Kind of Bloop

Cover Artwork

Cover Artwork

I think I mentioned this project on Twitter some months ago, Kind of Bloop is an 8-bit tribute to the Miles Davis masterpiece Kind of Blue. Driven by the question how the legendary album would sound if created on eighties homecomputers, Andy Baio tried raising enough money to pay $2000 of royalties. The goal was easily achieved and the project eventually realised.

01. Ast0r – So What
02. Virt – Freddie Freeloader
03. Sergeeo – Blue in Green
04. Shnabubula – All Blues
05. Disasterpeace – Flamenco Sketches

While a CD is currently available to supporters only, digital downloads will be out for sale to the public on August 20th.

August 19, 2009 On the occasion, let me mention that BBC Radio 2 is streaming The Secret Kind of Blue for the next couple of days on their iPlayer

June 23, 2011 As reported by Gizmodo, photographer Jay Maisel sued they guys behind Kind of Bloop over a copyright infringement claim.