Hold Your Horses - First album

Hold your Horses ! is a band that is full of love. After two EPs, we are getting ready to record our first LP. For that we need your help!

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08/06/2013
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€11,725
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Hold Your Horses - First album

<p>  </p> <p> Hi!</p> <p>  </p> <p> We’re <strong>Hold Your Horses! </strong>a polyphonic pop band from Paris. We’re on a mission to record our first studio album.</p> <p>  </p> <p> For this we need your help.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Hyh_accessoires2" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/24571/HYH_accessoires2.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <iframe frameborder="no" height="166" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F93836372&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;maxwidth=900" width="540"></iframe></p> <p>  </p> <p> Up until now, we’ve remained independent and unsigned. Rather than wait for a record deal, we want to move forward on our own… But making an album is expensive. You may not know it, but there’s wide range of costs that add up quickly. We’re going to record in July in a wonderful studio called Mikrokosm in Lyon.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Nouveau_casino" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/25586/Nouveau_Casino.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p> On top of the cost of actually recording, we need to practice and pay for transportation. After that comes the tricky and expensive mixing and mastering phase. Then we have to press our album onto CDs and vinyls and pay for complicated sounding things like “mechanical reproduction rights”. Last, but not least, we want to hire a press agent to promote our album and help spread the love.</p> <p>  </p> <p> We’ve done the math and all this will cost us upwards of 12,000€ (or roughly $15,000)</p> <p>  </p> <p> We’ve already saved up some money…but we want this album (our first) to be the best in the world…</p> <p>  </p> <p> AND THAT'S WHERE YOU COME IN!</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>We need to raise 10,000 €.</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Ddc" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/25585/DDC.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p> Any donation big or small will be greatly appreciated. By donating, you help us…but you’re also a winner! Check out the sidebar on the right to see the gifts and goodies we’ll give you in exchange including pre-ordering our album! Just think: you’ll have our music before everybody else! If by some miracle we raise more than our target, the CD will look even better and we might even be able to make a new music video, so don’t hesitate to keep on giving!</p> <p>  </p> <p> Thanks a lot for your support!</p> <p>  </p> <p> We really appreciate it!</p> <p>  </p> <p> Love,</p> <p> Hold Your Horses!</p>

Allocation of funds

<p>  </p> <p> The funds we manage to gather thanks to you will be used for many, many things…</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>To record a beautiful album:</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> Renting the studio in Lyon – 5 010 €</p> <p> Transport to Lyon – 400 €</p> <p> Additional recording in our living rooms – 1200 €</p> <p> Mastering the album – 500 €</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>To deliver a beautiful object to you:</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> Pressing 500 CDs – 820 €</p> <p> Pressing 200 vinyls – 1 000 €</p> <p> Mechanical Reproduction Rights – 394 €</p> <p> A beautiful artwork – 300 €</p> <p> Postage costs to send you your rewards – 200 €</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>And to lend a successful life to our brainchild:</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> PR efforts – 800 €</p> <p> A new video – 1 000 €</p> <p>  </p> <p> We also need to factor in Kiss Kiss Bank Bank’s 8% commission: 800 €</p> <p>  </p> <p> Man that’s a lot of dinero! </p>

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The new CD (shipping costs included) and a short personalised animated film by Gabriel, who did this project's animated presentation
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