On The Shoulders of Giants (2009) Jacob Sikker Remin’s installation with text and music bits by Goto80. Shown at Machwerket, Århus (dk)

> Black Noises (2009) With Otro. Animated Amiga piece exhibited at Galerie Duplex, Toulouse (fr)

> Simulation With Timelapse (2009) Video art by Scott Jon Siegel exhibited at Annual General Meeting 09, Radiator Festival (uk)

> Goto80 & Skuggan (2008) Live TV-performance on a children’s Idol-like show, dressed as a salad and singing falsetto

> Punk Potemkin (2008) Live soundtrack performance with Superdöner to Battleship Potemkin at Malmö Festival (se)

> HT Gold (2008) Ultra-glitched C64 game by Autoboy+Goto80 shown at for example GLI.TC/h (us), Mikrogalleriet (dk), re:new (dk), HAIP Festival (si), A MAZE / Berlin Design Festival (de), Sensurround (se), Pixxelpoint (si)

> 44422435 To Nowhere (2007) Entter+Goto80, nominated for Best Experimental at Machinima Festival Europe 2007. Shown at FILE (br).

> Artist in residence (2007) with Entter at La Gare de Coustellet (fr) including conferences, workshops, and performances.

> Porno Invaders (2006) Net.art with Shojono Tomo and Entter. Shown at Beames Gallery, Tokyo (jp), Kimono Fusion (se)

> Data Jam (2006) Installation with the Up Rough Crew – improvised A/V and live coding C64/Amiga/Gameboy at Big Love Gallery, Göteborg (se)

> Illegal Heroes (2005) Net art with Entter. Immigration as a video game, shown at Xarearte & Micromusic.net

> Pilgrim’s Progress (2005) Animated film with James Dingle. Text adventure styled video, shown at South by Southwest Film Festival, Austin (us)

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VIDEOS (selection) more

> Goto80: Yotaro Remix (2011)
> Raquel Meyers & Goto80: 2SLEEP1 (2011)
> Fabio Dondero: Underscore (2010)
> Raquel Meyers: Retirementology (2009)
> C-Men: Breakfast (2009)
> Erik Nilsson: Come Together (2009)
> Raquel Meyers: L-V–SC-LD-RTH-ND–TH (2009)
> Goto80+Frantik: Summer of 64 (2008)
> Rosa Menkman: Eastern Fire Swim (2008)
> Entter: Polygonal Canyon 243313 (2007)
> Entter & SR Meteo: Microcolorado (2007)
> VJ Kissdub: Silly Sex (2006)
> Entter: Data Garten Röck (2006)
> James Dingle: Pilgrim’s Progress (2005)
> Jossystem: Comsten (2005)
> Jossystem: Blox (2004)
> Entter: Fantasy (2004)
> Jens Nirme: CP-Willys (2004)

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REMIXOLOGY (selection) (more)

> Dubmood: Transregional des Pyrenees (2010)
> Monster Zoku Onsomb: Frankin’stein (Goto80 C64 Remax) (2009)
> Icarus: Second Inf(E)rænce (Goto80 GBC64 Remix) (2009)
> Damn! Soundsystem – Youth Style (Goto80 Remix) (2007)
> Extraboy – Kröv (Goto80 Remix) (2007)
> Je Mappelle Mads – Bilerne De Er Farlige (2007)
> Best Fwends – Sk8 or Live (Goto80 Remiss) (2007)
> Ugly Megan – Bad Television (Goto80 Remix) (2007)
> Psilodump: Behind The False Smile (Goto80 Plåtåträ Remixsh) (2006)
> Wham!: Last Christmas (Hot Digi Remix) (2005)

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DISCOGRAPHY COMPILATIONS (selection) (more)

> Hydorah – Original and Arranged Tracks (Bandcamp MP3 2011)
> The Low Times of Hi Fi (Pharmacom 10 x 3.5″ Floppies 2011)
> 1 Second Chip Noise Compilation (MP3 2011)
> Explorations in Sound, Vol.4 – The Sound of Live Performance (Furtherfield CD 2011)
> 300 – Bring ‘em Low (20kbps MP3 2010)
> Memories of the Future (Select Start MP3 2010)
> Short Attention Span (Methodist Leisure MP3 2009)
> Chiptuned Rockman (Inti Creates CD 2009)
> Wanna Hld Yr Handheld (8bitoperators MP3 2009)
> Ibiza Chip Chillout Vol.21 (Kittenrock MP3 2009)
> 28 Seconds Later (Godxiliary MP3 2009)
> Your Cassette Pet (555 MC 2008)
> Lowbitfever (Intikrec CD 2008)
> Holy 8 bit Night (VORC Records CD 2007)
> Pornochip Compilation (Kittenrock MP3 2007)
> Ice Cream for 8bit (8bitpeoples MP3 2007)
> 27 Creamy Porn Stars Coagulated (MP3 2007)
> Microdisco vol 4 – Crime (microdisco.de MP3 2007)
> A Beginning of and End (Candymind MP3 2007)
> Pingipung Plays the Brass (Pingipung CD 2007)
> Forms (Intikrec CD 2006)
> 8BP050 (8bitpeoples 2CD 2006)
> Dissed by the QFS 2 (Northamerican Hardcore MP3 2006)
> One Way (Stained Sheets MC 2006)
> Bitrate – How Low Can You Go (20kbps MP3 2006)
> Burning Chocolate (Candymind MP3 2005)
> TE Records 5 Year Celebration (TE MC 2005)
> Dissed by the QFS (Northamerican Hardcore MP3 2005)
> Microdisko 1 Year Celebration (CD 2005)
> Some Candy Before Christmas (Candymind MP3 2004)
> 8bits of Christmas (8bitpeoples MP3 2003)
> Boy Playground (Relax Beat CD 2003)
> VGM Mixtape #8 (No Sides CD 2003)

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DISKOGRAPHY (selection) (more)

> In the Name of the Sword (HT C64 2011)
> Acid Burger (HT C64 2011)
> My Beauty (Fairlight C64 2008)
> Goa Brudbilder 1+ (HT C64 2008)
> Deep Throat (Durex C64 2007)
> Sharp (Fairlight & Instinct C64 2007)
> 10 Strong Years (HT C64 2007)
> Emanation Machine (Fairlight C64 2003)
> Demotronic (1.000.000 Boys Gameboy 2002)
> Italo Megamix (C64 2002)
> GBG (Up Rough+TBL Amiga 2001)
> Emission (Triad C64 2001)
> Stag – Son of Stig (HT C64 2000)
> Spice Up Your Life (Triad C64 1998)
> Megademo 4 (HT C64 1997)
> Megademo 3 (HT C64 1997)

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OTHER PROJECTS

> Superdöner – kebab punk with some 8 bits
> Extraboy – electronica
> HT – vocal micropop
+ Johnny Location, Susanne, 4D-man, Tomas Delin, Damitu Kuerpo, Mr Cong, Ufo & Miffo, Skrubier, Sam & Say, Sven-Göran Eriksson, Gordon Sordoff, etc …

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PHOTOS

goto80+raquel meyers by rosa menkman 710×1024
goto80@microdisko by jonas lund 3072×2048
goto80_in_traffic by karl isakson 2587×2304
goto80rasterboy by rosa menkman 2120×2120

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GRAPHICS

goto80 gif-glitch-animation by rosa menkman
goto80 circular logo pdf by david lindecrantz
goto80-logos transparent pngs by entter

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