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We're making our first full length album, and want to share it with you! We're asking for your support to get it recorded!
We're making our first full length album, and want to share it with you! We're asking for your support to get it recorded!
We're making our first full length album, and want to share it with you! We're asking for your support to get it recorded!
257 backers pledged $13,338 to help bring this project to life.

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Masontown's First Full-Length Album!

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We can't wait to make our first full-length album!  Since forming as a band a year and half ago, we are ready to capture our sound.  In order to make that happen, we need YOUR support! 

We're excited to be recording our album at Swingfingers Studios in Fort Collins with acclaimed engineer Aaron (AA or Double-A) Youngberg. His client list reads as a who's-who in the new acoustic world. Some of the artists who have worked there include:

  • Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
  • The Railsplitters
  • FY5
  • Rapidgrass Quintet
  • Ross Martin & Grant Gordy

We want to involve you in the process and offer some great incentives for believing in us and our music. We can't do this without you, our fans and our community!!!

About the songs

Masontown has been working on the material for our full-length album for the past year.  We've been performing some of the material live at recent shows ... BUT we also have some brand new songs that we've just finished writing and arranging for the album. 

How do YOU help?

We are asking for YOUR help with bringing this project to life. Kickstarter is all or nothing, so if we don't make it to our goal, we get ZERO! Think of this as paying it forward: we get to produce some incredible music for you, and you get cool rewards (t-shirts, CDs, etc) for believing in us. It's a win-win for everyone!

About Masontown

Masontown was formed in 2015 and is based out of Denver, Colorado.  The members include:

  • Eric Wiggs (guitar / vocals)
  • Natalie Padilla (fiddle / vocals)
  • Mike Canney (mandolin / vocals)
  • Bradley Morse (bass / vocals)

Since forming, Masontown has played over 100+ shows throughout the Front Range and competed in the Rockygrass Band Competition (2nd place in 2016).  With the completion of our first full-length album, we're excited to get our music to a wider audience!

More Masontown

We don't want to ruin the surprise of our new album material, so until it's finished, we'll leave you with a few videos of material from our first EP (released in 2015).

 

 

Risks and challenges

The album recording process has many expenses and we need help offsetting those costs. From studio time, to engineering, mixing, mastering and manufacturing, the bill adds up quick!

COST BREAKDOWN:

Recording / mixing / mastering: $8,000
Graphic designs / album art / photos: $2,000
Initial pressing of full length album: $1,500
Mailing / Kickstarter fees: $2,000
Kickstarter rewards: $2,500
Initial total = $15,000

This is our best estimate and we will likely exceed our budget. We're asking for $13,000 to help offset the bulk of the cost, and to ensure we can complete this and send it out into the world.

We cannot wait to share our music with you! Thank you!!

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    Sticker

    A brand new, hot off the presses Masontown sticker!

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    Digital Download

    Delivered right to your inbox, a shiny digital copy of the album!

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    Digital Download + Sticker

    Get a digital download of the full-length album and we'll mail you a shiny Masontown sticker with a signed thank you postcard!

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    Double Download

    Delivered right to your inbox, a shiny digital copy of the album and the EP

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    • Masontown EP (2015) download
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    CD +

    We'll mail you a copy of the album + a Masontown sticker + a signed thank you card.

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    Double CD Package

    Both of our CDs, right at your door

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    • Masontown EP (2015) CD
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    Double Signed CD Package

    Both of our CDs, right at your door, with a signed copy of the new album!

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    T-Shirt +

    Strut around in our ultra cozy and soft Masontown tee!

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    • Masontown EP (2015) download
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    The Full Monty!

    Everything above! WOW! We love you long time....

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    • Signed Full-Length CD
    • Signed Thank You Postcard
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    Private Lesson

    A 30 minute in person or video lesson with one of us, your choice!

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    • Masontown EP (2015) download
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    • Masontown Tee
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    Custom fiddle tune

    Natalie will write a tune in your honor, and you can even have the naming rights! You will receive a PDF of the music, and video recording of the tune. This may arrive later than May, but before the end of the year at the latest.

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    • Masontown EP (2015) download
    • Masontown Sticker
    • Masontown Tee
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    Exclusive Cover Song Video

    We will put our spin on a cover song of YOUR choice, to be sent to you and only you!! It may be a little later than May, but rest assured, we will give it the "Masontown" treatment!

    Includes:
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    • Masontown Sticker
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    House Concert +

    We will come to your house and play a concert* for you and your friends! Plus, you'll get some stuff! See below.

    *Must be within a 150 mile radius of Boulder and/or must fit into routing and our touring schedule. Concert includes two 45-minute sets. Band may provide some sound equipment.

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