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We are Tall Robot celebrating the Bumpin' Beat Culture locally and abroad! Come check out talents acclaimed and on the low!
We are Tall Robot celebrating the Bumpin' Beat Culture locally and abroad! Come check out talents acclaimed and on the low!
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"That Bumps!!" (Beat Culture Web-Series)

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What?

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!

Be sure to follow the series and other projects on FB, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr

Also, Don't forget sharing is caring! :D

Why?

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)

Stretch Goals!

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!!

Clockwise from the Top Left: T'moN, NiceGuyxVinny, Zikomo, SUNJET
Clockwise from the Top Left: T'moN, NiceGuyxVinny, Zikomo, SUNJET

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.

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    Stretch goal!!! Cassette Mixtape Pre-order!!

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    Thanks a lot! You'll be getting the Kickstarter Edition of the Season 1 Cassette. It will feature two tracks from each artist featured in the season. Click on the Artist's name in the description to check out their music.

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    You are the best!! Not only will get the Exclusive Kickstarter Edition Season 1 Mixtape Cassette, you are also on the credits!! :D

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    Whoa!! You're a blessing! Of course you get the Exclusive Kickstarter Edition Mixtape Cassette and Credits spot. PLUS Free tickets to the Tall Robot Launch Event (October 2015) in Long Beach or One Digital DL of one of Q1 Products! Head to our website for more information.

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    Blessed! You're getting not just an Exclusive Kickstarter Edition Season 1 Mixtape Cassette. You're getting Season 1-3 cassettes when they release!! You'll also be put in credits as Executive Kickstarter Producer! If you are from the So Cal, you have free tickets to the Tall Robot Launch Event (October 2015) and/or a Care Package (Stickers, Pins, Digital DL of Q1 Products) from Tall Robot as well! Head to our website for further information.

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