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Brooklyn Vinyl Works: A Superior Record Pressing Plant

Committed to pressing high-quality vinyl, restoring record manufacturing equipment, and sharing the process with music enthusiasts.

Brooklyn Vinyl Works: A Superior Record Pressing Plant

Committed to pressing high-quality vinyl, restoring record manufacturing equipment, and sharing the process with music enthusiasts.

$51,911
pledged of $100,000pledged of $100,000 goal
270
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Mon, July 13 2015 3:02 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated July 13, 2015

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    SPECIAL THANKS!

    Your name will be posted on our website, where it will stay for years to come so all will know that you did your part to keep vinyl alive and well in Brooklyn.

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    MURAL FAME!

    Your name will be placed on a mural at the front entrance of the Brooklyn Vinyl Works factory AND it will also be posted on our website.

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    DINOSAUR L 'GO BANG' 12"!

    Includes a previously unreleased Walter Gibbons mix of one of Arthur Russell's more well-known hits on the B-side and the much-loved Francois K version on the A-side. A MUST-HAVE for Arthur fans!

    Jackets will be silkscreened and the record will be limited to 300 copies, pressed at Brooklyn Vinyl Works, of course. (*includes shipping within the U.S.)

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    T-SHIRTS or PREMIUM TOTE BAG - BROOKLYN VINYL WORKS OR SLEEPING BAG RECORDS!

    Your choice of a t-shirt or tote bag with the stylish Brooklyn Vinyl Works logo OR the retro Sleeping Bag 'koala' logo, in true '90s hip-hop fashion. (*includes shipping within the U.S.)

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    EXCLUSIVE CAPTURED TRACKS COLORED VINYL LPs!

    Pick one of the following records pressed at Brooklyn Vinyl Works and exclusive to our Kickstarter campaign courtesy of the folks at Captured Tracks:

    -Mac Demarco '2'
    -Diiv 'Oshin'
    -Widowspeak 'Almanac'

    (*includes shipping within the U.S.)

    Want all three? See our bundle option for $95!

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    FACTORY TOUR!

    Chris Muth, a preeminent expert on vinyl records, will lead you on a tour of Brooklyn Vinyl Works' facilities and teach you about the art of making the highest quality records.

    Groups will be limited to 40 people and attendees will receive a Brooklyn Vinyl Works t-shirt!

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    BUNDLE OF (3) EXCLUSIVE COLORED VINYL LPs FROM CAPTURED TRACKS!

    These colored vinyl editions will be pressed at Brooklyn Vinyl Works and are exclusive to our Kickstarter campaign. (*includes shipping within the U.S.)

    Mac Demarco '2'
    +Diiv 'Oshin'
    +Widowspeak 'Almanac'
    = The Captured Tracks Bundle!!

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    GET A SPOT ON OUR PRESSING QUEUE BEFORE THE GENERAL PUBLIC!

    Most record manufacturers across the country have long wait times and some are currently not even accepting new customers.

    For $125, you'll secure A SPOT ON THE PRESSING QUEUE, among our first 101-250 jobs. We'll help you through the process and guarantee the delivery of a test pressing within 15 days of receiving stampers, and your full order (up to 1,000 records) within 60 days. Plus, you'll also get a $25.00 credit towards your job.

    Reservation placement within queue slots 101-250 is on a first come, first served basis before the general public!

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    DISCOVERY TEST PRESS CLUB - 10 Records!

    What's a test press? The test presses are the first ten records made to quality check any recording before the vinyl goes into production, a collector's item for any vinyl enthusiast.

    For $150, you'll become a member of our DISCOVERY TEST PRESS CLUB and get 10 test presses of new and emerging artists from among the Brooklyn Vinyl Works clientele.

    You'll be on the Discovery Test Press Club mailing list and be able to tell us what genre of music you prefer.

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    RESERVE A SPOT BETWEEN 1-100 ON OUR PRESSING QUEUE BEFORE THE GENERAL PUBLIC!

    For $175, you will secure A VIP SPOT NEAR THE TOP OF OUR LIST ON THE PRESSING QUEUE, among our first 100 jobs! This guarantees the delivery of a test pressing within 15 days and your full order (up to 1,000 records) within 30 days. Plus, you'll also get a $50.00 credit towards your job.

    Reservation placement within queue slots 1-100 is on a first come, first served basis before the general public!

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    CHRIS MUTH STUDIO VISIT!

    Visit Chris Muth's studio where he masters records. You’ll learn about the craft behind the creation of stampers (from which all vinyl records are made) and you’ll get to see Chris demonstrate how he cuts a record. A great gift for the bona fide record nerd!

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    AN EXCLUSIVE, UNRELEASED 11 x14" PHOTO OF A SLEEPING BAG RECORDS ARTIST!
    *SIGNED BY PHOTOGRAPHER JANETTE BECKMAN

    Choose one of five previous unreleased 11x14" prints from acclaimed culture photographer Janette Beckman. Original 1980s-era photos of important Sleeping Bag artists include Arthur Russell, EPMD, Mantronix, Just-Ice, and Craig Mack.

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    2-SESSION FACTORY WORKSHOP @ BROOKLYN VINYL WORKS!

    Enjoy two 1 1/2 hour sessions observing and learning about the inner workings of a record press with us. You'll receive a record pressed while you're present at the factory, a Thank You on our website and a spot on the factory mural, along with a $50.00 credit towards any of our soft goods (BVW and/or Sleeping Bag) or any pressing with us.

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    PRESSING OF 100 RECORDS!

    Brooklyn Vinyl Works will press 100 records of a single project for you. We'll guarantee full delivery 30 days after receiving stampers and all necessary components. This does not include mastering or shipping, test presses, or shrinkwrap. It includes white or black die-cut jackets, one-color labels, and one-step plating.

    All jobs are expandable for additional charges depending on the services required.

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    PRESSING OF 500 RECORDS!

    Brooklyn Vinyl Works will press up to 500 records of a single project for you. We'll guarantee full delivery 30 days after approval of test presses and receipt of all elements (jacket, label, etc.). This does not include mastering or shipping, but does include test presses, 2 color labels, plating and shrink wrap.

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    PRESSING OF 1,000 RECORDS!

    Brooklyn Vinyl Works will press up to 1,000 records of a single project for you. We'll guarantee full delivery 30 days after approval of test presses and receipt of all elements (jacket, label, etc.). This does not include mastering or shipping, but does include test presses, 2 color labels, plating and shrink wrap.

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    5 x 500 RECORDS, INCL. ONE COLOR VINYL! ! We'll press five different records for you, up to 500 pressings per project, and you choose one of the projects to be pressed with COLOR VINYL. We'll guarantee full delivery 30 days after approval of test presses and receipt of all elements (jacket, label, etc.). Recipients of this reward will be limited to one project per month and this does not include mastering or shipping, but does include test presses, 2 color labels, plating and shrink wrap.

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    5 x 1000 RECORDS, INCL. ONE COLOR VINYL! We'll press five different records for you, up to 1000 pressings per project, and you choose one of the projects to be pressed with COLOR VINYL. We'll guarantee full delivery 30 days after approval of test presses and receipt of all elements (jacket, label, etc.). Recipients of this reward will be limited to one project per month and this does not include mastering or shipping, but does include test presses, 2 color labels, plating and shrink wrap.

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