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Contraphonic, Inc. is the creator and curator of the Contraphonic Chicago Sound Series, a history-based project that aims to aurally illustrate the historic and modern mechanisms of the City of Chicago. The field recordings and sound pieces in "A Lot You Got to Holler" give a glimpse of the different worlds and elements that make up Chicago's diverse neighborhoods. The second part of the series, entitled "Little Hell," brings together Chicago-based musicians and artists to create works that focus on a particular place, event, neighborhood, or moment across Chicago's broad history. The end result is a portrait of Chicago through the medium of sound. Check out the goods here: http://www.contraphonic.com/con/ccss.php

We are looking to flesh out our aural mapping of Chicago, and "kickstart" the process in other cities as well. Seeking to expand our Sound Series project extensively, and pick up on the good will that’s been praised onto us by the likes of Chicago Public Radio, Time Out Chicago, and the Chicago Tribune, we’re turning to the open hearts, wallets, and ears of Kickstarters everywhere to help our cartographic ears continue mapping out Chicago and setting up aural outposts in New York, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and other cities across the land.

Pledged monies will go towards recording equipment, enhancements of the sound series website and other necessary expenses to help see the expansion of this project.

And what will we offer in return to those kind souls who donate? Luckily, being a record label as well- home to artists such as noted composer Tobin Summerfield and his 20-piece ensemble Never Enough Hope, avant-garde trio Pillars & Tongues, legendary producer Martin Bisi, Pronto (the solo project of Mikael Jorgensen from Wilco), singer-songwriter Adam Green, and a host of eclectic and eccentric others-- we’re lavishing donors with a bevy of goods from our fantastic roster. Take a look at our donor gifts for contributors and get in touch.
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    TWO CDs and ONE LP from the Catalog AND FOUR digital downloads from the catalog, including Little Hell Vol I; Little Hell Vol II (digital downloads with booklets)

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    FOUR CDs and TWO LPs and SIX Downloads from the Catalog, including Little Hell Vol I; Little Hell Vol II; Little Hell Vol III (digital downloads with booklets)

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE, plus limited edition LP of ADAM GREEN- Musik from a Play AND one copy of every future LITTLE HELL release

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