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Help Morgan Manifacier and his band record their second full length album at Hyde Street Studio C, in San Francisco, CA.

Friends,

Thank you so much for taking the time to read these lines, and for showing interest in our project. 

For those of you who do not know me, my name is Morgan Manifacier. I was born and raised in the south of France, but I moved to the Bay Area about four years ago, and boy, what a trip it's been. I've met some of the most incredible and inspiring people, and they have all had a tremendous impact in my life.

For the past few months, I've been performing with two fantastic musicians, Sarah Hawley-Snow, and Matthew Camgros. We're now completely ready to go into studio to record this new album, and we want to get it into your hands and ears! This only thing holding us back is, as you guessed, money.

Here is how your pledges will help us:

6 days in the studio x $500 = $3,000
5 days of mixing x $500 = $2,500
Mastering = $1,000
Manufacturing CDs = $1,000

Total = $7,500

All additional funds will go towards a proper Press Release campaign, to promote the record when it's out. The cost of a PR campaign for 3 months, is about $1,500!

Thank you again, for believing in this project, and for being a part of it. 

Morgan, Sarah & Matt.



[FRANÇAIS]

Mes amis Français, 

Je vous annonce qu'un nouvel album est actuellement en préparation, avec la participation de mes musiciens, Sarah Hawley-Snow et Matthew Camgros. La nouveauté cette fois-ci est que vous pouvez vous impliquer "concrètement" dans le projet, en participant au futur enregistrement en studio. 

Notre ambition est d'avoir accès au studio Hyde Street Studio C à San Francisco. Enregistrer en studio nous permettra enfin de pouvoir enregistrer Matt a la batterie et Sarah au violoncelle! De plus, nous aurons la chance d'enregistrer avec Scott McDowell (Geographer, Sean Hayes...), ingénieur du son à San Francisco. 

Qu'est ce que Kickstarter? 

Comme son nom l'indique, il s'agit de donner un "élan" pour nous aider à démarrer le projet, car sans public, nous ne pouvons tenir dans la durée, et sans moyens financiers, il nous sera impossible d'envisager la production dans le studio.

Votre engagement et votre participation se déroulent ainsi: 

- Vous réservez votre album avant même sa création, ce qui nous permettra alors d'engager la production en studio.
- Vous nous réglez votre achat via Amazon, et vous recevez une preuve de votre avance, qui sera pour nous un soutien réel: Cet album est pour nous un défi  c'est pourquoi les produits que nous vous proposons sont la preuve matérielle de votre participation au projet. 

Sur votre droite, vous pouvez trouver les différentes formules qui peuvent nous aider a financer le projet. Nous vous invitons a choisir quelle formule correspond le mieux à vos attentes! 


Nous espérons que vous serez nombreux a vous impliquer, et nous vous remercions pour votre soutien, et votre confiance. 

Merci encore!

Morgan, Sarah, et Matt.

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

The challenge will be to record the whole album within 6 days. Being aware of this has motivated us to get prepared ahead of time, and we now feel ready to go into studio.

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    Get exclusive updates on the recording process, and a private link to stream the album before it's officially released!

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    Get exclusive updates + a digital copy of the album before the official release date!

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    All the above + digital downloads of Morgan Manifacier's discography!

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    All the above + a signed copy of the new album, along with a personal thank you note!

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    Digital downloads + Signed copy + Poster + You get to hang out with Morgan for an hour and drink coffee, just like they do in France. Morgan will, of course, pay for your coffee.

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    THE VINYL REWARD: You get all items in the previous level + a test pressing of the album on 12'' vinyl, courtesy of United Record Pressing!

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    CD RELEASE PARTY REWARD: You get all the above + A ticket to our CD release show, and you get to hang out with us backstage, before and after the show!

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    All the above (Digital downloads, signed copy, vinyl, thank you note, poster, & T-shirt) + A unique photograph from us working in the studio, developed, and framed (signed, only if you want!).

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    Acoustic performance in your house (Bay Area only)! All the above (Digital downloads, signed copy, thank you note, poster, & T-shirt) + Morgan Manifacier will come and perform a 45 - 60 minute acoustic show anywhere in the Bay (Oakland, Berkeley, SF, Daly City, Walnut Creek, San Jose).

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    PRE-LISTENING PARTY REWARD (Bay Area only)! All the above (Digital downloads, signed copy, thank you note, poster, & T-shirt) + A personal invitation to listen to the album on an awesome audio-system with the band and close friends, at a secret location!

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    Full band performance in your house (Bay Area only)! All the above (Digital downloads, signed copy, thank you note, poster, & T-shirt) + Morgan Manifacier and his band will come and perform a a 60 - 90 minute acoustic show anywhere in the Bay (Oakland, Berkeley, SF, Daly City, Walnut Creek, San Jose).

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER REWARD! All the above (Digital downloads, signed copy, thank you note, poster, & T-shirt, live performance in the Bay Area) + Your name will be included in the credit of the album as an executive producer.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AND ONLINE LIVE SHOW! You get the same goodies as the previous executive producer reward, but if you live far away from the Bay Area, we'll do 45 - 60 min online show (via Skype or else) just for you!

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    LONG DISTANCE LIVE SHOW! You get everything at the executive producer reward level (Digital downloads, signed copy, thank you note, poster, & T-shirt, your name as an executive producer) + A live show anywhere 500 miles from the Bay Area (anywhere in California, Oregon, Arizona or Nevada!)

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    THE WOW REWARD! You get everything at the executive producer reward level (Digital downloads, signed copy, thank you note, poster, & T-shirt, your name as an executive producer) + A live show ANYWHERE in the United States of America. Morgan will also cook you an amazing dinner for you and your friends/family, and you'll have the best time of your life until he goes back to California.

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    At this point, Morgan Manifacier will perform a live show for you anywhere in the world. You're from Japan? You live in Russia? He'll go there, play for you, and cook the best pasta you'll ever eat.

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    Really? Well, you deserve a standing ovation. And you get a full band performance anywhere in the world, executive producer in liner notes, and every reward listed above. Also, you'll get to spend a few days at Morgan's house in Corsica, and be sure of it, that's priceless.

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