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CR200 is the 200th release from Carbon Records. It will consist of an LP and a multi-cassette box set.

Hi, I'm Joe Tunis. I've been running Carbon Records since 1994, releasing a variety of sounds from around Western NY, the US and around the world. 

CR200 is the 200th release of the label. The release will consist of a compilation LP and a 4-cassette box set, with some of the musicians who have supported Carbon over the years. 

The LP will include: r.nuuja (Pengo), Col. Parmesan (Thunderbody), Dr Hamburger (Tumul, Jungle Heart), Entente Cordiale (members of Tumul, Hinkley, Muler, Blood and Bone Orchestra), Stone Baby, Martin Freeman, Tumul, Jungle Heart, Bruise Halo, Chris Reeg (Blood and Bone Orchestra, Ian Downey is Famous), Joe Sorriero (Nod), Licker (Pengo), Drippers, Andy Gilmore, Pengo, MntDst, Bloody Noes, Autumn in Halifax and more (final LP line-up TBD). 

The 4-cassette box set will include 8 artists, each with their own 15min side. They include Col Parmesan, Dr Hamburger, Entente Cordiale, Martin Freeman, r.nuuja, Stone Baby, Pengo, and Jungle Heart.

I'm asking for your support to help make this release as great as it can possibly be. Pressing vinyl is expensive, and doing that, on top of getting 4 cassettes duplicated, and all of the packaging involved, is an ambitious venture.  Your support will also enable me to give more copies of the release to each of the contributing artists as compensation. Normally with a compilation, since there are so many people involved, a label can only give a small number of copies to each artist, in order to keep the unit-cost / break-even point reasonable. 

If you check out the Rewards on the right, you'll see what you can get at the various contribution levels. 

In case you're not familiar with Kickstarter, its an all-or-nothing structure. Meaning, your credit card isn't charged until the end of the fund raising timeline, and only if the goal is met. If its not met, then you're not charged a dime, since the project won't move forward. So if you really want to see this thing happen, contribute what you can, and spread the word, to make sure we hit our goal. 

Thanks so much, and I hope you can support the project at any level. 

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    For your "I want to help, but i'm not that keen on Carbon's sound" contribution, you will receive a hand silk-screened/painted CR200 postcard and will be included in a "Thank You" list on the Carbon Records website (unless you don't want to be).

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    For your "I want to help, but i'm not that keen on Carbon's sound, but i kind of dig their look" contribution of $8, you will receive a hand silk-screened/painted CR200 poster.

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    For your "I really want the music, but not the slab of vinyl!" contribution of $12, you will receive a digital download code for material on the CR200 compilation 12" LP (but not the cassettes box set material) along with the poster and postcard.

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    For your "I really want this slab of vinyl!" contribution of $15, you will receive the CR200 compilation 12" vinyl LP with digital download code along with the poster and postcard

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    For your "I really need all of that music!" contribution of $25, you will receive the CR200 compilation 12" vinyl LP and 4 cassette box set (8 artists. one artist per side) with digital download code, along with the poster and postcard

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    For your "I really need all that music, and i want to look good listening to it!" contribution, you will receive the LP and cassette box set with digital download code, poster, postcard, as well as a CR200 tshirt.

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    For your "I really need all that music and tshirt packaged nicely!" contribution, you will receive the LP, cassette box set, digital download code, and CR200 tshirt in a uniquely decorated corrugated box, along with a set of CR200 postcards and the CR200 poster.

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    For your "I really need all that music and tshirt packaged amazingly!" contribution, you will receive the LP, cassette box set, digital download code, and CR200 tshirt in a hand-made, WOODEN box, along with a set of CR200 postcards and the CR200 poster.

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    For your "I really need all that music and tshirt packaged amazingly!" contribution, you will receive the LP, cassette box set, digital download code, and CR200 tshirt in a hand-made, UNIQUELY DECORATED, ONE-OF-A-KIND WOODEN box, along with a set of CR200 postcards and the CR200 poster.

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