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$345
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15
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, December 23 2010 9:41 AM UTC +00:00
$345
pledged of $3,500pledged of $3,500 goal
15
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, December 23 2010 9:41 AM UTC +00:00

About

Masstropiocas and limafotolibre.com will be traveling to the jungle in January to travel up the Ucayali River in Peru to record and document a new cumbia movement that is happening and produce and manufacture a 7" and LP from the recordings.
We need your support for plane tickets, travel expenses, equipment for both the bands, recording, payment to the bands and film for limafotolibre. We plan on recording 3-4 different bands in the span of 7 days and this will be a very busy project for the both of us.
Those who donate will get up to date information about the project. Your donations will go towards making this wonderful project happen and masstropicas will take care of making the 7" and LP.
If masstropicas/limafotolibre.com meet the goal expect a 7" and LP by spring, please look at the prizes you will get when you donate! At the top there is a video that masstropicas/limafotolibre.com did 2 years ago with an amazing street musician named Carlos Antonio, we ended up pressing it on cassette, we gave carlos any proceeds that were made. We plan on making this project slightly bigger in coverage and the bands will also receive any profit that is deserved and get 100% support from masstropicas. Please help us make this dream become a reality!
Check out limafotolibre.com for more video's of past projects and also check out masstropicas.blogspot.com for any info on past projects and other projects not related to this proposal. After our travels there will be updated videos and recordings of the happenings that take place as well, so stay tuned! the masstropicas collective also includes the following people:
http://lacumbiademisviejos.blogspot.com (victor)
www.chapillacs.com (renato!)
http://fokuslimonta.blogspot.com (fokus!)

Please check out the sites and support what these guys do!

FEEL FREE TO ASK ANY QUESTIONS! DON'T BE SHY. Mass Tropicas will be posting song previews for donors as well when project is finished with some video's the accompany them.

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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    A set of postcards designed by limafotolibre.com
    with wonderful photos of Peru and Lima

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    A simple thank you and any up to date information about the project.

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    A copy of Ranil's Jungle Party. Check out samples here:

    http://lightintheattic.net/releases/501-ranil-s-jungle-party

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    a copy of the masstropicas production Ranil's Jungle Party a thank you and any up to date information about the project plus either a copy of the 7" and LP of this said production when finished.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    3 copies of Ranil's Jungle Party and a copy of El Hombre Orquesta cassette and test pressings of said production with handmade art by masstropicas and a copy of the Centeno 7" coming out soon on MT Plus a CDR of said production with handmade art by MT.

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    5 copies of Ranil's Jungle Party and a test pressing from Ranil's Jungle Party AND test pressings of the 7" and LP made from this said project, Plus 5 copies of each when final pressing is done and your name on the thank you list inside both productions! test pressings will also come with handmade art by masstropicas and an advance CDR of the recordings with handmade cover by MT.

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    A co-producer credit in the liner notes of the 7" and LP, 5 copies of Ranil's Jungle Party, test pressings from the 7" and LP and 10 copies of each finished product when fully produced. Plus if you are in driving distance from Massachusetts masstropicas will DJ any event you have lined up! Plus 2 free copies of any future masstropicas release not related to this project! Also an advance CDR copy and test pressings will also include handmade art by masstropicas.

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Funding period

- (30 days)