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MISSION: To record live to 8 trk Tape CONCEPT: Max freedom of expression / Min interference by brain REWARD: Exclusive GMO cd & cass.

In 2009 S. Husky Höskulds launched the online artist collective Groundlift.org.This has since become home to a large group of creative humans from all over the world.

Powered by the collective talents of GL.org, tHE gROUNDLIFT mODULAR oRCHESTRA is born.

This Kickstarter project is put together to fund the first in a series of GMO recordings. The concept is twofold and simple: Maximum freedom of expression / Minimum interference by brain. I.e. “Move fast and without reservations”.

Final delivery will be via Exclusive CD’s and Cassettes, only available through the Kickstarter Pledge program, and later via Groundlift.org, as digital downloads.

Songs will be created on the spot via cut and paste, as if mixing William Burroughs’ writing and Pierre Schaeffer’s Musique Concréte.

Recordings, live to 8 trk analog tape, will be transferred to a High Resolution digital work station for editing, mixing and mastering.

GMO Vol 1 will feature Danny Frankel (Lou Reed, John Cale, Laurie Anderson), Tim Young (David Sylvian, Wayne Horvitz) and R. Branden Harper (Stone Gossard, Bill Frisell).

Subsequent volumes will feature other artists from the GL.org roster, and beyond.

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recorded and edited by tHE GMO

mixed and mastered by S. Husky Hoskulds

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    TIER 1 - Exclusive (orange!) GMO Vol 1 Cassette

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    TIER 3 - Exclusive GMO Vol 1 CD + Limited Edition Cassette.

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    TIER 4 - Exclusive GMO CD (signed by all members) AND Limited edition Cassette (numbered, with custom artwork)

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    TIER 5 - All of Tier 3, plus 3 GL.org downloads (one full length album from each GMO member: Branden, Danny and Tim)

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    TIER 6 - All of Tier 3, plus signed "GMO Vol 1 in-session" 8.5x11 print, by Husky

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    TIER 7 - All of Tier 3 PLUS all of Branden Harper / Oosik, Danny Frankel, Tim Young (related) album downloads from GL.org (9 albums total!!!)

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    TIER 8 - All of Tier 3, plus Danny, Tim or Branden will OVERDUB on one of your songs.

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    TIER 9 - All of Tier 3, plus Husky will master your EP or SINGLE (4 songs max) at Groundlift Studios in LA

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    TIER 10 - All of Tier 3, plus Tim offers 1hr guitar lesson.

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    TIER 11 - All of Tier 3, plus Tim and Husky make Paella for you - LA ONLY (15 people max)

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    TIER 13 - All of Tier 3, plus Husky will Master your album at Groundlift Studios in LA.

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