Be a backer of our EP/Video release for 2015.
What You're Funding:
dusky, sultry, gritty R&B with an irreverent, powerful point of view.
Who Is Russell Elliot?Russell has performed at the Kennedy Center in DC & the Bluebird Café in Nashville. He hosted his Kickstarter Launch Party at the Bowery Poetry Club in Manhattan with a packed house; whether supported by a 5-piece backing band or performing solo on the keys, Russell's future as a powerhouse in R&B was visibly bright. He's recorded with Grammy-award-winning producers. He's helped write a book about the music industry. And he's about to do much more. To think-- it all started while living in the drum room of a Nashville recording studio.
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Who's behind the new music video?
Zoe Rain, Associate at JKOE studios (responsible for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' Grammy-nominated Can't Hold Us video), went on tour in 2013 with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis as the full time photographer and part time videographer. She has made a name for herself in Seattle & across the globe with a refined photojournalistic and editorial style. We're beyond excited to be working with her!
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Risks and challenges
This project makes sure the recordings I finished as an artist in residence are delivered in their best iteration (i.e. mixing, mastering). You're going to hear the music no matter what-- let's make sure she reaches her utmost potential! I am connected to multiple award-winning, professional engineers who, given the necessary funding, can take this EP to new heights. Regarding the video, Zoe Rain's reputation should speak for itself. She is well-equipped to direct this video, having recently released a similarly independent project for the band, Kairos (above).Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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