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18/07/2015

C64 videogame pioneer Jeroen Tel’s new Remake Album

Tel Me More

Fans of video game music, chip music, SID music or C64 game music gotta check out:
Jeroen Tel - Tel Me More 

C64 video game music pioneer Jeroen Tel has launched this IndieGogo project with the aim
to release a C64 remake album featuring at least 12 of his best known classics.


14/04/2015

Marcel's Project Sidologie 50% funded after three hours

Marcel Donne's latest Sidologie outing Project Sidologie is now kickstartering at http://www.sidologie.com.


07/03/2015

C64 Music Concert Kickstarter over tomorrow... will BIT Live live or die?

Poster Rainbow

Back in Time Brighton 2015, starring SID80s, PRESS PLAY ON TAPE and FastLoaders/The Last Ninjas is 90% funded in a nailbiter of a finish. Even if you don't go, you can back. Chris Huelsbeck and Matt Gray will be there, and backers get digital rewards even if the Kickstarter failes!

 

Kickstarter ends 8th March 19:00GMT. It's not too late!


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 Bubble Bobble (Live!)
Arranged by Hampshire Regional High School


Brilliant! Absolutely love this! Wonder who's in the audience as they seem to be loving it too! Main theme accurately reproduced with lots of humour - then we have the invincibility music (which gets a big cheer) followed by the New Zealand story ingame music :-) Great stuff and a lot of fun!!
6
Review by hillsman

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 Sweet (feat Gibs)
Arranged by Mordi


Wow, wow, wow!

Be impressed by my triple-wow, because this being my all-time favorite SID, I am especially picky about remixes that attempt to re-interpret it.

At first I found the intro a bit too slow, but it's growing on me. The silk-soft lead instrument and the overall softness of the entire production is impressive. It would be hard to top the expressive Yamaha CS-80 lead that Marcel Donne put into his remix, but you've done a great job here, Mordi.

When the guitar lead kicks in, it really tickles my heart, makes my legs tremble, tears form in my eyes, and gives me goosebumps - just like it does when I listen to the original SID. Which means that this remix manages to evoke the same emotions in me, and that's no small feat.

Also kudos for the beautiful coda you've added to the end, it's such attention to the detail in the arrangement that makes this remix truly outstanding.

Thank you, Mordi, for this remix! I'll carry it in my heart forever.
6
Review by LaLa

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 Monty on the Run - High
Arranged by Steve Foster


Absolute perfection. This track will be played at my funeral (if that's not infringing any copyrights?)
6
Review by Cptnstv

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Back In Time 2 CD

Back in Time 2

by Various Artists

Back in Time 1 broke a lot of ground, so the sequel aimed to raise the bar. The second album used some extraordinary talent such as Peter Connelly, Jogeir Liljedahl, Tonka and Danko to provide a much more varied soundscape than the first. Highlights include the beautiful orchestral version of "Forbidden Forest", the ultimate feel-good remix "Wizball 2000" and the spine-tingling "Galway is God" Rambo/Green Beret medley, as well as featuring a remastering of the first ever C64 Remix: Rob Hubbard's own "Thalamusik" from Zzap!64 issue 26. Round that off with an extended club mix of Comic Bakery and Fred Gray's own funky interpretation of his own Batman theme, and you've got a CD which still stands the test of time today.

Check it out...

1
Legend of Kage (ninja in trance)
Sperling
2
Commando highscore
Sanjo Ride
3
Infernal Runner
Naphta
4
Crazy sample II intro remix
Sanjo Ride

1
Mega-Lo-Mania Orchestra Medley
daXX
2
Harlequin - TVee Wonderland (ingame tune 5)
Rapture
3
Physical Presence - Chiptune RMX
Virgill
4
Lotus III - Miami Ice (daXX Remix)
daXX
5
Test Drive II Remix
CZ Tunes
6
Deluxe Galaga v2.4
Patrulek
7
I7's Purple Haze (Hei gonna 90s Mix)
timeagent
8
Jesus On E's (Jedi On E's Mix 2)
edd_jedi
9
Jesus On E's (Jedi On E's Mix 1)
edd_jedi
10
Jesus On E's (Jedi On E's Mix 3)
edd_jedi

1
Asian Legends
Reyn Ouwehand
2
Deflektor
Reyn Ouwehand
3
Dominator
Tonka
4
Only You
Monotron
5
Shades
Thomas Detert
6
Flimbo's Quest
Reyn Ouwehand
7
I am a Database
Makke
8
Glider Rider
Makke
9
Galway Is God 2000
Jogeir Liljedahl
10
Hypa-ball vs Mission AD
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