The Riverbreaks record their second album in Chapel Hill, NC.
Hi, we're the Riverbreaks, a Washington D.C. based indie rock band. For the last year we've been writing new material and road testing songs at shows in DC, New York, and around the South. Now we've entered the studio to record our new album, featuring our best songs yet.
Two weeks ago we entered Modern Recording in Chapel Hill, NC with our producer Chris Stamey to record 12 new songs. Chris, apart from being an incredible artist himself, has worked with some of our favorite bands (Whiskeytown, Roman Candle, The Rosebuds, and a bunch more). Songs we recorded include crowd favorites (Corn Blue Night, Tell the Girls, El Dorado) as well as new songs that almost no one has ever heard (Wildfire, City of Music). The arrangements will also feature guest instrumentalists.
The total cost of the project (recording, producing, mixing, mastering, art, and printing) is significantly more than $5,000. The $5,000 will cover the recording and most of the mixing, and we'll fund the remaining portion (studio musicians, mastering, art, and printing) ourselves. If we don't reach $5,000 we receive no money, so your contribution means a lot to us. As the project costs a lot more than $5,000, anything over $5,000 will really help too!
Andrew, Jesse, Ryan, Drew, and our studio drummer Logan Matheny (Roman Candle)
We've put together a great list of rewards to thank you. You can purchase our album in advance (you'll be the first to hear it!) or sign up for bigger rewards like limited edition posters and t-shirts, instrument lessons, dinner and cocktails made by the band, or house concerts. If you've got something else in mind or would like to discuss a reward just email us and we'll figure it out.
Ryan Bailey (songwriting, vocals)
Jesse Prentice-Dunn (lead guitar)
Andrew Satten (keys)
Neela Rajendra (violin)
Drew Ball (bass)
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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Apr 25, 2012 - May 20, 2012 (25 days)
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Special thanks on our website.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
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Receive a hard copy of our new album. We'll send you a digital copy too!Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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Hard copy of our new album + a hard copy of our 1st album, Get You Right.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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Limited Edition Riverbreaks t-shirt + Both Albums!Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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8 backers Limited (42 of 50 left)
Limited edition commemorative poster by DC artist Anthony Dihle! Plus you'll receive a hard copy of both Riverbreaks albums.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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5 backers Limited (45 of 50 left)
Total Riverbreaks Package: Limited Edition Poster, Both Albums, and the Limited Edition T-shirt!Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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Special thanks in the liner notes of our album + both albums + limited edition t-shirt.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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3 music lessons from the band member of your choice! Violin, Guitar, Piano, Voice, Bass, Drums. Feel free to mix and match instruments. In DC or on skype.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
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2 backers Limited (3 of 5 left)
Dinner for 4 with the band. Neela (an exquisite cook) will prepare dinner, the rest of the band will make cocktails, and we'll perform a short acoustic set (4 songs). Must be within an hour of DC.Estimated delivery: Jul 2012
Pledge $800 or more
1 backer Limited (4 of 5 left)
The Riverbreaks play your house party, private event, or business party! Full band, full set. Location needs to be within an hour of DC. Write us to confirm dates or ask questions.Estimated delivery: Jul 2012
Pledge $1,500 or more
We'll press vinyl copies of our new album and it will be because of you! We'll also throw in CD versions of both albums, the limited edition poster, and the t-shirt! Plus we'll give you 2 spots on the guest list for all Riverbreaks shows for the next year!Estimated delivery: Sep 2012