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Antigone Rising - the all female, indie rock band from NYC is making a brand new CD all on our own! Donate to the "23 Red" Fun'd! Read more

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Antigone Rising - the all female, indie rock band from NYC is making a brand new CD all on our own! Donate to the "23 Red" Fun'd!

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02.21.11 - WE'VE ADDED SEVERAL $10 ITEMS TO THE LIST OF BACKER REWARDS YOU CAN PLEDGE ON, PLUS WE'VE **PRICE REDUCED A FEW OF THE HIGHER TICKET ITEMS. BE SURE TO SCROLL THROUGH THE REWARDS TO SEE ALL THAT'S NEW. THIS IS OUR FINAL WEEK ON KICKSTARTER SO PLEASE BE SURE TO TELL YOU FRIENDS TO CHECK OUT OUR PAGE! THANKS, AR

02.09.11 - EVERY PLEDGE OF $15 OR MORE WILL RECEIVE THE REWARD THEY PLEDGE AGAINST PLUS A FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF OUR ACOUSTIC RECORDING OF 23 RED (YES, EVERY SONG THAT WILL APPEAR ON 23 RED RECORDED ACOUSTICALLY). SO BE SURE TO PLEDGE $15 OR MORE!

01.27.11 - Fans. Friends. Frands. People we love,

WE'VE REACHED OUR GOAL. WE ARE BLOWN AWAY....WOW!

OK...Tears of joy followed by phone calls and texts and emails, followed by more tears of joy. WE MADE IT! THANK YOU! Wow, does that feel insufficient! BUT THANK YOU!

So here we all are. Fully funded only 1 week into our promotion. We are so grateful!

Attempting to compose ourselves, but there's been a little celebrating happening....

$20K is ASTOUNDING. But we want to shoot this thing out of a CANNON! SO PLEASE CONTINUE TO HELP US SO WE CAN SHOOT THIS THING OUT OF A CANNON!

ANYONE WHO DONATES $15 OR MORE WILL RECEIVE THEIR PLEDGE GIFT PLUS A FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF 23RED IN ACOUSTIC DEMO FORM. PERIOD.

So please, keep donating to our fund, and keep spreading the word to your friends!

And once we get to $30K.....EVERY DONOR OVER $15 WILL GET.....................SOMETHING TO BE ANNOUNCED ONCE WE HAVE A BIG TEAM MEETING! SO KEEP THE PLEDGES COMING IN!!!!!!!

WE CAN'T WAIT FOR YOU TO HEAR OUR NEW CD!

#23RED, ANTIGONE RISING CATHY, KRISTEN, NINI AND DENA

[ORIGINAL POST] Hi everyone! We're Antigone Rising, the all female indie rock band from New York City. We've been writing songs and getting ready to head back into the studio to record our brand new record, our first full length CD since 2005. We're naming the CD 23 Red, and it's due out this Spring (2011). We'll be doing this recording without the help of a record label, so we're asking our fans, friends, family or anyone else who stumbles upon our page to watch our video, take a listen to some of our music, and consider donating to our the 23 Red Fun'd!

Every dime we raise for 23 Red will go directly to funding the recording, manufacturing, and marketing of our new record. It's no small endeavor, but we're so excited to have an opportunity to do this totally on our own, and to make you part of the process.

Pick a reward that feels right to you and please join us as we continue our musical journey.

There's a catch, of course...if we don't meet our goal of $20,000 by March 1, 2011, we don't get ANY of the money we raised. So we've got to meet our goal in order to give you all the cool rewards we've got listed! And if we go over our goal amount of $20K, better still! We really do need as much money as possible to record and market our new CD the way we really want to. It's hard to believe, but the goal we've set will barely be enough to get things done the right way. So we're hoping to meet, exceed and SHATTER our goal of $20,000!

Please help us spread the word!

With much love and gratitude, Antigone Rising Cathy, Kristen, Dena and Nini ps-we will be posting video updates and photos from the studio to this page, so keep checking back for updates! ***AN IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT PLEDGING FOR MORE THAN ONE ITEM: Unfortunately, Kickstarter only allows you to pledge for 1 item. So here's our solution.

Pledge against 1 item, but pledge the combined cost of the items you'd like to receive. Then you send us an email at antigonerising@hotmail.com letting us know what other items you are pledging for. We will immediately respond to your email so you know we got it. And everything works out just fine. Let's define immediately as within 24 hours, just to be sure.

So if you want Dena's fudge and a t-shirt the babies have scribbled all over, just pledge $300 for Dena's fudge. Then shoot us an email, and voila. You get both things at the end of our successful kickstarter campaign.

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    3 backers

    $1 - Gets you a heartfelt thank you. And here it is now. Thank you.

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    2 backers

    The Official 23 Red Frisbee. Yes, our CD has an official frisbee, that's how cool we think we are.

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    3 backers

    Digital download of the first three finished tracks of 23 Red. These tracks will be Borrowed Time, No Remedy & Everywhere is Home. And you will receive these 3 tracks at least 3 weeks prior to 23 Red's official release date.

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    4 backers

    3 guitar picks autographed by Kristen, Cathy & Nini

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    1 backer

    We will email you or the person of your choice a Happy Birthday message on their birthday. It can be from the whole band or pick a member. And the email will really be from us even though you will never know for sure. We won't mess with you. Seriously. For example, this is Kristen typing this. And you believe me. See? xo, Kristen

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    6 backers

    Autographed copy of our Live From NYC EP recorded live at The Bitter End. We'll even personalize it. Just tell us your name, silly.

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    11 backers

    An autographed 8x10 photo of our (soon to be taken) new press shot. It will be smokin' hot, guaranteed, because we've heard that helps sell records.

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    9 backers

    Autographed set list...from one of our shows...obviously. This reward has been added due to fan request...so let's see if anyone actually goes for it...We will use genuine Sharpie pens for the signatures, so they look real sweet and professional too.

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    20 backers

    23 Red digital download available to you as soon as it's cooked. That means it could be weeks and weeks before the CD is ready...or minutes before. With us, you just never know...

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    82 backers

    Signed copy of 23 Red sent to your stoop. We'll even use black sharpie pens to sign with.

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    6 backers

    PRICE REDUCTION!! Since we've met our initial goal, we've decided to reduce the pledge amount to access EXCLUSIVE VIDEO FOOTAGE of us in the studio! We've already begun loading footage for you to access, so all you need to do is pledge for the reward, or increase your pledge by $40, send us an email and let us know what your You Tube user name is! You will then begin receiving emails to access footage from the studio. Please note, these are raw, unedited video clips taken with our personal Flip cameras. Don't expect any Spielbergian moments unless one us gets a wild hair....which COULD happen! Now PLEDGE on this and you can HEAR what we're DOING in the STUDIO! This reward does include the digital download of 23 Red AND the acoustic demo version of 23 Red as well.

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    14 backers

    Signed copy of 23 Red sent to your stoop, plus a really good lookin' 8x10 press shot of us using a photo we're going to take at our upcoming photo shoot. We've all been working out and dieting, and if none of that works we'll touch it up for your visual pleasure.

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    26 backers

    Signed copy of 23 Red sent to your stoop, plus a really good lookin' 8x10 press shot of us (hopefully you'll agree) AND THE OFFICIAL 23 RED T SHIRT!

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    0 backers

    We are offering absolutely NOTHING to anyone who pledges $75. Why, you ask? Because we've tried about 5 different rewards at the $75 price point and not a single bite...

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    25 backers

    Of course, the signed CD, the really hot lookin' 8x10, the sexy 23 Red T shirt, AND 3 never before released (anywhere...) acoustic demos of songs we considered for 23 Red. That means some songs that made it onto the CD and some songs that didn't make it onto the CD. Making this pledge option really unique and nifty.

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    10 backers All gone!

    An autographed copy of - TIMES TWO (Free Press) - Kristen Henderson and her partner Sarah Ellis have written a memoir about their dual pregnancies and subseqent births of their babies, Thomas & Kate! The book will ship to your doorstep on March 3, 2011 - more than one month before it's official release on April 5th in bookstores everywhere. Per your request, Thomas & Kate can add some crayola creativity to one of the front pages as well. Read more about Times Two in Kristen's new blog post at http://www.timestwobook.com
    FREE PRESS/SIMON & SCHUSTER HAVE GRACIOUSLY DONATED 100% PROCEEDS TO ANTIGONE RISING'S 23 RED FUN'D!

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    3 backers Limited (7 left of 10)

    Ten of you lucky pledgers will get your very own personal batch of Dena's homemade fudge. You get to choose between classic fudge and peanut butter fudge. And, of course, you get an autographed copy of 23 Red with your fudge...and a handwritten note from Dena expressing her gratitude for buying her fudge and donating to her band's latest studio effort.

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    1 backer Limited (9 left of 10)

    Your very own hand decorated 23 Red t-shirt made exclusively by Nini Camps, Kristen Henderson and their 3 babies. "You get what you get and you can't get upset" will be the motto for the making of these one-of-a-kind originals. Tell us your size, and Thomas, Katie and Marco will take it from there...plus an autographed copy of 23 Red.

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    22 backers

    YOUR NAME LISTED IN THE LINER NOTES OF 23 RED WITH THE WORDS "VERY SPECIAL THANKS TO THESE GRACIOUS INDIVIDUALS" PRECEDING YOUR NAME - plus - the signed CD, the really hot lookin' 8x10 press shot, the sexy 23 Red T shirt, AND 3 never before released acoustic demos of songs we considered for 23 Red.

    If you've never been listed in the liner notes of a CD and always wanted to be, this is an outstanding way to make that happen for yourself.

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    5 backers

    Guess what the first item is... YES! An autographed copy of 23 Red, with the sexy/hot lookin' 8X10 press shot and swell fitting 23 Red t-shirt, plus the "3 never before released acoustic demos" - with the additional, exciting opportunity to gain VIP BACKSTAGE ACCESS TO A LIVE SHOW (of your choice!) WHERE THE BAND WILL SERENADE YOU WITH YOUR FAVORITE AR SONG!

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    1 backer All gone!

    AUTOGRAPHED FENDER STRATOCASTER! - candy apple RED Fender Squier Strat with a maple fingerboard signed by us! We'll even figure out a tasteful way to slam a 23 onto this thing! So it's THE (1st) OFFICIAL 23 Red GEEEEETAR! Now pledge on this...cause it's pretty sweet...(check our Facebook profile pic to see it live in the flesh!) http://www.facebook.com/antigonerising

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    Signed copy of 23 Red, and A SKYPE CHAT WITH BAND - including a live sing-a-long of your favorite AR song via Skype. How could that be anything else but fun?

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    3 backers

    THE BAND WILL PLAY ANY COVER SONG OF YOUR CHOICE AND WE WILL POST OUR PERFOMANCE OF IT ON YOUTUBE (ARTV)! Might we suggest a classic 80's tune? They tend to be our specialty. And some of the band members will dress accordingly to truly enhance your experience!

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    DINNER IN NYC WITH THE BAND. Pizza and beer will NEVER be the same again, we promise. Your travel to NYC is, lovingly, on you - but the pizza and beer is on us! AND we'll throw in a free autographed copy of 23 Red!

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    2 backers

    *PRICE REDUCTION!! Bowl with the band...actually, bowl AGAINST the band! You and 3 of your closest friends will take us on for an afternoon at the lanes in NYC...
    **PLEASE NOTE, WE CURRENTLY HAVE 1 BACKER FOR THIS REWARD. THEY HAVE MULTIPLE PLEDGES. KICKSTARTER ONLY ALLOWS BACKERS TO PLEDGE AGAINST ONE REWARD. WE DIDN'T WANT YOU TO THINK NOBODY WANTS TO BOWL WITH US. BECAUSE SOMEBODY DOES. AND WE KNOW YOU DO TOO! SO GO ON AND PLEDGE FOR IT!

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    1 backer Limited (4 left of 5)

    We will write you your very own song! Oh, that's right...are you getting engaged and need the perfect love song for the occasion? Or are you someone who loves hearing their own name sung relentlessly over and over to a sweet drum loop? Then this is the reward FOR YOU! Let us write you a song! We'll make a moderately professional demo of it and zip it over to you via MP3. And if you come out to a show, maybe...MAYBE...we'll sing it for you live!

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    0 backers Limited (4 left of 4)

    PRICE REDUCTION FOR FINAL WEEK!
    JAM WITH THE BAND IN NYC! We rent the rehearsal space, you pay to get yourself there, and we will all jam together like one big happy jam band for the afternoon...As close to heaven on earth as it gets.

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    Be Nini, or be Cathy, or be Kristen or be Dena! That's right. You sit in as your favorite member of Antigone Rising for one (ok, two) songs during a LIVE show (remember that dream you had...live the dream...or the nightmare....) This will be fun for everyone! Especially those in attendance at the show! Oh, and of course, we will have you + a guest on our VIP guest list for the particular show you sit in on....and...if we must...A FREE AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF 23 RED!!!!!!!!!

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    0 backers Limited (4 left of 4)

    **PRICE REDUCTION FOR FINAL WEEK!
    Be our 4th in a round of golf (Kristen, Cathy, Dena and YOU) at our local (Long Island, NY) golf course...or, if you're paying, we'll play the course of YOUR choice. We will serenade you after the 9th hole with the AR song of your choice. And, of course, drink beers, eat buffalo wings and reminisce about our great day together in the clubhouse after 18 holes. Manager, Julie Rader, will caddy the event and Nini will inevitably figure out a way to involve herself because she'll feel totally left out if she's not there. This will, undoubtedly, be a memory making day for all of us!

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    0 backers Limited (1 left of 1)

    KICKBALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    You and an unlimited number of friends will play against Team 23 Red (Kristen, Cathy, Dena, Nini, and our crew and management (depending on how many people you have on your team) for a fun, yet seriously competitive, game of KICKBALL on a field located on Long Island, NY - unless you want to fly us to the kickball destination of your choice. The game will take place on a weekend this spring to be determined. And we're really good kickball players.

    We'll autograph the kickball at the end of the game, assuming that interests you...and give your whole team an autographed copy of 23 Red.

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    1 backer

    ACOUSTIC HOUSE CONCERT (within a 3 hr drive from NYC). If you live 3.5 hours away, you probably still qualify. If you live 4 hours away, probably still. If you live further than that, let's talk travel expenses (coupla hotel rooms...these old ladies hate driving at night). And we'll fly places if you're paying. Email us at antigonerising@hotmail.com whenever you're ready.

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    0 backers Limited (1 left of 1)

    Our publicity firm, The Press House, will sponsor a private party hosted by YOU where you get to invite your friends, family, neighbors and even a few folks off the street, to drink free delicious drinks and rock out to your FAVORITE band (assuming we are your favorite band...and if we're not, you sure are rich).
    THIS MUST BE A NYC BASED EVENT AND EXACT VENUE AND CAPACITY WILL BE DETERMINED WHEN WE ACTUALLY KNOW SOMEONE WANTS TO SNAG THIS SWEET REWARD. SO SHOOT US AN EMAIL AT ANTIGONERISING@HOTMAIL.COM FOR MORE INFO!

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    0 backers Limited (2 left of 2)

    THE FULL MONTY....**PRICE REDUCTION ( SINCE IT'S THE FINAL WEEK & WE MET OUR INITIAL $20K GOAL!)
    You and a friend (or two) join Antigone Rising for a night at Foxwoods Casino. Dinner and drinks on us - plus a night of gambling on our LUCKY NUMBER - 23 RED at the roulette table. You will also get a 30 minute in-room acoustic performance by the band. You cover your travel expenses, we cover the rest (1 hotel room, dinner & drinks, breakfast).

    Date to be determined based on your schedule (and ours). And we can just as easily throw this party at Mohegan Sun or Atlantic City, depending on your preference.

    Plus...and obviously...a signed copy of our new CD, 23 Red, and a kiss on the cheek from all of us.

Funding period

- (40 days)