I'm on a mission to create a powerfully epic, and inspiring album. Join me, and together we can inspire the world.
Who am I? My name is Dylan Neuschwander and I'm the composer for "Strings of Thunder". I have been writing orchestral music for the last three years, and I'm wanting to take my music up a notch and reach a new height of musical quality as well as reach a broader audience. Want to know what I sound like? Keep reading...
Why an album?
At this point, I feel an album is the best way to reach a large amount of people. I want to distribute my album to people all over the world from all age groups, cultures and musical tastes. Eventually I would also like to enter the world of composing for films and games which would reach even larger audiences. I am very excited to get my music into your hands, and the hands of anyone who will listen.
- How do we make this happen? In order to create this album I must raise at least $8000 for studio equipment, and album production. Every cent raised will go toward the production of this album, and the great thing is most of the things I need for this project are one time expenses. This means the equipment I'm purchasing now will be used to create a lot more music in the future! But if we can't raise the full amount needed now, then I get nothing. No equipment gets bought, you don't get an album, and my music might remain locked inside my head for years to come.
- How do I write the music? My composing involves computers and Virtual Instrument software. I can write music using almost any instrument through the miracle of modern technology. For more information about what I need to make this album, or about what software I use, or any other questions, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or just click on the "Ask a Question" link at the bottom of this page.
- How do you relate to this project? You are the inspiration for this album. My goal is to provide you with awesome, inspiring, and powerful music that will hopefully inspire, and motivate you for the rest of your life. Click on the "Back This Project" link to find out how you can get involved. In addition to financial need, I also need help in spreading the word about this project. Please share the link to my Kickstarter page on Facebook and Twitter, and let's get as many people involved as we can.
- How do you donate financially? Click on the "Back This Project" link on the right of this page. Select the amount you want to donate. Sign in, or sign up for Kickstarter, which will then send you to "Amazon Payments" where you can sign in or sign up, and then just like that, you'll be apart of starting a worldwide movement of inspiration.
Want to know what my music sounds like? Here is a sample...
and for a little more epic feel...
Want to hear more? Check out my YouTube channel by clicking the link below.
If I am successful in fundraising, I will be making a 20 track album, as well as a special edition album featuring 5 bonus tracks. Click on "Back This Project" to find out how you can get it!
Just like you can’t build a house without the right tools, neither can I make an album that will inspire the world without the right equipment. This is where some people would say “That’s where you come in” but in this project you are so much more than just the people who help accomplish this project. You are the inspiration for this album. My goal is to give you awesome, inspiring and powerful music. So please join with me in the creation of this masterpiece.
The funds will be used to buy a Mac Pro, EastWest Hollywood Strings, Hollywood Brass, and Hollywood Woodwinds sample libraries, EastWest's Complete Composer Collection Sample library, Logic Pro DAW, a MIDI controller, and of course, disc production costs and shipping will be covered in this as well. If you are interested in more details, or if you have no idea what these computer programs do, please email me at email@example.com, and you can also find these products online.
In order to make an album that will be considered at the professional level I need some highly advanced programs, and a very large computer to run the programs. The computer is the most expensive part of the system so without the computer it would be pointless to slowly accumulate other equipment because I wouldn't be able to use it without the computer. The computer would take me 8 years to buy if I didn't fundraise. Also, I have recently been offered an opportunity to have a demo considered for a possibility of scoring video games. This chance is now, and eventually will no longer be available. 5 or 6 of the best songs from the album will be sent to LA, and could easily end up launching me into a professional career of scoring.
I am very limited with what I can do. Better programs would drastically increase what I am able to write. Also, the programs I have now may be enjoyable to listen to, but they would not even be considerd by professionals looking for composers and not everyone is able to enjoy slightly synthetic strings in music. The programs I am looking at are amazingly realistic, and they will help to open new opportunities for my music that I will never get with what I am using now.
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You get the $500 package plus for your awesome support I will make a special video for you thanking you and showing you what you helped accomplish. It will be posted on my Facebook and YouTube, as well as personally emailed to you. I will also (to the best of my abilities) write a song of your style choice just for you and feature it on the album.Estimated delivery:
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