About this project
Digital Noise Academy is a group of six like-minded musicians who can make awesome music together. This is essentially a dream project for the six, busy music professionals, that make up DNA. We have three full-time music producer/mixers, one solo artist, and two band members. See each members Bio and Pic below.
We have already completed two songs “Melting Inside” and “Thursday Night Party”, so we have completed the “proof of concept” stage of our project. Both these songs are currently available for free on our website www.digitalnoiseacademy.com.
What we need now is funding that is adequate enough to cover recording costs and making the rewards. This is mostly recording studio fees and CD and Vinyl manufacturing. We already have more than a handful of additional songs started, we just need the funding that Kickstarter can provide to help us complete our dream of a finished and released album.
Since DNA is a very collaborative project, we have reflected that in our rewards. Three of the rewards actually include making music with us.
If our goal of $20,000 is funded, this is how we plan to use it:
-$10k for recording costs.
-$10k for reward fulfillment (CD's, T-shirts, etc).
DNA T-Shirt - with a $25+ Reward, you receive this tee:
Ken Andrews - Artist, Producer, Mixer, and Composer, Ken Andrews got his start in the music in 1991 when his first band, Failure, signed to Slash Records. After Failure disbanded in 1997, Ken began splitting his time between being an artist (On, Year of the Rabbit, Ken Andrews solo) and producing and mixing for other artists, (Pete Yorn, Beck, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Tenacious D, Lost Prophets). Ken added Film Composer to his list of duties when he co-composed the Score to the Kevin Spacey film Shrink in 2010.
Sharky Laguana - Is a guitarist, keyboardist, and samplist, best known as co-founder and co-songwriter of the band Creeper Lagoon. Toured and performed shows with Guided By Voices, Pavement, Built to Spill, and many more.
Charlotte Martin - Over the course of her career, Charlotte Martin has recorded both major label and independent releases, performed sold-out shows to audiences across the United States and shared stages with the likes of Liz Phair, Pete Yorn, Damien Rice, Jason Mraz, and many others. Her music has been licensed for countless television shows, including So You Think You Can Dance, which regularly features her song “The Dance” during the show’s open. Details magazine called her “a seductive performer” and “a skilled lyricist who writes with surgical precision” and Performing Songwriter praised Martin as “a born storyteller and affecting vocalist.
Justin Meldal-Johnsen - Is an American producer, bassist, and songwriter. He is best known for his work with Beck, Air, Nine Inch Nails, and M83.
Fernando Sanchez - Studio and touring drummer who was a member of Latin Grammy nominated band, Volumen Cero. Over the years he has recorded and toured with many artists, including Pete Yorn, Rachael Yamagata, Chris Cornell, Ken Andrews, Lenka, Charlotte Martin, Ingrid Michaelson, Christina Perri, Ben Jelen, Paloalto, Kate Havnevik, Luis Fonsi, Erin McCarley, Volumen Cero, JD Natasha, Meiko, Nil Lara.
Jordan Zadorozny - The creative force behind the band Blinker the Star. He is also a producer/engineer, having worked on projects by Sam Roberts, Melissa Auf Der Mar, MaDM, and Ken Andrews.
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