frontman Michale Graves
is utilizing the Kickstarter
project platform to create funding for the new CD project. Graves
will enter Soundmine Recording Studio
in November to begin tracking his new album, "Vagabond"
, for a March 21, 2013 release. The CD, which will ve produced by Hydraulic Entertainment
, will feature 11 new and never-before-released songs that display Michale
's unique folk/pop sensibility.
Underscoring his commitment to his worldwide fan base, Graves
has created 15 different "pledge" levels that provide a wide range of was a fan can supported the album's creation.
: "I have been a performer for 17 years and have had the chance to travel the world and experience so many incredible people along the way. I live for performing and have been on tour so much that I haven't had the ability to record a new album in over four years. Working in conjunction with Kickstarter
, I now have the ability to access those who mean the most — my fans — and create something unique for them."
According to Graves
. the "Vagabond"
CD offered on Kickstarter
will not be available at any other point of distribution, making this release an exclusive, limited-edition album.
Added Mark Allen Stuart
, CEO of Hydraulic Entertainment
: "We are incredibly excited about our collaboration with Michale
. He is a diverse talent with boundless energy and a deep respect and appreciation for all of his fans."
In addition to his production relationship with Hydraulic Entertainment
is the head of the company's music group. Graves
has also released the dates for his spring 2013 "Vagabond"
tour, which will included stops in 59 locations throughout the U.S.