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Nashville psychedelic rock band Nuclear Bubble Wrap is raising money to complete their next studio album.

Hey, everyone! Thank you for coming to our page and taking a look at our funding drive to make our next studio album.

Update 3 - T-shirt and Group Reward 3 -  From now on, everyone who donates at the $35 or above level will get this t-shirt:

Also, anyone who donates in any amount will get a poster. See the day 26 update to see what it looks like.

Update 2 - Group reward 2 - If we meet our kickstarter goal, everybody who donated will receive a download of all the demos from the album, as well as every song that was recorded for the album but was cut! Check out the Day 15 update video for explanation and shenanigans.

Update 1 - Group Reward - If we are successfully funded, all backers will receive a special reward. Jace will do a performance of a Disney classic while wearing some very pretty clothes. Check out the Day 4 update for more information.

Check out the updates link for new content and videos from us everyday!

We're Nuclear Bubble Wrap, a psychedelic/indie rock band from Nashville, TN. Writing music is our passion and it encourages us even more when it strikes a chord with other people. We have been together since 2004 and have grown a lot as musicians, producers, and as friends over the years. At first, we barely knew how to play our instruments, let alone arrange a song. Things got more complicated when our bandmate Brendan moved across the country. We had to evolve and think of new ways to involve him in our music. We began to “Frankenstein” songs together over the internet and it took years of hard work to not only learn the best methods of collaborating together, but also to hone our musical skills. Nowadays Brendan sends his tracks from overseas in England. Kyle and Jace work on their own songs in Nashville as well as chipping in on ideas arriving from the other side of the world.

We are currently working on recording our second studio album, Psycho Delicacy. We're very proud of the work we've done for it. We've finished writing it and now it’s time to get the bad boy recorded. This is where y’all come in. We need your help to get this album recorded, mastered, and manufactured.

Check out some of our songs below and if they seem like something you can get behind, don’t hesitate to give us some feedback or criticism. And if you’re ready to jump in headfirst, we’d really appreciate your donation!

Nuclear Bubble Wrap is:

  • Jace McLain - vocals, keyboard, guitar, accordion, bass, drums, kazoo
  • Kyle Thorne - vocals, guitar, bass, keyboard, distorted triangle
  • Brendan Sheairs - guitar, bass, keyboard, electric harmonica
  • Eric Zhu - drums and cowbells

With your support we will be able to do three things:

1. Finish tracking and mixing all of our songs at the studio

2. Have our album professionally mastered

3. Have our album created into CDs.


Thank you very much and we love you all,


Jace, Kyle, Brendan, Eric

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

The biggest risk we face is not being able to finish mixing our album in the time frame we have estimated (40 hours). We have worked in the studio before and we generally know how long it takes for us to get things finished, so we do not anticipate this being a problem.

If the project is successful, backers will receive a monthly update on our album's progress in the studio.

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    INTERNET GENERATION BACKER: Digital Download of Psycho Delicacy as soon as the album is finished and before official release date.

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    THE OLD SCHOOL BACKER: Physical copy of Psycho Delicacy. Including digital download as soon as the album is finished and before official release date.

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    ENTER NAME HERE: You will receive a signed CD of the album, a personalized letter expressing our gratitude, plus the digital download as soon as the album is finished.

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    INTERNET FRIENDS: You will receive a special invite for a private streamed concert over the internet. We will also chat with backers throughout the concert. Includes everything above.

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    PRODUCER'S CLUB: You will be added to a special mailing list and will receive demos of new songs as we write them and your name will be added in the Psycho Delicacy booklet as a backer. Includes everything above.

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    DEMENTED BACKER: You will receive a digital download of the entire Nuclear Bubble Wrap released discography, as well as everything above

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    DRESS REHEARSAL: You have the power to make us wear anything at one of our upcoming shows; Within reason please (we aren't the Red Hot Chili Peppers). Includes everything above.

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    EARLY BIRD BACKER: We will write you a song on any subject of your choice. Lower price first come first serve. Includes everything else above.

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    ANIMATION TRANSFORMATION: You will have yourself drawn into one of our animated music videos as a character. (Not included in LAST TO THE PARTY BACKER reward package)

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    LAST TO THE PARTY BACKER: We will write you a song on any subject of your choice. Includes everything else above.

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    OUR BIGGEST FAN: Private concert for you and all of your friends. (We will drive up to 1 hour away from Nashville, outside of that you must pay for travel)

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    BE OUR YOKO: Perform with us during one of our shows dressed in a Yoko Ono wig. You will be given a tambourine and a microphone. What you do with it will be up to you. (Must pay own travel)

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    BE OUR YOKO AND WE'LL BE YOUR JOHN: Extremely Awkward Phone Sex with a band member of your choice ;) All Backers will be sent the recording.(Please don't make us do this...). (18+ year old backers only)

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