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Topic: maudlin of the Well releasing new album
Posted By: auralsun
Subject: maudlin of the Well releasing new album
Date Posted: July 27 2008 at 21:14


maudlin of the Well (the former incarnation of Kayo Dot) is reuniting to release a new album featuring unreleased material and various fragments of music from 1998-2000 that will be completed and performed within the musical idiom of the original band. Each of the band's former members (Toby Driver, Greg Massi, Jason Byron, Josh Seipp-Williams, Sam Gutterman, Nick Kyte, and Terran Olson) has agreed to participate in the project.

Here's where the weird stuff comes in: the album will be completely fan-funded and released for free onto the internet. So far, the band has accrued enough funds to produce a full-length record. Further funds will be used to hire session musicians to increase instrumental variety and to press copies of the material.

Link to Toby Driver's blog (including donation link!!!):
http://www.kayodot.net/toby/blog/2008/06/going-for-it.html

Related:
http://www.kayodot.net/toby/blog/2008/06/unreleased-motw.html
http://www.kayodot.net/toby/blog/2008/07/holy-sh*t.html
http://bizarreflower.blogspot.com/2008/07/girl-with-watering-can.html



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Posted By: Dim
Date Posted: July 28 2008 at 02:06

This has been the most exciting news in music this year, and I'm so gld they got enough funds. I'm so eager to see if Toby has his death growl! Anyways, I already donated, and I encourage anyone who hasnt and loves this group to do so, who knows, they may tour this little album!



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Posted By: heyitsthatguy
Date Posted: July 28 2008 at 02:14
yeah I read about this elsewhere
after reading the blogs, this is a really cool idea...I'd be more than happy to donate (once I get a job anyway)


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Posted By: keiser willhelm
Date Posted: July 28 2008 at 02:53
i just came in my pants. Stern%20Smile

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Posted By: SilverAnubis
Date Posted: July 28 2008 at 07:01
Yeeeeeeeeeees!!! New album of one of my gods!!! I never think they releases new material... because they are Kayo Dot! But is a really really good notice! :D


Posted By: sleeper
Date Posted: July 28 2008 at 16:51
Best
News
Ever
!


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Posted By: Pnoom!
Date Posted: July 28 2008 at 17:02
They've got enough money to fund it, but keep donating so they can release a hard copy.


Posted By: keiser willhelm
Date Posted: July 30 2008 at 15:21
im going to donate once i get a job. my brain still starts going into convulsions when i think about this actually happening.



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Posted By: el böthy
Date Posted: August 01 2008 at 14:48
This news are so exciting I almost wet my pants... ups, forget the "almost".

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Posted By: Trickster F.
Date Posted: August 16 2008 at 09:45
i must be dreaming

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Posted By: Avantgardehead
Date Posted: September 03 2008 at 13:34
http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=43230308&blogID=418746210 - http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=43230308&blogID=418746210

Apparently they were taking donations on the Kayo Dot website, and some insanely generous person donated enough for them to create an entire album! And to make things even better, the original motW lineup (minus Maria-Stella) is signed for this.

I think the blog title accurately describes what's going through my head right about now...




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Posted By: Figglesnout
Date Posted: September 03 2008 at 13:39
This is rather old news.

But still, I am excited enough to post and say how excited I am because I am so excited.



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Posted By: Avantgardehead
Date Posted: September 03 2008 at 13:46
*gulp*

Well in that case, just reminding everybody...?!


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