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We're taking the fusion of 6-part vocal awesomeness and the power of a full band from stage to studio. Now, all we need is you ;-D
We're taking the fusion of 6-part vocal awesomeness and the power of a full band from stage to studio. Now, all we need is you ;-D
110 backers pledged $14,848 to help bring this project to life.

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We're so pumped about this project that currently features amazingly talented vocalist Marc Broussard, Jazz Saxophonist Mindi Abair (Concord Records) and a team of brilliant instrumentalists produced by Los Angeles based, Jamey Tate (Drummer / Composer for David Benoit, Al Jarreau, Christopher Cross, Quincy Jones, Melissa Manchester, Kurt Elling, Bonnie Raitt) Clark Germain (Grammy award winning & Emmy-nominated recording producer/engineer for Sting, Chick Corea, Wayne Shorter, The Fray, and others!) is onboard as well ;-D Take a quick listen to what it is sounding like so far:

We've shelled out all of our hard-earned pennies AND lunch money to get this group off the ground, on the road and in the studio. Now deep into the process, we've been so honored to have world class musicians donate their time and creativity to this concept. It also gives us hope that we're not completely crazy (it's a long shot... we know). Your support will provide studio time, musicians, and the means to produce, promote, and distribute this project, making our dream something everyone can get down to ;-D

From the bottom of our hearts, thanks in advance to you and to everyone who let us crash on a couch and raid your fridge during our cross-country recording process. Be sure to check out the rewards and visit us at www.notaboyband.com for more music & videos.

Risks and challenges

We're working to create something that appeals to every day music lovers, a capella fanatics, and instrumentalists alike. To meet that challenge we're experimenting with countless recording methods- from everyone in a studio performing together, to soloists in "open" living rooms singing to pre-recorded vocals, to dancing while recording- all to create a streamlined organic sound that you can FEEL no matter your taste or background... Oh yeah.

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    A Social Media "Thank You" and a digital bear hug. Yup, that just happened.

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    A copy of our first album single BEFORE it's release, and a whole heap of digi-loooooove.

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    Digital download of our debut Album, Face Tweets on the interweb ;-D Good music is like a brain massage, and you TOOOOOTALLY make it happen.

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    1 Copy of our debut album. 1 Edge Effect Poster.

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    The "Amaze-balls" Pack.
    1 Copy of our debut album &
    1 Edge Effect Poster, both Autographed!!
    AND, oh yes... Skype your favorite EE member for 10 minutes ;-D

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    Your name in the "Thank You" section of the liner notes. Personal voicemail greeting from THE Karl Hudson (Edge Effect BASS MAN & king of "the brown note"). Plus The "Amaze-balls" Pack!! (SEE ABOVE)

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    Your name in the "Thank You" section of the liner notes. Personalized EE ringtone (with your name and such) Plus the "Amaze-balls" Pack!! (SEE ABOVE)

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    The "I LOVE MY LIFE!!" Pack.
    Your name in the "Thank You" section of the liner notes. 2 EE T-shirts, Limited Edition Vinyl copy of debut album (signed). Plus The "Amaze-balls" Pack!! (SEE ABOVE)

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    The "Food & Bevi" Pack.
    Hosted VIP Orlando, FL brunch with The Edge Effect (*Travel expenses NOT included). The "I LOVE MY LIFE" Pack, The "Amaze-balls" Pack (SEE ABOVE)... and a group hug.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    The "Unlimited Album" Pack. Unlimited Edge Effect album & single downloads for life (we release it, you get it... foreeeeeever :::echo:::). Video of EE performing an original, a cappella "circle song" customized (with your name and/or the subject of your choice). The "Food & Bevi" Pack, The "I LOVE MY LIFE" Pack, and The "Amaze-balls" Pack (SEE ABOVE)

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    The "Did I just make 6 grown men cry tears of joy?" Pack. First of all, why are you so awesome? I mean really the hugs come first on this one. We'll fly you and a companion (2) anywhere within the U.S. roundtrip to Orlando, FL for a private concert. We'll also throw in 2 nights accommodations and 2 park entry tickets to the happiest place on earth, Walt Disney World Resort.

    Two "Golden Tickets" (2) to any billed EE show... foreeeeeever :::echo:::.
    (that means two free tickets to any ticketed show that we perform...WORLDWIDE! You gotta get yourself there though...)

    Of course you'll leave with The "I LOVE MY LIFE" Pack, and The "Amaze-balls" Pack as well (SEE ABOVE). It's because we love you.

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