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8-Bit Symphony Pro - double orchestral CD of 8-bit classics

A project in London, UK by 8-Bit Symphony

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Rob Hubbard & the Czech Studio Orchestra: an epic orchestral double CD of classics such as Monty on the Run, Ocean Loader & Zoids
Backers: 1016
Average Pledge Per Backer: £66

Funded: £67,300 of £65,000
Dates: Aug 9th -> Sep 8th (31 days)
Project By: 8-Bit Symphony
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Latest News


September 8th - via:
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September 8th - via:
Yes, that was a real £5000 pledge from an amazing backer who knows how to make a dramatic entrance! Let's hope he stays a while, stays forever!! We had all better start practicing venerating him :) Chris  (Read More)

A last message...

September 8th - via:
Oh, and philanthropists can step up any time now... any time...  (Read More)

Last 12 hours, Green Beret and a preview of Volume 2's Wilderness

September 8th - via:
Hi everyone, Thanks again for your amazing support, and on a great comeback.  We need a monster day, but we're still in the game.  Just a reminder about current add-ons: "Just the Chips" CD for £12 Extra 8-Bit Symphony Pro CD for £20 Extra 8-Bit... (Read More)

Catching up...

September 6th - via:
Hi all, 48 hours to go, but an important addition to the KS to try and help it fund: the ability to catch up with the digital versions of other Kickstarters you may have missed (and which are chock-full of content now). TL;DR - Add Project Hubbard... (Read More)

YouTube/Podcast/Twitch Pledge level and Spellbound Preview

September 5th - via:
Hi all, In response to popular demand (one comment, but a good one!) I've added a £250 pledge level for use of one of the tracks in YouTube channels, Twitch channels or podcasts. Not exclusive use, but unlimited.  I've also extended that to games... (Read More)

Keep it up on the way down to the other side

September 5th - via:
Hi all, Thanks to everyone who's joined us, and everyone who stayed! It's been encouraging to see people still coming despite the hill we have to climb. Also, thanks to everyone wracking their brains to help out - it's great to see such passion - I... (Read More)

It's not just a Kickstarter, it's a community! Plus... free stuff!

September 3rd - via:
Thanks to everyone new on board, and everyone who's still here!  First off, I'd like to announce that all backers who are still here when the gate closes will be given a free digital album "Zzap! Sonic Sizzlers", which is a 12-track unreleased remix... (Read More)

Why am I doing this?

September 2nd - via:
Good question! Thanks to Neil of Retro Man Cave for the interview, and sorry for my eyebrows. They have a life of their own, seriously.  (Read More)

New Kickstarter Video with Rob Hubbard!

August 30th - via:
HI everyone, Thanks to everyone still with us, and a big "Hi" to everyone who joined today. I've just replaced the Kickstarter video with a much better one. The video features Rob talking in a little bit of depth about why this project is important... (Read More)

Big day tomorrow...

August 29th - via:
Hi all, Welcome to new backers, thanks for staying for old ones! We need a big last week: yesterday Rob was interviewed by the estimable Lee Bolton for the campaign: I'd hope that will help the Hubbard-loving world at large understand what we're... (Read More)

The state of play

August 27th - via:
Hi everyone, Thanks so much for your support so far for this historic project.  Things we've got coming in the final week: an interview with Rob Hubbard by film-maker Lee Bolton, an interview with me for the Retro Man Cave YouTube channel, a... (Read More)

Let's tweak The One Show

August 21st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Zoidspace - A solar system tour previewing Rob's new 8bs pro Zoids orchestration

August 18th - via:
Rob Hubbard has been working really hard for this Kickstarter, and he just got to a good place on his new Zoids interpretation. My brother Pete had the idea to superimpose a computer render of this spine-tingly-dingly mega-epic onto one of his... (Read More)

New add-on: extra copies for family and friends

August 16th - via:
Hi All, Thanks to everyone who's backed! It's been a good week, but we really need to keep pushing forward. For me, part of this journey has been to make the music more accessible and show off what I believe is the genius of the actual music behind... (Read More)

Commodore 64 Music Gets Some Love in New Kickstarter Campaign

August 14th - via:
Fans of the Commodore 64 and retro game music should definitely check out this new Kickstarter campaign launched by 8-Bit Symphony! (Read More)

From Chip to Score

August 12th - via:
It's a lot low energy rainy Monday over here, so it's time for some contemplation. Did you ever wonder how a piece gets from Chipmusic form to a playable orchestral score? I wrote about it for the 8-bit Symphony website before the concert, and I... (Read More)

(almost) 300 backers, and 20k! Well done all!

August 11th - via:
Hi all, Thanks so much for helping bring this to life! There's a way to go, but we've also got a lot of gas in the tank, even if our postponed One Show report misses the campaign (which was actually moved from August 9th to cater The Loch Ness... (Read More)

Well done everyone

August 9th - via:
Hi everyone, Thanks!  Well, that's a very good start. I think Rob will be optimistic at this point in time...  We're nearly 25% of the way there, and I think that puts us nicely on course for funding, but we can't take anything for granted. Friends... (Read More)

A great start!

August 9th - via:
Thanks to everyone who backed so far! It's always nerve-wracking when you press "launch", and this means so much to all of us, especially Rob... So looking forward to this. Chris  (Read More)

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