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A truly international effort: Writing an album in Iceland, then recording it in Chicago and London.
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    Pledge £8 or more About $11

    THE NEW ALBUM -

    A pre-release digital download of the new album. You'll be the first to hear it!

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    EXCLUSIVE GODS OUTTAKE EP FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS -

    A very exclusive EP of unreleased music featuring vocals from Jamie Lenman (Reuben), Adam Powell (Holy Show) and Rupert Morris (BATS). These are some awesome sounds with some of our favourite musicians. Includes a pre-release digital download of the new album.

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    NEW ALBUM VINYL -

    A copy of the limited edition 12" vinyl of the album. The record will be limited to a run of 250 and never repressed

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    The pre-release digital download of the new album

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    LIMITED EDITION T SHIRT -

    An amazingly cool limited edition t shirt designed by the almighty Paul Jackson. State your size in a message to us and we'll get it made up for you. Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

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    Pledge £20 or more About $27

    HAND WRITTEN LYRICS - Personalised Handwritten lyrics for the Down I Go song of your choice. I'll by a special fountain pen for it and everything. Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

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    HOW TO PLAY LIKE DOWN I GO -

    A 'How To Play' video of the Down I Go song of your choice on the instrument of your choice. Think about it; £25 to force us how to remember to play our own music. That's a bargain. Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

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    VINYL AND T SHIRT - The Vinyl as described above as well as a limited edition T Shirt designed by Paul Jackson in the size of your choice AND the pre-release digital download of the album.

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    A2 ARTWORK SCREENPRINT -
    A huge, amazing A2 screen print of the artwork from the new album for your wall at home. Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

    (Design TBC, but it'll be someone really good)

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    Pledge £40 or more About $53

    EXCLUSIVE DEMOS, VINYL & T SHIRT -

    New Album Vinyl, Download and T Shirt as described above as well as an exclusive CD-R of the demos we produce during our writing session in Iceland. Demos will likely be more ragged and boisterous than the finished product and certainly book-ended with background conversation about song structure/how fat Alan is.

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    DATE WITH ALAN - Available only in the Greater Toronto Area, spend an evening with Alan at a restaurant of his choice and experience his unique form of mental abuse. Alan promises to bestow upon you an optimal amount of romantic attention* regardless of your gender, age, or physical appearance.

    *i.e. none.

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    TYRANT 'COIN EYE' PAINTING -

    Oil on canvas original artwork from Tyrant (CD insert back print). Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

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    THE SNARE DRUM ON TYRANT - Want to know the secret to Down I Go's snare sound? Simple: a tiny, deep snare tuned really low. Own the Pearl 12x7 Maple snare used on Tyrant.

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    Pledge £666 or more About $866

    BEN WILL RECORD YOUR BAND -

    DiG drummer and recording engineer, responsible for the 'unique' sound of Down I Go records, has been recording other bands this whole time, and can come to you with his mobile rig, record your band for two days and provide you with a mixed and mastered EP. Check out http://gotmics.com to hear more examples of his work. How many songs you get down in those two days depends how good your band is, but a four song EP is a good bench mark to aim for. If you're in the UK, plan on recording September 15-18 (before we potentially go to Iceland) or October 1st-7th (when we'd get back), or any other time if you're in the American Mid-West (Ben lives in Chicago). Or if time is not an issue, Ben is likely to be back in the UK sometime in Spring 2015. All other parts of the world considered, provided you can get him there. Message him at ben@gotmics.com with any logistical questions you may have.

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    Pledge £2,500 or more About $3,251

    YOUR FACE AS THE COVER OF THE RECORD SLEEVE - Yup, simple as that. Your own lovely countenance will adorn the cover of the new record (possibly in a pertinent costume) if you're crazy enough to stump up £2500. I should imagine you can have a T Shirt, Vinyl, Back Catalogue and pretty much whatever else you want too.

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    BACK CATALOGUE -

    CD copies of our previous albums 'This Is Disastercore' and 'Tyrant' as well as a Blue 10" Vinyl Copy of the 'Gods' EP. This represents AWESOME value. Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

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    A COVER -

    Down I Go will cover the song of your choice and send you the recording to do with as you wish. Please be kind with your choice! Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

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    STUDIO DIARY -

    A handwritten diary (in a fancy bound folio) of our time writing in Iceland with entries from Ben, Alan, Pete and anyone else who might be knocking about, limited to an edition of ONE! Expect musings, tech talk and drawings. Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

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    'POSEIDON' VIDEO PROPS -

    The Cyclops head mask and Odysseus costume from the critically acclaimed viral smash that is the Poseidon video. These are unique, handmade props unlike anything else in the world. Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

    London Pickup/Hand Delivery Only!!!

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    TYRANT 'GRINDER' BACK COVER COLLAGE CANVAS -
    Oil/mixed media (i.e. bits of maps) original artwork from Tyrant (CD jewel case tray insert). Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

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    TYRANT 'PIGMAN' COVER ART - Oil/mixed media (i.e. a map) on canvas, original cover artwork from Tyrant. Includes the pre-release digital download of the new album.

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