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"Tell Me I'm Wrong" - A New Album

$9,945 of $9,500 goal

Raised by 143 people in 8 months
For all of you who hoped Reade McCardell would disappear after his debut CD "Frets", we have deeply disappointing news.  Not only is he back, he's back with plans for a double-CD set entirely comprised of cover versions selected by Aram Yardumian.  This hyper-contextualized detour from Reade's web-fingered post-indie folk trajectory includes forays into electronic ambience, obscure Swiss soundtrack ballads, and full-blown electric guitar concussions.  All with characteristic flamboyance and self-effacing absurdity.  He even sings a full song in phonetically-learned Armenian.  If you never wanted to hear Reade cover Morton Feldman's "Coptic Light" or Sam Collins's "Pork Chop Blues" then stay far away from this CD.  Otherwise, we'd love your support in making it possible.

In order for this artistic catastrophe to see daylight, we appeal to your most depraved instincts.  Reade and co. have already recorded 17 of 24 tracks and have run short of funds.  In order to finish everything, we need $9,500, which, for all you fiscally-minded potential contributors, breaks down thus:

-- $1,700 : Studio time at Milkboy The Studio, Philadelphia, PA.
-- $950 : Studio musicians
-- $3,000 : Mixing and mastering at Milkboy The Studio, Philadelphia, PA.
-- $600 : Design & Layout
-- $2,500 : CD manufacturing by QCA, Inc. Cincinnati, Ohio.
-- $750 : GoFundMe Processing and Platform Fees

We're truly excited to turn this project into a reality, and we are humbled that you scrolled down this far. Seriously, we know you are bombarded daily with funding requests from doe-eyed artists.  We appreciate your attention to yet another plea.  This album may not go platinum, but we are certain it will drive the car of your senses over a series of orange cones.

Thank you so very much.

[Many, many thanks to Matthew Childs for shooting and editing the video and to Jonathan Rose and Angela Rose for their assistance in launching this]
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Friends, it is with stunned bliss that I make this announcement: THE PROJECT IS HEREBY FULLY FUNDED AND THEN SOME! Thank you all. Thank you all so much. Thank you for your patience and selflessness. Thank you. You are this project's iron lung!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Precisely $1,250 to go! By George, I think we're going to make it! Thank you for your incredible, noble donations friends. You are amazing. Actually. Without you this would not happen. Way to breath life into art!
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Holy Butcher's Bike!! There is now less than $1,500 to go!!! Aagh!!!! You are amazing, philanthropic people! Thank you!
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The excitement is building to a froth! We're so desperately close to reaching the goal, friends!! Now's the time! We can do this! We nearly have done this! Let me know if there's anything I can do to help you make the plunge....my injudiciousness knows few bounds!
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$9,945 of $9,500 goal

Raised by 143 people in 8 months
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AR
$25
Alanna Rose
14 days ago
$25
Mac Frazier
14 days ago
$220
Mira Yardumian
14 days ago
$700
Anonymous
15 days ago
TO
$25
Thor Odhner
18 days ago
AB
$25
Anna Blair
18 days ago
$25
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19 days ago
CC
$25
Cathy Cole
19 days ago
TB
$150
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