We really think we might have what it takes to make it someday! But we really need help to take the first step and release this album!
Thanks for stopping by! We are Arbor Oasis and we are seeking help to release our first album, called "Icebreaker" on April 22nd.
If you donate $1 you will get to download four of our songs! That's a better value than McDonald's dollar menu! The reason we make this offer is because we aren't in this for the money. We want YOU to listen to our music and hopefully be changed or encouraged by it! :)
The above link has a few demo's of the songs we just finished recording. Check them out!
Although our official genre is Electronica, you will find influences from several other genres including Rap, Alternative, and Pop. We don't like limiting our music to a specific musical stlye because there would be no fun in that! We try to make every track unique both lyrically and stylistically.
While we'd love for our music to entertain it is also greatly important to us that our songs inspire and encourage people. We believe that music has great power and we want to use it to relate to people through our honest lyrics.
We all go through things that we can't control but through music, we can come together and make this one life we have worth every second.
So if you would like to help us achieve this greater goal we ask that you help us with a small financial contribution. The amount doesn't matter, as long as you are giving with your heart!
Ryan Austin began writing music and playing guitar at age 11. He was inspired to start making electronic music after watching a Helio Phone commercial and since then he has built his own recording studio in his parent's basement.
Originally, Ryan intended to pursue a solo project similar to that of Owl City and LIGHTS. Soon, however, he realized that God had called him to be part of something greater so he began his search for a female vocal talent.
He consistently posted ads on Craigslist and auditioned singers before he ran into Olivia Yballa at a school talent show. As Olivia strummed away on her acoustic guitar and sang "If I Die Young" some weird feeling struck Ryan's gut and in and instant he knew that God was telling him that Olivia was going to be his vocalist and a great friend.
Sure enough, the two met afterwards and Olivia showed immediate interest in forming a Christian acoustic group which eventually grew into Arbor Oasis.
What We Need:
Every song is recorded and mixed down but we still need Mastering and CD Printing!
Mastering at DiscMakers.com is $499.
For those of you who don't know, Mastering is a post-production process in which the entire album is fine-tuned to the same overall volume and pristine tone. It is the last chance to perfect a song or and album before they are distributed.
CD Printing and Design at CDDesign.com is $597 for 500 CDs.
This company will design our CD cover art and Print 500 Jacket-style cases.
Without your help this album may not be able to come out until after summer! And every dollar counts so please help us out! :)
Thank you all so much and you can find out more about us at:
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Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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