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Cowgill has been touring Boston and New York previewing a lot of the material from this upcoming album, & now it's time to record it!
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Hey, we're Cowgill, a five-piece indie rock band from Cambridge, MA.  We're ready to record and produce our debut album, but we need your help!  

But don’t worry, you’ll get awesome stuff in return.

Over the past five months, we have been arranging, rehearsing and performing our songs at shows in & around Boston and New York.  Press feedback has been strong, and we've grabbed the attention of the staff at some of the finest recording studios in the New England area (1 2 3 4 5).   We are excited to be working with these studios to release an album of the highest quality.  But, unfortunately, this collaboration won't be free.  We’re gonna really try to knock this one out of the park for you guys, and we’re committed to making it as carefully produced (but not over-produced) as anything out there -- radio, indie, or otherwise.

To save on costs, we've elected to release the two "sides" of our debut album separately.  In this Kickstarter campaign, your contributions will enable us to record and produce Side One of the album:  The King of Wales;  I Think I’ve Been Breathing;  Red Carpet;  Extra Gravity;  Plans.

Believe it or not, $6,000 only covers the bare minimum of what needs to be done on this project...

Recording - $2000.  Mixing - $1700.  Mastering - $500.  Digital distribution - $200.  CDs w/ album art, liner notes, etc. - $1000.  Fees to process the Kickstarter payments - $600

GRAND TOTAL  $6,000

In exchange for your help, we're offering a bevy of prizes.  So check out the video, give what you can, and tell your friends and family!  Even if you all choose the $40 reward (high quality download of the album, a signed CD, and a brand-spanking-new Cowgill T-shirt), we still need to find 150 people at that reward level to get the project funded!  But we know we can do it, with your help.

You can find out everything you wanted to know (and more!) about us at http://cowgillmusic.com/

And don't forget -- time runs out on December 21st, 2011!

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    Every dollar counts! We'll thank you by name on our website, or even put your picture on there, if you so choose

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    The reward listed above, PLUS a high-quality download of Side One of the band's new album as soon as it's finished AND a signed 6x8 photo from the band

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    All the rewards from the $11+ pledge, PLUS a CD in a digipak with album art, liner notes and all, signed with a personalized message

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    All the rewards from the $11+ pledge, PLUS an original band t-shirt (American Apparel) in any size

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    All the rewards from the $40+ pledge, PLUS an extra band t-shirt AND we'll thank you by name in the album liner notes

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    All the rewards listed above, PLUS we will learn and arrange a cover of your choice and put an HD YouTube video of us playing it -- dedicated to you -- on our YouTube channel

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    All the rewards listed above, PLUS two tickets to all shows you are able to attend in 2012/2013

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    All the rewards listed above, PLUS a private show for you and your friends at a location of your choosing next time we're coming through your town

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