Another Thank you
Goes out to Denis from the company Zynaptiq. He graciously threw in the unchirp software for free after i purchased Unfilter. I ended up using unchirp WAY more than unfilter!... Read more
I can’t believe it is here. I mean, it finally is done. Before I forget, a very necessary thank you must go out to the following in no particular order:
4th season is done!
and so am I! I'll post more next week!
Season 2 and 3 links up at TFCOG
As promised, here are the links to TFCOG. If you invite anyone to download, please send them here!
Post season 3 information
I thought I would put this in an update responding to some of the comments because I may have not made it clear in the past which is my fault.... Read more
3rd Season COMPLETE!
Here is the download link:
I still haven't heard from Brandon at TF COG so until I do, I unfortunately have to upload these files here.
just for the... Read more
Season 3 update 10.17.17
Since my last update, I have been working almost exclusively on one problem track called "Unity" (yes that's 3 weeks of work on a minute and half of... Read more
Finishing up season 3
Just to let you know I've started listening to what I have so far in the car, as that usually reveals a lot of the aural problems I... Read more
Season 2 go get it!
Ok, this is not where season 2 will be permanently; this is temporary until Brandon can get this up at TFCOG, because that's where its true home is. Until then... Read more
It looks like Brandon is having issues with uploading season 2 to the servers. If he can't get it done by next week, I'm just going to post my link... Read more
Onward to Season 3
I just sent out the link to season 2 to Brandon this morning. Please be patient as I know sometimes it takes time on his side to get the link... Read more
I just went through all 69 tracks de-hissing as I found a little bit of white noise on most of the tracks. I'm now going through once again,... Read more
Up, Up and Away
Some of these tracks I've been working on throughout season 2 have been bugging me. I really thought there wasn't much I could do about it, but those issues kept... Read more
I just realized it's been 2 months since an update. I had wanted to have season 2 finished by March 8th, but because of sickness and work, that... Read more
Good thing I listen to metal!
Zob has been sending me all of the clips of each time a theme appears in TF or even in GI joe (this has really sped up the process by... Read more
short but sweet!
I didn't have any plans on posting anything, but came across this fantastic motif inside of a track called "Hurry". It appears more in GI Joe than TF, but I... Read more
Probably the worst sounding track so far from season 2
I'm usually posting something that sounds pretty good, but this time I decided to post something that I'm not that proud of. This is the season 2 intro... Read more
just working on season 2
Here is a rough version of "Combat" which is probably the most recognizable in season 2. Remember, it is only a rough draft and will go through many other revisions... Read more
no rest for the wicked
in the video, you'll hear my wife "role playing" a story to my daughter in the background. No one's yelling, no one is angry, etc (^_^) please ignore it
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-Vtn5AOTQA5d21wQWlPZFB3Y1U/view?usp=sharing... Read more
Season 1 is up! Go get it!
Thank you guys for your patience. I know Brandon was having problems with the FTP server or something like that but finally it's up!
A few notes and random thoughts:... Read more
It's been two years!
I certainly didn't expect to be doing this two years after the launch of this KS! Here is a video update:
a complete season one?
Hello, Do you remember when I told you guys that there was one theme that was not salvageable a while back?
Zob and I are going back and forth discussing... Read more
I'm fixing two tracks that Zob had pointed out errors in in season 1. But I'd say I'm almost done after those two fixes. it's sound really nice... Read more
I think I have around 10 tracks or so for Zob to review before season 1 is complete. After that I am going to go through and listen... Read more
Would Blaster like this?
Thanks to everyone who gave advice about my computer. I ended up wiping it out twice and going back to Windows 7. I probably should have put an audio-centric laptop... Read more
Good News/Bad News/Help!?
Good news: getting closer to finishing season 1. Zob and I are going back and forth on things like “is decepticon fanfare V the same as Decepticon Fanfare III but... Read more
The New Plan
As most of you know, Mr. Walsh is releasing some of his TF themes as early as the summer of 2016. How is this going to affect our project? Until... Read more
Good news, bad news
Hello! I'm writing this at 1:30 am so if I seem a little out of it, I apologize.
First the "bad" news. This is taking way longer than I... Read more
So, don't get too excited, but I went through all 77 tracks of season 1 remastering them. Each track is at least 90% done. Why not 100% done? Because I... Read more
Arguably the most well-known TF theme? This is not all of it, but maybe 1/3 of it. Don't be deceived, a lot more than just raising the volume went into... Read more
Interview on a podcast-vinyl exam
I was interviewed on the Vinyl Podcast and while the content is about my favorite album, the first part is about our soundtrack restoration/remastering.
This was done back in... Read more
Does anyone have the three seasons of Spiderman and His Amazing Friends on DVD?
A couple of the episodes contain the generic Disco theme (I called it the Blaster theme... Read more
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Hope everyone is enjoying their day!
This track is like 95% done, and it is the first one you'll hear where I remastered drums in the soundtrack.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-Vtn5AOTQA5aVZsbGRFOHlDNjA... Read more
Not an update but...
I had to vent. I was working on the "Peace II" theme and found an extra 10 seconds not included on vector sigma's original soundtrack. This "new" 10 seconds of... Read more
isn't this a great motif?
Months ago when TFcog uploaded the restored tracks of this soundtrack, I forgot about one called "escape". I've been working on it for a week now and should have... Read more
back from vacation and severely
jet lagged. I'm hoping to resume "normal operations" by tomorrow. As promised here is a remastered track of Working. Not only is it noticeably louder, but the peaks are higher... Read more
I will be going on vacation for a few weeks so I won't be able to work on the soundtrack. So I figured that I would make a... Read more
last video (for now) part 2
I was able to complete it in a second video. My daughter's voice leeks onto the recording during it for a short while, sorry about that.
Here is the video: ... Read more
update video #1
I can't seem to record more than 5 min on my computer without it freezing up. Here is just the beginning of the update:
having issues with my computer right now; when I record some video after 5 min my computer freezes, so I've got two videos right now and still need... Read more
Next week update
I don't have an update for you guys right now, but I am hoping to next week. I am finishing up the track "Decepticon Terror" . I wanted to record... Read more
1st remastering update
Hope you are all doing well. Due to work/vacation I will not be working on the soundtrack for about the next week (but will be returning home periodically... Read more
vector sigma's restored files are up!
I didn't do anything with the intros of the seasons, because there isn't much I can do with them. But the rest Vector's files are up at the above... Read more
No one gets out alive Walk-Through
This is the walk-through I said I would post. It's shorter than I originally anticipated and skipped several steps because I couldn't remember what I had done at certain points... Read more
No one gets out alive!!!
If you remember my KS video, I said something about a track that has Megatron's fusion canon going off blocking all of the music in the background at the time... Read more
Blaster/Jazz's Disco/Rock Theme
Here is a restored theme of Blaster/Jazz's theme that used repeatedly throughout the series. Notice that there are no longer people cheering, water rushing, footfalls or wind in... Read more
I'm going to take an analogy and put it to use that I partially stole from a studio engineer mastering forum to help explain some typical audio processes. Tracking/mixing/mastering/restoring can... Read more
Option B wins!
I'm going with option B which means I'm going to be tied into this project for a long time. However, there were a few people who picked option A over... Read more
2nd most dreadful theme conquered!
I'll let you know about the option A vs. B from the previous update in a future update. More on that later.
In the meantime, there were a few... Read more
Poll: which would you guys like?
Before I start, let's call the creator of this soundtrack "Vector Sigma". He doesn't want his name used, which is completely understandable.
We've hit a fork in the road... Read more
To hold you over...
I have a pretty big announcement, or poll for you guys, later this week.
But for now, listen to this completely restored track with an additional few seconds added in,... Read more
Feels like forever since the last update.
Do you remember when I was asking for people to volunteer to download the spanish version of Transformers? Well, Chad, Brian... Read more
A restored track
Things are going well. I'm on track 30 of the restoration and am skipping parts that are taking too much time. I will try to replace those parts with other... Read more
Shout Factory doesn't have 5.1 audio!
Two updates ago, I asked if anyone had the Shout Factory discs that I could borrow. After some research I found out that SF doesn't NOT have 5.1... Read more
I normally don't like posting updates just because it takes away from the project itself, but even I was surprised by this result. There is no before and after... Read more
Any owners of Tranformers Shout Factory?
I was contacted by a pretty prolific fan, Zobovor. This guy knows his TF music. In my last post I asked if anyone knew where the theme "breakdown"... Read more
A little help?
I'm now on Track 7 and it is a doozy. Please take a listen:
Does anyone know where this theme may have been used elsewhere in the... Read more
When I originally launched this KS, I think I said that it should take around 2 or 3 months to complete this. Seeing that the first track took me nearly... Read more
Here's what I got so far.
I wanted to get the first track done completely before this update but couldn't. I know I said I would NOT be posting tracks here, but every once... Read more
Busy, busy, busy! (and lots of excuses!)
Before I forget I need to thank Brandon from TFcog for hosting the final version of these files and Alex from TF2005 for the very generous donation to help make... Read more
Thank you guys so much!
I can't thank you guys enough for giving me the tools for this project. I still hope in the future there will be a proper release of this CD, but... Read more
We did it.
Sorry for the late update; let me give a more detailed one tomorrow. I promise I will and thank you everyone!
UNCHIRP has just been released.
This is the software that I'll get for free if UNFILTER is purchased with the stretch goal funds. I can hardly wait to apply this to the soundtrack...
Watch it... Read more
We're all set!
You guys are really generous! $1400 is all I need though. Thank you everyone. IF more money gets contributed I'll probably spend it on Ian Shepherd's "Perception" , which will... Read more
This just keeps getting better...
Thank you everyone!
Ok, we now will get UNFILTER and I will start remastering the whole soundtrack (the folder with the 100+ HQ title).
I went to zynaptiq's website (they... Read more
What can I say?
I'm surprised and happy that so many people love the same music as me and obviously take it as seriously as I do. Frankly speaking, I've... Read more