9th Evolution's new album - No Devil liveD oN

This is for the production of 9E's new album 'No Devil liveD oN'. Due to medical expenses/loss of job this is the only way I can afford to make the album.
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Nicholas Whitfield
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Saint petersburg, Florida
United States
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I'm Nicholas Whitfield.. Composer, audio engineer and all things 9th Evolution.
Since 2005 when I sat in my room and decided I wanted to start a band on my own, I have worked almost every moment of my life since then on fulfilling my dream of making the world of 9E a reality,.  The sound most now know as 9E's came to fruition in 2009 when I started 'The Life Atomic', I started experimenting and never holding back and it opened up the world so much more. Mean while when not writing, I found a live band and we were performing all the time.. I would work my tail off getting the name out there and eventually it worked to a degree.. 'Retro Americana' followed and hit w/ small success.. The 2012's '9E INC', that hit hard and is till going extremely well.. If we weren't on the map then we were now.. But w/ growing desire for merch, cds and more music. The expenses grew as well. Just to get my studio up to par for the recording of 9E INC, it cost $5,000 and that didn't include any post production costs which were in the $1,000s.  SO now that 'No Devil liveD oN' is in the pot and ready to start boiling, I am looking to get these costs covered off the bat so that no time will be spent wheeling and dealing trying to scrape together enough to put out the quality of music I demand for my fans. W/ the funds and means out of the way, it can just be unadulterated sessions in the studio. On top of all this I've been dealing w/ some health issues, and those have eaten up ever bit of money that was made from '9E INC' and as life likes to do, my wife, Jenn lost her job. So now the daunting task of producing a new 9E album is even harder, if not impossible.
SO this idea was suggested many times over.. Personally I have mixed feeling on this, but since it is more of a preorder than a donation.. I am ok w/ it. There will be great incentives for all amounts of money given. You're all part of this little world I created and I thank you from teh bottom of my heart.

In order to cover the basic costs I am starting this at $750.. That is actually very low for record production, at least on this level. But I also wanted to be realistic an understand teh climate of the economy and the music scene in general.. I've turned down contracts from labels who would cover all expense, but at the cost of control.. Control over content, release dates and other factors as well. If I want to write a song and release it for free to my fans, I will. If I want to write a piano song from the 50's and release it for free, I will.. That is just not something I am willing to lose w/ the amazing fans that have accrued over the years.. This is cliche' but 9E has the best fans in the world. They heave hearts of a titan and the intellect of Goethe.. They never cease to amaze me on a daily basis.
Of course anything over $750 would be even better, If we can get into the $1000 range then t-shirts can be produced, $1500 then a brand new video can be produced and if it goes higher then we will have enough to take 9E's amazing stage show on the road to a few select cities. But first things first.. Just the cost of the album.

Your contribution will ensure that there will be a new 9E album w/ in the next 6 months and in your hands,ears or selected listening device. It will also allow me to know that my art, the very art I've dedicated 18 years of my life to has an ear to fall on and is wanted.
Even more so than the peace of mind that the funds will bring, a sense of pride and a sense of inspiration will arise.. Knowing people believe in what I am doing. This will be like nothing else I've ever done. It is a risk putting myself out here like this, but one I feel needs to happen.. It is officially out of my hands.

I know many of you cannot donate.. But no amount is too small and ever that will get a reward.. Even w/ that, if you cannot donate monetarily, you can still help immensely in other ways. Share this on your Facebook, Twitter, Google , everywhere and direct them to all teh various places you can find 9E's music so they too will want to hear what is next.. I've always given a free option for my music.. In a world of piracy and 30 second attention spans, I decided being heard was worth more to me than a couple of dollars. It still is and I still think it is the right thing to do.. So this is not going to be for a the passing fan. It is for those of you who actually enjoy myself and 9E, who have gotten some entertainment and enjoyment out of something I've done and want to show support for this future project.. After years of generosity by giving away 100s and 100s of songs to everyone, I am relying on you to give back.. Even just a little or even by helping me get the word out.   Thank you so much!
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  • $1USD
    The dollar thank you

    In this range you will get thanked on the liner notes of the cd, plus a digital download of the first single released from the new album.

    2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $5USD
    Digital boy and girl

    For this amount you will receive a download link in any digital format you wish once the album is completed. Along w/ the artwork and a thank you in the credits

    2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $10USD
    Diggi-patch

    Those in this price range will receive digital download link in any format plus a fully embroidered 9E patch.. The 3 bar logo one and a thank you in the credits

    2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $10USD
    Total digified

    You receive a digital download of the new album, plus the previous 3. '9E INC', Retro Americana' and 'The Life Atomic' .. That is 4 albums for 10 bucks. $2.50 ea.. See, I know my math. Didn't even have to use a calculator very much w/ that.

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $15USD
    Lets go CD

    You receive the digital download link and get a signed physical cd delivered to your door step and a thank you in the credits.

    7 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $20USD
    Lets CD, patch things up

    You received the digital download link, a signed copy of the cd delivered and a 9E 3 bar logo patch and a thank you in the credits.

    5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $25USD
    Twofer

    You receive both cds, 'No Devil liveD oN' and '9E INC" signed and delivered to your door step by me.. Ok, by a mail carrier.

    3 out of 7 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $25USD
    The evolution of 9E

    You get a digital download of every single album ever released by 9E you can literally hear the evolution. The Dying Breed Industry of the Leeches Stories Told to Deceive Stockholm SYndrome Legacy Noir The Life Atomic Retro Americana 9E INC N0 Devil liveD oN

    3 claimed
  • $35USD
    Remix Special

    For the musicians out there. For $35 you get a signed cd of 'No Devil liveD oN' and I will remix any one song of yours Under 6 mins long)

    0 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2014
  • $35USD
    NDlo plus mastering service

    This is for the musicians out there. On top of 9E, I am also a composer/audio engineer for a living and offer mastering services. I write, record, perform, produce and master all of 9E's music. Normally mastering cost $200 plus a track, but w/ this perk you get the new album via digital download plus any one track mastered w/ 3 variations. This is an unbeatable price and the quality is top notch. All in the name of art!

    0 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2014
  • $40USD
    A topless poster?

    All thee above plus a signed 9E poster

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $60USD
    9E in the hood

    All the perks you get from $40 one except for a shirt you replace it w/ a beautiful 9E hoodie.

    3 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $100USD
    Sincerely serenaded

    You receive the digital download and the signed cd plus I will perform any song by your choice live via webcam in youtube.

    0 out of 5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
  • $100USD
    Master of the Universe

    Ok.. Not the universe, but mastering of your album, definitely. For $100 you can have your album up to 70 minutes long fully, professionally. mastered by your truly. I've composed,produced, mastered and engineered audio on international television, video games, film and commercials.. He-Man would be proud of this choice.

    0 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2014
  • $150USD
    Your lyrics my song

    This is not the most expensive but I wanted to save it for last because it is a very realistic one and something people have asked for for years. For this amount, I will write an original song for you, and either sing your lyrics or have you sing the lyrics and mix, produce and master your track to make it polished and professional. This track will be yours to keep and do w/ it what you will.

    0 out of 25 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2014
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    $200USD
    The Donatella

    Custom song, signed copy of 9E INC and No Devil liveD oN, patch, shirt, signed poster and 9E stickers.

    1 out of 1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: February 2014
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