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We're mashing up all the best text in history to create the ultimate album, with lyrics cowritten by computer algorithms and people.
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    THE SONGULARITY - ALBUM

    You get an advance digital download of The Songularity!

    You also get invited to join a secret Slack channel, The Cult Of The Songularity, whose members write songs and control the outcome of the musical apocalypse.

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    THE SONGULARITY - ALBUM AND ZINE

    *** FIRST WEEKEND ONLY ***

    You get the digital album and the zine at a special price because you were there first, before THE SONGULARITY went mainstream.

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    THE SONGULARITY - ALBUM AND ZINE

    You get the album, plus a star-studded comedy mega-zine featuring writing and art from veterans of The Onion, Clickhole, The New Yorker and more. The more stretch goals we hit, the bigger the zine will become, until finally it encompasses the entire universe.

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    T-SHIRT

    You get a Kickstarter-exclusive Botnik shirt. It proves you were there. Where? Here.

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    • DIGITAL ALBUM + DIGITAL ZINE
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    EARLY EVANGELIST

    ***FIRST WEEKEND ONLY***

    You joined the Cult Of The Songularity first, so you receive exclusive miracles.

    First, we will send you a text file with 10,000 thank-yous generated by a recurrent neural network that we have trained on thank you cards.

    Then, in December, you will receive an ADVENT CALENDAR with 25 days of digital bonus materials -- outtakes, rough cuts, carols and speeches. We will deliver these to your computer or, if requested, to your personal telephone.

    All that, plus the album, the zine, and the shirt.

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    • ADVENT CALENDAR
    • DIGITAL ALBUM + DIGITAL ZINE
    • BOTNIK T-SHIRT
    • TEN THOUSAND THANK-YOUS
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    VIP

    You ascend to the highest mortal rank in the Cult Of The Songularity: VIP.

    You get the digital album and zine. You get the T-shirt. You get stickers and buttons. You get a full-size print of our neural net–generated Coachella poster. If we fund the physical album and zine, you get the VIP editions of those with exclusive VIP-only artwork. You get to vote on certain decisions about what goes into the album and zine. You get everything you could want except immortality.

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    • BOTNIK T-SHIRT
    • STICKERS AND BUTTONS
    • COACHELLA POSTER
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    DEMIGOD

    You get immortality.

    The Cult of the Songularity will worship you. Your name will be listed in the divine pantheon at thesongularity.com. We will send you a special edition enamel talisman that is only for demigods. You also get the advent calendar from the Early Evangelist tier.

    As a demigod, you are a VIP.

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    • ENAMEL TALISMAN
    • ALL VIP REWARDS
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    HOLLYWOOD DEMIGOD

    All the demigod rewards, plus a PDF of an unreleased page from one of the following Botnik Studios scripts:
    - Friends
    - Frasier
    - X-Files
    - Star Trek
    - Scrubs
    - Arrested Development
    - Seinfeld

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    MAGIC DEMIGOD (HARRY POTTER)

    Are you among the hordes demanding we write more Harry Potter? Did you know that there has been more…all along?

    You’ll get all of the Demigod rewards, plus the SECRET, UNRELEASED extended manuscript of Harry Potter and the Portrait of What Looked Like A Large Pile of Ash, written by hand with a quill on a roll of parchment. It is your decision whether to share it with the world or to put it in a small, grubby package and lock it in your Gringott's vault.

    Seven copies will be made available, as each is also horcrux for Botnik editor Nat Towsen.

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    • Harry Potter Extended Manuscript
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    AMAZONIAN DEMIGOD - BEZOS

    Everything in the demigod tier, plus a one-of-a-kind poster print by Rob Dubbin (The Late Show With Stephen Colbert) featuring a predictive text quote from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

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    SONIC DEMIGOD - SPOTIFY

    Everything in the demigod tier, plus an original canvas painting of the art from one of our eight Spotify parody playlists, painted by Botnik artist Andy Dubbin:

    - Lowkey Pizza Acid
    - Billowy White Girl Pop
    - Chicago Tropical
    - Music to Love Jerky to
    - Unlistenable Bedroom Jams
    - Funny Monday Laugh Songs
    - Best Alternative Christmas
    - Classic Dudes Before 1997

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    BOOMBOX SCENE FROM 'SAY ANYTHING'

    You get the album played out of a boombox held outside your home, a la the famous scene in the film Say Anything. You know the scene, it’s the boombox one. It’s been parodied a bunch of times, even if you haven’t seen the movie, you know what it is. You know which one it is, don't pretend you don't

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    TIME CAPSULE

    We will bury the album in the desert along with a picture of you and a document attesting your are the greatest philanthropist of 2018, so future generations will one day excavate it and know you as the benefactor from the past sending them our music.

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    CHATTERING TEETH

    You get the album as a pair of novelty chattering teeth programmed to mouth along to the words of the album by Michael Frederickson (Pixar).

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    CARTOON

    A one-of-a-kind cartoon captioned with a line from The Songularity, illustrated or edited by Bob Mankoff (The New Yorker, Esquire).

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    OLD COMPUTER

    You get the album inside an old computer.

    We will mail you a Compaq Deskpro 386S (monitor included) with the rewards inside folders on the desktop.

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    • A folder called ALBUM with the songs as mp3 files
    • A folder called TUNES with the songs as MIDI files
    • A folder called ART with album art and more
    • A folder called VIRTUAL PIÑATA with exclusive extras
    • Optional subscription to get another old computer every 6 months
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    HYMNS

    You get the album as a concert of choral hymns at a church or local music venue near you, with arrangements by Sheena Phillips (the CEO's mom).

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    SURPRISE PARTY

    You get the album as a surprise party.

    We will coordinate with your family, friends and coworkers (but not you) to throw you a surprise music party on a date in the next 2 years. You will be the only one who doesn't know when the party is going to happen.

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    BIG BANG

    You get the album as explosions.

    We will come to your city and put on a fireworks display while the album plays, just like the classical music that usually plays during fireworks displays.

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    COSMIC DEMIGOD - SAGAN

    Everything in the demigod tier, plus a one-of-a-kind 18x24 mounting board poster print by Jamie Brew (Clickhole) featuring a predictive text quote from Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos'.

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    COSMIC DEMIGOD - TYSON

    Everything in the demigod tier, plus a one-of-a-kind 18x24 mounting board poster print by Jamie Brew (Clickhole) featuring a predictive text quote from transcripts of Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos'.

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    ALBUM IN A BOTTLE

    You get the album as a USB flash drive in a bottle buried in a box of sand.

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    PROPHET OF THE SONGULARITY

    On October 6, 2018, we will perform a one-night-only live show on Capitol Hill in Seattle: The Songularity on the Mount.

    The show will a climactic prophecy.

    You will be the prophet.

    You will also be a VIP.

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