In 2014, I realized my life was noisy, and had been for years. After playing in a couple of bands and leading worship full time, I realized I wasn't allowing myself to be still. I moved alone to a quiet house in the woods in Gainesville, GA and purposefully made myself less busy. I began writing authentically, and everything changed.
Fairyland is the beginning of this radical change in my life. It's the first music I've recorded in 3 years. I'm SO EXCITED about it because it's the first body of work I'll release that feels genuinely me. That's why I'm stepping out for the first time to invite you to be a part of it.
MAKING THE RECORD
The album was produced by Lane Johnson and Nick Pirtle with Modern Light Music. It went down in his cabin in Dahlonega. Here are the amazing people involved with the project:
- Nick Pirtle: Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Keys
- Brennan Warren: Cello
- Trygve Myers: Electric Bass
- Jon Bucklew: Drums
- Vashti Ortega: Moral Support
FUN FACT: My favorite band is Copeland. The band's drummer, Jon Bucklew, played drums on the album!
HOW CAN I HELP?
Support the new album by choosing one of the rewards to the right! Or by simply sharing the link to this page. I'll personally pack and ship each item.
My Kickstarter goal is much lower than what it cost to make Fairyland. I'm so so grateful for anything you can give to me and my music, so I wanted to take away the stress of making it all back. Here are the things that still need to be paid for:
- Music Video Production
- Reward Fulfillment
- REWARDS -
ALPINE WRIST BAND
SIGNED 8x10 PHOTO
Risks and challenges
Making an album is expensive. I've paid for this project so far out of pocket. That includes paying for studio time, paying musicians, paying a photographer and paying a graphic designer. Now, I'm raising funds via Kickstarter to pay for the final steps in this process to get the album released by September 2017. This will include proper publicity, a radio campaign, and music video production.
I deeply appreciate every cent given to this campaign! If it's enough to make this Kickstarter and pay for the remaining costs or if we go above and beyond to fund more of the record, it's a true honor to have your support! Thank you for simply being here to check it out. I love you all.
- (30 days)