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With your help, Pandas can record their first full-length album, and release it on vinyl, CD, and as a free download!
34 backers pledged $1,835 to help bring this project to life.

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We want to make our first album! We've been working incredibly hard for the past two years, writing songs and playing more shows in more places than humanly possible. Now we're ready to make the best album we can, but we need your help.

We've tried to be as DIY and punk rock as possible since day 1, and that means keeping our EP and shirt prices low, and making sure that the band who drove the furthest gets the larger cut of the door.

But we're also kind of a prog band, which means we can't really make a great record just by throwing a microphone in the middle of the room and hoping things turn out. We want you to hear every note we wrote for you, and that means some serious studio work.

We think the best way to maintain our DIY/punk rock ethic but still maintain our prog rock production values is to ask our community to help fund the record.

With your help, we'll be able to release a great album. We're getting the best production we can afford to give you the best possible listening experience. We want to release the album on CD and vinyl with awesome packaging, awesome art, and awesome production value. And we want to give away high-bitrate MP3's online to anyone who wants them.

All of that awesome comes at a cost though, and that's where you come in. We need help getting the upfront cost together to do all of the duplication and production necessary to provide great sound in a great package and still be able to do a free digital release.

We'll front the cost of the recording, but here's what we need your help with:
*Mastering - you deserve spectacular sound, we want you to get it
*CD Duplication and packaging - we've got a ton of ridiculous art we want to give you
*Vinyl Duplication and packaging - You kids today with your record players. Plus that art looks so much better at 12"x12"

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    Punchcard redeemable for 5 hugs from meaty Pandas Dudes

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    A whole mess of Pandas stickers to put on your binder, and a manly handshake; PLUS the Hug Punchcard!

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    A special, donors-only edition of the album, on CD or vinyl (donor's choice!); PLUS the Hug Punchcard, The Heap O' Stickers, and the Greasy Hand Wiggle!

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    A super-keen limited-edition t-shirt that will look great on you; PLUS the Hug Punchcard, The Heap O' Stickers, the Burly Handshake, and the Special Edition Album!

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    A mention in the SPECIAL THANKS section of the album; PLUS the Hug Punchcard, The Heap O' Stickers, the Sweaty/Nervous Handshake, the Special Edition Album, and the Chick/Dude-Magnet t-shirt!

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    An adorable, personalized Thank-You video from the band
    PLUS: the Hug Punchcard, The Heap O' Stickers, the Sweaty/Nervous Handshake, the Special Edition Album, the Boffo T-Shirt, and the Special Thanks Credit

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    HAVE THE ALBUM NAMED AFTER YOU! The first donor to contribute $1,000 or more will have the album named after them, sure to go down in history as a thing.
    PLUS: the Hug Punchcard, The Heap O' Stickers, the Vigorous Handshake, the Special Edition Album, the Lovely-Colored T-Shirt, the Special Thanks Credit, and the Adorable Video!

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