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A Boy and His KiteBy A Boy and His Kite
First created
A Boy and His KiteBy A Boy and His Kite
First created
$9,991
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sat, May 11 2019 3:00 PM UTC +00:00.

About


A Boy and His Kite - The Path Became A Ghost

It's been awhile since I've released new music. Seven years to be exact. In that time I've grown to appreciate the unexpected journey of life. It's mysterious, it's full of surprises, it's beautiful and it's fragile. Often I've wished it was an easy and well marked path forward but that has not been my experience. "The Path Became A Ghost" is an album exploring what happens when the way forward disappears. When the path becomes a ghost do we have the courage to follow? I hope these new songs can inspire and encourage you on that journey.


Collaborators

Latifah Alattas - Co-Production, BGV's, Keys | Stephen Roach - Fire Starter, Percussion | Tyler Cuchiara - Drums, Percussion, Synths | Aaron Strumpel - Trumpet | Kyle Steed - Artwork | Zach McNair - Design and Layout | Jarrod Reno - Photography | Clark Hutt - Video and Photography


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Album cover - artwork by Kyle Steed, design layout by Zach McNair
Album cover - artwork by Kyle Steed, design layout by Zach McNair

"The Path Became A Ghost" T-Shirt (Black)
"The Path Became A Ghost" T-Shirt (Black)
"The Path Became A Ghost" - T-Shirt (Navy)
"The Path Became A Ghost" - T-Shirt (Navy)
Full album layout - artwork by Kyle Steed, design layout by Zach McNair
Full album layout - artwork by Kyle Steed, design layout by Zach McNair
"The Path Became A Ghost" Vinyl
"The Path Became A Ghost" Vinyl
"The Path Became A Ghost" Print - artwork by Kyle Steed
"The Path Became A Ghost" Print - artwork by Kyle Steed
Endeavor Pocket Notebook System - included in "Things I Like"
Endeavor Pocket Notebook System - included in "Things I Like"
AB&HK self-titled album
AB&HK self-titled album

Dream Goal!

25K - Ideally 25k will allow me the funds to use my favorite mastering engineer. I enjoy mastering many records; however, it has been a dream of mine to send this record off to a world class engineer to help put the final sonic touches on the album. I'm very excited for this potential!

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