Funded! This project was successfully funded on June 15, 2012.

Update #1

Off to a great start, & FREE Music!

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It's been just over a week since this launched, and quite an exciting one.  The response to this has been fantastic.  The project already has more backers in one week than my 1st album, Electronola, got in total 3 years ago! Thanks to all of you who have joined me on this journey - we're about 1/3 of the way to our goal of making this a reality. :)

As a token of my gratitude to all of you that have been supporting the project by backing/tweeting/posting/writing about this, I decided to take few of hours and complete the mixdown on a little gem I've had on the back burner for over a year now.  New Orleans electronic act Henner & Green did this amazing remix of my track, Inches Away, last January.  Here it is, at long last, polished and mixed, for your listening pleasure.  Enjoy!

http://soundcloud.com/earl-scioneaux-iii/inches-away-henner-green-remix

This week I'll be focusing on trying to get more exposure for Brassft Punk.  If any of you happen to know any bloggers, press, etc. that might take interest, please feel free to either shoot the project link their way or connect me to them.

Thanks everybody!  We're off to a great start.  I'm super excited! :)

-Earl

Links to Henner & Green:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Henner-Green/111914413619

https://twitter.com/#!/HennerAndGreen

http://soundcloud.com/hennerandgreen/

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