Royal Bastards

The Scientist Meets Ted Sirota's Heavyweight Dub - CD/Record

A project in Chicago, IL by The Scientist & Ted Sirota
000days 
:
00hours 
:
00minutes 

Funding Successful

Dub Reggae Band, in the tradition of the great Jamaican studio bands, meets up with the legendary Dub Chemist - The Scientist!
Backers: 233
Average Pledge Per Backer: $111

Funded: $25,930 of $25,000
Dates: Apr 5th -> May 5th (30 days)
Project By: The Scientist & Ted Sirota
Tags:
musicworld musicaudio +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
SubmitCancel
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Ok
Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.

Ok

$25,930

current pledge level
Last Updated: May 5 @ 00:30 -0400 GMT

103%

of goal
funding period ended

$0

trending toward
Trends are not projections. Read More >>

0%

of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs
Copy HTML

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

DRUMSET REWARD STILL AVAILABLE! TIME RUNNING OUT!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Almost forgot - The drumset reward is still available for a pledge of $500 or more. See the link to my website for info and restrictions. Someone should nab this!... (Read More)

100% FUNDED! STILL 3 HOURS TO GO!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Backers, Thanks to ALL OF YOU we've reached our base goal of $25,000!!! I'm still a little bit in shock, but we have time left. We are going for our stretch goal of $30,000. Even though our goal was $25,000, Kickstarter takes a 5% fee out of the... (Read More)

Quick reminder about stretch goal

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We will be able to press 200 gram vinyl if we get to $30K. I'm not trying to be greedy! I'm just sayin...The artwork is going to look REALLY good. We are in talks with a great Jamaican artist to design the jacket. You can see his stuff here if... (Read More)

6 HOURS LEFT - THE HOMESTRETCH!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Friends & Backers, We have just crossed the $20,000 mark! What an incredible achievement! Thank you SO much again. I would like to personally welcome all of our new backers to the party and thank those of you who have increased your pledges since... (Read More)

12 HOURS LEFT! WE STILL NEED YOUR HELP!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Friends, This is it - the last 12 hours. Thanks a TON to those of you that have increased your pledges! And thanks so much again to everyone. WE ARE SO CLOSE! It would be a crying shame not to reach the finish line now! I really can't do this on my... (Read More)

On the Air Tonight!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, I will be going on the Reggae Vibes Show on WLUW 88.7 here in Chicago around 8:00pm CST (soon!). They are streaming world wide at www.wluw.org. Tune in to hear me talking about the Kickstarter project and playing some Scientist and... (Read More)

36 Hours To Go! We Can Do This!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Friends, Thanks to your pledges, including a $5000 pledge last night, we can taste victory! With 36 hours to go we are at 69% of our goal. We need to raise $7673 to reach $25,000. With your continued support I know we can do this! Consider raising... (Read More)

Stretch Goal for Backers of $50 or more.

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Friends, I just added a stretch goal: If we reach $30,000 we will press 12" 200 gram vinyl records. Anyone who pledged or pledges $50 or more will have a record shipped to them along with their other rewards. For those of you who have already pledged... (Read More)

60 hours to go! Full-on assault mode!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Friends, Only 60 hrs to go. No holds barred at this point. We are moving into overdrive! I probably won't be sleeping until Sunday, because an hour after the campaign ends I have to head to the Green Mill to play from midnight until 5:00am. Yes, the... (Read More)

Backer Comments - Please take 1 minute to help

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Friends,Please take a minute and write a comment about our project on the Comments page - http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thescientist/the-scientist-meets-ted-sirotas-heavyweight-dub-cd/comments It can be explaining why you backed this project,... (Read More)

3 Days to Go - Let's Do This!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
003 days :06 hours :47 sec as I write this to be more specific!  Friends, we are still at less than 50% of our goal, but I'm not freaking out about it. These campaigns often come down to the last 48 hrs. I backed a band a few weeks ago that brought... (Read More)

4 Days Left - Keep On Pushin'!

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
HI Backers, There's little time left. We need ALL the help we can possibly get from you to reach our goal! 82% of Kickstarter projects that reach 20% of their goal succeed. That means the odds are still on our side! This is crunch time and we can't... (Read More)

5 Days To Go - A Podcast & a Radio Show

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey All,An audio interview I did recently came out today. DJ Grandpa's Crib is a podcast dedicated to Kickstarter projects. He's a cool dude & not a REAL grandpa. Not that real grandpas can't be cool. They can be. Here's my segment...... (Read More)

6 DAYS LEFT / DRUM SET REWARD

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
MAKE A PLEDGE, RECEIVE A DRUM SET. EXCITING NEW KICKSTARTER BACKER REWARD OFFER! We are down to the last 6 days of our Kickstarter Campaign. Thanks to the support of our backers, we have $10,242 in pledges! However, we desperately need more pledges... (Read More)

Down the Final Stretch...

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Friends, Check out our bassist Matt Lux playing with Iron & Wine on Jimmy Fallon tonight. Tell your friends so they'll think we're cool and important and then have them pledge something to our campaign! Sound like a plan? Good! As we enter into... (Read More)

13 Days to Go - Here's a little video for inspiration!

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone, 13 Days left and we need pledges! Please help us reach out to anyone and everyone you know. Think of how good it will feel when you sit back for the first time and listen to this recording and realize that you had a part in producing... (Read More)

New & Improved Video Uploaded

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everybody, Thanks to the hard work of supporters Nathan Gregory & Jim Lechocki we have a new video for the Kickstarter campaign. Check it out! http://kck.st/10AuRBB  Friends, we have hit a little bit of a lull at $7600, but we're ready to... (Read More)

Heading into week #2

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone,We are in Day #9 of the campaign. We are doing pretty well with 29% of our goal met with 21 days left. However, it is still a loooong climb to $25,000! Please help us spread the word and the link to the Kickstarter campaign... (Read More)

The Scientist from the Ableton Live Tour.

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's some rare footage of The Scientist sharing some mic techniques... http://youtu.be/H-Cr7s71RS0  (Read More)

Rare interview with The Scientist from "Rough Guide to Reggae"

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Check out this incredible interview with the Scientist from the "Rough Guide to Reggae". This is not printed anywhere on the internet so I had to re-type it into the computer all by myself! You should donate to our Kickstarter campaign just for that... (Read More)

Dangerous Match #1

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
If there's one track that brought K-rAd and myself together to start this new band, it's probably this one. Brilliant in every way - both the production and the playing. A lesson in dub. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gl7P1riqhIM  (Read More)

Check the Dub Master at work!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Check out The Scientist re-mixing a classic cut by Horace Andy... http://youtu.be/olxo5xZ8qmo  (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!