A five song EP produced by Anthony Molina. Plus a remix for each track by five favorite DJs for a sonic 10-pack shuffle.
My name is Inger Hansen. I’m a singer-songwriter, originally from Germany, but I now live and work in Brooklyn at my apartment in Clinton Hill. I put out a solo acoustic album in 2008 with money I scratched together teaching kids to play guitar. I later began tinkering with dance music on song number eight, Don't Wake Me Up, the first of several collaborations with DJ/producer Roger Shah.
This past year I wrote some really personal songs then went into my home studio to morph them into electronic tracks—with heart. I'd like to harness the know-how of producer Anthony Molina of Mercury Rev fame to burnish these songs and toss them onto an EP along with five remixes by a few of my fine DJ friends; Nuera and Roger Shah confirmed so far, talking to James Yuill, Jaytech and others.
It takes serious bling to record, mix and master in a professional studio. I don’t have a big label bankrolling me; I'm an independent. I will thus pay for my vision—the recording, mixing, mastering and packaging with grocery money and a bit of financial aid from friends and fans.
The funds I receive from Kickstarter will cover:
1. Studio time at Molina's Studio in Kingston, NY
2. Anthony Molina, who will produce, engineer and mix the record
3. Mastering (ensures the record sounds good, whether on an i-pod or a 3K Hi-Fi)
The goal amount should take care of all the basic production. I'll pay for CD-Production, full color digipaks with booklets as well as some very indie promotion and distribution out of my own pocket. I'll also cover all additional expenses. Kickstarter works likes this: The artist HAS to reach the funding goal or beyond. If this project does NOT fund in the given period (28 days in this case), all backers will be refunded and the dream is history. It's an all or nothing deal.
Glance to the right side of the screen and you’ll see Levels of Love rewards—the stuff that's in it for you. Dear fan even $5 makes a difference. And if you can’t give, or even if you can, you'd make me very happy if you could tweet this campaign or like/share it on Facebook. Thanks for reading and helping!
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DECEMBER PLAYLIST - My current top 23 songs in the mixEstimated delivery:
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SIGNED COPY OF THE CD The extra $25 gets you a hardcopy of the record with my John Henry + digital pre-release.Estimated delivery:
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LET'S CHAT. I'll call or Skype you and we'll shoot the breeze in German, Dutch or English for half an hour. You talk, I listen or I talk and you listen. Your choice. Plus the Exclusive-For-Backers T + Signed CD + digital pre-release.Estimated delivery:
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4 VIP CONCERT TIX. You and three friends can come see me perform at city and date of your choice. Come backstage for some jaggy talk and cocktails post-performance. Plus the Exclusive-For-Backers T + the signed CD + digital pre-release.Estimated delivery:
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I’ll BE YOUR VOICEMAIL I will sing your voicemail message as in..... “Hi this is Inger Hansen. You are so far away. Nothing left but the thought of you just memories to hold. I close my eyes to think of you...” or whatever else you think is cool. Plus Exclusive-For-Backers T + the signed CD + digital pre-release.Estimated delivery:
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HALL OF HEROES + T + SIGNED CD I'll include your portrait (or favorite shot of your pooch) in ingerhansen.com's Hall of Heroes. Plus Exclusive-For-Backers T + the signed CD + digital pre-release.Estimated delivery:
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I’ll THANK YOU IN PRINT Your name goes in the liner notes of my record + your portrait in my Hall of Heroes. Plus Exclusive-For-Backers T + the signed CD + digital pre-release.Estimated delivery:
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I'LL COVER YOUR FAVORITE SONG we’ll have to talk about this and come to a compromise cause I aint doin no “hit me baby one more time.” Bowie I can handle. Plus your name in the liner notes + your portrait in my Hall of Heroes. Plus Exclusive-For-Backers T + the signed CD + digital pre-release.Estimated delivery:
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LIVE AT YOURS OR AT CHARITY OF CHOICE Clean up the parlor because I’m coming to you. I'll rock you and your friends at home, turbo-charge you block party or electrify the children's hospital benefit.Estimated delivery:
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I'LL NAME A BANKRUPT ISLAND IN GREECE after you and offer you droit du seigneur...international--flight not included. (Apologies to Jonathan Franzen's for blatantly swiping his idea.) Seriously me + my djs are about to storm your home, school or local children's hospital. You bring the friends, I’ll bring the premium sound, keg included.Estimated delivery:
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