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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SOASC= & SOASC= ROTS has been finalized on 09 Jul 2022 @ 21:33
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FACTS OF PROJECT
Based upon original HVSC #49 release, for MOS6581R3, MOS6581R4 and CSG8580R5 from 2006-2009 and Return Of The SOASC= (ROTS) project (2015-2022) covering HVSC #50-#77 and including CGSC #133-143 collections (MOS6581R2, MOS6581R3, MOS6581R4 and CSG8580R5).

The entire SOASC= project ended 9 July 2022...


Created Sunday, March 01, 2015 | 00:03
Last Revised Sunday, July, 10, 2022 | 11:48
 
Final statistics of SOASC=
Since I had not updated the "Facts of project" since 2019, I wanted to see how much files and data was produced since the start in 2006, a whopping 16 years ago until yesterday when the project was finally over forever...


Created Sunday, July 10, 2022 | 11:10
Last Revised Sunday, July, 10, 2022 | 11:48

Statistics ROTS
The following numbers represent from release #50 and up to #77 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 Sunday, July, 10, 2022 | 11:10
 
The future for the SOASC= project?
The intial goal of SOASC= was to process the entire HVSC#45 archive, and then continue to update the archive whenever HVSC released a new pack of fixes/new tunes for a limited period of time. After that, #46, #47, #48 and #49 was recorded and the database updated to reflect the changes and other bugs squeezed...


Created Saturday, February 28, 2015 | 23:48
Last Revised Saturday, July, 09, 2022 | 21:50

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 Saturday, July, 09, 2022 | 21:48
 
HVSC #77 - All recordings finished!
Since its release in June 2022, the ROTS successfully completes recording of those tunes that where found to be fixes or new in that release just today!

This will be the last recording to be performed by me...


Created Saturday, July 09, 2022 | 19:25
Last Revised Saturday, July, 09, 2022 | 21:25

Progress HVSC #77 - Update Jul 2022
In progress: MOS6581R4 NTSC - 18 tunes.
In progress: MOS6581R3 NTSC - 18 tunes.
In progress: MOS6581R2 NTSC - 18 tunes.

DONE: MOS6581R2 PAL - 1235 Tunes.
DONE: MOS6581R3 PAL - 1235 Tunes.
DONE: MOS6581R4 PAL - 1235 Tunes.
DONE: CSG8580R5 PAL - 1235 Tunes.

DONE: CSG8580R5 NTSC - 18 tunes.




Created Saturday, July 02, 2022 | 11:21
Last Revised Saturday, July, 09, 2022 | 15:50
 
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 Saturday, July, 02, 2022 | 01:22

Last bugfixes to be re-recorded ever
The following tunes were reported by visitors to the SOASC= site using the M!TE Bug Reporting system available on this website...


Created Wednesday, June 29, 2022 | 18:36
Last Revised Wednesday, June, 29, 2022 | 18:46
 
Progress HVSC #77 - Update Jun 2022
In Progress: MOS6581R4 PAL - 1235 Tunes.

In Queue: MOS6581R2 PAL - 1235 Tunes.
In Queue: MOS6581R3 PAL - 1235 Tunes.

DONE: CSG8580R5 PAL - 1234 of 1235 tunes done.


In Queue: MOS6581R4 NTSC - 18 tunes.
In Queue: MOS6581R3 NTSC - 18 tunes.
In Queue: MOS6581R2 NTSC - 18 tunes.
In Queue: CSG8580R5 NTSC - 18 tunes.



Created Saturday, June 25, 2022 | 10:20
Last Revised Wednesday, June, 29, 2022 | 00:47

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 Saturday, June, 25, 2022 | 10:00
 
High Voltage SID Collection #77 released!
HVSC releases #77 on 25th of June 2022!
Update has been downloaded and processed awaiting recording during today.

This will be the last recording SOASC= will perform, see announcement posted earlier...


Created Saturday, June 25, 2022 | 09:52
Last Revised Saturday, June, 25, 2022 | 09:55

SOASC= Project will end during summer 2022
On 26th of May I took a decision to start the process of shutting down the SOASC= recording project forever. This comes just in after the SOAMC= ENDGAME also ended its 4 year long journey which occured in January 2022...


Created Sunday, June 19, 2022 | 12:07
Last Revised Sunday, June, 19, 2022 | 12:48
 
CGSC #143 - All recordings finished!
ROTS successfully completes recording of those tunes that where found to be fixes or new in that release!...


Created Thursday, May 26, 2022 | 10:16
Last Revised Thursday, May, 26, 2022 | 21:03

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