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Fire in the Hamptons have a new album in the works.  You can help us share the music with the world.
Fire in the Hamptons have a new album in the works. You can help us share the music with the world.
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We are Fire in the Hamptons. We make music. We've independently released one record and we're in the process of creating a new one. Here's the catch- making a record isn't cheap. We have to face steep expenses associated with recording, mixing, mastering, manufacturing and distribution... and this doesn't include the marketing costs that go along with publicity, touring, etc.  This is where you come in... Every dime we earn through Kickstarter will go directly towards the creation and promotion of the new record. We want to share our music with the world, and we need your help to spread the fire (pun intended). A contribution to our Kickstarter gives you honorary street-cred for life and a seat next to us, on team FITH… without that whole starvation thing. 

We’re not asking for handouts, which is attested by our Kickstarter packages.  Even at the most modest level, we’re offering something exciting and exclusive. From advance music downloads, to a featured role in a music video.  We really want you to feel involved and rewarded for your contribution. Luckily for us, we have a vast amount of creative and talented friends who’ve volunteered their time and effort to support this campaign.  All of these items are exclusive to Kickstarter, YOU WILL BE THE ONLY ONES ON THE PLANET TO POSSESS THESE TREASURES.

Being musicians in this day and age requires an immense amount of sacrifice, patience and in most cases, starvation. It’s up to the artist to make it. The day of the traditional record label is on it’s death bed, and we’re knee-deep in a very exciting new path that will forever change the music industry as we know it. The whole concept has flipped and now we the bands, the fans, the concert goers, the diehard lovers of music, are in the drivers seat. The challenge is great, the stakes are high, but we must proceed onward… this is who we are… this is what we do. Well- to be honest, it’s all we know how to do. We must swallow some of that old fashioned rockstar pride associated with being a mysterious band and ask for support from our community. We ask you to sail with us along these uncharted waters.

FITH Kickstarter-Exclusive T-Shirt (digital mock-up)
FITH Kickstarter-Exclusive T-Shirt (digital mock-up)
FITH Kickstarter-Exclusive Hoodie (digital mock-up)
FITH Kickstarter-Exclusive Hoodie (digital mock-up)

Scott Michael Foster, handsome actor/host of the video, came into the studio and performed/co-wrote the song, “Patterns.” Here's a clip of the song, that will be exclusively released through Kickstarter:

Jeremy Swan (star of TLC’s “America’s Worst Tattoos”) and the other artists at Broken Art Tattoo in Los Angeles, have all put their paint to paper to create exclusive FITH artwork. ONLY AVAILABLE HERE!

Jeremy Swan (Broken Art Tattoo / TLC's America's Worst Tattoos)
Jeremy Swan (Broken Art Tattoo / TLC's America's Worst Tattoos)
Jeremy Swan/Broken Art print EXAMPLE (this is an example of the art style, not the actual print we will be distributing. The final piece is still in the works).
Jeremy Swan/Broken Art print EXAMPLE (this is an example of the art style, not the actual print we will be distributing. The final piece is still in the works).

Our good friend, Doug Dunnam, one of the most sought after leather-men in the business- creating handmade guitar straps for acts like Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver, Cher, Janet Jackson, etc., will be contributing a one-of-a-kind kickstarter-exclusive handmade guitar strap to the cause. 

Our very own lead singer, Zack Arnett and drummer, Aaron Bilyeu have stepped out of the studio and put their magic to canvas, with Kickstarter exclusive art pieces, inspired by you. Limited edition prints, signed and numbered. ONLY AVAILABLE HERE!

"Peacock" print by Zack Arnett (8" x 10")
"Peacock" print by Zack Arnett (8" x 10")

When all is said and done this is about people coming together to support a common cause. We make music that we want to listen to and, hopefully, you want to listen to it as well.  We hope you like the new record… and we hope it inspires you to feel what we feel.

Example of custom-made, "medicine bag" necklace by Costume Designer, Gara Gambucci, worn by Zack on stage.
Example of custom-made, "medicine bag" necklace by Costume Designer, Gara Gambucci, worn by Zack on stage.
Ian Dowd's Epiphone Guitar
Ian Dowd's Epiphone Guitar
"I AM FITH" sticker
"I AM FITH" sticker

Risks and challenges

There are always risks and challenges that come with making a record - getting the mix right, finding the right sounds, choosing the best artwork, etc. Fortunately for us, we've already spent hours writing and performing our new material, finding the right partners, etc. The pieces are in place. Now we just need our fan's support to push this ship forward. We're ready and we hope you are too.

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    • Kickstarter exclusive limited edition, “Broken Art” Print (numbered)
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    • Exclusive handmade, "Medicine Bag" necklace, by Costume Designer, Gara Gambucci, worn by Zack on stage
    • 2 tickets to any FITH show
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    • Kickstarter exclusive FITH T-Shirts and sticker
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    • FITH acoustic “video chat” serenade (FITH will perform one of our favorite songs via Skype, iChat or FaceTime)
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    • One of a kind alligator skin guitar strap by, Doug Dunnam, autographed by the band
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    • Special cameo appearance on new FITH album w/ performance credit on Liner Notes
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    • Ian Dowd’s very own Epiphone Guitar autographed by the band
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    • FITH hoodie
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    • Featured role in next music video
    • Live “Skype” session with FITH in the studio
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    • Two Kickstarter exclusive FITH T-Shirts and sticker
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    LEARN HOW TO ROCK LIKE US...
    Two 1-hour, guitar, piano/synth or drum lessons from band member of your choosing...
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    • FITH original recording about you - We’ll write and record a 90 second song for you WITH SKYPE SESSION to witness the magic. Fill out our questionnaire and hear yourself as we do. (FITH retains ownership of copyright)
    • “Thank You” in new album Liner Notes
    • Autographed new album with advanced digital download
    • Kickstarter exclusive FITH T-Shirt and sticker
    • FITH hoodie
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    DATE NIGHT!!!! You and three of your friends join FITH for dinner at a fairly classy FITH favorite LA restaraunt, then head to catch a flick for what will be the best date you'll ever have... like the one in Karate Kid without the water park... and without the mom.
    Also included: 4 tickets to any FITH show • “Thank You” in new album Liner Notes • Kickstarter exclusive FITH T-Shirts and sticker • Kickstarter exclusive mp3 of FITH/SMF single, "Patterns" • Four autographed albums with advanced digital download

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    • Living Room Show - FITH will come to your house in Los Angeles and play a 40-minute acoustic set, Locations outside of LA will require additional fees (TBD) to cover travel and accommodations
    • “Thank You” in the Liner Notes
    • Autographed new album with advanced digital download
    • Limited edition, "Broken Art" print (numbered), Aaron Bilyeu art print, and Zack Arnett "Peacock" art prints (signed and numbered)
    • Kickstarter exclusive FITH T-Shirt and sticker
    • FITH hoodie
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    TATTOO YOUR NAME ON OUR DRUMMER!!!
    $2000 - Your name zapped on our drummer, absk. We think this one is crazy, but it's all for a good cause. Are you for the cause too?
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    HAPPIEST REWARD ON EARTH...
    You and three of your friends join FITH for a fun-filled day at the happiest place on earth. Price includes admission tickets, lunch, official Disney photo with the band and hours of hang-time with the happiest band on earth. We'll get that fast-pass thing and cruise through the lines like the VIP that you are.

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