DEFENSE MECHANISM is a chiptune musician who combines intricate compositional prowess with a love of catchy melodies to create kickass dance tunes using LSDj on a Nintendo Gameboy. He has been performing Gameboy music live since 2016 and has enjoyed sharing his knowledge with the chiptune community at large, educating other LSDj users on the techniques he’s picked up in his monthly blog “Intense Tech with Defense Mech”. After playing shows in Indianapolis, Chicago, Paris, Lille, Antwerp, Copenhagen, and Bornholm, he is looking forward to his first-ever performance in Japan! You can find his music, including the 2018 CLOVER AWARD-winning release “Sunburst”, and more at


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