8-Bit Symphony - The Collection (Pre-order)
ETA late 2019 (sorry for the delay).
Pre-order and get access to:
- "8-Bit Symphony Volume 1" (studio versions of all the tracks in the 8-Bit Symphony concert) - digital album only (now available)
- "8-Bit Symphony @ Home" video (videos and studio tracks giving a concert experience at home) (released on 16th June)
- Informative 24-page PDF Programme for 8-Bit Symphony concert (16th June)
- "Big Band Bacon" by Uncle and the Bacon (released)
- "Progressive 64" by FastLoaders (released)
- Great-sounding WIPs of all orchestral tunes in the main project
Still to come on the project:
- The finished version of three albums "Sidventure", "Escape from SIDs Castle" and "Throne of SIDs" (these will be built from augmented versions of the 8-Bit Symphony studio tracks)
- "Cinematic 64"
- Physical Products.
The product is six physical/digital albums disks + digital bonuses. The physical albums are in a luxury 6-disk digipack.
Disk 0a (digital-only, now released): 8-Bit Symphony Volume 1 Digital album - a 90 minute digital album with a compilation of tracks from Disks 1-3 that we've finished so far. This has been released.
Disk 0b (digital-only, coming soon): 8-Bit Symphony Volume 1 Digital album - a > 90 minute digital album with a compilation of tracks from Disks 1-3 that we've finished so far. This will be released this year.
Once both of these albums are complete, they will be repackaged with additional enhancements into disks 1-3 for the proper physical/digital release.
Disks 1: Sidventure - Orchestral C64 remixes of tunes by Martin Galway, Paul Norman, Ben Daglish and more. You can hear some tracks previewed in the Soundcloud link above, and you can currently download excellent WIPs
Disk 2: Escape from Sids Castle - Rob Hubbard epics such as One Man and his Droid, Monty on the Run, Flash Gordon and more. You can hear some tracks previewed in the Soundcloud link above.
Disk 3: Throne of Sids - a Fantasy-themed album with epics such as Spellbound, Dragon's Lair II, Master of Magic, Zoids, Firelord and more.
Disk 4: Cinematic 64 - hard edged cinematic hybrid symphonic tracks from Slaygon, such as Knucklebusters that would fit perfectly into any dark superhero movie.
(released) Disk 5: Big Band Bacon - a 10 track album of bouncy big-band themed covers such as "The Wastelands", "Bubble Bobble" and "Comic Bakery" by Rune-Bertils/Uncle and the Bacon. It's the party disk! Check out more details here.
(released) Disk 6: Progressive 64 - combine fine metal arrangements with symphonic undertones and you have this great disk from the creators of Ninja Musicology, the FastLoaders. Tracks such as Barbarian, Ghouls and Ghosts, Ocean Loader 2, Green Beret and Knight Games are perfect for this treatment. Features four tracks enhanced by orchestration from Chris Abbott: Barbarian, Saboteur 2, Forbidden Forest and Beyond, and Last Ninja Wastelands Loader with Ben Daglish on flute.
Digital bonuses (released 16 June) , 8-Bit Symphony @ Home Video, PDF Programme for 8-Bit Symphony concert.