Darwin's Journey

Reformation C64 Track Remakes by Matt Gray (Last Ninja 2)

A project in London, UK by Matt Gray

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Reformation will be a definitive set of Matt Gray C64 games soundtrack remakes, produced by the acclaimed C64 musician himself.
Backers: 1349
Average Pledge Per Backer: £56

Funded: £75,266 of £25,000
Dates: Nov 2nd -> Dec 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Matt Gray
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Latest News

£73,500 Stretch Reached !!

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
So the ultra funky Arkanoid by Martin Galway will be on my remake list for certain now as the £73,000 mark was passed a few minutes ago. Last stretch is £75,000 - All the Hubbard/Galway?Huelsbeck remakes on a physical CD for Level 2+ backers. Level... (Read More)

£72,000 Stretch Reached !!

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Wow ! That's the £72,000 stretch surpassed - A Matt Gray track remade by Chris Huelsbeck, Audun Sorlie and Eirik Suhrke. Just two more stretch goals on the board now with 12 hours left on the clock. The £73.5k Martin Galway Arkanoid remake is next... (Read More)

£70,500 Stretch Reached !!

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
The £70.5k Knucklebusters stretch has been reached. Enormous thanks to all backers once again. The £72,000 stretch is another one of my tracks remade by Chris Huelsbeck, Audun Sorlie and Eirik Suhrke as a production trio. Also just to avoid any... (Read More)

£69,000 Stretch Reached !!

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
And now we've passed the £69k Chris Huelsback remixes Matt Gray stretch. And also another Personal Choice was taken, so huge thanks to that backer. We are now just £500 or so away from me remaking Rob Hubbard's epic Knucklebusters !! What a... (Read More)

£67,500 Stretch Reached !!

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
One of the top level rewards was just taken (only one of those left now) and toppled the Rambo First Blood Part 2 Martin Galway remake stretch. And we are now just a few hundred pounds away from engaging the services of the amazing Mr Chris Huelsbeck... (Read More)

Don't forget the Pen !

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Sorry everyone. Of course Level 2+ all get the Reformation Pen now we passed £65k.  (Read More)

£66,000 Stretch Reached !!

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Amazing stuff. Arcade Classics will be remade as the £66k mark is surpassed. And congrats to the first Personal Choice Level backer. They can now choose a track for me to remake and have a credit as Exec Producer and of course get the 5 CDs full of... (Read More)

£64,500 Stretch Reached And New Rewards !

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
So we pass through £64,500 and the Mystery Chris Huelsbeck track will be remade by myself and the next stretch is £66,000 for Arcade Classics by Rob Hubbard (Looking forward to this one, loads of Hendrix type guitars). And now also a couple of... (Read More)

£63,000 Stretch Reached !

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
That's the Martin Galways' Green Beret stretch reached. Next up is £64,500 - A Chris Huelsbeck classic chosen by myself and remade by me also.  (Read More)

£61,500 Stretch Reached !

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We've reached the £61,500 - The replacement Rob Hubbard track.This will be a mystery track chosen by myself at a later date.  (Read More)

Packaging Upgrade Available

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone. Due to demand, and also the extra presence of another CD I feel it's only fair to offer Level 3+ backers the chance to upgrade their rewards to come packaged in the C64 software style box with the C64 diskette sleeves. This will not... (Read More)

Extra TEN Remake £60k Stretch Reached !

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Great news everyone ! The £60k stretch has been surpassed to give everyone an extra 10 Remakes and for all Level 2+ backers that means an extra CD. We're about £500 passed that mark at the moment which is a tremendous show of support from all fans.... (Read More)

Executive Level Reward Reduced !

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Quick update to say I've halved the cost of the Executive Reward Level. That gets you EVERYTHING in all preceding levels and a chance to meet me in London for Lunch (Excluding travel expenses). There's only FIVE of these. More updates later. Best... (Read More)

Just Under 4 Days To Go

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone.So there's a shade under 4 days left to go until the funding campaign finishes and yesterday was the most active day since the first few days of the funding process. We had 66 new backers yesterday and we passed the 1,000 backers... (Read More)

Just Over 7 Days To Go

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone Hopefully everyone's had a great weekend? There's just over 7 days left now until this project will funded. In fact the campaign ends at just before 10.30am next Tuesday (the 2nd). We are very close to a minor stretch goal of £50k and... (Read More)

Day 18

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone. We are getting close to one of the mini stretch goals at £50k and everyone at Level 2 or above will get Reformation & Last Ninja 2 badges to add to their reward bundles. We're still just under £14k away from adding TEN extra... (Read More)

Day 15 & Some New Additional Artwork

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone. Exactly half way now in the campaign and still there's tremendous support from new backers as more C64 fans hear about this project. Chris Huelsbeck is lined up now to do a couple of remakes of my tracks if we hit the £75k stretch... (Read More)

Day 13 & New Stretch Rewards

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone So we are nearly at the half way stage of the funding campaign and we've already swept through the first stretch goal, the 6 brand new SID only productions. The next stretch goal is the extra remake CD for Reformation to make it a... (Read More)

Day 11

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Evening everyone. We're still moving forward towards the next stretch goal and thanks to all new backers and upgraders who are keeping things moving with your support. Behind the scenes there's a couple of nice developments. Any day now I'll be... (Read More)

Day 8

November 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone Again well done to all backers for pushing through the new SID stretch goal. That's six new tracks to add to everyone's deliveries. Just a quick update to clarify a tiny bit of confusion on the stretch goals in relation to level 1... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Reached !!!!!

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Fantastic news everyone. The SID stretch goal has been reached and now everyone who backed the project at Level 2 Rewards and above will get SIX brand new pure SID compositions from myself based on the following fictional sequel/prequel games. 1. LN... (Read More)

Shout Out To Elite Archives Book

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone. Just a quick interim update. We are moving extremely close to that first stretch goal so thanks to all the new backers pushing us forward.And I just wanted to give a big shout out to the Elite Archives Book who have a great Kickstarter... (Read More)

Day 5

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Well 5 days in and after a whirlwind first day when I was almost bowled over by you the fans response to this album project, things have calmed down a bit. Though there's been lot's going on behind the scenes such as making plans for the stretch... (Read More)

Day 3

November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, It's the end of day 3 and we are edging closer to unlocking the New SID Stretch goal of £40k with just £5k of funding needed to get there. Once again I'm extremely thankful for the continued flow of support and this huge opportunity... (Read More)

New VIP Level as generally agreed.

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

The New SID Stretch

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone So now the project is definitely funded and going to happen, there is the Brand New Sid Stretch Goal to consider. If the funding reaches £40k then I will dust off the C64 assembler, load up my player and start composing 6 brand new... (Read More)

Project Funded First Day - It's A "Go" Situation

November 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Project Funded First Day - AMAZING !!!!! Huge thanks to everyone who pledged today. The whole project is now Go ! I'm truly flattered by all the love and support. I'll give another update tomorrow after some sleep. And of course all you early bird... (Read More)

Story so far....

November 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
A very good evening to everyone. I'm really over the moon with how the first day has gone with this project. Over £17k pledged so far and 70% funded within 5 hours of the launch. So a huge thank you to everyone who has pledged their hard earned... (Read More)

VIP Level Announcement

November 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone Thanks so much to everyone who has backed so far. There was a small error made on the rewards for the VIP level in relation to the Limited Edition Box Set. There was mean't to be 20 copies set aside for VIP level backers and it got... (Read More)

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