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1This file gives all the information needed for those who want to send songs
2to ASMA archive.
3
4If you want to send me some songs, they should be already converted to SAP
5format and should include all the information needed (author, name, date,
6number of songs). If you're unsure about any information needed, you can
7send me the music as well, maybe we can find the info together. If you don't
8know how to create SAP files, send me the binary file with the INIT and PLAY
9addresses and memory location where the song has to be loaded. See Sap.txt
10for SAP format description.
11
12File formats accepted
13~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
14SAP - (Slight Atari Player) - The format designed for playing 8-bit Atari
15      music on modern computers. All other formats can be converted to SAP.
16      See Sap.txt for more information regarding the SAP file format.
17AMP - (Antic Music Player)
18AMS - (Antic Music Sound)
19Benjy Soundmonitor
20CMC - (Chaos Music Composer) - Atari music editor from early 1990s.
21CM3 - (CMC "3/4") - CMC with modified pattern length.
22CMR - (CMC "Rzog") - CMC with modified bass sounds.
23CMS - (Stereo Double CMC) - Stereo CMC.
24DMC - (DoublePlay CMC) - CMC with 6502 routine executed at double rate of the
25      original CMC.
26DLT - (Delta Music Composer) - Atari music editor from 1990s.
27FC  - (Future Composer) - Atari music editor from 1990s.
28MPT - (Music ProTracker) - Atari music editor from 1990s.
29MPD - (MPT DoublePlay) - MPT with 6502 routine executed at double rate of the
30      original MPT.
31RMT - (Raster Music Tracker) - Modern Atari music editor running on Windows.
32TMC - (Theta Music Composer) - Atari music editor from late 1990s.
33TM2 - (Theta Music Composer 2.x) - Modern Atari music editor.
34TM8 - Theta Music Composer dual POKEY configuration (stereo).
35
36If possible, send also the original file/game/demo that you ripped the
37song(s) from.
38
39Information needed (or welcome)
40~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
41- Author of the song
42- Name of song
43- Date of creation or copyright date
44- Number of subsongs/default subsong
45For SAP files this information should be already included in the header, for
46other fileformats write it into a separate textfile.
47
48STIL information
49~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
50This information is not essential but if you know anything of these, please
51send it together with the song.
52- Name of covered song (plus album)
53- Name of the interpreter (singer, band) or composer
54If the song is a demoparty music compo contribution, send us the name of the
55party (including year) and the final standing of the song (only for songs
56that ended at 1st, 2nd or 3rd place).
57Again you can write all this information into a separate text file.
58Examples:
59
60Digital_Trash.sap
61  TITLE: Domino Dancing [from Introspective]
62 ARTIST: Pet Shop Boys
63
64Desastre.sap
65COMMENT: 2nd place at Intel Outside 4 music compo.
66
67Thank you for your contributions!
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