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Los Amigos Invisibles, a Venezuelan funky-dance band, celebrates 20 years together. Help complete a documentary film of their journey.

REWARDS UPDATE!!!
ALL BACKERS WILL HAVE THEIR NAME APPEAR IN THE END CREDITS AS ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS, SO GET OUT THERE AND GET YOUR FRIENDS TO BECOME BACKERS OF THIS PROJECT TOO!!!
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Summer 2010, La Casa del Ritmo was born after a chance encounter between Juan and LAI bass player Catire, and a conversation about LAI celebrating 20 years together as a band. 20 AÑOS!

Now the documentary would not be complete without a concert sequence that intertwines the stories together and we plan on doing just that – filming Los Amigos on March 11th at the Highline Ballroom here in NYC.

A SNEAK PEAK of La Casa del Ritmo

SNEAK PEAK #2 FEATURING Natalia Lafourcade!

SCREENSHOTS

Why $30K? Because we have to cover the following costs:
• Cover costs for a sound engineer to record the March 11th show
• Cover costs to film at the Highline Ballroom
• Cover costs for all the remaining video editing and post production of the film

Once we complete the documentary, we are gifting the rights of the film to Los Amigos Invisibles, so think of your support of this project as YOUR way of saying GRACIAS to Los Amigos Invisibles, for 20 years of gozadera!.

You can visit www.lacasadelritmo.net to learn more about the film, the production crew, and watch an intro sequence that will give you a sense of what La Casa del Ritmo is shaping up to be.

Follow us on twitter @casadelritmo and on Facebook - search for La Casa del Ritmo - we have multiple updates each day!

Also visit www.amigosinvisibles.com if you want to know more about the band and their incredible music.

WE HAVE 30 DAYS TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN. TOGETHER.

GRACIAS!

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    "Estoy Es Lo Que Hay" ----- Every dollar counts!!! Your name on the website as backer of the documentary AND La Casa del Ritmo Wallpaper

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    "Mi Linda" ----- Above rewards AND “La Casa del Ritmo,” a full-length documentary film that chronicles Los Amigos Invisbles and celebrates the band’s 20th anniversary. Band members, former producers, record label executives and David Byrne himself tell the story of a band, born and bred in Caracas, Venezuela that for 20 years, has been making music enjoyed by people all over the world. Live concert footage from a March 11th performance in New York City intertwines the stories throughout the film. (Canada, add $6 shipping, International add $10)

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    "Rosario" ----- Above rewards AND Bonus DVD with archival, behind-the-scenes footage of LAI during their career, a behind-the-scenes of LAI + Natalia LaFourcade’s music video “Solo Tu” and footage from a 2010 acoustic concert at Relix Magazine.

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    "Mao Mao" ----- Above rewards AND “La Casa del Ritmo” T-shirt

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    "El Disco Anal" ----- Above rewards AND Original glicee print designed by La Casa del Ritmo Producer & artist Juan Miguel Marin

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    "Yo Soy Asi" ----- Above rewards AND Spectral Sound tracks CD, composed by “La Casa del Ritmo” Producer & artist Juan Miguel Marin AND Limited-edition, numbered screen-printed poster of “La Casa del Ritmo”

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    "Ponerte en Cuatro" ----- Above rewards AND 15-minute visit with LAI backstage, before the March 11th, 2011 show AND Commemorative Polaroid Photo ***** LIMITED TO THE FIRST 15 BACKERS WHO WILL ATTEND THE SHOW. YOU TAKE HOME A POLAROID PHOTO WITH THE BAND! --- AND -------------------------- One-on-one Skype Q&A session with the documentary’s Producer, Juan Miguel Marin & Director Javier Andrade to talk about the film process.

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    "Curda y Pan" ----- Above rewards AND 2 tickets to a private screening party of the documentary, La Casa del Ritmo, location TBD in New York City (transportation not included). Members of Los Amigos Invisibles will be there!

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    "Cuchi Cuchi" ----- Above rewards AND 2 of Los Amigos Invisibles + Producer Juan Miguel Marin come to your home town (U.S. only) for your very own private screening of La Casa del Ritmo & we’ll do lunch with you and your close friends the day of the screening.

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