The Regrettes are releasing their debut album, "Don't Talk Back," and need your help getting it mastered and pressed on vinyl!
The Regrettes, a female-fronted R&B revival band from Columbus, OH have spent the year pumping out soulful jams for the people. You've all been a part of, and have helped us attain, some amazing opportunities in our short existence, such as opening CD101 Day Side B at the LC Pavilion, closing out the main stage of Comfest, and most importantly, encouraging us to make music that we enjoy playing.
We would like to take this opportunity to tell all of you that we're releasing our debut album, "Don't Talk Back," on November 30th, 2012. To celebrate we're having an album release show at the Newport Music Hall in Columbus, OH with our friends, The DewDroppers and The Washington Beach Bums. We're also going to be taking our show on the road this fall with dates across the Mid-West and the South. Confirmed dates are listed below, although more will be announced in the coming weeks!
Being a band that revels in the classic sound, we find it only fitting to release this album on vinyl, but in order to do that we need your help! Getting our album mastered and pressed is an expensive process, and we'd like to use this Kickstarter campaign to give as many people as possible the opportunity to pre-order the album, buy tickets to our release show, get assorted Regrettes goodies, party with us, have us do things for you and tons more. All of the money raised will go towards giving this album the justice it deserves, and help keep our band from going completely broke.
All of our supporters have helped us achieve so much in the short time we've been a band. Help us go the extra mile by donating to this campaign, and we hope to provide you with a piece of us that will last a lifetime on November 30th at the Newport Music Hall!
Other Dates This Fall (More will be added!)
September 15th - Canal Street Tavern, Dayton, OH
October 11th - Gerstle's, Louisville, KY
October 13th - The Lounge at 12th & Porter, Nashville, TN
October 27th - Ottawa Tavern, Toledo, OH
November 17th - Cedar's Lounge, Youngstown, OH
How the Funds Will Be Used
$4,000 will allow us to get the recordings mastered and 12" vinyl records of the album to be pressed. Any money raised passed $4,000 will go towards promotional materials and activity for this fall, show production, transportation expenses on the road, additional vinyl pressings, and added rewards for donors to this campaign.
Special Thanks to Lee Mason for making the video.
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SINGLE DOWNLOADS: You'll get digital downloads of our first single, "Been Around (Too Long)" and our new single, "This Means War," to be released on October 2nd!Estimated delivery:
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ALBUM DOWNLOAD AND RELEASE SHOW TICKET: You get a digital download of our debut album, "Don't Talk Back." You'll also get a ticket to our album release show at the Newport Music Hall, with the DewDroppers and the Washington Beach Bums, on November 30thEstimated delivery:
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ALBUM ON VINYL: You'll get a digital download of our debut album, "Don't Talk Back," and a copy of the 12" vinyl! (Please add $5 for shipping for those outside the Columbus area. Please add $12 for international shipping.)Estimated delivery:
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ALBUM RELEASE PACKAGE: You'll get a digital download and 12" vinyl of our debut album, "Don't Talk Back," an official Regrettes t-shirt, and a ticket to our album release show at the Newport Music Hall in Columbus, OH on November 30th!Estimated delivery:
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DOUBLE ALBUM RELEASE PACKAGE: Includes everything in the album release package, but with 2 TICKETS to the Album Release show on November 30th at the Newport Music Hall. Perfect for all you charmers out there who want to bring a date.Estimated delivery:
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DELUXE ALBUM RELEASE PACKAGE: You'll get everything in the Album Release Package, and a ticket to the donor appreciation pre-party at the Newport Music Hall! This gets you into the Newport an hour before doors so we can thank you for your generosity with some free drinks, dinner catered by Late Nite Slice, and we'll personally give each of you your copy of the album!Estimated delivery:
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DOUBLE DELUXE ALBUM RELEASE PACKAGE: Like the Deluxe Album Release Package, except this one includes 2 TICKETS to the album release show and 2 PRE-PARTY TICKETS! Your chances will immediately go up after your date has been wined, dined and got their dance on.Estimated delivery:
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REGRETTES SUPER FRIEND PACKAGE: You'll get everything in the Double Deluxe Album Release Package, an extra special limited edition copy of the Regrettes' album "Don't Talk Back" pressed on Red Vinyl (as well as the original on black vinyl), inclusion on the liner notes of the album, and you and a guest get to come on stage with The Regrettes to be a part of our tambourine choir at the album release show on November 30th at the Newport Music Hall! And Yes! You get to keep the tambourine!Estimated delivery:
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AN EVENING WITH THE REGRETTES: As we get up here, it gets harder to thank people for so much money. You get everything in the Regrettes Super Friend Package, and as a token of our appreciation for you helping us out so much, we're yours for an evening. The Regrettes will come over, clean your house and cook you dinner while drummer and Heatwave DJ Adam Scoppa spins records. You just sit back and relax, because you're awesome. We'll even bring the booze!Estimated delivery:
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A HOUSE SHOW WITH THE REGRETTES: You get everything in the Regrettes Super Friend Package, and you'll also get a PRIVATE HOUSE SHOW from the Regrettes. Are you having a party? We're there with our instruments ready to go! Do you wanna blow that special someone away with a surprise private performance? We're there with our instruments ready to go! Do you worry that your dogs and cats are getting bored while you're at work all day? ...Well we think you'd have a better time if you were there. But, we'll certainly come with our instruments, ready to go, if that's what you want! Whatever you're trying to do, we'll make it work, and we're going to play, dammit! *Please note this package is limited to the Columbus area. Travel expenses for places outside of Columbus must be covered unless we can work out a way to come through while we're on the road. Show must take place after November 30th and before the end of 2013.*Estimated delivery:
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THE EVENT PACKAGE: You get everything in the Regrettes Super Friend Package, and we'll also provide the entertainment for your event. Whether you're having a wedding, corporate event, or other private function, The Regrettes will play a one hour set. We'll also throw in our drummer and Heatwave DJ, Adam Scoppa, to DJ before and after our set for the rest of the event! *Please note this package is limited to the Columbus area. Travel expenses for places outside of Columbus must be covered unless we can work out a way to come through while we're on the road. Sound must be provided for the event. The event must take place after November 30th and and by the end of 2013.*Estimated delivery:
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