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The unique weaving of nylon string guitar, violin and cello colored by exotic scales versed in nostalgic melody.
The unique weaving of nylon string guitar, violin and cello colored by exotic scales versed in nostalgic melody.
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57 backers pledged $4,811 to help bring this project to life.

About this project

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We are extremely excited to record our first album and offer our music to you. Here's a little taste...

Bardo

Imprints is a group of three versatile musicians somehow brought together from very different parts of the world to make music - ah, the beauty of the workings of the universe. The influences of childhoods in far away lands and the longing for connection through music fuels this unique collaboration. The sound of Imprints resonates on very subtle levels and allocates this immediate moment as a portal to mindful listening.

Click on the "Updates" page to see and hear more!

If you are not familiar with how Kickstarter works:

We must reach our $4000 goal by the deadline, in order to receive any of the pledges. If we don't reach our goal, we get nothing, none of our backers will get a chance to contribute, and we will not get a chance to produce our album. If we exceed our goal, we will be able to add more songs to our album, create a limited edition CD with bonus music, art or make a music video. The sky is the limit!!

We spend months creating the structures and melodies for each of our songs. It is a lengthy process, and we keep writing and rewriting until we are satisfied with the musical ideas we are trying to portray. The free-spirited feeling of our music comes largely from the improvisational sections of the string parts that are recorded directly in the studio. Since we are creating something new every time we press the record button, we pose challenging editing work for our engineers, but we love the process and believe that the music we create this way results in a deeper connection to our audience.

What the funds will make possible:

  • STUDIO TIME! We need to record our material.
  • Pay our Recording engineer.
  • Final Mixing and Mastering of Album.
  • Art work for our CD booklet
  • CD Production and CD cover printing.

Marta, our violinist is working on the album artwork, inspired by the music and the causes we support. More examples of artwork coming soon!

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The motive behind Imprints is to use the powerful vehicle of music to bring love, compassion, empathy and connectedness into the world.

Check out our website and social media pages:

http://www.imprintsmusic.com

https://www.facebook.com/imprintstrio

https://twitter.com/ImprintsMusic

https://www.reverbnation.com/imprintsmusic

And here's another song we did...

Vajra Guru

And with your help there'll be much more to come.

Kind Regards

Marta, Erdis and Greg

What people are saying about Imprints:

"Absolutely beautiful! I love the sound and texture of the music!"

"Just beautiful. I really like how you are playing a little outside the expected scale in spots."

"Explitive AWESOME!!!

Love the strings, man....great quality recording, nice guitar parts, nice tune!!!
OK. Ya gotta tell me....where did you record it? Who wrote the string parts?
Obviously you played the classical guitar parts....very nicely done!"

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The feedback, press, and love that can come with 
a Kickstarter project are just as valuable as the money raised. Ask anyone who's done it before. There's nothing like it. 

FAQ

  • If we raise more than our goal, we will be able to add more songs to our album, create a limited edition Album with bonus features and art.

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  • No! your credit card will get charged on or shortly after Sept 26, however that will only happen if our total goal is met by Sept. 26th! If we don't meet our goal, you get charged nothing and we receive none of the payments.

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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    You get our cool Organic Cotton band T-Shirt + a digital download card of our song, Bardo.

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    digital track of Bardo and digital download of Imprints' Album

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    Get the T-Shirt + a digital download card of our album

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    You get a digital track of Bardo, our CD, 5x7 greeting card with album artwork by Marta Z and a band T-shirt

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    digital track of Bardo and autographed CD WITH personalized handwritten "thank you" note, DVD with Bardo music video and a band T-shirt PLUS a 5x7 greeting card with album artwork by Marta Z

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    digital track of Bardo and 2 autographed CD's WITH printed honorary mention of your name in the booklet, DVD with Bardo music video, band T-shirt, personalized handwritten "thank you" note PLUS 5 greeting cards with album art works by Marta Z (5x7 size)

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    Pledge $125 or more About $125

    You get a digital track of Bardo and digital download of Imprints' Album PLUS a half hour SKYPE music lesson, you choose the instrument: guitar, violin, piano, or cello.

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    digital track of Bardo and 2 autographed CD's WITH printed honorary mention of your name in the booklet, DVD with Bardo music video, band T-shirt, personalized handwritten "thank you" note PLUS one unframed art print of album art work by Marta Z

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    You get a digital track of Bardo and 3 autographed CD's WITH A EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT, DVD with Bardo music video, band T shirt, personalized handwritten "thank you" note, and we WILL NAME ONE OF OUR SONGS AFTER YOU.

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    Pledge $300 or more About $300

    digital track of Bardo and 4 autographed CD's WITH printed honorary mention of your name in the booklet, personalized handwritten "thank you" note, a DVD with Bardo music video and a band T-shirt

    PLUS WE WILL WRITE A NEW CUSTOM SONG JUST FOR YOU, record it and send it to you. You can choose the mood, which instruments you want featured and include other fun things we will ask you about!

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    Pledge $350 or more About $350

    You get a digital track of Bardo and 4 autographed CD's WITH printed honorary mention of your name in the booklet, personalized handwritten "thank you" note, a DVD with Bardo music video, band T-shirt PLUS COME TO THE RECORDING STUDIO AND BE A PART OF THE CREATIVE EXPERIENCE.

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    Pledge $400 or more About $400

    You get a digital track of Bardo and 5 autographed CD's WITH printed honorary mention of your name in the booklet, DVD with Bardo music video and a band T-shirt

    PLUS WE WILL RECORD A LIVE VIDEO PERFORMANCE of one of our songs and dedicate it to you and post it on Youtube our FB page or website.

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    You get a digital track of Bardo and 5 autographed CD's WITH EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT, personalized handwritten "thank you" note, DVD with Bardo music video, band T-shirt and one ORIGINAL MID-SIZE CANVAS PAINTING of album artwork by Marta Z

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    We give you a private concert in San Diego (unless you want to fly us to your favorite vacation spot). Bring as many friends as you want, we will provide the musical entertainment at an awesome location.

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Funding period

- (25 days)