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Int'l award-winning solo vocal act The One Mouth Band is recording his 3rd CD and 1st studio album. All original & organic human music.
Int'l award-winning solo vocal act The One Mouth Band is recording his 3rd CD and 1st studio album. All original & organic human music.
100 backers pledged $6,140 to help bring this project to life.

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I've been The One Mouth Band for a dozen years now, and I've had the idea for this project even longer. Both of my previous solo CDs were live a cappella recordings of covers, originals, and improvisations.  Now I'm finally ready to produce the full-length, multi-tracked, all-original, and all-organic album that I've wanted to make for years.

This project is called "Could Love" after the call-to-arms, polyrhythmic, jazz track that closes the album. Every song that's a part of it is about also about love, and comes from the last few years touring and writing new songs with my live looping pedal. It shows pop, rock, soul, funk, jazz, blues, and latin influences. But I need your help to make it a reality.

I've received awards & acclaim for my performances, which have taken me all over the world. Yet as an independent musician, finances are always a challenge. Luckily, I've been able to do computer work to pay the bills. I self-financed my last CD, and I'm putting just as much of my own money down on this one already. With your contribution, you are creating:

  • more time for me in the recording studio 
  • more songs on the CD
  • professional editing & mixing
  • high-quality mastering

Because of the way Kickstarter works, I don't get anything until that $5000 minimum is reached. Any additional funds donated over and above that will be used for creating/improving the CD packaging and promotion of this project.

Of course there are some nifty-gifts listed here for you at different pledge levels for encouragement (including an immediate download of the rough mix of one track). But really you're getting a lot more than that. You're giving a unique and independent musician the chance make an album that we can both listen to with pride for years to come.

I am ever-grateful to my family, friends, and fans for all your support. I look to you again now to please help me take this project to the finish line and out into the world, with love...

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    MP3 download of single "So Simple, So Beautiful" + thank you on Facebook / Twitter + good vibes

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    above + MP3 download of full "Could Love" album 1 month before release

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    above + signed & numbered limited edition hard copy of CD of "Could Love" when released

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    above + "100% Organic Human Music" live CD (2005)

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    ALL THE GOODIES: above + "Done Waiting" CD with The Irrationals (2009) + MP3 download of full "One Mouth Band" album (2003) + MP3 download of "One On One" EP (2010)

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    Pledge $111 or more About $111

    Learn to be a One Mouth Band with a 30min voice/beatbox/live-looping lesson (live or skype), plus all the other goodies

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    Set your new sonic skills to memory with three 20-min voice/beatbox/looping lessons (live or skype), plus all the other goodies

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    Pledge $512 or more About $512

    Have a memorable One Mouth Band private house concert this Summer (anywhere in San Francisco Bay Area), plus all the other goodies.

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    We kick it at your private house concert anywhere on West of the Rockies this Spring/Summer, plus all the other goodies.

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    Pre-apocalyptic One Mouth Band private concert at your home or local venue anywhere in North America, Australia/NZ, or Europe, plus all the other goodies.

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