2 Years after the release of their critically acclaimed album Death Drive, Sole & DJ Pain 1 announce the follow-up album, “Nihilismo.” This album embodies the overlap of their music with the world of activism and journalism. Nihilismo is a revolutionary hip-hop album that challenges the nihilism of modern life, of late stage capitalism and of a world that seems to have no future. It is a DIY testament to how both artists have plotted a way out of that despair through DIY ethics and a life of making working class, yet revolutionary music. To be released on collaboration with Fake Four Inc. & Alpha Pup.
The winning collaboration between indy rap iconoclast and platinum producer DJ Pain 1 has resulted in truly original music that has been heralded by industry standards including 2DopeBoyz and Spin, as well as popular radical media platforms such as Russia Today and Truthout. Featuring contributions from punk rock icon Chris Hanna of Propagandhi, anarchist author Scott Crow, Decomposure, Fake Four label head Ceschi, Jah Boogie, Church Fire and The Delta Mirror, "Nihilismo" pushes the boundaries of the genre. The album also includes the title track for the upcoming documentary on Drone whistleblowers, "National Bird," which recently premiered at the Berlin Film Festival to rave reviews.
Your support will allow us to press up vinyl for our new album and make a vinyl version of our last project, Death Drive. With your supportive pre-orders and donations, we will mix the album, & get it mastered.
- All Donations over $10 receive a complimentary download of all the music Sole & Pain 1 have released thus far(2 EP's, 1 Album, & Remixes)
- Sole & Pain 1 reader: A book collection of our lyrics, original essays and excerpts from writings that helped form the thinking and inspirations behind the songs. Printed at P&L Printing.
-Zip Up Nihilismo Hoodie: Our logo on a zip-up hoodie
-Drone Medallion: A 3D Printed “Metallic Gold” UAV Drone Necklace printed in Sole’s studio
-Producer Pack: Sounds & Acapellas of all the music on the album to remix & a DJ Pain 1 drum kit
-Wood Burned Sole Quotes: Sole will burn your favorite sole quote onto a wooden plaque. At the conclusion of the Kickstarter campaign we will contact you and ask you what quote you want sole to burn. Pick your favorite line from any sole track!
-Vinyl Picture Disc Lathe of Fire The Police: Lathe is an experimental way to make a record as an art object(only 50 copies)
-Artist Social Media Workshop : We will do a 30-60 minute workshop with you based around promoting and monetizing your work
-Commission Piece: We will make a dope song about a subject of your choosing. If the subject matter does not agree with our politics we will refund your money.
Where the money goes:
$900 nihilismo CDs (1000 CDs)
$200 Shipping on cds
$1450 death drive vinyl (250 pieces)
$2,185 Nihilismo Vinyl (500 pieces)
$570 vinyl shipping .60 per unit
$1800 (estimate on producing rewards)
$0 Marketing & Advertising
$0 Video Production
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Risks and challenges
We are shooting for the bare minimum to make this album happen. Hopefully we will far exceed our initial fundraising goals and be able to get creative with promotion and marketing.
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