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Help Sons of Guns record their second full-length album. The songs are written, the band is practiced up, and the studio is booked.

The plan is to record 16 songs in four days. If our math is correct, that's four per day. But if our experience has anything to say about things, it'll be more like 2 days of creative fire-starting and 2 days of laying down the goods.

As much fun as it is to get fancy in the studio, adding layers to layers, recording multiple guitar/vocal tracks, and sneaking in synths or guest musicians... We want to make this album RAW. We plan to record the album essentially "live" which means that Brad Kaminski, our extremely talented recording engineer, will be placing all of the microphones in all the right places so that we can play the songs like we do - spit flying and sweat not drying - then he'll work his magic in post-production to mix and balance to perfection.

The result should be a studio-quality album with live energy. You know when you go see a band that you've never heard and you love the show - like they blow you away - so you buy the CD at the merch table and take it home and play it for your friends and you're like "wait... they didn't have cello at the show. And they were way more intense. This is good, but they were way better live". You know those albums? We're gonna not make one of those. It will be an album that invites you into the real experience.

These 16 songs are an anthology of the last four years. Thank you for being a part of it.

If you'd like to read more about us or check out our previous albums, visit www.sonsofgunsmusic.com

Love, Sons of Guns

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    * You get an early MP3 download of a song from our upcoming album weeks before the album is available. * Your name on the Wall of Awesome on sonsofgunsmusic.com

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    * All of the above, plus: * A digital download of the entire Oregon Slogan album upon its release

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    * All of the above, plus: * Signed CD of Oregon Slogan shipped to you upon its release, in full-color packaging with pretty pictures. * An official band sticker

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    * All of the above, plus: * Limited Edition T-shirt (new custom design, printed on American Apparel, the whole nine yards.) * One of the band members will send you a postcard in the mail

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    * All of the above, plus: * An additional Oregon Slogan CD in limited edition handmade packaging with lyrics booklet, all made with cereal boxes and typewriters by the band * We will write and record a song about your girlfriend (or boyfriend) and post it on our website

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    * All of the above, plus: * A very limited edition handmade coffee-table scrapbook containing lyrics, poems, and concept art by the band * Special Thanks in the liner notes of the CD * ALL of the band members will send you postcards in the mail

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    * All of the above, plus: * We will come play a house show for you and your friends anywhere within a 50-mile radius of La Grande, Oregon (you make the location arrangements)

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    * All of the above, plus: * We will come play a house show for you and your friends anywhere within a 300-mile radius of La Grande, Oregon (you make the location arrangements) * Greg and Mike will make a short film and the title will be your name. We'll post it on our website and submit it to the Eastern Oregon Film Festival

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    * All of the above, plus: * We will come play a house show for you ANYWHERE (traveling expenses not included) * We will jump out of a cake at your next birthday party (you have to make the cake)

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