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Mega Man celebrate 8-bit while calling it quits

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Synth Man” Joseph Cáceres and “Guitar Man” Ian McIntosh at get pixelated at the White Rabbit.


“It was so limited, they had to write it tight,” Woodard said.

“These [songs] aren’t just playing major chord and major harmonies, they’re playing modulations, changing the keys, doing some Music Theory III and IV shit,” Cáceres added.

For those reasons and more, the Mega men still consider the music of Mega Man among the most memorable music they’ve heard.

With the album release behind them, Grasshopper will return to writing new material and XRY will leave for tour. Naturally, the members of Mega Man will continue to game — just don’t expect them to be relying on high-def graphics or in-level adjustable difficulty. “That’s the [video game] world we live in now,” Woodard said. “Everybody’s a goddamn winner.” •

 

Mega Man album release and final show, with CRAWL and BURRN!!

$5
9pm Saturday, July 30
The Ten Eleven
1011 Avenue B
(210) 320-9080
theteneleven.com

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