Gut Buckets, Beards and Banjos. Check out the video. Read more
This project was successfully funded on July 14, 2013.
About this project
We are beyond excited to share this project with you. So many things outside our control have played out better than we could have imagined. Being at the right place at the right time sums up our experience so far. For example, days after deciding to launch a kickstarter while figuring out how we would shoot a video, we meet Kris Magyarits. This guy rallied up his troops and had a crew filming within days. That amazing video you just saw was a donation before we even started asking for donations. We are so blown away that complete strangers believed in us so much as to donate their time and resources to help make this project a success. Thank you Kris and ShootersInc!
Mr. Fuzzy and the Barbarian is so grateful for the exciting journey we've had thus far. We've had so many great opportunities in our short time as a band. The band started out a fun outlet of two guys in a Barber shop with a banjo and gut bucket. It has since blossomed into something greater than the sum of its parts. We've had the honor of playing the Theater of the Living Arts in Philadelphia twice. Once for Lebowskifest and for the Second Annual East Coast Beard and Mustache Competition. Our fans range from young to old which is really awesome! We love performing however our fans constantly ask for a CD that they can call their own.
We are so fortunate to have friends and family support our endeavor to make our first full length album! With the funds you've so graciously donated we will be able to make this dream become a reality.
We are trying to raise $10,000 to record our album. We can't wait to share it everyone. We need your help. We are not the typical band seeking fame or riches. We haven't pursued a record deal,or a management team. Instead we've opted to busk on the streets, play strange gigs, and make people smile. We are excited to share this with more people.
$10,000 will afford us the opportunity to:
Record at Morning Star studios with the residing engineer Dave Schonauer.
Have our album professionally mixed and mastered.
Do a mass pressing of our album.
Promote our album.
The Goods (well... one good but the plural sounded better)
The pic below is that of a custom washboard made by yours truley. Imagine owning one of these. Custom made, etched faces, adjustable strap, and a volume knob for more cowbell. Give a click to watch Mr. Andrew Toy demonstrate their sweet sound.
Even our misfortunes have turned out to be triumphs. A few years ago we bought our first and only ever tour vehicle. She was gorgeous! A 1982 Coachman RV. You get what you pay for. This gem could get to the show, but couldn't get back. For all the hassle she was, she did give us a song. Check it out....Coachman circa 1982
Risks and challenges
It may sound like a cliche but the only obstacle standing in our way is funding for the album. We've had our trial and error period with our formerly released EP. From that experience we've learned time management and efficiency in order to complete our goals. With that said, we do not anticipate any further problems. If time has taught us one thing its to have a focused plan before entering the studio. Our goals are simple and therefore that much more attainable with the help of our friends, family and fans!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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Pledge $1 or more
One dollar doesn't get you much nowadays, but we are grateful for every donation. Thank you for your support!Estimated delivery:Only ships to: United States
Pledge $5 or more
You've heard of air guitar right? Well we have something better and more interactive. Our very own customized Virtual High Five!Estimated delivery:Only ships to: United States
Pledge $10 or more
Yay, I hope you have Itunes cause you just got yourself a free digital download of a Mr. Fuzzy and the Barbarian song! We appreciate your donation and upgrade your high five to a High Ten!Estimated delivery:Only ships to: United States
Pledge $25 or more
Thank you so much for your help. For your donation you will receive a hard copy of our debut album, a free digital download, and a virtual fist pound (equaling out to 30 high fives). Gimme some skin you jive turkey.Estimated delivery:Only ships to: United States
Pledge $25 or more
Thank you so much for your support. This donation will grant you a free digital download of the complete full length album (for those international fans). Lets make the world a fuzzier place!Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $50 or more
Oh boy! Your in for a treat. For this donation you will receive a password to unlock old home recordings on our website MrfuzzyandtheBarbarian.com. This is a rare peak into the mystery of a genre we've founded known as y'allternative music! You will also receive a hard copy of our debut album, a free digital download, and a virtual chest bump!Estimated delivery:Only ships to: United States
Pledge $100 or more
Thank you so much! You just got yourself a tshirt so you can prove to the world your a true "Fuzznut" (patent pending). You will also be the proud owner of our debut album, and a free digital download. You can also have access to our home recordings!Estimated delivery:Only ships to: United States
Pledge $250 or more
You are so kind! For the kindness you have bestowed upon us you will receive a authentic limited edition Mr. Fuzzy and the Barbarian hooded sweatshirt & t shirt, rare artist rendered band prints for home decor, a copy of our debut album and a free digital download!Estimated delivery:Only ships to: United States
Pledge $500 or more
Hey big spender you just earned yourself a special thanks in our albums liner notes, a custom painting from the band, A hooded sweatshirt & t shirt, artist rendered band prints, access to our rare home recordings and a signed copy of our debut album!Estimated delivery:Only ships to: United States
Pledge $1,000 or more
Hey Super fan! You have just earned yourself an official producers credit on our debut album. You are embarking on a piece of history my friend. We can not describe in words how truely thankful we are but we can try. So, in addition you will receive a custom handmade washboard
played by the band, your very own house concert with a cover request of your choice. Pick any genre and we will fuzzify the tune of your choice.
You will also receive a signed copy of our debut album, an authentic Mr. Fuzzy and the Barbarian hooded sweatshirt and t shirt, artist rendered band prints, access to our home recordings, a free digital download, and a special thanks in the album liner notes!
Travel not included.Estimated delivery:Only ships to: United States
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Holy Crap! You seriously make us feel all fuzzy inside! You get it all baby!!!!!!!!!!! You are so amazing that we are going to name a song after you!!!!!Estimated delivery:Only ships to: United States
Official Mr. Fuzzy and the Barbarian Sugar Daddy.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
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