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WEINLAND a Portland based band, needs your help. We'll give you a 1974 van, seriously!  Recently featured on NPR and heard on MTV.
WEINLAND a Portland based band, needs your help. We'll give you a 1974 van, seriously! Recently featured on NPR and heard on MTV.
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The Portland, Oregon quintet WEINLAND is making a new record. We're asking for your help! 

WEINLAND is currently in an amazing position of artistic freedom and excitement. Between labels and looking for love in all the wrong places! We have new songs written, we've started recording them, and the momentum is building (recent features on NPR and MTV and a SXSW showcase ain't no joke!). We're asking you to join the team and help us pay the costs associated with this upcoming album.

Please consider donating to the cause and sharing a link to this page with friends. In all sincerity, your support means the world to us.

UPDATE: We are almost there!  With one week to go we are feeling good about our chances!  Remember this is an all or nothing funding scenario.. so if we don't reach our goal, all donations are cancelled.

That said: This is also the only way to pre-order our album and get great rewards and direct recognition from the band for your early support!  We appreciate it so much.  Please consider donating now, even if we reach our goal, knowing that we still need your support and our costs are actually much higher than our goal.. Why didn't we set a higher goal then?  Because its all or nothing and this amount is going to help out tremendously!!!

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK ox

(we couldn't say that enough.  we're truly touched by your support.)

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    Download the album before it is released!

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    We'll send you a physical copy of the CD prior to its release!

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    We'll autograph your CD and send it to you prior to its official release!

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    Autographed CD (with your name on it!) and we'll throw in a limited edition signed poster!

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    Everything above +
    A sweet new WEINLAND t-shirt!

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    Everything above +
    A new edition hand thrown WEINLAND whiskey cup!

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    Everything above AND your name will appear in the liner notes! +
    Thee "Too good to be True!!!!" WEINLAND box set
    (includes demersville while supplies last)!
    Note: if you already have all of the CDs but the new one, ask us for something else! We will accommodate you within reason :)

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    Everything above +
    A professional photo with the band in our classic tour vehicle the 1974 Ford Econoline - The WEINLANDER!
    (It doesn't run, so you have to come to us:). We'll even print it up and sign for you!

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    The Box Set +
    A private show at your place within a 5 hour drive of Portland or on our next 2011 tour! Holy crap this is sweet! You can make the set list full of any WEINLAND songs you want (or let us pick) and invite as many people as you want! Plus, we will put your name in the liner notes in a slightly larger font :) AND work your name into one of the songs that night!

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    Pledge $1,974 or more About $1,974

    The WEINLANDER (classic) ... (as is)
    This 1974 Ford Econoline Van has been in Adam's family since his grandfather purchased it in Medford, OR in 1975. Four generations of Shearers have appreciated its beautify. And WEINLAND spent the first 2 years of its life touring around the country in this champ.

    Last summer some punks shot out a couple of the windows and it has sat dormant in the driveway since.. Adam has been waiting for someone to sign him up for pimp my ride (the love for this van runs VERY deep) but it hasn't happened yet and so its time to let it go to someone who has the skillz or the funds to bring it back to life. You can see what cherry one looks like here (ours is identical but has a hard pop top and is in way rougher shape): http://www.newoldcaroftheday.com/1969-ford-econoline-club-wagon-with-only11000-miles-super-clean/

    And of course if you don't want the van.. but you're really funny and you want to sponsor it... we'll donate it in your honor! You can choose to donate it to Oregon Public Broadcasting or The Oregon Humane Society! (we believe they both take cars as charitable donation).

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    Pledge $2,000 or more About $2,000

    If you pledge this much, you are the definition of awesome. We will play a show at your place within a 7 hour drive of Portland or on our next tour 2011 tour, make a set list of any WEINLAND song you want, invite as many friends as you like and if you got pipes you can pick any one WEINLAND song you want and be the lead singer at your show! We will be your backing band! We will give you a gracious shout out in the liner notes. Plus we will toss in all of the cool aforementioned stuff. We will also love you forever!!!!

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    Pledge $3,500 or more About $3,500

    You get everything mentioned above (except the van) +
    You become an ebay millionaire!

    You get the tracking/recording book/notes from this yet to be titled album! Everything we wrote down about who played what and when, stitch ups, fix ups, and mix ups! Plus we're putting in some extra special information for you, including a forward by our friend and co-producer Adam Selzer...

    This, above all else, is a piece of the history of WEINLAND.

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    The Angel Investment
    We list you as a producer of the new record.
    You get one of every piece of merchandise and memorabilia we have available.. including tons of show posters dating back the very first shows we played, old school shirts and undies (yes we used to sell undies), and anything else we can think of sending you to say thanks.

    Heck, we'll even commission 100 pounds of WEINMARK in your honor. WIENLANDMARK was our one-off coffee label that is a mix of one of Portland's finest roasts and a deep dark misting of Marker's Mark whiskey. And we'll give you 20 pounds of it! You got birthdays covered for the year!

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