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A friendship and musical force was formed in 2009. Now a decade strong,  Straight to VHS from New London, CT, release their fifth album
A friendship and musical force was formed in 2009. Now a decade strong, Straight to VHS from New London, CT, release their fifth album
68 backers pledged $4,328 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    Cheers!

    You've done your good deed for the day and you've received karma points for helping an independent band to fulfill their musical dreams. The universe will be in touch, new friend!

    You are instantly entered into the:
    "One Word Polaroid Project" = when you pledge, you are invited to provide us with ONE WORD, any word, and in return we will mail to you a personalized Polaroid that we feel is inspired by the given word.

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    Close Acquaintance

    Thanks for making it to the second tier! You've received one friendship point to be redeemed at your local gas station.

    This pledge receives the full "Straight to VHS" Digital Discography, NOT INCLUDING, "Friend Music"...but you get a sticker, cause we cool like dat.

    You are also invited to participate in the "One Word Polaroid Project"

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    • Full "Straight to VHS" Digital Discography
    • VHS Sticker
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    Fast Friends (Digital "Friend Music")

    Congratulations! Theres just something special about you and you've become a fast friend... we get along swimmingly!

    This pledge receives the full digital download of our newest, hot of the press, release "FRIEND MUSIC" on its official release date.

    Includes:
    • VHS Sticker
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" on Official Release Date
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    Friend Zone (Full Digital Discography)

    Nothing physical here, this is for the digitally determined!

    This pledge receives the full "Straight to VHS" Digital Discography, including our newest, hot of the press, release "FRIEND MUSIC" on it's official release date.

    You're also invited to participate in the "One Word" Polaroid Project, if you wanna get frisky.

    Includes:
    • Full "Straight to VHS" Digital Discography
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" on Official Release Date
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    You Got a Friend In Me (Friend Music CD)

    We're all in it together, now!

    With this pledge, you've signed up to receive the physical copy of "Friend Music" with original artwork and a lyric book. You will also receive the full album digital download two weeks prior to our official release, a sticker, and an invitation to participate in the "One Word" Polaroid Project.

    Includes:
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    Good Ol' Pal (Poster Bundle)

    Here's a good ol' virtual pat on the back!

    With this pledge, you'll receive the physical copy of "Friend Music" with original artwork and a lyric book. You will also receive the full album digital download two weeks prior to our official release, a glorious poster, and the other VHS goodies included in the previous "You Got a Friend in Me" pledge.

    Includes:
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • "We Play Because We Can" - "Straight to VHS" 11"x17" Poster
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    Buddy Ol' Pal (Tote Bundle)

    Hey, Buddy!

    Included in this pledge are the physical copy of "Friend Music" with original artwork and a lyric book, the full album digital download two weeks prior to our official release, a sweet TOTE, and the other VHS goodies included in the previous "You Got a Friend in Me" pledge.

    Includes:
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • VHS Tote Bag
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    Put er' there, Pal (T-Shirt Bundle)

    You're a real pal!

    Here you receive the physical copy of "Friend Music" with original artwork and a lyric book, the full album digital download two weeks prior to our official release, a handsome T-shirt, and the other VHS goodies included in the previous "You Got a Friend in Me" pledge.

    Includes:
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • VHS T-Shirt
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    Family Home Movies (VHS Bundle)

    Longing for the days of the Video Home System and Video Cassette Recorders? With this pledge, we reward you with a custom, hand picked, uniquely decorated VHS tape, transformed into a piece of artwork, straight from our hands to your wall!

    Here you also receive the physical copy of "Friend Music" with original artwork and a lyric book, the full album digital download two weeks prior to our official release, and the other VHS goodies included in the previous "You Got a Friend in Me" pledge.

    Includes:
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
    • Uniquely decorated VHS cassette tape
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    Our Friends (The Whole Shibang)

    This is for our friends! Here your get the whole shibang!

    You receive the physical copy of "Friend Music" with original artwork and a lyric book, plus the full album digital download two weeks prior to our official release, AND the other VHS goodies included in the previous 3 Ol' Pal pledges (T-Shirt, TOTE, and "We Play Because We Can" Straight to VHS poster)

    But wait, there's more...we will personally text you a fun loving greeting on your birthday or another important day of your choice!

    Includes:
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • "We Play Because We Can" - "Straight to VHS" 11"x17" Poster
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • VHS Tote Bag
    • VHS T-Shirt
    • Personalized Text Greeting from the band
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    A Friendly Game

    This one's for the championship!

    Bring two of your most ballin' friends to take on Tim, Jon, and Jay of "Straight to VHS" in a 3 on 3 basketball showdown.*

    This package also includes the "Friend Music" CD with lyric book, full album digital download (2 weeks prior to release date), a sticker, and invitation to the Polaroid Project!

    *limited to 100 miles from New London County or you travel to our home court.

    Includes:
    • 3 on 3 Basketball Game Vs. "Straight to VHS"
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    Date Night Movie Edition

    Pledge this amount and the band will treat you and a friend to a night out at the movies!

    This package also includes the "Friend Music" CD with lyric book, full album digital download (2 weeks prior to release date), a sticker, and invitation to the Polaroid Project!

    *Limited to within 100 miles of New London County or you travel to our local theater.

    Includes:
    • Movie Date
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    Cyber Friends

    Want the experience of a live VHS show without the sticky floors, annoying hipsters, and long bathroom lines?

    This reward provides you with a 45 minute "Straight to VHS" performance streamed live just for you (and your friends). Finally you can rock out to us in the comfort of your own home, clothing optional.

    This package also includes the "Friend Music" CD with lyric book, full album digital download (2 weeks prior to release date), a sticker, and invitation to the Polaroid Project!

    Includes:
    • Private Streamed Live Concert
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    Soul Mate

    Welcome to the big show! You've reached the summit and we couldn't be more thrilled!

    This pledge will get you a private two-hour full band performance* in the comfort of your own home or on your roof, or in your backyard, or in your school gym or your local pub...not sure? Just ask!

    This pledge also includes a whole mess of extras, including a personalized text greeting from the band on a special day of your choosing (birthday/anniversary/parole hearing/dentist appointment.... you name it!)
    Check out the rest of the extra goodies in the list below!

    *limited to 250 miles from New London, CT and some restrictions may apply.

    Includes:
    • Private Full Band "Straight to VHS" Show!
    • Full "Straight to VHS" Digital Discography
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • VHS Sticker
    • VHS Tote Bag
    • VHS T-Shirt
    • "We Play Because We Can" - "Straight to VHS" 11"x17" Poster
    • Personalized Text Greeting from the band
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    Date Night Dinner

    Pledge this amount and Chef Jon, the singer, songwriter, and guitarist of "Straight to VHS" will prepare a fine meal for you!*

    Tall bassist, Tim, will provide the special ambiance and fine dining accoutrements, and drummer, Jay, will entertain and be merry with you.

    This package also includes the "Friend Music" CD with lyric book, full album digital download (2 weeks prior to release date), a sticker, and invitation to the Polaroid Project!

    *Limited to 100 miles from New London, CT

    Includes:
    • Dinner Date
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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    the Fourth Wheel

    Pledge this amount and you get the special invitation to come to a private VHS rehearsal session* where you can either jam with the band on an instrument of your choice or just hang out, have a beer and request your favorite tunes.

    This package also includes the "Friend Music" CD with lyric book, full album digital download (2 weeks prior to release date), a sticker, and invitation to the Polaroid Project!

    *Located in New London, CT.

    Includes:
    • VHS Jam Sesh
    • Physical CD copy of "Friend Music"
    • Lyric Book with Original Artwork
    • VHS Sticker
    • Digital Download of "Friend Music" - 2 weeks prior to release
    • "One Word" Polaroid Project
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