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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Bad / Broken Tunes HVSC
These tunes seems to be playing fine in any software SID player, and even PSID64 PRG version sometimes gets played fine in emulator, but when it comes to real hardware - they choke or simply don't even play a note, except for the SID INIT clip pop with endless silence...


Created Friday, September 04, 2015 | 11:48
Last Revised Wednesday, July, 26, 2017 | 01:31
 
SID tunes too large - SOLUTION!
The following list contains SID tunes that are over 202 blocks (on a Floppy Disc/D64 image) and is impossible to load as a single PRG into the memory of a factory stock Commodore 64...


Created Thursday, September 03, 2015 | 12:09
Last Revised Wednesday, July, 26, 2017 | 01:28

Progress - Update July 2017
In progress: MOS6581R2 PAL - HVSC #67. 10 of 2521 Tunes.

PENDING: MOS6581R3 PAL - HVSC #67. 2521 tunes.
PENDING: MOS6581R4 PAL - HVSC #67. 2521 tunes.
DONE: CSG8580R5 PAL - HVSC #67. 2521 tunes.

DONE: MOS6581R2 NTSC - HVSC #67. 399 tunes.
DONE: MOS6581R3 NTSC - HVSC #67. 399 tunes.
DONE: MOS6581R4 NTSC - HVSC #67. 399 tunes.
DONE: CSG8580R5 NTSC - HVSC #67. 399 tunes.


Created Sunday, July 16, 2017 | 11:14
Last Revised Wednesday, July, 26, 2017 | 00:56
 
CGSC #133 NTSC R2,R3,R4,R5 recordings DONE!
We hereby salute ourselves today for finally signing off the Compute's Gazette SID (CGSC) collection too.

A total of 44388 recordings were performed, where statistics as follows:
11097*4 chip recordings = 44388 MP3 files (196 GB).
11097*4 chip recordings = 44388 FLAC files (417 GB)...


Created Sunday, July 23, 2017 | 13:10
Last Revised Sunday, July, 23, 2017 | 15:49

Bad / Broken Tunes CGSC
The following tunes didn't play any notes, or has messed up / broken playback, weird notes etc.

Most of these bugs are well known and documented already in the "00_Documents/" folder of the CGSC collection. The following tunes are therefore ignored during recording and will not be recorded until it appears as a good version...


Created Sunday, July 16, 2017 | 16:30
Last Revised Monday, July, 17, 2017 | 02:42
 
History SOASC= 2006 to present
From start of project to the actual recording loop began, I worked 100% of my available spare time on this project...


Created Sunday, March 01, 2015 | 00:07
Last Revised Sunday, July, 16, 2017 | 11:26

Progress - Update July 2017
On 16th of July 2017 @ 01:59 the initial queue for the entire CGSC #133 (NTSC ) was finished! Another milestone reached!

In the following days, some re-recordings and bug fixes will be taken care of to finalize this collection too. We will get back with final statistics regarding MP3/FLAC filesizes in a couple of days.

DONE: MOS6581R4 NTSC - CGSC #133. 11104 Tunes.
DONE: MOS6581R3 NTSC - CGSC #133. 11104 Tunes.
DONE: MOS6581R2 NTSC - CGSC #133. 11104 Tunes.
DONE: CSG8580R5 NTSC - CGSC #133. 11104 Tunes.


Created Wednesday, July 05, 2017 | 00:09
Last Revised Sunday, July, 16, 2017 | 11:16
 
Progress - Update June 2017
In progress: MOS6581R4 NTSC - CGSC #133 - 6000 of 11104 tunes.

DONE: MOS6581R3 NTSC - CGSC #133. 11104 Tunes.
DONE: MOS6581R2 NTSC - CGSC #133. 11104 Tunes.
DONE: CSG8580R5 NTSC - CGSC #133. 11104 Tunes.


Created Thursday, June 01, 2017 | 00:16
Last Revised Thursday, June, 29, 2017 | 17:39

2SID / 3SID Tunes ignore list
The following SID files were ignored (#50 and up) and will be ignored in future recordings too.

The list contains _3SID and _2SID tunes which naturally require two or three SID chips mounted on a PCB card to enable stereo/triple sound. 2SID was introduced in HVSC #55 and 3SID in later releases.

SOASC= is still about real a...

Created Wednesday, September 02, 2015 | 21:57
Last Revised Tuesday, June, 27, 2017 | 02:12
 
High Voltage SID Collection #67 released!
Just when we thought we would make finalize the recordings for all 4 chips (CGSC, 11104 * 4 tunes) before middle of July 2017, HVSC comes along and release the latest #67 which is naturally downloaded and added to the SOASC= ROTS recording queue instantly :-)...


Created Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | 01:29
Last Revised Tuesday, June, 27, 2017 | 01:36

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...


Created Sunday, July 31, 2016 | 00:48
Last Revised Tuesday, June, 27, 2017 | 01:28
 
Progress - Update May 2017
In progress: MOS6581R3 NTSC - CGSC #133 - 6000 of 11104 tunes.
Pending: MOS6581R4.

DONE: MOS6581R2 NTSC - CGSC #133.
DONE: CSG8580R5 NTSC - CGSC #133.


Created Monday, May 01, 2017 | 09:28
Last Revised Thursday, May, 25, 2017 | 00:14

Progress - Update April 2017
In progress: MOS6581R2 NTSC - CGSC #133 - 8021 of 11104 tunes.
Pending: MOS6581R3, MOS6581R4.

DONE: CSG8580R5 NTSC - CGSC #133.


Created Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 19:29
Last Revised Monday, May, 01, 2017 | 09:28
 
CGSC will be added to SOASC=!
I can hereby confirm I have decided to record and process all current tunes found in the CGSC (Compute's Gazette Sid Collection).

The current collection (based on v133) contains 15311 MUS files, 4208 STR files and 5224 WDS files. However, the SOASC= ROTS recorded version will ignore STR (Stereo SID), resulting in 11104 .MUS files for r...

Written Thursday, January 21, 2016 | 22:56

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