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Backed by musical robots, Octant puts new songs to vinyl. Supporters get digital downloads and records plus gifts like the Theremin Sampler Watch. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on October 15, 2010.

Backed by musical robots, Octant puts new songs to vinyl. Supporters get digital downloads and records plus gifts like the Theremin Sampler Watch.

Matthew Steinke
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Matthew Steinke

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Hi! My name is Matt.

I love my girlfriend, my cats, music, musical instruments, boogie boarding, art, poetry, electronics, and robots. I live in Brooklyn where I work hard on my band, Octant. I am currently writing and recording the next Octant record and I need your help!

I am trying to raise $1,500 to press the new Octant record onto vinyl. This will cover most of the mastering and pressing of 1,000 copies. I am making vinyl because I want to maintain the sonic warmth and visual beauty of the “album” in the indie music tradition. I also want the new kids to be exposed to this wonderful medium.

Octant can be described as a one-man band featuring mainly acoustic robotic musical instruments that back me up like a player piano as I sing. It is my ongoing solo musical project that incorporates a great deal of my visual art and music.

I have produced robotic art installations and performances, animations, paintings, drawings, poems, songs, and music in various forms over the past 20 years.

Visit www.octantmusic.com and www.matthewsteinke.com to see more.

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    The backer gets a downloadable digital copy of the new Octant LP.

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    The backer gets a copy of the Octant vinyl and a downloadable digital copy of the LP.

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    The backer gets a copy of the Octant vinyl and a downloadable digital copy of the LP plus an 8x10 print of one of my drawings.

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    The backer gets a copy of the Octant vinyl and a downloadable digital copy of the LP plus three prints of three of my drawings.

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    The backer gets a copy of the Octant vinyl and a downloadable digital copy plus an official Octant Photo-Theremin Sampler Watch featured in the video.

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