THAT BUMPS!! Season 1: Long Beach is a web series brought to you by Tall Robot w/ Long Beach Independent. The series that brings you into the mind and life of beat producers in Long Beach and surrounding cities.
Our team consists of Rene F. Chargois (Host/Co-Director), Antonio "Billy" Brown (Head Director/Cameraman), and Sam Carrillo (Writer/Photography).
We are bringing insightful, fun, and poetic episodes about these beat makers of Long Beach, a hidden gem in the music landscape.
We plan to start shooting this June!... But, We need your help!
Also, Don't forget sharing is caring! :D
We need some legit portable sound equipment. We won't be idling shooting all the time at each artist's studio. We will be on the streets and in Fingerprints Record store bringing an immersive and dynamic settings.
Specifically, we need:
- Lavalier Microphones (At least 2)
- Digital Voice Recorders w/ belt pouches (At least 2)
If we reach....
-> $600 Goal
Boom-mic setup & Hi-Res Audio Recorder for crisp stationary shooting.
-> $1000 Goal
Professional Lighting! We have a connect with some professional lighting gear that would like some compensation to get better and more gear!
Further Project Details
SEASON 1 Line-Up!!
Season 1 will feature four artists (click on their names to check out their music):
There will be an episode every month this summer from June to October! As a sweet finale for every season, we release a mixtape of the artists, which include two tracks from each artists, via
- Free High-Quality Download Version
- Limited Cassette Version For Sale
With your help not only will we be creating a great production, but we will kick off multiple seasons to come that explore beat production locally and beyond!
Keep us on lock via Facebook for updates!
Risks and challenges
The Kickstarter cassettes should be ready to ship by October 2015 but there could be delays from the duplicator. We will notify you through kickstarter about the process. Also, as a backer, even when the standard edition of the cassettes release in October, you are guaranteed to be the first to receive the tapes.
For those with the Care Package, they will be shipping out in October as well. The products in Q1 is Furcast "Together" EP and Senay Kenfe's photo-book "Native Travels: Adventures in Brasil".
The Launch Party + Fundraiser will be help in October in Long Beach, CA at the Federal Bar. Further information will be found on our Facebook page and Website.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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