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Aaron J. Trumm Presents "Strong Happy Healthy Free"

A project in Albuquerque, NM by Aaron J. Trumm

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Aaron J. Trumm's 4th rap/rock/fusion album, first in collaboration with members of the aptly named "Aaron Trumm Trio"
Backers: 43
Average Pledge Per Backer: $80

Funded: $3,453 of $17,000
Dates: May 5th -> Jun 4th (30 days)
Project By: Aaron J. Trumm
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Latest News

Another candidate! "Slumberland"

May 28th - via:
Here is Slumberland - another candidate song.  Slumberland is about the loss of Jenny (mentioned as singer in Open Oceans). At first it was a simple breakup song, but later she was lost in a car crash. For those of us that knew her, this song hurts... (Read More)

Candidate clip - Take Your Money Leave My Town...

May 25th - via:
Here's a taste of one called Take Your Money Leave My Town - an angry anti capitalist 1% pig song - sort of - I'm not actually anti-anybody really.  Maybe this is more of a solidarity about the struggle song... This thing features a good combo of... (Read More)

Candidate! Song! Bubble It Up! And Paul...

May 23rd - via:
Well - things certainly have gotten busy.  Is that good? Here's yet another candidate song - Bubble It Up: The Bubble It Up lyrics were written mostly in the dark quiet 8 channel listening room in Stanford's Center For Computer Research In Music And... (Read More)

Candidate song: Breathe Me In

May 20th - via:
Ok another update - phooo - busy today!  Great brainpicking chat with a musician and marketing expert friend (thanks Charlie!) today. Here's another candidate song...Breathe Me In - I think another short clip version is in order... I'll definitely... (Read More)

Gaining traction?

May 19th - via:
Howdy!  Aaron here.  Again.  Welcome to Monday in this here Strong Happy Healthy Free campaign. Did I mention the interview I did last week for Kickstarter Conversations?  Here it is!... (Read More)

Another video you say? Ok!

May 18th - via:
Here's another vid - this is in studio at CCRMA (Stanford) doing the vocal tracking for "Be Like Me" - inside the creative stream you are, padawan!  And as always - share share share!  And brush your hair ;) -- Aaron  (Read More)

ANOTHER candidate a different form...

May 17th - via:
Yo!  Thought I'd show you an inside look at the creative process - this is how I've been writing most stuff and practicing - alone at the keyboard.  Then it gets presented to collaborators in its raw form and we - uhm - collaborate.  Here's a... (Read More)

New candidate song: From Time To Time..

May 14th - via:
 A new candidate song!  This time it's just a clip - to give you the basic jist and not reveal ALL our secrets :) I SWEAR I didn't plan this...but this recording features the aforementioned Sebastian from the last update on beatbox.  It also... (Read More)

Press release and collaborator: Sebastian

May 14th - via:
Howdy!  First of all have I thanked you backers again yet?  THANK YOU!  Your support is awesome and we need it! 2nd, some more thanks - to Susan at Song Door for tweeting us out today and to a bunch of facebookin folk for sharing :) Next -... (Read More)

Budgets, techniques and another badge!

May 13th - via:
Hello!  Much to say today.  First of all here's another avatar badge you can use, if you'd rather have one with a URL on it! :) Second, people have been asking where our goal number comes from and if we have a specific budget.  Yes! We do! :) I... (Read More)

Another candidate song and news tidbits!

May 12th - via:
Hi!  Submitted for your consideration, another one of the candidate songs: Open Oceans  Open Oceans was the first song written on this project, actually quite a while back, and the first song I've written using a guitar.  I really cannot play... (Read More)

Thanks backers! Tell the world now with this nifty backer's badge!

May 9th - via:
Hi guys!  Thanks for backing this thing!  Here, for your copious use, is a badge you can put everywhere you want. Just right click the image above, "Save As" somewhere on your computer, and set your Avatar on Kickstarter and anywhere else (like... (Read More)

First Strong Happy public update!

May 7th - via:
Well!  Sure have created a whirlwind of emailing and talking and posting haven't we? I thought I'd dole out some clips of the in-progress songs - candidate songs really.  These are all very rough cuts sound wise, but should show you the general... (Read More)

The first Strong Happy Healthy Free kickstarter update!

May 6th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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