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Last processing queues - estimated finalization just before Christmas 2021:

1: Scan through all files and re-record missing recordings with DeliTracker v2.32 - 8th Oct > 27 Nov
2: Re-record some missing files due to failed decrunching in 2018 (approx 400) - 27 Nov > IN PROGRESS
3: Record more SMUS related songs (approx 800) - In queue
4: Re-record all SUB-TUNE based songs with DeliTracker v2.32 (approx 9000) - In queue
5: Scan all recordings currently available and hunt for failed recordings - In queue
6: If step 5 revealed songs to re-record, then do so - In queue
7: Finalize the database and release all meta data online, ENDGAME is OVER! - In queue

Status updated here: https://www.paula8364.com/post.php?id=000024092021193838

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A total of approx 19000 songs will be in the last straw of recording!
This just in. Most of these will be played back with DeliTracker which do offer playback of previously not-playable songs files by Eagleplayer, this also includes the previous subtune situation for Tracker based modules.

Oh well, can we get this done by Christmas 2021 then?


Created Saturday, October 16, 2021 | 00:29
Last Revised Friday, November, 26, 2021 | 21:43
 
SUB TUNES for Tracker Based formats
During my aftermath research for buggy recordings and track down errors, I noticed that many Tracker based music formats contained a high number of sub tunes that where not as expected!...


Created Friday, October 15, 2021 | 19:37
Last Revised Saturday, October, 16, 2021 | 00:27

DeliTracker v2.32 to the resue!
As informed about when SOAMC= ENDGAME officially ended some weeks ago, the next step was to re-run new scanners and try to record songs that was forgotten, crashed or somehow was subject of beeing rescued by other players in order to get recorded for the final round...


Created Friday, October 15, 2021 | 16:39
Last Revised Friday, October, 15, 2021 | 16:52
 
SOAMC= ENDGAME has officially ended its recording queue today!
An epic day: The longest haul and overkill project "SOAMC= ENDGAME" has finally managed to go through all the planned steps all the way back in November 2017 until TODAY and as of 24th of September 2021 @19:27 it had reached the end with a gigantic recording archive of Authentic Amiga Music played back on real hardware producing MP3/FLAC files!


Created Friday, September 24, 2021 | 19:38
Last Revised Friday, November, 26, 2021 | 22:19

SMUS / Sonix / Instant Music / Deluxe Music Construction Set headaches :-)
After months of trying to correctly extract out isolated .SMUS music format (primarily those by SONIX by Aegis Development software) I can finally conclude the status, finalization and some discoveries found along the way...


Created Saturday, September 11, 2021 | 14:36
Last Revised Thursday, November, 11, 2021 | 18:44
 
SOAMC= currently processing manual MIDI tunes recordings!
At last, during the weekend I started recording music tracks that are strictly MIDI based and streams the MIDI notes out to a MIDI Device back into Windows 7 which is running SynthFont with MT32 Sound Emulation bank, in turns are then recorded back in the recording PC. What a mouthful :-)...


Created Sunday, September 05, 2021 | 19:55
Last Revised Friday, September, 17, 2021 | 00:30

Current status: Manual Recordings
Processing steadily some tunes everyday, and here are the statistics so far.
it also shows the current status of either fully recorded material, in processing queue or simply in research.

Basically at this point in time, 99% of the Audio/Sample based songs are already recorded and released. The remaining songs to record are mostl...

Created Sunday, August 22, 2021 | 12:27
Last Revised Friday, September, 24, 2021 | 19:37
 
Disassemble and identify a wierd LED Filter ON/OFF for Custom Recordings
During my manual recording I also came across a sample playback demo called "Digi Demo 1" by Dr. Mabuse Orgasm Crackings (1987), but during play it would constantly for each sample loaded turn filter on or off, which was pretty ackward and irritating...


Created Monday, August 02, 2021 | 08:37
Last Revised Sunday, August, 15, 2021 | 18:45

Initial batch of automated recordings DONE!
After over 1 year, the 100% fully automated recording process had played back 80440 tunes, recording them, creating MP3 and FLAC, original and mixed versions.

I went over the recordings several times, to find missing ones or to just 100% verify that the tune in question was either a broken rip, bad tune, or just simply random binary ju...

Created Sunday, July 11, 2021 | 10:18
Last Revised Sunday, July, 25, 2021 | 20:45
 
Adrum - The Rhythm Machine v1.41 by Bullfrog = not what you'd expect :-)
In my research into scanning more of this file format semi-automatically, I discovered something related to the so-called "David Hanlon / Dave Hanlon" music format known for most Eagleplayers and Exotica fans...


Created Tuesday, March 23, 2021 | 00:09
Last Revised Tuesday, March, 23, 2021 | 19:09

Revisiting AMP.DASCENE.NET collection from 2008.
Back in 2008, I downloaded everything from the archives of AMP.DASCENE.NET and had originally planned to include these into the recordings of the original SOAMC= recordings...


Created Wednesday, December 16, 2020 | 18:20
Last Revised Wednesday, December, 16, 2020 | 19:20
 
Complete list of Manual Recordings!
During the past year or so, I have manually dug through and hunted for musical composition software (non-MIDI and MIDI) that we can manually play by the software (as player engines useally don't exist) in order to record as much as possible!...


Created Sunday, November 29, 2020 | 10:14
Last Revised Monday, August, 02, 2021 | 17:26

Format "Rob Hubbard 2" to be renamed to "Infogrames"
Investigations from visitor to our website, informed us that the previously music format known as "Rob Hubbard 2" are infact rather best called "Infogrames".

These modules where recorded in the original SOAMC= all the way back in 2009, a whopping 11 years ago by now! ...


Created Friday, November 13, 2020 | 18:11
Last Revised Friday, November, 13, 2020 | 20:54
 
Playback software during recording now updated to EaglePlayer V2.06
Until now, I have used Eagleplayer V2.05, but on 12 July 2020, Eagleplayer was updated to V2.06 (amazing and highly appreciated!), long live Amiga!...


Created Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | 07:51
Last Revised Tuesday, July, 21, 2020 | 16:27

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