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Minneapolis based eclectic pop group WALKER KONG needs your help completing their exciting new album PHAZES of LIGHT.

About Us
WALKER KONG is a Minneapolis based musical group that formed in 1998 with a desire to make a connection through the pursuit of creativity and music. In the process we have recorded and released three acclaimed full length records and now we’re happy to announce that we are very close to completing our fourth studio album entitled PHAZES OF LIGHT.

About the ProjectThe recording for "Phazes" is 100% complete but we will need additional funds for mixing and mastering the album. This time around we are working with veteran Nashville studio whiz Mark Nevers (Elvis Costello, Candi Stanton, Andrew Bird, Lambchop, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Silver Jews) who has produced, recorded and mixed some of our favorite sounding records of the last decade.

Our Goal
We're so excited to have this opportunity but in order to do it right it requires some additional monetary support. Our goal is $1,850.00 but if we reach it please keep pledging. Every dollar affords us more time and a higher quality end result. Remember, if the goal is not reached the project is not funded.

How it Works
Kickstarter is a fundraising platform used to connect people working on creative projects with people who are interested in offering monetary support to help with the completion of that particular project. One of the amazing things about Kickstarter is that everyone who pledges will receive a unique gift from us (see the column to the right) for their wonderful generosity and support. The tricky thing is that if the fundraising goal is not reached by the last day of the campaign, none of the pledges are collected and the project will not be funded.

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1) Find a level that works for you and make a pledge (every dollar helps).
2) Spread the word! Share a link to this page via email, Facebook or twitter to those who might be interested in supporting the project.

Thank you so much for your continued support!

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    The Silver Reflection Pool: Digital Download of one song from Phazes of Light before the release date. Every dollar helps!

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    The White Sparks: Digital download of the entire Phazes of Light album before the release date.

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    The Blue Sparks: A signed copy of the Phazes of Light CD prior to the release date.

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    The Green Phosphorescence: Deluxe pre-release copy of the Phazes of Light CD with handmade limited edition packaging featuring a picture of you or someone you love.

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    The Red Chandelier : Tour de Walker Kong (Two Tickets) !!! Join Walker Kong as they take you on a band curated bike tour of the Twin Cities. Part sight seeing and part live concert, Walker Kong will perform songs at various stops along the way with special surprise guests (There will only be one date scheduled for this event). Also recieve a pre-release copy of the Phazes of Light CD. *If you cannot make it to the tour you will be given one consolation WALKER KONG t-shirt instead (T-Shirt only available at this pledge level).

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    The Yellow Flickering Neon Sign: The complete WALKER KONG CD collection including a pre-release copy of the Phazes of Light CD (A total of 6 CD's). Also includes two tickets to Tour de WALKER KONG.

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    The Pink Lightning: An original Phazes of Light woodcut print by Nick Wrobelwski (7"x7") Signed and Dated. Also includes a pre-release copy of the Phazes of Light CD and two tickets to Tour de WALKER KONG

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    The Golden Sattelite: Original Mixed Media drawings by Jeremy Ackerman on archival paper (12"x12"). The imagery will be inspired by one of the songs from the album. One of a kind! Signed and Dated. Includes pre-release copy of the Phazes of Light CD and two tickets for Tour de WALKER KONG.

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    The Magenta Moon: One of a kind Phazes of Light Portrait Drawing by Keyboardist Kim Ha (9" x 12"). Kim will draw a pencil portrait of you or who ever you want within the context of one of the songs from the album! Includes pre-release copy of the Phazes of Light CD and two tickets for Tour de WALKER KONG.

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    The Orange Sun: An original 2’ x 3’ painting on stretched canvas by singer/songwriter Jeremy Ackerman from a new series called Raw Powers. Pieces will be ready for selection by December 2011. Includes a pre-release copy of the Phazes of Light CD and two tickets for Tour de WALKER KONG.

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    The Infinity Watts: A private show for you and all of your friends! WALKER KONG will travel anywhere within a 75 mile radius of Minneapolis to perform in your house. Includes one WALKER KONG t-shirt, an original Phazes of Light woodcut print by Nick Wroblewski and a custom pre-release copy of the Phazes of Light CD.

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