Roxie Watson is ready to head into the studio to produce our second album - more of your new favorite Alterna-grass songs, comin' up!
THE PROJECT: We are Roxie Watson, a 5-piece string band out of Atlanta, GA. All five of us sing and write songs, and since the release of our 2010 debut album, "True Stories" (available at www.cdbaby.com/RoxieWatson), we've been working up a whole stack of new, original "alterna-grass" songs. We've been testing our new material out on our wonderful, devoted audience (we have the BEST FANS EVER!). At our shows people keep asking us, "Where can I get a copy of those new songs you're playing?" Well ... we're finally ready to head into the studio and record a brand new record for you. We think these songs are even better than what we have on our first cd, so we are really excited about getting started! Our project is to record, mix, master, and manufacture our second full-length album.
THE PLAN: Right now we're in "pre-production mode." We've got more new original songs than we can fit on one record, so we've been busy fine-tuning our arrangements and getting everything lined up so that we're ready to hit the ground running when we get into the studio. We've all set aside the last week of September, 2011, to record the album at Earthshaking Studios (http://earthshakingstudios.com/), with engineer Scott Trinh. We have dates already scheduled for mixing, too, with our friend and co-producer, Dede Vogt. Once that's done, it's on to mastering and finally having the CDs manufactured & packaged. Our banjo player and graphic designer, Sonia Tetlow, will put together all the artwork for this cd, just as she did for our first one - she does AWESOME work. (We know we're lucky!) We promise to get a new picture made, too - we know ... it's time. : )
KICKSTARTER FUNDS: We are hopeful that the money we're able to raise through Kickstarter will cover the cost of completing our new album - recording, mixing, mastering, photography, artwork production, manufacturing & packaging, etc. - everything that goes into making a quality record for YOU! We've got our voices, our instruments and our songs, all tuned up and ready. The only missing piece is the financial means to make this thing happen.
Roxie Watson hopes you'll be a part of this project with us.Thanks, y'all!
Lenny, Beth, Linda, Sonia and Becky
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Inside Kick: Have you been to a Roxie Watson show? If so, you probably already know how much we appreciate everything you do for us. Every dollar counts! And for your gift, you get access to exclusive Kickstarter updates about our project, only visible to our Kick-off crew. Roxie Watson Thanks You! "If you're within the sound of my voice, for gosh sakes, put a dollar in the mail. It's not gonna hurt you, but it's gonna do us a whole lotta good." Lenny LasaterEstimated delivery:
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Lil' Kicker: Above, plus the physical CD, signed by the band, mailed to you BEFORE it's released to the "General Public," with your name in the cd liner notes as one of our friends who helped make this cd happen - a little something you can show off to your friends! (please add $10 for international shipping)Estimated delivery:
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Eaves-dropper: All of the above, plus a bonus cd of pre-production demos and out-takes. You'll get to hear some of our song-writing and arrangement ideas at work - sometimes quiet and contemplative, sometimes boisterous and ridiculous - a rare inside view for RW fans! (please add $20 for international shipping)Estimated delivery:
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Yap. Yap. Yap.: All of the above, plus a 30-minute conversation with the band, via skype or phone or whatever digital communication format works best for you and the band. You can ask us about song lyrics, song-writing, guitar-playing, relationship advice - we'll yap it up with you, live from the attic. Pour yourself a cup of coffee or whatever, and let's chat!Estimated delivery:
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Hootenanny: Levels 1-6, plus … Roxie Watson will play an "acoustic" concert at your house or agreed-upon location, on an agreed-upon date & time (within the next year), for an hour and a half for you and your friends! We'll just bring our instruments and voices, and a couple little amps so you can actually hear the bass & electric guitar - no big PA - and have a throw-down, front porch style. (Atlanta area only)Estimated delivery:
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