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Hey Guys! We are ready to record our debut EP and we need your help to kick things off!
152 backers pledged $14,981 to help bring this project to life.

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Hey Everyone!

All backers will receive a digital download a month before we release our EP!

Thank you for taking the time to check out our campaign. As many of you know, we have been playing original songs steadily, for almost two years now. We are beyond grateful to any of you who have seen a show, bought a shirt, or even liked our pages. It is time now to record the songs. 

The story of the Mammoths begins circa 2004 in Austin, TX where David Kapsner, Michael Jekot, and Tyler Rush grew up playing music together. We went off to different colleges across the country to pursue various degrees. Music remained a deep-rooted passion for all of us. A few post grad years went by, and the desire to pursue music became something we could not ignore.

After heartbreak and some trying times, songwriting became an outlet for us. We started to take it very seriously. At that time, the three of us were spread out between Austin, Houston, and Dallas, respectively. Every weekend for a year we traded off making trips across the State to write, practice, and eventually play shows.

In early 2016 David and Michael moved from Dallas and Houston, and left their corporate jobs to join Tyler in Austin, where we met our current drummer, Tim Durand. Tim has spent the past 10 years of his life touring the country with various bands. He landed in Austin about a year ago to follow his dreams. All he wanted to do was play drums, and find like-minded musicians who were as passionate as himself. Things happen for a reason, and it is no coincidence that Tim fell into our lives. The four of us have an unbreakable chemistry. We are not only bandmates, but friends for life.

In about a year and a half, we have gone from playing open mics to the main stages at the House of Blues. All that being said, this project means the world to us. Like everything now-a-days, this whole music thing costs money to get into the game. That is where you all come in!

After studio time, hiring a producer, making a video, printing CDs, buying merchandise, and marketing, this project will cost around $10,000! To the right, we have various levels of donation gifts to those of you who decide to graciously help us reach our goal. We cannot wait to see what the future holds for us in this industry, and we have you all to thank!

All the Love,

The Mammoths

David, Michael, Tyler, Tim

David Kapsner
David Kapsner

 

 

Michael Jekot
Michael Jekot

 

Tyler Rush
Tyler Rush

 

Tim Durand
Tim Durand

 

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One of a kind drum head
One of a kind drum head

 Receive this drum head if you can contribute up to $400.

Risks and challenges

In order for this project to be successful, we need the entire $10,000 to be donated by YOU! If we receive $9,900, Kickstarter will return the money, and our project will be unsuccessful. We strongly believe that we have the best family, friends, and fans out there. Even the smallest amount will go along way. Thank you all for everything. We will send donation gifts as quickly as possible once our goal is met. See y'all out there!

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    One of a kind signed photograph

    We will have a photographer taking photos while we are in the studio. You will be sent a signed, one-of-a-kind band photograph!

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    T-shirt and Koozie

    We'll send you a tshirt and koozie with the Mammoth logo.

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    Signed photograph, T-shirt, and Koozie

    You will receive the first 2 levels combined for this donation!

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    Signed Poster

    We will send you a one-of-a-kind poster signed by all members of the band!

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    Signed Vinyl

    We are having a limited number of Vinyl printed. You could have the first Mammoth Vinyl!

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    1 hour private acoustic set

    We will drive within 100 miles of Austin to give you and your friends a private living room performance. You will also receive a signed Vinyl!

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    Drum Head

    You will receive the original Mammoths drum head signed by all members. There is only one - so get it while it's hot!

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    Full band private electric set

    We will drive within 200 miles of Austin and play a 2 hour electric set at your house! You will also receive a signed Vinyl!

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    All the stuff package

    We will throw a party at your residence and play a 2 hour set within 200 miles of Austin. You will receive a signed Vinyl, and 4 T-shirts

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Funding period

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