Share this project

Done

Share this project

Done
Unlearning every lie we believed for our whole lives! Reclaiming the smiles we were robbed of as a child! Righting wrongs singing clap-happy songs!
34 backers pledged $5,709 to help bring this project to life.
Last updated
'craving to be coddled so we feel fake-safe.' project video thumbnail
Replay with sound
Play with
sound

$5,709

34

 

Support

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 1 or more About US$ 1

    A donation of one dollar or more establishes a "friends forever" status between you and I (sealed in digital blood). You will also be kept in the loop with blogs/vlogs/podcasts, and will receive a personal thank you message for you kindness.

    Less
    4 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  2. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    (same as above) + a digital download of our first album, "as an ex-anorexic's six sicks exit" (including legible lyrics and a never-before-read-by-anyone story I couldn't afford to include in the original liner notes).

    Less
    5 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  3. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    (same as above) + an actual hard-copy of "as an ex-anorexic" on Cd + a hand-made thank you card + a limited-edition badge/button.

    Less
    6 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  4. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 20 or more About US$ 20

    (same as above) + a link to "a faulty chromosome's digital download dumpster dive" (full of many songs that have only been heard by me): obscure lo-fi bedroom demos, covers, essays, pictures, stories about the songs, mixtapes... and much, much more!

    Less
    2 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  5. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 30 or more About US$ 30

    (same as above) + receive an mp3 of an early analog transfer of the new album, 'craving to be coddled so we feel fake-safe' (including lyrics and essay) + receive the limited-edition, minimalist "coloring book" promo Cd version when it is pressed (you have the option of me coloring it for you, or leaving it blank for you to color yourself)!

    Less
    1 backer
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  6. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 40 or more About US$ 40

    (same as above), but instead of the minimalist album, you will receive the deluxe storybook version packaged in vintage, lovingly hand-made, repurposed children's book with vegetable ink'd recycled pages full of lyrics, illustrations, stories, and more!

    Less
    4 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  7. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 50 or more About US$ 50

    (same as above) + you will be personally thanked in the liner notes of the album.

    Less
    3 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  8. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    (same as above) + a limited-edition, hand-made, silk-screened t-shirt (you pick the size, style, color, and one of 3 designs!).

    Less
    3 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  9. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    (same as above) + you will be mentioned by name in a very special "thank-you" song at the end of "craving to be coddled..."

    Less
    2 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  10. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 200 or more About US$ 200

    (same as above) + you will receive a framed, hand-made, personalized work of art which I hope will make you happy each time you see it (put it on your refridgerator/school locker/ office cubicle/jail cell wall/mental hospital nightstand/use it to replace the picture of your ex-boy/girlfriend)!

    Less
    1 backer
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  11. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 300 or more About US$ 300

    (same as above) + be my snail-mail pen-pal for all of 2010 where -- although you can write to me as little or as often as you'd like -- I promise to write back to you at least one letter per month, thoughtfully responding to whatever it is you would like to discuss with plenty of drawings and illustrations in the margin, and sending you postcards from on tour (I would be glad to do all this for free if I had the time)!

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  12. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 400 or more About US$ 400

    (same as above) + I will record a cover version of any song you'd like + send you a video of the process including a final performance.

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  13. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    (same as above) + we will play that song especially dedicated to you when we next tour in your hometown (if you want, we can even see to it that a chair is brought out for you to sit on and a spotlight is shone on you?)!

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  14. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 750 or more About US$ 750

    (same as above) + I will record an original song about any subject matter of your choosing in any approximate style and tempo of your desire. I will video chat/call/im you to discuss it, as well as send you a video documenting the process.

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  15. Select this reward

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

    (same as above) + I will make a really cool music video for it (I know that "cool" is an opinion, but it is my opinion that I don't make no junk, and I'd hope you would believe me if you liked me enough to donate so much money )!

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  16. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 1,500 or more About US$ 1,500

    (same as above) + we will play the song written for you as part of a personal concert at a venue of your choosing (park district band shell? vfw hall? laundrymat? beach party? campfire sing-a-long? parent's rumpus room?) AND we will write a part for you to play along with (if you play an instrument or would like to sing. If not, don't fret, you can turn the knobs to one of our various noise-making devices! Oh, and you pick the setlist too!)!

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  17. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 2,000 or more About US$ 2,000

    (same as above) + you will receive a hand-made, "lifetime honorary band member" card. This card will entitle you and a friend to never have to pay to see us live, always receive a very special thank you in everything we ever do, always receive advanced copies of everything we ever make for free (and since I plan on living for another 70+ years, I think this is a pretty good deal)!

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  18. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 3,000 or more About US$ 3,000

    COVER SONG SLUMBER PARTY! (all the above) + a faulty chromosome will create for you your own personal hoot night, playing 10 cover songs of your choice live at a slumber party at your house where we will stay up all night playing video games, giving each other makeovers, telling ghost stories, and prank-calling cute boys!

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  19. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 3,500 or more About US$ 3,500

    (same as above) + a faulty chromosome will record an album of those songs!

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  20. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 5,678 or more About US$ 5,678

    (all the above) + I will make the next proper a faulty chromosome album be an ep inspired by the story of your life. I will come to where you live, spend the weekend with you, interview you, meet your family, look at old photos and home movies, visit friends and places of importance from your life, and take notes on your hopes and dreams the entire time (please, oh please somebody do this because I would really enjoy it?!)!

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.

Funding period

- (57 days)