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An independent solo acoustic EP drawing inspiration from bands like He is We and Blink 182.

An independent solo acoustic EP drawing inspiration from bands like He is We and Blink 182.

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Growing up in the Seattle area, it was impossible for a creative mind like me to avoid getting drawn into the music scene. After years of being inspired by the successes of other local artists like He is We, I decided that I wanted to move past playing small local shows and let other people hear my music.

Everyone knows that dreams don't come cheap, and that reality hits you harder when you're a college student trying to make your first CD. However, with the help of Kickstarter, you can make my dream a reality!

Help me fund my first album! This will be my debut EP. All recording and mixing will be done locally. I am planning on recording 5 songs, but if I raise enough money, I'll also make a "deluxe edition" with a bonus song and extra artwork.

Here are my projected expenses:

  • Studio time/mixing - $1,350
  • CD production/distribution- $1,650
  • That's an approximate total of $3,000. Kickstarter and Amazon take a cut though, so feel free to donate more!

Any questions, comments, or suggestions, feel free to contact me at samjaeckel@gmail.com. Thanks!

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