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sweet songs sung with toy instruments and little drawings crafted with hands to tuck you in at night. Read more

Lindenhurst, NY Music
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sweet songs sung with toy instruments and little drawings crafted with hands to tuck you in at night.

Lindenhurst, NY Music
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Alexa Dexa
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About this project

I'm setting out to record my new educationally fertile, dream-inducing album and accompanying hand-sewn picture-book entitled

a Bedtime Anthology 

inspired by the age-old tradition of reading bedtime stories to children. Each song reveals a multi-dimensional lesson and each colored ink drawing captures the quirky theme of its related narrative.

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https://soundcloud.com/alexadexa/sets/a-bedtime-anthology  - Hear a rough cut of some bedtime songs recorded on my iphone here!

This project is set for release in mid August, 2013. But I need help! With your pledges I can make physical copies of my album & picture-book to disseminate to those desiring a new collection of bedtime stories to fall asleep and dream to. I'll also be able to pay the wonderfully talented Melanie Balderas for her ever-lovely mixing services. 

Recording of Longitude & Latitude under way at Rawhide Records.
Recording of Longitude & Latitude under way at Rawhide Records.

Success is only made possible with the love and encouragement surrounding a project, with all the hands that clap for its existence. I am so thankful for the support you give me. 

Risks and challenges

There is a possibility of delays in the recording/mixing process due to barking dogs and/or rainy days mushing up acoustics at Rawhide Records. Should these delays effect the release date of the album & art book, all backers will be personally notified.

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    a typatune recorded "thank you"

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    a special recording of me typing your name (or a custom phrase) on my typatune

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    a digital copy of "a Bedtime Anthology" with a digital download of the picture book

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    an exclusive invite to the album release party/performance for "a Bedtime Anthology" at Rawhide Records. tea & treats will be provided. bring your own pillow!

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    a special recording of me typing your name (or a custom phrase) on my typatune & a digital copy of "a Bedtime Anthology" with a digital download of the picture book

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    a physical copy of "a Bedtime Anthology" & a hand-sewn print of the picture book.

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    an exclusive invite to the album release party/performance for "a Bedtime Anthology" at Rawhide Records. includes a digital download of the album & picture book. tea & treats will be provided. bring your own pillow!

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    an exclusive invite to the album release party/performance for "a Bedtime Anthology" at Rawhide Records. includes a digital download of the album & a physical copy of the picture book. tea & treats will be provided. bring your own pillow!

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    an exclusive invite to the album release party/performance for "a Bedtime Anthology" at Rawhide Records. includes a physical copy of the album & a hand-sewn print of "a Bedtime Anthology" picture book. tea & treats will be provided. bring your own pillow!

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    limited edition print of "a Bedtime Anthology" picture book specially hand-sewn with a cover of recycled paper I made by hand from my old sheet music for "a symphony of band-aids for the visionary wound". includes a physical copy of the album and an exclusive invite to the album release party/performance.

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    1 custom made color ink drawing of your choice from the 10 pictures in the "a Bedtime Anthology" picture book. your choice in size ranging from 4"x4" to 8"x8". includes a digital copy of the album and an exclusive invite to the album release party/performance.

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    a live performance of "a Bedtime Anthology" in your living room before bedtime, including a projection of the accompanying picture book on your wall. (with the option of inviting a few friends to the slumber-related party) includes a digital copy of the album and picture book as well as a custom typatune recording of your name or a desired phrase.

    * limited to long island and the tri-state area
    ** this reward can easily be made available as a skype performance for those who are interested but live outside the specified region

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