Stone Oakvalley's Authentic SID Collection (SOASC=)
The automated Commodore 64 SID Music recorded to MP3/FLAC. Project based on High Voltage SID Collection & Compute's Gazette SID (CGSC)


                      
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Progress - Update December 2016
In progress: MOS6581R3 NTSC - HVSC #56 to 65.
DONE: MOS6581R3 NTSC - #50,51,52,53,54,55.

MOS6581R4 NTSC - Pending: HVSC #50 to 65.

CSG8580R5 PAL/NTSC - DONE: HVSC #50 to 65.
MOS6581R2 PAL/NTSC - DONE: HVSC #50 to 65.
MOS6581R3 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 65.
MOS6581R4 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 65.


Written Thursday, December 01, 2016 | 18:06
 
Current MP3/FLAC Stats!
217397 MP3 files @ 668GB in filesize.
217394 FLAC files @ 1.33TB in filesize.

Covers HVSC release #50 to #65 for R2,R3,R4 and R5 SID chips, PAL/NTSC specifics included!

Total files created: 434791


Written Saturday, November 05, 2016 | 17:56

Progress - Update November 2016
In progress: MOS6581R3 NTSC - HVSC #50 to 65.

MOS6581R4 NTSC - Pending: HVSC #50 to 65.

CSG8580R5 PAL/NTSC - DONE: HVSC #50 to 65.
MOS6581R2 PAL/NTSC - DONE: HVSC #50 to 65.
MOS6581R3 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 65.
MOS6581R4 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 65.


Written Thursday, November 03, 2016 | 17:56
 
How we determine a blank recording?
Here's a little insight on one of the techniques we used to determine if a tune was successfully recorded, especially was there any sound at all?

As you know, we determine both song length (from Songlenghts.txt) and the SID INIT clip peak of each recording to more or less create a perfect start-to-end recording for the Commodore 64 SID...

Written Wednesday, November 02, 2016 | 00:27

Statistics time!
Finally, the initial recording queue for all PAL tunes from HVSC#50 to HVSC#65 has been performed for all 4 chips (R2,R3,R4 and R5).

Total amount of MP3 files created: 201374 at 647GB in size.
Total amount of FLAC files created: 201370 at 1289GB in size.

Currently PAL tunes are a total of 1.9TB in disk space!...
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Written Friday, October 28, 2016 | 01:11
 
Progress - Update October 2016
In progress: CSG8580R5 NTSC - HVSC #56 to 65.
DONE: 50,51,52,53,54,55.

On October 27th all recordings for PAL tunes where finished, its time to take on the NTSC specific tunes (8030 SID files x 4 chips, HVSC #50 to #65).

MOS6581R2 NTSC - Pending: HVSC #50 to 65.
MOS6581R3 NTSC - Pending: HVSC #50 to 65.
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Written Saturday, October 01, 2016 | 16:44

SYSTEM CRASH!
Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later. Since I started recording in 2006 not any of the mainboard, pc, powersupplies, electronics, Commodore 64s, sound cards or anything else NEVER broke down on their own in any of my recording systems, until today!...


Written Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 19:13
 
Progress - Update September 2016
CSG8580R5 PAL - In progress: HVSC #65.
DONE: #50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,59,60,61,62,63,64.

MOS6581R3 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.
MOS6581R4 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.
MOS6581R2 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.


Written Thursday, September 08, 2016 | 19:36

Progress - Update August 2016
CSG8580R5 PAL - In progress: HVSC #61.
DONE: #50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,59,60.

MOS6581R3 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.
MOS6581R4 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.
MOS6581R2 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.


Written Saturday, August 06, 2016 | 01:11
 
Statistics ROTS
The following numbers represent from release #50 and up as created by using my own tools to prepare the releases for recording as MP3 and FLAC automatically...


Written Sunday, July 31, 2016 | 00:48

High Voltage SID Collection #65 released!
and is naturally downloaded and added to the SOASC= ROTS recording queue instantly :-)...


Written Tuesday, July 12, 2016 | 10:45
 
Progress - Update July 2016
CSG8580R5 PAL - In progress: HVSC #58. DONE: #50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57.

MOS6581R3 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.
MOS6581R4 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.
MOS6581R2 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.


Written Tuesday, July 05, 2016 | 10:42

Progress - Update June 2016
CSG8580R5 PAL - In progress: HVSC #55. DONE: #50,51,52,53,54.

MOS6581R3 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.
MOS6581R4 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.
MOS6581R2 PAL - DONE: HVSC #50 to 64.


Written Friday, June 03, 2016 | 00:42
 
In-depth SID-INIT clip
In order to more or less automate the recording of SID's, there were several things that had to be figured out of, especially when did a tune actually start to play music?...


Written Saturday, May 28, 2016 | 23:49

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