New Morse Code is excited to announce our debut album, a collection of new works for Mike and Hannah (and friends) from Caroline Shaw, Robert Honstein, Tonia Ko, and Paul Kerekes.For the past three years, we have had a blast working with our talented friends on bold and unexpected works for cello and percussion. We feel that the time has come to share the results of these projects with a larger audience, and are asking for YOUR help to make it possible.By the end of this month, we will have recorded the music for the album, and will begin the editing and mixing process. Even the recording process has been an opportunity to team up with some of our favorite people: pianist/composer Timo Andres is joining us for Paul’s piece, violinist extraordinaire Katie Hyun isPatter-ing with us, and we’re doing the recording with the phenomenal Ryan Streber at Oktaven Audio.
Even though we've met our original goal (yay!), money we raise from this point on will go towards working harder at sharing these pieces. Our stretch goal of $13,000 will cover:
- Expansion of the original studio budget. If we reach our stretch goal, we’ll be able to afford to take more time and care with each step of the tracking, editing, mixing, and mastering process.
- Costs associated with shopping the album to record labels, or releasing it ourselves.
- Hiring a professional publicist to get this music heard by a larger community of potential listeners, friends, and reviewers
- Throwing an album release party, a chance for backers in the area to meet up and hear some new music from the composers and performers involved in the album
Thanks for helping!