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Enraptured by a Muse, I've written an album illuminating the esoteric threads binding us all.  Let's forge this humanity on wax!
Enraptured by a Muse, I've written an album illuminating the esoteric threads binding us all. Let's forge this humanity on wax!
16 backers pledged $630 to help bring this project to life.

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LAST DAY UPDATE: We've met OUR Goal! "I...the Hare, and You...my Muse" will now be mastered into a Lacquer & made into a stamper for the Vinyl production run!
BUT YOU CAN STILL MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE!
Here's How:
By single handedly putting us over 100% your pledge not only gets you sweet one time rewards, but helps in the pressing cost of the album !!!
You'll help provide You and other fellow backers better cover art, stickers, & more to Enhance the vinyl release !!!
Earn yourself A KICKSTARTER INVITE, TEST PRESSINGS, FREE MP3's & OTHER LIMITED REWARDS !!!

So read on & become another co-creator in my humble, passionate & honest labor of love !!!
THANK YOU! -Ryan

I am reaching out to fellow music lovers to join me in the manufacture of a vinyl record, and a documentary of the grass roots community behind this venture!

With DIY gusto coursing through my veins, my one-man-band archetype has grown to encompass the processes of an entire record label. My recent recordings have a new found clarity and unpretentious voice, resonating from the seat of a consciousness connecting us all. I would like to share this empowering body of work in a meaningful and intimate way!

I want to offer the listener a truly sincere experience, something to inspire them to reach out into our amazing world, merging with it's wondrous possibilities, rather than point and click to an automated dispensing of the $0.99 fare of the day! You can help to make my music an experience beyond our everyday humdrum and contribute to the sensual pastime of playing a VINYL Record of sublime integrity... an artistic integrity enriched by the grass roots nature of it's creation, i.e. the support of YOU!

Please visit the Updates section to learn more about the album & listen to songs, as they're completed! Also check out my MySpace Page and become a fan of this project on Facebook! Ryan Hanna's VINYL Project on Facebook
As I've done before, I plan on paying for the duplication of this album. However Vinyl requires the specialized process of making a stamper (quite an art itself.) With your help in reaching our goal of $600, we will create a work of art borne of self empowerment, holistic artistry & cutting edge grass roots industriousness for all to enjoy! And perhaps, a classic piece of music?!

So go ahead and take part in what I believe to be a pivotal journey, the rewards of which transcend the humble thanks I offer your bold generosity.

Read more @ my blog

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    Pledge US$ 1 or more About $1.00

    EVERY single backer will receive a free mp3 download of the new album as well as my past two albums, and access to exclusive updates & content. All backers will be thanked, named, and linked-to in numerous websites and blogs involved with the project. Also, I'm the kind of person to extend unlimited gratitude in ANY way I can facilitate... If I bump into you at the store, I'll carry out your groceries! If you need any musical, artistic, technical or promotional help with your projects, JUST ASK. In Short, you are a friend whom I could never thank enough for your support.

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE & Lifetime VIP access to free downloads of ALL FUTURE Ryan Hanna albums! PLUS a personalized art poster commemorating this project!

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE & the actual Vinyl release of the album!

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    WRITE & RECORD A SONG COLLECTIVELY! The first 10 will take part in a mini Consciousness Project, contributing online, line by line, to writing a song! Afterwards you'll be invited to my studio to take part in the recording of this stream of consciousness gem! Videos will be uploaded & the song available for download! Imagine the implications of this meeting of minds! The first 10 also get all of the above rewards as well!

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    Pledge US$ 15 or more About $15

    First 3 to GRAB this reward get a TEST PRESSING of the Vinyl -HOT off the presses! When a record is pressed, the artist receives a few "test pressings" to audition the album before production, YOU CAN BE APART OF THIS! Not only do you get a copy of the "official" release and all of the above rewards, but a rare piece of memorabilia!

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE & Your Name In Print: my heartfelt personal thanks in the album's printed liner notes!

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE!!! & YOUR NAME actually PRESSED in the wax of the record (done near the label center)! Limited to the first 5 so PLEDGE NOW ;)

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE & your copy of the LP in a FRAMED PERSONALIZED COMMEMORATIVE LP PLAQUE!

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE! & Your "two cents" in a spot on the documentary of this project! You can tell your story, who you are, and why you are a part of this, as well as the projects you are passionate about seeing to fruition!

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    ONE SHOT DEAL! First backer to grab this reward gets an Original Oil painting inspired by the album/cover art, & tailored to your taste! That's right you are commissioning me to do a painting to accompany the Vinyl & bonus Mp3's!

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    Pledge US$ 75 or more About $75

    ALL OF THE ABOVE!!! ALL OF THE MUSIC, PLUGS, AND SPECIALIZED THANKS, PLUS + the first three $75+ pledges will receive an invite to join KICKSTARTER! Yes, I will give my last "invites" to those of you who have great Projects of your own needing a Kickstart!

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    Pledge US$ 100 or more About $100

    ALL OF THE ABOVE!! & an EXTRA Additional "Special Edition" copy of the Vinyl release with Handmade artwork embellishments, signed with a note of my personal gratitude! And don't forget the Lifetime Free Downloads, Web Thanks, Printed Thanks, 1st Vinyl copy, CD's & Documentary Spot!

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