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The Alex Mallett Band is an indie-grass/new-timey band. Help us finish our first EP and send you our limited-edition "banjo" socks!

We’re The Alex Mallett Band--an indiegrass/new-timey band. We’ve been playing our original songs to the good people of New York City and Brooklyn and we’re ready to release our first Album. But we need your help!

We need 4,320$ to finish recording the album, mix and master it, and manufacture our Special-Edition Banjo Socks, download cards and CD’s. This amount covers our basic expenses so we break even.  If we reach beyond our goal we’re going to tour and hire a publicist so our music can reach more people!

These songs get stuck in your head for days—they’re funny, reflective songs of love and loss and Brooklyn.   

The Alex Mallett Band Special Edition BANJO SOCKS! will be available with download cards of the EP.  Designed by Alex and the good people at Ozone Socks,only about 150 pairs exist in the whole world.  Socks are more or less a men's medium size, but really it's one size fits all... CD’s will come in unique big floppy discs as CD cases.  Ya know, the ones they had in the library when I was a kid (maybe when you were a kid, too). 

Alex, Nico Dann (Drums) and Alan Biller (Bass) have been playing to great reviews in Brooklyn and Manhattan and look forward to sharing our music with you.

Check out all the other rewards too! ----->------> 

Thanks!

Oh..and please like us on facebook. http://www.facebook.com/TheAlexMallettBand

here's some videos: http://www.youtube.com/thealexmallettband

here's some demos of the songs: alexmallett.bandcamp.com

A special thanks goes to John Hildenstein at The Creamery Studios for recording, Seth Kessel for Mixing, Ariel Tilson for making this awesome video, our families and friends for supporting us, Sammi Rose for the sweet love, and www.ozonesocks.com for making these amazing socks. 

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    Love--We will love you forever. Every single dollar helps.

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    Love. And a Digital download of the seven song album.

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    Limited edition CD of our first EP packaged inside a floppy disk. (Please add 5$ to any order outside of the US or Canada)

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    Once-in-a-lifetime-offer, Alex Mallett Special-Edition BANJO SOCKS! made by Ozone socks with a download card of the album. And our eternal love, of course. (5$ more for shipping outside US or Canada)

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    A signed Limited edition handmade “floppy disk” CD and Alex Mallett Special-Edition BANJO SOCKS! AND a whole lotta LOVE. (Ok...5$ no US/CANADA...we all get it now...)

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    Special Edition BANJO SOCKS! Signed Floppy Disk CD! AND a free download of unreleased Demos of additional songs that we haven’t recorded yet or earlier versions of the songs on the EP.

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    All of the above. AND I (Alex Mallett) will personally draw (make) you a signed picture. Of anything you want. I specialize in giraffes, elephants, dogs, instruments, birds of all kinds and random objects found in my environment... And a special thanks in the liner notes.

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    CD, Socks, Drawing, love, a special thanks in the liner notes AND an original limerick with your name in it.

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    All of the above, plus… A banjo, bass or songwriting lesson with Alex either by skype or somewhere near New York City.

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    All of the above, plus… I will write a song about anything you want, record it and send it to you. ANYTHING... Kittens. Forks. Bill Clinton. Friendship. Gwar. South Africa. Your wedding day. Post-Colonialism. ANYTHING!

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    All of the above AND I will draw a temporary tattoo of your name and display it at the performance of our record launch this spring/summer.

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    All of the above plus: Alex (and the whole band if we are able) will come perform the album at your home (within a reasonable distance from Brooklyn). You might want to shoot us an email first if you think your distance may be unreasonable… alexmallett2000 at gmail.com If it’s prohibitively expensive or impossibly inconvenient to travel, I might come out and play solo…

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