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I don't always record lounge albums but when I do I prefer the salamander. Stay amphibious my friends. Read more

Aliso Viejo, CA Music
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This project was successfully funded on May 11, 2012.

I don't always record lounge albums but when I do I prefer the salamander. Stay amphibious my friends.

Aliso Viejo, CA Music
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Salamander Lounge is a concept album about a mysterious and surreal lounge where it's characters and ambience come to life nightly for an evening of delightful adventure. The record is a combination of lounge, jazz, latin and rock music that plays like a story from beginning to end. 

Please help support!! We need to reach our goal or no money or items are exchanged. If we go over 9,000 we will use the additional funds for better production and live performances. 

All shipping costs are included in rewards EXCEPT for pledges outside the US. If you are outside the US please add $5-$15 depending on the item. I'll trust you guys on this one. 

NOTE: In the video I mention as one of the rewards to breed salamanders but cannot offer this reward in writing due to restrictions on live animals. If you would like to talk about this option please contact me directly. 

Thanks so much everyone!!

Nick Cappelletti http://www.nickcappelletti.com/

Spencer Askin-Guitar http://www.facebook.com/TheGromble?ref=ts

Pat Fuscoe-Bass Guitar http://www.youtube.com/user/GhostNoteRock

Neil S. Parker-Percussion and Guitar

Eric Berringer-Drums http://ericberringer.com/

Ryan Degnon-Percussion

Dana Colley-Baritone Sax http://www.last.fm/music/Morphine

Mark Spraggins-Producer http://www.markspraggins.com/Composer/Main.html

Aaron Needham-Art http://aaronneedham.carbonmade.com/

Thomas Cappelletti http://tommystrewzi.com/

Jonatan Saine-Photography http://www.jonatansainephotography.com/

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    A special thanks on my website where your name will be permanently etched in music history.

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    Limited edition Salamander Lounge button PLUS special thanks.

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    A digital download of the album PLUS special thanks.

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    A physical copy of the album and a limited edition button PLUS special thanks.

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    A physical copy of the record or digital download and an autographed photo of the band PLUS special thanks and limited edition button.

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    Handwritten lyrics for any song by Nick (cursive is extra) PLUS a physical copy of the record, limited edition button and special thanks.

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    Award winning family owned and made olive oil. Trust me, it's great. This will be shipped when our goal has been reached to ensure the highest quality and freshness. PLUS you will receive a digital download of the album and special thanks.

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    Original 12x12 or 11x14 original painting by Neil S. Parker. It'll be a surprise, and a nice one. PLUS you will receive a digital download of the album and special thanks.

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    Limited edition 8x11 "Salamander" painting by Neil S. Parker. These are pretty sweet and unique, I have one myself. PLUS you will receive a digital download of the album and special thanks.

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    Come to the CD listening party and hang out with the band. You'll get all the lounge paraphernalia too!!

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    Personalized 16x20 painting by Neil S. Parker exclusively for you! You tell Neil what you want and he'll paint it for you. PLUS you will receive a digital download of the album and special thanks.

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    1 backer Limited (3 left of 4)

    Nick will personally fix a cracked cymbal for you and make it new! It will have a unique size and sound that will make it completely different from the original. Must be cracked on the edge to qualify. PLUS you will receive a digital download of the album and special thanks.

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    Come to a private rehearsal and have a Q&A with the band about anything. You'll get the album and anything else we have on us.

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    Jonatan Saine Photography shoot!! Yes this is real, Jonatan will have a two hour photo shoot with you and your best buds or gals. Must be in Orange County to qualify. PLUS you will receive a digital download of the album and special thanks.

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    We will record a song just for you, personalized and everything!! You choose the lyrical content and theme and we'll deliver. PLUS you will receive a digital download of the album and special thanks.

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    Hang out at the studio for a day. Take advantage of the comfortable chairs, expensive gear and free M&M's as you witness the album being tracked in real time. You'll have your own personal "runner" to get you whatever you desire. PLUS you will receive a physical copy of the album and other special items.

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    Play with us live! Lounge along with us as we bring the sounds of Salamander Lounge to a sophisticated audience. PLUS you will receive a physical copy of the album.

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    1 backer Limited (1 left of 2)

    We will play at your house or venue and do 5 covers of your choice lounge style. Must be a two hour drive or less from Orange County. Might want to call the housekeeper in advance cause it could get crazy. PLUS you will receive a physical copy of the album.

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    Play on the album! That's right, whether you can wail on the trumpet, sing like an angel or can't play anything at all we'll make sure you are heard in even the farthest of lands. Obviously you'll get the album and other goodies.

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    THE KING SALAMANDER PACKAGE! You'll receive a special thanks on my website AND physical record, button, a download of the album and physical copy, a personal painting or original painting by Neil S. Parker, olive oil, handwritten lyrics, a personalized short story or poem by Pat Fuscoe or Thomas Cappelletti, private rehearsal and Q&A, studio visit, play with us live and play on the album. I'll also dedicate a song to you at every show and name my next salamander after you. You will also be on the guest list to any show plus 1 for eternity.

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Funding period

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