The Sonic Music Archive (REBOOT)

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  1. SeanieB

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    <span style="font-size:18pt;line-height:100%"><div align='center'>THE SONIC MUSIC ARCHIVE - <a href="http://sonicarchive.org/" target="_blank">http://sonicarchive.org/</a></div><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->
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    NOTE: We need more MP3 contributions. Let me know if you have a larger MP3 collection and you can contribute.
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    Well, after all our stumbles, falls and various restarts, we're going to try this again.

    In early 2009 I and a few others started this project, and it was really great for a while until we had a bit of a falling out, but now I have my own facilities, with hundreds of gigs of space availible and extra hard drives on hand.

    We're going to try to do this whole thing again, from the top.

    I already have a forum up and running at <a href="http://forum.sonicarchive.org/" target="_blank">http://forum.sonicarchive.org/</a> for use to organize the archive project and just some general discussion.

    Those of you who have contributed in the past can post here and register on our forums to earn an upgraded "Contributor" rank on the forum.

    This project will surround the huge community built around music and composition here in the Sonic scene.

    We'll accept user composition, and various forms of preserving original soundtracks, from MP3s, to VGMs to ADX and FLAC files

    Those who provide remix albums or collections may host them on the archive for free if you just ask for the upload details, for now we're using a private FTP login just as in the beginning.

    I will be distributing those login details via PM on our forum and here. I encourage you to join our forum to gain your proper recognition for being a contributor.

    PM me here, or join the forum and post what you have, or post here what you've got to contribute.

    There's also an IRC channel for the archive at <a href="http://irc://irc.lostsignalnetwork.com/sonicarchive" target="_blank">irc://irc.lostsignalnetwork.com/sonicarchive</a> irc.lostsignalnetwork.com #sonicarchive.

    I hope with this new machine, with the hosting and bandwidth fully under our control will help this project shine and grow better than ever!

    See you there!

    —SeanieB
     
  2. Enzo Aquarius

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    Awesome! Despite the problems you had in the past, I am glad you have persevered and rebooted the idea again. :)
     
  3. SeanieB

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    Thanks to SonMA user "Gsoft" we got these fancy new logos, and this affiliate button, like in my sig:

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    Feel free to add this to your sig, affiliate bars, or whatever :D
     
  4. OSM

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    YES. I'm happy you're giving this another go, good for you. Supported. :D
     
  5. Overlord

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    I'm in, again. Send on the details =P
     
  6. NickW

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    I still got my collection of music waiting to be uploaded.
     
  7. SeanieB

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    I sent PMs to the both of you, Thanks

    Also, please PM me and let me know in a list what you uploaded. Thanks
     
  8. I've got several high-quality albums I can contribute.
     
  9. SeanieB

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    PM sent.
     
  10. Vrantheo

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    Recently I've been expecting some "new materials" to be added more, since a large majority of the soundtracks can be recovered from <a href="http://tkaserver.kicks-ass.net:2020/?area=music" target="_blank">the TKA.net mirror</a> with ease.

    My current wish-list:

    <!--quoteo(post=294372:date=Mar 29 2009, 02:06 PM:name=jmr)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (jmr @ Mar 29 2009, 02:06 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=294372">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Again, if there's any interest, I can dig out the source wave files for my Project Chaos Endless Mine remix and upload a FLAC version. I've also got a lossless version of Hetcenus' Chrome Gadget piano arrangement (both the Project Chaos version AND an unreleased re-rendering which uses a MUCH better piano sample set) if it's wanted.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    —<a href="http://forums.sonicretro.org/index.php?s=&showtopic=13499&view=findpost&p=294372" target="_blank">Yeah I know this has been mentioned before.</a>
    —Shadow The Hedgehog OST from Evilhamwizard
    —A proper lossless rip of the 3 SatBK CDs in total

    Please anyone, heed my call...
     
  11. jmr

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    <!--quoteo(post=325384:date=Jun 30 2009, 03:40 AM:name=Vrantheo)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Vrantheo @ Jun 30 2009, 03:40 AM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=325384">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec--><!--quoteo(post=294372:date=Mar 29 2009, 02:06 PM:name=jmr)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (jmr @ Mar 29 2009, 02:06 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=294372">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Again, if there's any interest, I can dig out the source wave files for my Project Chaos Endless Mine remix and upload a FLAC version. I've also got a lossless version of Hetcenus' Chrome Gadget piano arrangement (both the Project Chaos version AND an unreleased re-rendering which uses a MUCH better piano sample set) if it's wanted.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->Please anyone, heed my call...
    <!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->I'm at work now, but when I get home I'll dig out those three for you. I'm pretty sure I have some older Project Chaos demos and wips too, I'll see if there's anything worth sharing.
     
  12. SeanieB

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    I believe I sent you a PM
     
  13. evilhamwizard

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    Send me a PM, I'll see what you still need. :)

    I do hope someone uploads more lossless soundtracks though, I'm almost there to getting a complete set of everything. :(
     
  14. SeanieB

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    <!--quoteo(post=325529:date=Jun 30 2009, 03:17 PM:name=evilhamwizard)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (evilhamwizard @ Jun 30 2009, 03:17 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=325529">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Send me a PM, I'll see what you still need. :)

    I do hope someone uploads more lossless soundtracks though, I'm almost there to getting a complete set of everything. :(<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    We certainly need a lot more FLAC soundtracks
     
  15. evilhamwizard

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    k, now that I have an account, where do I upload everything? :P

    Everything I have is a mixture of FLAC/APE (I'm starting to like ape for some reason, but I try to get FLAC soundtracks as much as possible). I don't feel like typing up a list of what I can upload, so I just generated a list of my soundtrack directory (note some of the soundtracks I have might not appear because they're probably in other folders within the folders listed, but I think that's everything Sonic related).

    <a href="http://files.getdropbox.com/u/38216/filelist.txt" target="_blank">http://files.getdropbox.com/u/38216/filelist.txt</a>

    EDIT: About the Sonic Adventure OST - I got a new rip into lossless with better sound quality, proper tagging, smaller file size, with cover/booklet art scans.
     
  16. SeanieB

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    <!--quoteo(post=325540:date=Jun 30 2009, 03:32 PM:name=evilhamwizard)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (evilhamwizard @ Jun 30 2009, 03:32 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=325540">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->k, now that I have an account, where do I upload everything? :P

    Everything I have is a mixture of FLAC/APE (I'm starting to like ape for some reason, but I try to get FLAC soundtracks as much as possible). I don't feel like typing up a list of what I can upload, so I just generated a list of my soundtrack directory (note some of the soundtracks I have might not appear because they're probably in other folders within the folders listed, but I think that's everything Sonic related).

    <a href="http://files.getdropbox.com/u/38216/filelist.txt" target="_blank">http://files.getdropbox.com/u/38216/filelist.txt</a>

    EDIT: About the Sonic Adventure OST - I got a new rip into lossless with better sound quality, proper tagging, smaller file size, with cover/booklet art scans.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    Upload whatever isnt there, just do /media/OST/game/format, it needs a bit of cleaning up right now but that's the best method

    FLAC only, no APE, for consistency...
     
  17. evilhamwizard

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    I'm not sure where everything should be going still (official Remixes/Compilations/Mixes/ETC) so I'm just uploading everything that I think should go with the directory "FLAC".

    Another thing, I'm uploading a lot, so leave someone else in charge of renaming them for consistency. It's taking too long to upload as it is. :P

    Don't RENAME ANYTHING RIGHT NOW UNTIL I SAY SO - it'll disrupt the uploads that way. :(

    I hope you plan on keeping this up permanently this time. If it goes down again, you better have everything backed up, because I don't wanna reupload this crap all over again.

    EDIT: I almost have everything that I have in a lossless format in my queue to upload except for one that's in a weird format (TTA). Does anyone know where I can find a freeware converter to convert this to FLAC?
     
  18. SonikkuForever

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    Should I re-upload my archive of obscurity (mobile/unreleased games nobody cares about), or does someone else have those saved?
     
  19. evilhamwizard

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    Okay, I have almost everything taken care of (I converted the soundtrack I needed into FLAC and it's going to be uploaded soon). I only have one more thing on my mind.

    On <a href="http://tkaserver.kicks-ass.net:2020/?area=music" target="_blank">Tails.Kicks-Ass.Net</a> there are some really lame Sonic Dance albums I've never heard about that are in lossless. Are you interested in those? I don't want to download them, so if you want them, could you get someone else to do it for you? :\

    I do have everything that's on that page besides those Sonic Dance albums (and Club Saturn, but it doesn't look like it's available). Later on, I'll write up a list of lossless albums we still need (Most notably Club Saturn, those two Black Knight albums, I think that might be it).
     
  20. SeanieB

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    <!--quoteo(post=325581:date=Jun 30 2009, 04:45 PM:name=SonikkuForever)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (SonikkuForever @ Jun 30 2009, 04:45 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=325581">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Should I re-upload my archive of obscurity (mobile/unreleased games nobody cares about), or does someone else have those saved?<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    Go ahead, I'll PM you shortly

    <!--quoteo(post=325587:date=Jun 30 2009, 05:01 PM:name=evilhamwizard)--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (evilhamwizard @ Jun 30 2009, 05:01 PM) <a href="index.php?act=findpost&pid=325587">[​IMG]</a></div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Okay, I have almost everything taken care of (I converted the soundtrack I needed into FLAC and it's going to be uploaded soon). I only have one more thing on my mind.

    On <a href="http://tkaserver.kicks-ass.net:2020/?area=music" target="_blank">Tails.Kicks-Ass.Net</a> there are some really lame Sonic Dance albums I've never heard about that are in lossless. Are you interested in those? I don't want to download them, so if you want them, could you get someone else to do it for you? :\

    I do have everything that's on that page besides those Sonic Dance albums (and Club Saturn, but it doesn't look like it's available). Later on, I'll write up a list of lossless albums we still need (Most notably Club Saturn, those two Black Knight albums, I think that might be it).<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    Okay, and no, we can get that later (the dance album)
     
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