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- Modern Indie Alt-Rock band mixed with Classical influences - Named after a childhood imaginary friend. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on March 16, 2014.

- Modern Indie Alt-Rock band mixed with Classical influences - Named after a childhood imaginary friend.

About this project

WELCOME TO OUR KICKSTARTER!

Thank you so much for being a part of this process with us. We're usually not super thrilled about asking people for money, but then we realized that this is more of a Pre-Sale than asking for donations. In return for you helping us fund the recording process, you receive a bunch of awesome stuff! We are extremely excited to share these amazing songs we've written, and have put so much time and effort into it this Kickstarter, so take a look around!

Who is Raggy Monster?

Raggy Monster is an Indie Alt-Rock/Classical band from West Palm Beach, FL. They were formed in 2011 by Billy Schmidt (Keys/Vocals) and features Rachel DuVall (Lead Vocals), Christian Morgan (Lead Guitar), Sage Duvall (Lead Drums), and Miles Harris (Lead Bass). 

Their powerful live performances have earned them great success in Florida, including shows like Sunfest (opened for Train), Moonfest (opened for Bow Wow Wow), and Respectable Street's 25th anniversary (opened for The Misfits). 

The name comes from Billy's imaginary friend he created when he was 4 years old. The original drawing is framed in his hometown of Mount Dora, FL. 

The one and only...
The one and only...

What do we need?

$3,000: Tracking 
$1,000: Mixing/Mastering
$1,000: Pressing (CD + Vinyl?)

Check out all the sweet rewards you can get for helping us -->

*T-Shirts pictured only available in person at shows
*T-Shirts pictured only available in person at shows
*Stickers do not include Mr. Peep.
*Stickers do not include Mr. Peep.
Original Album Art for sale! Painted by Adam Hale.
Original Album Art for sale! Painted by Adam Hale.
*TV by Adolfo Bacigalupo (Not for sale)
*TV by Adolfo Bacigalupo (Not for sale)
                 
Sunfest 2013 (Opened for Train)
Sunfest 2013 (Opened for Train)
Photo by Jason Myers (http://www.jasonmyersphoto.com)
Photo by Jason Myers (http://www.jasonmyersphoto.com)
*Raggy wine bottle by Patch Whisky (http://www.facebook.com/patchwhisky)
*Raggy wine bottle by Patch Whisky (http://www.facebook.com/patchwhisky)
Original Album Art for sale! Painted by Adam Hale.
Original Album Art for sale! Painted by Adam Hale.
Sage the wise and powerful.
Sage the wise and powerful.

Have you checked out the rewards!? --------->

Risks and challenges

The biggest risk in this whole process is not meeting our Kickstarter goal, which would mean we don't receive any funding, and the album would get pushed back for a few months at the very least.

We begin recording on March 23rd, and should be in and out of the studio for a few weeks after that. We'll be posting updates throughout the process that you can only see if you're part of our team that funded the album. We still have a bunch of things we need to get done, including finishing the album art/design, getting the shirts printed, and then after we finish recording, we will have a tremendous amount of work to do to get the album pressed and make sure you all recieve your rewards, so please be patient. Thank you soo much for your donations and for helping us spread the word about this Kickstarter!

*Travel expenses not included. Additional shipping expenses may be added in rare cases.

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    Digital Download of the album as soon as it is released. ALSO our eternal gratitude. :)

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    A limited edition Raggy Monster vinyl sticker. Perfect for your car, guitar case, or anything else you can stick it to. + all of the above.

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    A PHYSICAL copy of the album as soon as it's released + A shout out on our Facebook/Twitter pages (Can be for your band/business or just how cool you are.) + all of the above.

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    THE RAGGY PACKAGE:
    A limited edition Raggy Monster T-SHIRT + A PHYSICAL COPY of the album as soon as it's released + a RAGGY STICKER + a SHOUT OUT on our Facebook/Twitter pages.

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    A personalized mixed CD of the band's favorite songs + all of the above.

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    A Skype "thank you" session with the band + all of the above.

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    SIGNED GEAR used to record the album + all of the above. (limited supplies, so first come first serve)

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    THE LOVEBIRD PACKAGE:
    Perfect for the avid Raggy fan couples. 2 Raggy Packages for $10 less! + all of the above.

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    ALL INCLUSIVE CAMPING TRIP WITH THE BAND + all of the above. (Date and details TBA)

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    YOUR NAME IN THE ALBUM "SPECIAL THANKS" CREDITS + all the above.

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    We'll record us covering a song of your choice and thanking you for your support + all the above.

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    Come to the studio and watch the recording process with us! + all the above.

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    We'll come play for your event/party + all of the above. (US Only)

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    ORIGINAL ALBUM ART! Painted by Adam Hale

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    JAR OF SWEAT collected whilst recording the album. + all of the above.

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    THE SAGE PACKAGE: 1 hour long silent thinking session with Sage. This is a very rare opportunity to delve into your inner genius. Past participants have discovered hidden talents they never dreamed they were capable of.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
    Comes with everything listed above, and pretty much whatever else you want.

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Funding period

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