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Schooltree's new art rock opera is a symphonic odyssey through a dystopian dreamworld. Double album and illustrated book in 2017!
Schooltree's new art rock opera is a symphonic odyssey through a dystopian dreamworld. Double album and illustrated book in 2017!
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    NEON GLOW

    A download of the first single off Heterotopia + {KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVES} Your ticket to otherspace, including all the digital exclusives from this Kickstarter campaign. All rewards above this level also include this package.

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    INTO THE ABYSS

    {KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVES} Your ticket to otherspace, including all the digital exclusives from this Kickstarter campaign. All rewards above this level also include this package.

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    VOID-GAZER

    {SINGLES DIGITAL DOWNLOAD} Advance digital download of 3 singles off each album before its official release + exclusive backer updates

    Warning: the void you gaze into is gazing back into you

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    FROM THE OTHER SIDE

    {DIGITAL COPY OF THE ALBUM} Cross over with us and get an advance digital download of Act I and Act II before each official release + digital liner notes + exclusive backer updates

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    THE EDGE OF A DREAM

    {DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE} Everything in digital download, including the illustrated libretto PDF + advance digital download of Act I and Act II before each official release + digital liner notes + exclusive backer updates

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    LET'S GET (META)PHYSICAL

    {LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD} Advance copy of the beautifully packaged double disc cd + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    VINYL FANTASY

    45s for 45 - a picture 45 from Lainey's personal collection. We're not doing vinyl for this run (it's going to be a 3-disc record!), but you can still have something to spin + Advance copy of the beautifully packaged double disc cd + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    YEAR OF THE CAT CENTIPEDE

    {LIMITED EDITION PRINT} 8X10 gallery level giclée print of the "Year of the Cat Centipede" + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    TREE-SHIRT

    {SCHOOLTREE T-SHIRT} So cool and so soft you will feel incorporeal but in a good way so don't be scared. Cuts for any and every gender! + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    ME-TOPIA

    {AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 GLOSSY PHOTO PRINT OF LAINEY} For those who are into that sort of thing, a nice photo of Lainey that she will sign and recite the egalitarian principles of equality of your choosing while signing + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    SPECTER LYFE

    {SECRET DEMOS & GHOST SONGS} Lainey demoed many songs for the band, including some songs that didn't make it into Ht, which can all be yours! + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    {FULL SCHOOLTREE DISCOGRAPHY} Great for new fans, you'll get a copy of the limited edition cd of My Metal Mother, our acclaimed 2013 release Rise, and the limited edition double disc cd of Heterotopia + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    LIMERICK & MORTY

    Our very talented organ/synth player Pete Danilchuk also creates beautiful lettering (see our Year of the Cat Centipede print) AND provides us with impromptu dirty limericks at rehearsals. Pete will write you a personalized bawdy limerick and hand-illustrate it. GREAT VALUE and sure to be a collector's item + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    VIDEOTOPIA

    {FULL LENGTH VIDEO OF THE FIRST PERFORMANCE OF HETEROTOPIA} You'll get the unreleased super slick and beautifully edited multi-camera shoot of our full workshop performance at Cloud Club + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    A TRIP TO OTHERSPACE

    {A one-of-a-kind portrait of you in otherspace, by Amanda Watkins (our libretto illustrator)!} You will have an in-body out-of-body experience when you admire your spectral self in this metaphysical portrait. Pass through a wall or simply spiral through the abyss! You'll get an 11x17 printable-quality digital image + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    MIRRORWALKER

    {HARDCOVER PRINT OF THE ILLUSTRATED LIBRETTO} We're only making a handful of these, so get in on this action early + TREE-SHIRT + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    ME-and-YOU-TOPIA

    Lainey will spend a day with you in her home studio arranging and recording a complete demo of your original song. She'll even master it for you! + TREE-SHIRT + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    5-YEAR PLAN

    Free admittance with a +1 to every Schooltree show for the next FIVE YEARS, even after we get absurdly famous (cough) + TREE-SHIRT + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    CHILI & CHILL w/ SCHOOLTREE

    {EAT CHILI WITH US + 2 TICKETS TO THE RELEASE SHOW} Lainey makes a mean chili. I mean life-changing chili, people. Come chill(i) with the band in tropical Medford, Mass. You'll also get 2 tickets to the release show + TREE-SHIRT + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    IMMORTAL LYFE

    {YOUR NAME IN THE LINER NOTES} You may not live forever, but your name will live on forever along with this album, which is sure to become a beloved classic among nerds for all eternity or at least until the apocalypse but maybe even after that when aliens discover our civilization's music in the rubble of our destruction + {your choice of any package above} + TREE-SHIRT + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    OTHERSPACE at yo' PLACE

    {PRIVATE HOUSE PERFORMANCE OF HETEROTOPIA} All dang 100+ minutes of it, at your place, performed by the band + TREE-SHIRT + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

    PLEASE NOTE: If you live a significant distance from Boston, we'll need to talk about travel arrangements. Obviously this could vary quite a bit so please shoot me a message before selecting this reward, and we'll figure it out!

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    KEEP OUR HEAD

    A snare head used in the recording of this album signed by the band and the producer! There's only one of these babies. You will be THE coolest kid on the block when you hang this up on your wall + TREE-SHIRT + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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    CYMBALISM

    A UFIP 14" rotomolded, Italian-made crash cymbal that was spectacularly cracked during the recording of this album with the beautiful artwork of Pete Danilchuk on it! There's only one of these babies. So shiny, so cymbalic, you will be the envy of all with this on your wall + TREE-SHIRT + LIMITED EDITION PHYSICAL CD + DELUXE DIGITAL PACKAGE

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