Last day for the final Ninja™™
Hope to see some of you at the concert! Tickets will be available after the Kickstarter whatever happens (it's already been booked).
This is the end...
... of another C64 book Kickstarter with attached Martin Galway remix CD by friend of Kickstarters and all-round talent, Allister Brimble (includes bonus tracks by Chris Huelsbeck, Jeroen Tel and... Read more
Blu-Ray news, and ambient SID
I'm expecting the new FastLoaders video edit in the post tomorrow so I can finally get the Blu-Ray out of the door. The three disk set has over... Read more
Jon Hare needs your left foot
Work on Blu-Ray continues, just burning out the first one to see if it even works.
The magical beast known as Jon Hare has a Kickstarter for a... Read more
Blu-Ray stuff again
Fancy listening to C64 music here?
So there I was, happily getting all the Blu-Ray stuff together, and *bam* "you have used 150Gb".
So, the question was... Read more
BIT Live 2004 Slideshow...
So I'm doing the Blu-Ray, and I have to do a slideshow for each event. I didn't plan on doing each one with a caption for each slide (and... Read more
Right, we're getting there
The bootlegs have been edited now, so we're just waiting for final renders, and to make sure that they have the right version of the soundtrack, the right... Read more
Are you Generation 64?
Well, OK, I didn't really need to ask the question did I?
Anyway, following the last update, work on the bootleg continues apace, and the video is being edited in... Read more
T-shirts and Tel
Well, ordered the last of the T-shirts today (needed a top-up to get the orders done).
Also, I'm dealing with the footage hard disk from Chris Burton. Footage looks amazing,... Read more
Julie Dunn is on Facebook
Julie, player of magnificent piano, is now on Facebook! Go, add friend!https://www.facebook.com/julie.dunn.1690
Posting the postables
Right, most postables for BIT have now been sent. Keep an eye out, might be anywhere from tomorrow to a couple of weeks hence for them to be delivered.
While... Read more
It's T-shirt day!
I sent out most of the T-shirts today, though they make take a little time to arrive, as usual. There were four T-shirts I couldn't send out because... Read more
You really want PPOT's latest album!
You can tell I'm not that great a seller of things because it took me three days to do this, but we finally found our stash of PRESS PLAY ON... Read more
Julie Dunn has a message for you
Julie Dunn has an important message for you on http://www.puremelody.com Have a look!
Well, that was a thing!
Well, it happened. Despite some major technical and personnel issues during the setup, we managed to get a really great concert. Everyone involved was magnificent, and thanks to... Read more
At the risk of actually turning into your collective mum, anyone using their mobile phone during the performance will be asked to not do that.
It's unfair to the other... Read more
Camera rules - VITAL INFORMATION!!
TL; DR = Bring a camera for selfies and stars, but video recording or photographing the acts is totally unnecessary because we're doing it for you (and it's TOTALLY annoying... Read more
Wrap up warm and get a good breakfast. Don't talk to strangers. Make sure you pack spare underpants. Be polite and respectful. You won't get there any faster if you... Read more
IMPORTANT additional announcements
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW WHERE YOU ARE GOING TO SLEEP!
If you haven't already made a booking or an arrangement with someone, do it now, or be prepared to sleep... Read more
Some quick reminders - IMPORTANT!
DO NOT DRIVE A CAR TO THE VENUE
I cannot emphasise enough how difficult it is to find a parking space in the area, and the driveway of the church... Read more
Fred Gray unable to attend
Sorry to have to tell everyone that Fred Gray can't attend BIT Live. He sent his apologies, and he regrets any disappointment caused.
I'll be working with Fred... Read more
Additional T-Shirt choice - urgent response required!
If anyone wants this on their T-shirt (and they actually ordered a T-shirt) instead of the BIT Brighton image they actually chose, let me know quickly (next day... Read more
Poster wowzer :)
New artwork always refreshes things, and here's what Melting Vinyl came up with as the event poster that will be stuck up all over Brighton (if you see one, snap... Read more
Hope you enjoyed your CDs!
If you haven't already checked your C64Audio.com lockers, then please do, there should be content (I'll be dealing with account merges tomorrow, btw!).
In the mean-time, Project Sidologie (which I... Read more
Bedrooms to Billions Amiga finishing soon!
Thanks for sending in the surveys: those who haven't, please could you do that as soon as you can? Then I can download the spreadsheets and get on... Read more
Ninjas! Calling all Ninjas!
FastLoaders want to hear from YOU: what Last Ninja tracks do you want them to play in their set? (polls for Last Ninja 2 and Last Ninja 3... Read more
Yello! Thanks again for making amazing things happen!
Now the practical work begins for all of us!
To help you out, I'm re-highlighting a handy document we wrote:
Handy Brighton... Read more
Wow. Long update (sorry!).
I'm still slightly stunned about what happened today: and very grateful that the scene didn't take it right to the wire (a late lunchtime fund was... Read more
Huge thanks also to the new backers who haven't been thanked yet! Cheers! I'll try and find new ways to be nice to all wonderful backers In the next few... Read more
Not over until 7, but provisional congratulations for making this possible! I'm not sure any of us were that hopeful two weeks ago, though by now we all know about... Read more
You're all amazing!
Just a quick note that any funds over £15000 will probably be used to improve the quality of the bootleg..
Once more unto the (Brighton) beach, dear friends!
Good morning! (well, it will be for most of you when you read this).
Somehow the total keeps creeping up: thanks for the Twits and FaceBees, and anything else you've... Read more
An Ocean of Goodwill
First of all, thanks to Sam Dyer of Bitmap Books for letting us have some books to get signed at BIT Live! If you missed that, you can... Read more
New £256 pledge (1 only): Gyruss Sponsor - as VIP Plus but you will be invited on stage with SID80s to play the intro to Bach's Toccata and Fugue in... Read more
Do you wanna be famous?
We've added a new pledge level for people who can't come: "I wanna be famous". For the low low price of £30, you can have the £20 pledge,... Read more
Psytronik psytronik - our new Corporate Sponsorship overlords!
BIT Brighton now over £10,000 thanks to "corporate" sponsorship from Psytronik Games
Psytronik are the chaps responsible for a lot of the C64-new-gamey goodness going around.
They do great... Read more
Upgrades! Who will buy my upgrades?
Thanks to all who put birthday wishes on my timeline! It's great to feel relevant!!
Right: it's around this point in a Kickstarter that current backers are "offered... Read more
Something to see here!
Thank you all new and existing backers. You're turning a potential slow car-crash into a nailbiting finish!
It was great to get Alistair "Boz" Bowness' preview edit of... Read more
Well, Backerschnoodles, we're halfway there with 7 days to go, thanks to a big Chris Huelsbeck-driven Friday!
So, in total schedule terms, we're basically fashionably late by about a week!... Read more
Thanks for the continuing support!
We need a big couple of weeks, and I'm hoping two or three forthcoming new videos and a couple of announcements might have... Read more
A Snickers...er, I mean Marathon, not a sprint.
Well, week 2 of a Kickstarter always feels like death (even Matt Gray's did), but thanks to all the new backers! And to those who cleared a space... Read more
101 Backers? How can you sleep at night??
Welcome to all new backers, and I for one welcome our new probably-Matt-Gray-related overlords!
And "How can you sleep at night"? The answer is: very comfortably in Brighton with the... Read more
"Front of house" means mixing desk, not microphones in front of the audience!
Continued thanks to you for tweeting, telling your friends and Facebooking about the concert. £4000 is a respectable total for any Kickstarter, but of course it's a marathon not a... Read more
New 1080p pledge level, and backer reward upgrade
Hi Wonderful wonderful pledgers,
I've added a new £10 pledge level for people to support the event at, and get 1080p bootleg video from the event to download afterwards. The... Read more
VIP Plus reduced
Thanks to all new backers! I hope we're getting there, over 50 backers now. Share etc :)
I've reduced the VIP+ pledge level to £150: main difference from... Read more