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I am recording my debut album "Golden Age" on my own label, Angellion Records, and want to hire a PR company to launch the project!
The Kickstarter pulled through! It's purpose was to hire a PR company to launch my debut album "Golden Age."  I am recording the songs myself at my studio in Santa Cruz, California. The album comes out Spring 2018.
The Kickstarter pulled through! It's purpose was to hire a PR company to launch my debut album "Golden Age."  I am recording the songs myself at my studio in Santa Cruz, California. The album comes out Spring 2018.
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Hey everyone,

I am currently in the process of recording my debut album "Golden Age," which is comprised of songs that I have written since 2012.  

This project means a lot to me, because it has been my dream to self-produce and release my own debut album since I was 16.  

If you want to "Rewind" to what I was up to then, check out this music video I did a decade ago...time flies. 

 Earlier this month, I had a release party at the Red Room in downtown Santa Cruz, my hometown, for my first music video, "Red Room."

This is my American Dream.  Music.  It's what gets me up in the morning excited to live, and it's what got me through so many hard times.  And now I'm asking you; family, friends, community, world, to help me make these dreams a reality.   

That's why every song on my album corresponds with a chakra, which are centers of spiritual energy in the body.  "Red Room" is about the first chakra, which is red, and is all about feeling safe and grounded in the world.  The song featured here, "Lost Your Lover" is about the fourth chakra, the heart chakra. 

I am so excited to share the complete album with you.  All of the money from this Kickstarter will go to a PR Campaign, ran by Ditto Music, which is also the distribution company I use for my label, Angellion Records.  My hope is that this promotion will get my music onto mainstream publications and charts.  

Thank you so much for reading, watching, and supporting.  It means the world. 

 

 

Risks and challenges

There are always challenges to overcome when recording and distributing an album. Songs have to be mixed and mastered correctly, photo and video have to be done, and promotion has to be executed on time.

So far, I have been successful at releasing a single every month since August 2017, and have already released a music video and am about to release another. Plus, since I am working out of a studio that I help run, there is a high probability of everything running smoothly from here on out.

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