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In a garage in Silverlake, we've been making a lot of noise, self-producing our second album-- but we really need your help to finish it!

LET'S MAKE A NEW EVERYBODY ELSE RECORD AND CUT OUT THE MIDDLE MAN! In a wooden garage in Silverlake, California, we've been making a lot of noise. We are a band called Everybody Else, and we are working to produce and release our second album by ourselves. Since our label and publishing company no longer exist, we are taking part in some futuristic, grass-roots fundraising, Obama-style. This means we have total creative control, and have no one to answer to but you! The album is already mostly written, and partly recorded, but we could really use a couple more microphones and preamps, and would love to be able to pay a pro to mix/master it and make it sound dope. We are shooting for a modest eight thousand bucks, but hope we can end up raising a bit more than that. We know people have been waiting a very long time for this, so the faster we can raise the money, the faster we can get the music recorded and released to you. The deadline we have set to reach our goal is August 20, and we hope to be completely done with the album around the end of October.

For most of you, pledging will mean pre-ordering the album and receiving it before its available to the rest of the world. For some of the more heroic "backers," it will mean becoming part of our lives: you could have your name in the liner notes of our album, own one of our bicycles or guitars, or have us play a private show in your living room. Even if you only pledge a dollar, you will be part of something incredible, improbable, and life-changing for us. And please, spread the word using every means necessary. We promise, it will be worth it.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR HELP!!!

To find out more, watch the video above. You can also ask a question in the comments, email Sam@everybody-else.com, or follow any one of these links: www.twitter.com/Everybody_Else www.myspace.com/EverybodyElse www.facebook.com/EverybodyElse www.youtube.com/EverybodyElseVideos

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    A big group hug when we see you to say “thanks for being a part of this record.”

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    Three MP3's from the new album emailed to you as soon as we finish it. [PLUS A HUG]

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    An exclusive mp3 emailed to you when we finish the album. This could be a B-side, a remix, an alternate version...but it will ONLY be available to our Kickstarter peeps. [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    A digital download of the new album before it's available anywhere! [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    A signed physical copy of the new album before it's available anywhere, and handwritten thank you note. [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    A CD with exclusive bonus tracks, including unreleased old recordings and alternate versions of songs + A personalized mix CD of some of our favorite jams by other artists. [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    A limited edition T-shirt for Kickstarter peeps ONLY with your name in iron-on letters on the back [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    The Everybody Else Box Set: all the music we have released to date (Debut Album, 1 1/2, Gold Noise EP, New Record), and even more unreleased home demos. [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    Your name in the liner notes of our new album + A video chat with the band so we can say "THANK YOU!" + A video in which we sing the Everybody Else song of your choice, and dedicate it to you. [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    You choose one of the following: 1) A dinner date/picnic with the band (in LA or your town when we are on tour) 2) A studio visit (come spend an hour at our studio, listen to some of the new tracks, and see where the magic happens) 3) If you live to far away, we will have a videchat dinner/singalong together. We'll even teach you how to play one of our songs on guitar or piano. [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    A few pieces of irreplacable band memorabilia. A signed, framed photo of us in the studio + A signed, framed video still from our First Class or Meat Market Video. + One of the following one of a kind items while they last: 1) A portrait of you or tatoo design by Carrick 2) A framed, original, handwritten lyric sheet 3) An Everybody Else BMX BIKE from first album photo shoots and the Gold Noise EP cover 4) Art object of your choice from the First Class video 5) An article of EBE clothing (as worn by the band in album art, videos, etc.) When we’re onstage people always say “I like your jeans, where did you get em?” Usually we don’t tell—but now you can have those actual "red blue jeans" or whatever. We'll talk about which item you want. [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    Carrick's Mini-Martin acoustic guitar. It has travelled the world and bears the war-wounds from all the songs we've written with it. [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    A private Show in your living room (not including travel expenses--we will try to route our next tour to make this easier). You write the set list and invite whomever you want. [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    A lifetime guestlist spot with backstage pass! [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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    You can basically have anything you want. If you really decide to contribute this crazy amount of money to our record, you must be a baroness, a saint, a mental patient, or a label executive. We'll negotiate the details. [PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE]

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