Project Sidologie - JARRE style Commodore 64 music remixes

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Project Sidologie by Marcel Donné - this luxury box set evokes classic JARRE using C64 music remixes, and offers stems and samples too.
Backers: 814
Average Pledge Per Backer: £51

Funded: £41,735 of £9,500
Dates: Apr 14th -> May 14th (30 days)
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Latest News

Party on, Mark!

May 14th - via:
Right, a final surprise!! Mark "TDK" Knight from Codemasters (who has an amazing Amiga background as well, of course) is going to do a TDK/Jarre-y "Spellbound" for Remixes! I for one welcome our Spellbound performing overlord! Also, Mark will bring... (Read More)

One hour to go, and all is well!

May 14th - via:
Amazing! I'll post a full update afterwards, but we hit 40500 this morning. The 40k was hit thanks to Russ H, who by choosing "Double Choosology" was able to choose Robocop and "Crazy Comets Remix" (the Johannes Bjerregaard one). Thanks Russ. And... (Read More)

The Final Huelsbeck!

May 13th - via:
Chris Huelsbeck has been inserted at the £40,000 stretch goal level, doing "Shades" in the style of Oxygene IV. I for one welcome our Turrican composing overlord!!  (Read More)

A personal note

May 13th - via:
I'm really looking forward to starting work with Marcel on this. The music is some of the best ever written by humans, and our joint aim is to make you well up with little SIDdy tears.  Last day tomorrow of the Kickstarter proper.. I wonder what... (Read More)


May 13th - via:
Yay! Allister Brimble is now officially funded onto "Remixes" with "Alien Breed", and I can't wait to see what he does with it. Allister fans, it's time to go nuts! Click for larger image Plus look at all this track gorgeousness you're now getting!... (Read More)

I'm up next... no wonder it's slow :)

May 13th - via:
Yay! £35,000 and you've now got four tracks on the "Remixes" digital download. £35,500 brings... me, doing Last Ninja Wastelands. I should think this will slow down backers who don't want to encourage me, so for that I apologise :) In the... (Read More)

Remixes starts...

May 12th - via:
And now you can peer into the animal-containing menagerie...  (Read More)

Surroundings DVD ironically now surrounded by other CDs!

May 12th - via:
I'll be honest, I'm a bit hazy on the details of the DVD... but having five surround sound albums (possibly 6, it depends on how many surround sound tracks we can get or create on "Remixes") seems to be a do-able thing. I might have to buy a surround... (Read More)

I'm calling it... I'm calling it... in come the Chariots!

May 12th - via:
Hey, I called it slightly early, but then, that's just the way my Chariots roll! Right, you now have Chariots of SID in the box set. Woohoo! Now, after 33,000, things get interesting.  I think we can definitely do this, but we need a big finish. You... (Read More)

We have the Full Chariot!

May 11th - via:
Hi Backers, Megathanks to anyone who's just joined the party! We just hit £30,000 to enable the full "Chariots of SID". Now we just need to get it into the box set! And you know who pushed us over £30,000? None other than Allister Brimble! He's so... (Read More)

The Chariots of SID have left the station!

May 11th - via:
What a nice surprise early this morning that we had finally seen the start of "Chariots of SID". I think we're all looking forward to this one immensely, and we're on the run in to the full album. Not counting chickens, but I think it's looking... (Read More)

We waited for SID, they think it's all over... it kind of is! Ish!

May 10th - via:
Hi backers, Well, there's no way this box set won't be 4 disks, so congratulations!  MMMmmmm, floaty but gritty! I'm looking forward to "Waiting for SID" myself, and I'm involved!! Lovely, and with a Delta Victory theme chosen by "Box set choice... (Read More)

Yay! Only Waiting for one more SID!

May 9th - via:
Well done everyone, and huge thanks to backers new and old!  Though we're still vulnerable to someone withdrawing their pledge, let's call "Waiting for SID" open for business. Only one stretch goal to go before it makes the main box set.  Chris  (Read More)

Project tracklist status (updated)

May 7th - via:
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Today's big news - please read!

May 7th - via:
Headline newsWaiting for SID partially exists! And we're heading towards "full album" status, before hopefully zooming into "put it in box-set territory".  Slaygon is doing a Vangelis-meets-Zimmer version of Knucklebusters for the Chariots of SID... (Read More)

Motor Madness! Grand Theft Auto musician to join Project Sidologie

May 6th - via:
I've known Will Morton since he was in University. Great chap. Salt of the earth. Huge Galway fan.  (Read More)

Allister Brimble and Matt Gray join Project Sidologie "Remixes" Stretch goal

May 6th - via:
Could you put this image somewhere Amiga-y? We'd be ever so grateful! k thx ;-) Please use this image to spread the word! (k thx) I'm still quietly confident that we can make these stretch goals. We've been doing a lot of work, and will redouble our... (Read More)

Provisional Track Listings

May 5th - via:
We've kept you in the dark too long! First, the summary graphic: Summary image of tracklistings. Click for larger (sharable) image... So... there you go! Excited yet? We are!  (Read More)

Waiting for Waiting for Waiting for SID

May 4th - via:
Hi backers, There's been a lot of activity up and down, but we seem to be safely past the ESX goal for Apple users to enjoy the POWER of Sidological, and powering towards the juicy stuff where the box set gets expanded: first stop, the floaty, dreamy... (Read More)

The Signyl countdown

May 3rd - via:
New pledge levelEr, right, due to popular demand (one chap, hi Ingo!), I added a signed vinyl pledge level (25 copies max). Note that I can't guarantee who it will be signed by, only that it will be signed by as many people who appear on it as we can... (Read More)

Er, Vinyl backers, you can upgrade now... plus new graphic!

May 1st - via:
Hi backers, I've created a new graphic for the top of the Kickstarter (that's also good for sharing) Click for larger image  Note: sorry, email receivers of the update, Kickstarter's engine makes the link above non-functional. Here it is in case it... (Read More)

Urgent, vital update! Vinyl! Blu-Ray! Art book! You have more stuff!

April 30th - via:
** important** Kickstarter can't edit a pledge description when it has been backed. All pledge levels have been upgraded with at least one new thing! Please check the reward matrix for what you now get, and what you can upgrade to. Official Upgrade... (Read More)

Error, Art and Vlog.

April 29th - via:
Previous poll link was pointing to the results page, here's the correct link! Also, anyone fancy this as an upgrade? We were producing a few copies internally for the team, but it seemed a shame not to offer it. It would... (Read More)

Got Vinyl?

April 28th - via:
I've been asked to put this poll here: If 100 people say yes to this, there can be a vinyl option, otherwise we have to wait for the 900 backers. It doesn't really matter how many people say no. Incidentally, I put up a... (Read More)

New Kickstarter video test ahoy!

April 27th - via:
We changed the Kickstarter video to see how it goes! It's a nice little (short-ish) animation by Trevor Storey, Sasa Sochadse, Marcel and me. It's also on the Facebook page by now. The hope was that it was something cool to appeal directly to Jarre... (Read More)


April 25th - via:
Let's pretend that cancel didn't happen :)  (Read More)

The other election... And Kontakt ahoy!

April 25th - via:
Yay, £18000! Kontakt library for Sidological! The box set backers choice was to allow a non-vip box-set backer to choose a track. Our true random numbers generator picked Frans Utt from the Netherlands! Now to move on to the extra Martnetic tracks... (Read More)

Robdez Vous: track listing more or less confirmed

April 23rd - via:
To reach those lovely stretch goal CDs, we obviously need this image sharing... there's something here for most platforms: Amstrad owners in particular get quite a bit of love :) Cheers!  (Read More)

Mark Cooksey joins the project!

April 23rd - via:
Announcing that Elite legend Mark Cooksey is on board Project Sidologie, having contributed material for a "Storm Warrior" Jarre-baroque-Rendez-Vous-Industrial-Revolutions remake!  Marcel is looking forward to Jarre-izing it! This track will be on... (Read More)

£17000! Feels like a stretch goal, but actually isn't...

April 22nd - via:
Hi everyone, Well, it took all day because we're in what Kickstarter runners call "The Valley of Death", but finally we made it over £17,000. Don't worry, we're not resting on our laurels, we have plenty of announcements, new content and... (Read More)

Robdez Vous: it's a lottery!!

April 20th - via:
Yay! Robdez-Vous! Everyone gets the two tracks, and we will have a lottery among the VIP backers to see which two backers choose the tracks.On to... da da daaaaaaaaa.....Kontakt Library for Sidological: this is a bigger deal than it looks since all... (Read More)

So close!

April 19th - via:
As I write this, counter is very near to the Robdez-Vous 2-track stretch goal, so it will probably hit overnight (cross fingers). Time to continue the effort this week to get word to places it hasn't been! I'm sure everyone would like a bit of that... (Read More)

Borgy Hubby

April 17th - via:
Yay! £15,000! Free Borg Hubbard coasters for all level 2 backers up (basically, anyone who gets something posted to them will get it) :)  (Read More)

Not a slow train crash... ** New Stretch Album Added, Stretch Goals Readjusted **

April 17th - via:
Hi again, We're nearing £15,000 so yay, keep it up world! But that's not the main news. We've decided to add a seventh potential disk to the box set as a stretch goal, inserting it after Waiting for SID, and before Remixes. Surroundings still... (Read More)

300 backers! Plus... we're trolling you a little ;-)

April 16th - via:
We reached 300 backers, here's hoping we can all get there! Um, could you all rack your brains as to whether you have a friend interested in JMJ but who's not necessarily a C64 fan who might not want to miss out on this? Obviously word of mouth is... (Read More)

Thanks to today's backers! Stretch goal achieved!

April 15th - via:
Hi Sidologicaroonies, Thanks for all who backed this so far: you've made a Dutch guy very happy. And when he's happy, you will be happy! Yesterday you achieved the surround sound stretch goal. Today one stretch goal was achieved: two extra tracks on... (Read More)


April 14th - via:
Funded in 12 hours, and you've already earned yourselves the surround sound mixes of all albums! Great work, team! This is the kind of thing Kickstarter was made for, since there is no way on earth this could have been done any other way. Marcel is... (Read More)

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