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It's 2013 and the time has come for Electric Six to give the people what they want; a live DVD to be entitled "Absolute Treasure." Read more

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It's 2013 and the time has come for Electric Six to give the people what they want; a live DVD to be entitled "Absolute Treasure."

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Dick Valentine's Maida Vale all access pass
Dick Valentine's Maida Vale all access pass
Wildbunch Flyer from 2000
Wildbunch Flyer from 2000
Dinosaur full head mask from "Formula 409" video
Dinosaur full head mask from "Formula 409" video
CMJ poster 2002
CMJ poster 2002
Key Club Poster
Key Club Poster
"Switzerland" briefcase
"Switzerland" briefcase

It’s 2013 and the time has come. The time has come for Electric Six to give the fans what they want. What they want has been clearly evidenced, made manifest by pleas and demands made of the band. What they want is a live DVD and Electric Six intends to give it to them, to YOU, in 2013. The time is now. This is the moment. The choice is yours, as you can get behind this effort and help Electric Six make it happen. Live DVD, to be entitled "Absolute Treasure."  2013.


Filming a live show is a complicated endeavor and Electric Six has no intention of getting involved in such a thing unless it’s done the right way. Absolute Treasure will be shot on September 7, 2013 in the band’s hometown of Detroit, Michigan, at the legendary St. Andrew’s Hall (once referred to by Spin Magazine as “the most dangerous nightclub in America.” That was ridiculous. Nevertheless, it’s a great, great venue). This will be a multi-camera shoot by our friends at The Work, so when you back this project, you’re going to get an Electric Six show worthy of your money...it’s going to look spectacular and the band is going to be playing in its element, at home, in front of what is consistently one of the best crowds we see anywhere in the world. It’s being filmed in HD and will be available in both DVD and Blu Ray formats, in all regions. We’re also using the same folks for the audio side who were responsible for the band’s 2012 live album “Absolute Pleasure,” so it’s going to sound great as well, not always a given with DVD recordings. A man of Bill Kozy’s stature won’t ever let you down on the sound. Because this project needs to be done in a first-class fashion, it won’t be cheap...but we believe that you, the fans of Electric Six, the true crazies, want this to happen as badly as we do and will support this project accordingly.

To make it a truly rewarding experience for supporters, Electric Six is offering a host of unique packages at all different pricing levels. Probably the most exciting of these is the Extras DVD, which will feature a host of unique features including the deepest interview ever done with the band. It will also include all kinds of behind the scenes hijinks and maybe even some special short films as well (what it won’t include is any of the band’s videos, so don’t bother asking). The Extras disc package also comes with a photo booklet, filled with rare shots of E6 memorabilia, candid photos of the band, etc. However, we’ve got all kinds of stuff available to you, depending upon your ability to contribute. From signed stage-worn clothing to an executive producer credit where you not only get listed in the credits but acknowledged DURING THE SHOW, if you’re truly crazy for E6, you can find something which will pique your interest.  Also, though we've indicated we'll autograph certain items already in the package descriptions, we'll be happy to sign anything you want other than the DVD/Blu Ray itself (or the case of same).  Just let us know when we reach out concerning delivery.


The show will be filmed in September and our intention is to deliver the goods to contributors in early 2014. This is going to be a blast and any E6 fan should come along and enjoy the ride with us.  Our understanding is that all relevant shipping information (mailing address, sizes, etc.) is collected at the end of the campaign, so don't worry if you're not asked for it upon donation.  We will get it from you in early/mid April, when the campaign has ended.

Risks and challenges

We don't anticipate any major challenges in completing this project. The show will be filmed in September of 2013 and our delivery date of February 2014 allows us ample time to complete editing and production of the DVDs. Most all of the special items offered in our packages are already in our possession or involve events fully within our control as part of upcoming live shows, so those should not pose any issues either in terms of fulfillment. Should we face any delays, we plan on communicating with backers via email and plan on doing that anyway as we update our progress through the editing process.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS an autographed copy of the ultra rare Bantam Rooster 7" which featured guest vocals from E6's Dick Valentine on a cover of Australian legends The Saints "Private Affair." This record was released by Flying Bomb, a small label in Ypsilanti which also released the original version of "Danger! High Voltage" in 2001.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS an autographed copy of Dick Valentine's "Dirty Shame" CD. This rare item has been available at E6 shows periodically over the years but they're just about all gone now, so this is likely your last chance at one...plus he'll sign it.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS an autographed copy of Dick Valentine's "Destroy The Children" solo CD.

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    Two disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS an autographed authentic Electric Six broken drum head. This one has been used and broken by Percussion World in an actual Electric Six performance. Successful pledgers will also get two performance drum sticks autographed by Mr. World.

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    Two disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS white jeans worn by the White Wolf (Johnny Na$hinal) at too many shows to mention over several years of touring. You can't get closer to Electric Six than this.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS a pair of pants worn on stage during too many gigs to count by Percussion World. These pants were an integral part of the engine of Electric Six during many shows over the past several years. You should own them.

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    2 Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set as above, plus E6 manager "The Sheikh's" satin tour jacket from "Fire." There were only about 20 of these made and most belong to people like Jack White and Peaches. Join their number.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS an ultra rare all-access pass from the South Park 10th Anniversary party. Electric Six flew to Hollywood in 2006 at the invitation of South Park creator Trey Parker and were the musical entertainment for the show's 10th anniversary bash. Get a piece of that history with an official lanyard used for the event. Electric Six performed that night in front of such luminaries as Steve Coogan, John Stamos, and the kid who played the son of one of the plastic surgeons on "Nip/Tuck." A young Ke$ha tried and failed to be admitted. Only 1 of these available. This one belonged to Dick Valentine, so how can you pass it up?

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS a mint condition poster advertising E6's performance (among others) at the 2002 CMJ music festival in New York City. This was the only time E6 ever performed as part of that event and hey, it's got a cartoon witch on it.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS Dick Valentine's ultra rare all-access pass from the 2003 Fuji Rocks festival in Japan AND an attached all access sticker pass from the Leeds portion of 2003's Leeds Festival.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS the briefcase from the "Switzerland" album cover and promo photos. This is the one and only briefcase photographed by the great Pieter Van Hattem as the focal point of E6's third album cover, for the "Switzerland" record. For the record, we'd sell the man in flames from the "Fire" cover if we had him, but he's not real.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS Dick Valentine's own pass from E6's session at the legendary Maida Vale studio in London, recording for the Steve Lamacq show in October 2002.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS Dick Valentine's AAA pass from the June 21, 2003 show in Stoke, United Kingdom.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS an original Wildbunch flyer from 2000. This was a show at the long since shuttered Gold Dollar in the Cass Corridor area of Detroit...basically Ground Zero for all of the great bands from Detroit of that era, including the Wildbunch/Electric Six. Note the Science Man WIldbunch graphic in the background...we've never had a better logo.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS a AAA pass from the band's Winter 2003 tour of Europe and the uK around the "Danger! High Voltage" single. This one has artwork from the single, with a silhouette of the band and fire raging behind them.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS the original "Gay Bar" traffic signs used to promote that single in the UK in 2003. Would you like it signed? We'd be happy to do that. Would you like it pristine and unsullied by uncouth signatures? That's cool too, brah (or brahette).

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    Two disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS the “Producer package.” You are listed in the credits on the DVD/Blu Ray itself plus the booklet as a producer, and you also get the poster AND the T-shirt referenced above. Limited to 10. Be one of the elite.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS you get to come on stage with Electric Six at a show of our mutual choosing and play the cowbell during "Gay Bar" with the band. Can you imagine how you'll even be able to stay standing, due to the emotion sweeping over your body? You'll also get to keep the cowbell, which will be stenciled and painted with the words "Gay Bar."

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS the "Pick The Encore" package. Have you ever wanted to hear Electric Six play your favorite deep cuts, the ones they NEVER seem to play live? Now's your chance. You get to select 3 songs for a show of your choice, and Electric Six will play them. The only condition is that the 3 you select are Electric Six songs (no covers). You'll also get a setlist signed by the entire band.

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    Two disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS an “Eternal Guest List” lanyard. You will have a lifetime spot on the guest list (plus one) for any Electric Six show (outside of festivals or other special events where the band cannot control admission). You’ll get a special lanyard denoting your status as perpetual list occupant and you’ll never have to pay those pesky Ticketmaster fees again. We'll also set up one meet and greet for you and a few of your good time buddies at a time and place mutually agreed upon by yourself and Electric Six. Limited to 5

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    Two disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS the “Cover package.” Ever wanted Electric Six to cover a specific song but have been frustrated by their complete unwillingness to cooperate? Now you have a chance to remedy this. Electric Six will deliver unto the purchaser a CD-R containing their requested cover. It will be licensed to the purchaser. The purchaser shall not have the ability to sell the recording nor grant that right to anyone else, but WILL have the ability to enjoy the cover of their choice (subject to band approval...we won’t do anything obviously racist or which would embarrass the band in any way, so keep that in mind) for all eternity, or at least until the CDs stop working. Limited to 5.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS the “Original song package.” Ever wanted Electric Six to write a song about a particular subject? Now’s your chance to make this happen. Subject to band approval (same restrictions as in the “Cover package” as to subject matter, limitation on distribution, etc.), Electric Six will write and record a song about the subject of your choosing. Limited to 2.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS the “Backstage Dick project package.” Have you ever been in a dressing room or “green room,” as they’re called in the business? One thing you’re almost certain to see is at least one rendering of a penis, usually with something incredibly witty or profound written alongside of the drawing. Electric Six guitarist Da Ve is going to be embarking upon a life long dream on E6’s Feb/March 2013 tour. He’s going to be serving as a photojournalist, taking pictures of all the dressing room dicks he sees on that tour, documenting them with images and perhaps words as well. You’ll get a truly one of a kind package. You’ll get a printed booklet with text and photos. You’ll get the disc used to store the images. Hell, you’ll get the camera itself. Limited to 1.

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    Two Disc DVD set or Blu Ray set PLUS the “Executive Producer package.” Not only will you get the limited edition poster and t-shirt referenced above, and not only will you be credited in the DVD/Blu Ray and the booklet as an executive producer, you will receive a shout out and acknowledgment as such DURING THE SHOW TO BE FILMED. It’s your chance not only to support E6 but also get a little bit of the limelight for yourself. Hey, if you’re in Detroit for that show, we’ll bring you out on stage to take a bow. Limited to 2.

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