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We want to sign a record deal with YOU!! For $15,000, the amount easily spent on one album, we will create our very own studio. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on May 16, 2014.

We want to sign a record deal with YOU!! For $15,000, the amount easily spent on one album, we will create our very own studio.

Denver, CO Music
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Mountain Standard Time Studios

With today's unlimited internet access, media has never been more available. The need for up-and-coming bands, such as ourselves, to create and distribute new material is now more important than it has ever been.

We operate on a tight budget and have difficulty financing studio time. Even when the funds are available to pay for tracking in a professional studio, we are in a rush to get the material recorded in the short window of time that we can afford. Consequently, this leads to lack of creativity and diminishes the quality and quantity of work that we can release.

The Question: How can Mountain Standard Time continually keep the music pouring out to listeners and fans, both present and future, under a financially sound plan and in a quality form?

Our Solution: We aim to purchase the necessary recording gear (audio interface, microphones, preamps, computers, software, etc) required to start our very own studio.  MST Studios.

Recording technology is more affordable and more available than ever.  We have the space and the knowledge to construct and operate MST Studios; and most importantly, we have the will to be independent and continually create for you. 

Another goal for our studio is to make it mobile.  This will allow us to record our albums in any variety of locations, as well as capture high quality recordings of our live performances.  

It doesn't stop there.  MST Studios is the foundation for other projects as well.  If we go above and beyond our initial financial goal we will be able to work with producers, film a documentary, and ultimately get a better start to what we consider a long-term investment for us as well as you. 

We are asking for your support NOW! We need your immediate backing to make MST Studios a reality. We only have 30 days to meet our goal of $15,000.  If we do not reach that goal, then we will get nothing and all of your contributions will be obsolete.  So, don't hesitate to back our project today!!

We want to sign a record deal with YOU.  With your support, we can release original, uncompromising content straight to you from Mountain Standard Time Studios.  

Sincere Thanks from MST to You. 

Risks and challenges

Of course, as in any journey, we will undoubtedly run into obstacles we must overcome. We already know the necessary gear that we need in order to get our studio running and we have a sound understanding of what it is going to take. However, there are always going to be challenges, both obvious and unforeseen.

One of our biggest challenges will be working with the space that we have available. Most professional studios have multiple tracking rooms that are acoustically optimized to accurately capture and allow isolation for each instrument. Learning and understanding the physics of sound as well as acquiring the necessary skills to design, build, and even appreciate the appropriate facilities to record our music is going to be one of the most key elements to our success.

Taking such an independent path does not seem to be the easiest. We understand that we have a long, arduous journey ahead and we very much intend to meet it head on and overcome any risk and any challenge that we may face along the way.

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    +Your name in "Thank You's" of liner notes (exclusive album) +Autographed Limited Edition Poster
    +30-minute lesson or video lesson with band member of choice
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    +Meet & Greet with friends and the band before the show
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    +Physical CD (Fall Release)
    +Your Name in "Thank You's" of liner notes (Fall Release)
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    2 backers Limited (1 left of 3)

    Same as $500 package (above) plus:
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