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Midas Whale is making an album! Pre-order/get more info on exclusive, kickstarter-only downloads, CDs, and how YOU can be in the band!
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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD digital download of album...with bonus songs & kickstarter-exclusive content.

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    -DELUXE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD- Digital download of the album. Includes extra music downloads PLUS a PDF of all the lyrics and band photos and an a PDF introduction to our secret society. PLEASE NOTE: if you're currently backing @ less than $5, you can UP your pledge & get this! just go to your page and top up, then re-select this package. (this PDF will also be added to EVERY bundle over $5!)

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    -BACKER-EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION CD- beautifully packaged backer-only version of the CD in a hardbound case, signed by us. Includes the deluxe digital download, PLUS you receive official induction papers into our secret society, a cool membership patch and information about your rank (the 2nd rank) in the society.

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    -BACKER-EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION SONGBOOK-
    A beautifully-printed limited edition book of our songs annotated. This package also includes the LIMITED EDITION CD so that you can sing along to our music in style, or learn to play them on your instrument of choice. You'll also receive your Secret Society patch, rank, certificate and paperwork.

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    -BACKER-EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION VINYL- a gorgeous backer-only version of the album in retro brown packaging and pressed into a 10” record (same size as the classic 78’s)! So you can bring "the devil's music" into your home, same as your parents did. Also includes your Secret Society paperwork, patch and info sheet about your rank.

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    **CD & T-SHIRT** By popular demand we've FINALLY made a T-shirt option! This will be a beautiful design on a high quality tee that will made exclusively for backers only!! WARNING: wearing this tee shirt may result in swaggering, swaying, leaping tall buildings in a single jump, shooting lasers out of your eyes, apprehending villains, having high-stakes gun fights at high noon, making bold new scientific discoveries, and/or spontaneous time-travel. Of course, your limited edition CD will be included along with your patch, rank and induction papers into the society.

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    -WE BECOME YOUR FANS-
    In addition to receiving the LIMITED EDITION CD and your official induction into our secret society with patch and paperwork. We will write YOU a letter and explain how we're YOUR biggest fans. In cursive. Just so you know that we mean it.

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    -THE FANGIRL- Yep! If it's your wish, we will hang out with you, fangirl style, on skype or ichat or google hangout... whichever works for you! We can have a heart to heart, tell each other secrets, have an educated conversation about justin beiber, team edward or team jacob, or just be awkward and say nothing. Up to you! PLUS, we'll add you to facebook and follow you on twitter and make our BFF status official. Like the other rewards, we will also send you the limited edition CD signed by us and give you all of your Secret Society paperwork, rank, patches, etc.

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    -THE FANBOY- If fangirling isn't your thing, then Jon will add you to his XBOX live friends list or his Battle.net realID or whichever social gaming platform you prefer and while dominating at the video game of your choice and consuming copious amounts of Code Red Mountain Dew and Flaming Hot Cheetos, you can talk about Japanese anime, comic books, Star Wars, the future of Marvel movies, or whatever ultra-fanboy subject you desire. We'll make this bromance last a lifetime by adding you to facebook and following you on twitter. Your Secret Society info will be carefully included.

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    **The Old-School Fan** This reward is for those of you who are keeping it analog in a digital world. You may not care about video games, google hang-outs, or the "interwebs." Maybe you want us to just send you a little note on your birthday, or leave a message on your answering machine. OR maybe you want us to surprise your neighbor or relative with one of these things? This is our way of showing you we're just gonna be that good to you. Like the sons and grandsons you always wanted. PLUS, you get the exclusive t-shirts, CDs, downloads, secret society membership.... the works!

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    Pledge US$ 250 or more About US$ 250

    -THE COLLECTOR- BACKER-EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION VINYL, SONGBOOK, EXCLUSIVE MIDAS WHALE T-SHIRT, And a CD of demos that didn't make it onto the album. Yep, Demos! This is the only package where it's available. You know, keepin' it real for collectors. Might as well. Oh, and of course you'll get your Secret Society ranking, paperwork, certifications, etc.

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    -MAKE ME IMMORTAL- This reward is basically your chance to be forever remembered by being put into the liner notes of the Album booklet. Obviously, you'll be getting a copy of the CD along with your Secret Society info, patch and ranking! I mean, what's immortality if you can' show it off to your friends?!

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

    -I'M THE DJ!- Consider this reward our equivalent to a radio station's call-in request line. You request it, we play it. But, in this case we'll record any previously-recorded song upon your request, dedicate it to you, and send it to your inbox. And I mean anything. If there's an Insane Clown Posse track that your itching to have folkified, we'll do it. Society rankings included.

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    -PUPPET SHOW- Ryan makes a pretty killer sock puppet and we decided that for this one we'll create a brief version of any play or broadway musical and showcase it through the magical world of sock puppetry. We'll record it, tape it, and send it on down the line with your Society information. Keep it secret, keep it safe. PLUS, don't forget that you get the LIMITED EDITION BACKER-ONLY CD and downloads!

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    -BE MY VALENTINE?- Are you in need of a valentine next year? Midas Whale will be that valentine for you in this reward. We will EXPLODE your mailbox, inbox, voicemail and social media sites with chocolates, cards, candies, flowers and arduous confessions of love! You will never need another valentine for the rest of your life.

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    -I'M THE DJ! (Deluxe)- This is similar to the previous reward in that we'll play you a song on demand, but this time we'll WRITE an original just for you, record it and send it to your inbox! Along with your signed CD, exclusive downloads, and Society info.

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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    -HOUSE PARTAY!- Jon, Ryan, guitar and accordion will come to you and give you your very own hoedown. I'm not going to say it's the kind of show where you'll have hide your kids or your wife, but it'll come close. This reward includes foot-stomping, hand-clapping, hell-raising, fist-pumping, breakdancing and much more! Plus, we'll break out our iPhones and take some good old fashioned/new-aged glamour shots. This time we can HAND DELIVER your CD and downloads...oh wait. Strike that. Just CD, and society info. Downloads will have to be, well, downloaded. PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS US AND CANADA ONLY.

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    -THE INDIANA JONES- Ryan, a geologist, will offer you a choice of the following geological outings: Panning for gold in the snake river, geological survey of southern Utah and northern Arizona or a fossil dig in Boxelder county Utah. Jon, meanwhile, will tag along and pretend he's an outdoorsman or possibly, inappropriately, dress in ceremonial indian garb and attempt to ride bareback at some point during the expedition. This package obviously includes many of the previous rewards, such as the CD, downloads and Secret Society info and rankings. **Travel expenses are not included**

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    -BE IN THE BAND- Have you ever wanted your own True Hollywood Story? Yes? We will provide a suit, tie, hair, beard, and vintage eye-glasses and you can join us for banter and smoke and mirrors as a MEMBER OF THE BAND in our first music video. This will also include an attempt to recreate classic rock photography and an eventual break-up of the band. A possible reunion tour will be considered. **Travel expenses not included**

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