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Help MC Lars independently finish & release his third album "Lars Attacks!", intellectual hip-hop for the punk rock set.

Once upon a time, I wrote a bunch of rap songs in my dorm room.  This led to people hearing about me on the internet and some awesome tours with some awesome bands.  I make what I call post-punk laptop rap, a subgenre of indie hip-hop I created for those who love the energy of punk rock and the intellect of classic groups like Public Enemy.

I started my third album "Lars Attacks!" in the summer of 2009.  I've been working nonstop on it since then and it is almost finished.  I want this CD to sound as awesome as possible and the money I'm trying to raise will pay for the clear and beautiful mixing and mastering of the 25 plus songs I have demoed.  There are many talented collaborators on this album, including Sage Francis and Mac Lethal, and I promise you guys are going to flip out when you hear the new stuff!!  I'm so proud of it, fifteen of the new songs are going to be on the new album and the rest will be on exclusive Warped Tour mixtape that you will also get as a thank you for your support

I am offering a lot of amazing incentives with this campaign.  You can be a listed percussion performer on the album and record something for a track, have me write a customized song for you, get the original rhyme book that I wrote the album in, get the microphone I recorded with or even get the actual autographed laptop with which I recorded the album.  Damn son!!

As an artist, it's always very important for me to have complete artistic control.  I am appealing to you, the fans, to make this possible.  Without your help I could not do it.  I thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything and am very excited for you to finally hear the album!  Much love!!

Peace and thanks from your DIY rapper homie,

MC Lars

For more info and free music: mclars.com

Background and press: press.mclars.com

Upcoming tour dates (UK and US): tour.mclars.com

More info on Horris Records: horrisrecords.com

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    A high resolution mp3 download of one of the tracks from "LARS ATTACKS!", your choice.

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    High resolution mp3 download links (256 kbps) of my exclusive Warped Tour mixtape coming this May, as well as the entire "LARS ATTACKS!" album when it drops at the end of the summer.

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    FLAC / lossless format downloads of my mixtape and "LARS ATTACKS!", as well as a PDF of my new comic book "Make a Friend on 27th Street".

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    Physical copies of my mixtape plus "LARS ATTACKS!" and my new comic book "Make a Friend on 27th Street", as well as the FLAC / lossless downloads.

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    Everything in $15, plus an exclusive MC Lars shirt, only available through Kickstarter.

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    Everything in $30 plus an exclusive MC Lars hoodie, only available through Kickstarter.

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    Everything in $50, plus an original autographed ink pen drawing by Lars.

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    Everything in $75, but you will also have the chance to perform as a guest percussionist on "Lars Attacks!". Here's how it works: you record yourself hitting something (a drum, a trashcan, your dumb-ass brother, whatever), and send it to us. We will use as part of an awesome beat and credit you in the liner notes.

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    Everything in $100, but Lars will also write and record a personalized song for you about anything you want! Got a girl that you want to woo? This offer's for you and your soon-to-be boo.

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    UK ONLY!! Receive everything in $500 but Lars will also come play a private after-party show for you and your friends following one of the May UK dates. You will provide us with the the mic, PA and the location near the venue and Lars will bring his rhymes and laptop to perform for you and your homies! Date conditional upon availability and routing.

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    Everything in $500, but your name will also be in listed as an "EXECUTIVE PRODUCER" somewhere in the "LARS ATTACKS!" liner notes. You will also get an 18" x 24" framed acrylic canvas painting by Lars of one of the characters from one his albums or webcomic. You can choose from the cat from "the Graduate", the killer robot from "This Gigantic Robot Kills", the alien from "Lars Attacks!" or any of the 27th Street characters from comics.mclars.com. Super limited edition, super colorful and super cool!!

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    Everything in $1000 (the song and video etc.), but you will also receive the ACTUAL RHYME BOOK with all of my lyrics that went into the album and mixtape, as well as the ACTUAL SURE KSM32 MICROPHONE I used to record "Lars Attacks!". Damn son!

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    Everything in $1000 (the song and video etc.), plus the ACTUAL AUTOGRAPHED LAPTOP I RECORDED "LARS ATTACKS!" with! It's a very fast, fully functional 13" MacBook Pro from 2009. WOW!!!! For big ballers only. Laptop specs: MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2009) MBP 13.3/2.53/2X2GB/250-5400/GLSY

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