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I have recorded my second album, titled 'Rated Heart'!  Now time to get physical (real life cds) and shoot a video!
I have recorded my second album, titled 'Rated Heart'! Now time to get physical (real life cds) and shoot a video!
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At $4,000 I record a song singing All of the backer's names!
At $4,500 I record an 5-6 song acoustic cd of songs from "Rated Heart" and send a digital copy to all of the backers.


(Be sure to email me at ProfessorShyguyMail@gmail.com to get your tracks!)

A year since the first album has released, and Album 2 is recorded!  A Chiptune albums driven by high energy, pop beats, epic vocals, ripping guitar solos, and the occasional crooning sadness.  Also, you get 10/12ths of the album the day you buy a perk.

As per my usual, most of the songs are about video games, and the other half are fair game.  I have a song where the words in the verses are in alphabetical order, I have a song about the perceptions of science, and a song about the demise of the original cuts of Star Wars episodes IV-VI.  Kyle Hebert (the narrator of Dragon Ball Z narrates the intro), Amanda Lepre sings the part of Samus, and Duane & BrandO accompany me on a song about the number 3.

I'd like to get physical versions of the cd made as well, printed, pressed, and sent to you.  Shirts, buttons, stickers, etc.  All the things it takes to survive on a tour when I make my way to come see you and sing these songs to your face. 

The projected tour dates with Amanda Lepre, D&D Slugger, and Me are.

6/27 - Austin, TX @ Hole in the Wall

6/28 - Dallas, TX @ Boiler Room 6/29 - Off

6/30 - Fayetteville, AK @ Smoke & Barrell

7/1 - St Louis, MO @ Blank Space

7/2 - (Pending)

7/3 - Buffalo, NY @ Nietzsche's

7/4 - Off

7/5 - Boston, MA @ PA Lounge

7/6 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Fire

7/7 - Baltimore, MA @ Metro Gallery

7/8 - Raleigh, NC @ The Black Flower

7/9 - Atlanta, GA @ The Fire

7/10 - Nashville (Pending)


Also, I would like to shoot a video for the RPG Song, rent a nice camera, get some props, use some locations, pay the people to help me shoot it, etc.  I made the Guilded Love video for, basically, zero.  Imagine the things I could do with a budget.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sRuY_lHWUU

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Before I started this Kickstarter I tried to do as much preparation as possible to minimize delays. Most importantly, the songs are recorded and ready to send as soon as you pledge. The physical cds, shirts, buttons, etc will be send off to get printed when this Kickstarter reaches it's goal!

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    "Thanks!" - Professor Shyguy

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    Digital Copy of the Professor Shyguy album 'Rated Heart' now-ish. (As soon as I can e-mail it to you)

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    * Digital Copy of 'Rated Heart' as soon as I can e-mail it to you.
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    Ali Spagnola's cardboard pink DS from the Guilded Love video, made by me, signed by Ali. ($10 added for shipping)
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    Scott Murphy and Mark Crowe's cardboard/duct tape Sword and Staff. Made by me, signed by them. ($20 added for Shipping)
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    I'll make you a ringtone of a chiptune song with me singing "Your Name Here" Pick up the phone + Plus your name in the linear notes of the album.
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    The notebook I used during the Whole writing process. The brainstorming process, the progress of the lyrics, the failed ideas, stupidity uncensored. ******************************************************
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    Have your face 'inserted' in one of my animated videos. I.e. - my 'Science, Life, & ABCs' video.
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    *I will write a song about you and it will go on Album 3 when the time comes. 'Trinity Defends' is the song bought on the last Kickstarter.
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    A significant role in the video for 'The RPG Song' when it's shot. You will have to get to Nashville where it's being shot
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    (Within 4 hours of driving distance, look below for further travel) House Shoooow. I'll bring the gear, you bring the beer? (The beer part is completely up to you, it just rhymes and is generally found at house parties) That includes a cd, sticker, and button for up to 20 guests (you can choose which 20 guests to give those to, or you can just hoard them, I'll sign them, and you can sell them on ebay for $5 less than you could buy them new since they're now opened and marked on.)
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    (Within 12 hours of driving distance, look below for further travel) House Shoooow. I'll bring the gear, you bring the beer? (The beer part is completely up to you, it just rhymes and is generally found at house parties) That includes a cd, sticker, and button for up to 20 guests (you can choose which 20 guests to give those to, or you can just hoard them, I'll sign them, and you can sell them on ebay for $5 less than you could buy them new since they're now opened and marked on.)*Physical Copy of 'Rated Heart' when I get it pressed. *Professor Shyguy T-Shirt *Kickstarter Exclusive Button *Professor Shyguy Sticker

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    (Within 12 hours of driving distance) House Shoooow. I'll bring the gear, you bring the beer? (The beer part is completely up to you, it just rhymes and is generally found at house parties) That includes a cd, sticker, and button for up to 20 guests (you can choose which 20 guests to give those to, or you can just hoard them, I'll sign them, and you can sell them on ebay for $5 less than you could buy them new since they're now opened and marked on.)******************************************************
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