Nostalgic audio fans rejoice: Emery has released their 2005 screamo classic The Question in 8-bit format. The band commissioned Czarenne, an Australian from Blue Mountains, New South Wales, to do the work. Czarenne, the stage name for multi-instrumentalist and “8-bit artist” David Wallace, has previously release an EP, Naivety, and plays in the ska band, Ska’d 4 life. He spoke about the Emery release via Facebook:

Released overnight, finally, officially, my 8-bit version of Emery’s “THE QUESTION” is now available via Emery’s…

Posted by Czarenne onĀ Tuesday, October 27, 2015

 

Emery made the release available to celebrate the band’s 10th year of The Question and a new tour starting in early November. To pick up the album — which is offered up as a pay-as-you-wish release — head over to the band’s Bandcamp page.

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