Annie Stela

Annie Stela

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Help Me Release My New Record!

Help me release my second full-length record, "Whiplash Blues." Straight from me to you. #don'tbuymyrecord #whiplash



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The thing I love most about being an independent artist is the direct contact I get to have with you: the person who likes my music, who sends me an email or grabs me after a show to say good job. The unfiltered connections we get to make.
PledgeMusic is helping us take that to the next level. I made a new record, and I’m releasing it here first. If you pre-order my record here, you’ll get access to it before anyone else. You’ll get exclusive updates from me, as well as some lovely incentives (read about them to the right). Your pledges will allow me to make CDs. They’ll help me get out to play for you in your town. They’ll help me release this record the way it’s meant to be released: straight from me to you.
And remember the power of word of mouth: the more you tweet/facebook/pinterest/allthatonlinecrap about this, the more good stuff I can bring your way. And since I’m a dorky music teacher by day, a portion of what’s raised after my goal will go to Little Kids Rock, a music education non-profit.

Any person who pledges will receive a free download of the first single, “Lucky.”

Let’s do this together. And thank you already, from the bottom of my heart.

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10% of any money raised after the goal is reached will go to Little Kids Rock.


"Whiplash Blues" download + updates


My second full-length record

The CD

The CD

My new record on CD

The Lyric Book


The “Whiplash Blues” lyric book including all the lyrics from the record and exclusive photographs put together by yours truly.

The Journal Page

The Journal Page
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An actual page from my journal, with a song as I originally wrote it, complete with my terrifying handwriting and crossed out lyrics.

The Old School: 3 CD package

The Old School: 3 CD package
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“Whiplash Blues,” “Fool,” and the limited edition “Hard City/Little House” EP set all on CD for your listening pleasure.

The Songwriting Lesson

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A forty-five minute songwriting lesson over Skype/iChat. You play me your songs, I help you whip ’em into shape.
*date will be mutually agreed upon.

The Song For You

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A video of me performing a cover of your choice, or an original song by you. Sent to you and you only.

The Mix Tape

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I will send you a brand new iPod shuffle pre-loaded with “Whiplash Blues,” and “Fool,” plus a collection of all the songs that inspired me to make music in the first place.

The Shout Out

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Your name in the liner notes of the “Whiplash Blues” CD.

The Web Show

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An exclusive performance of five of my songs picked by you and just for you over video chat.
*date will be mutually agreed upon.

The Party

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A house show in the LA area. Invite your friends over and I’ll play an hour-long set, just me and my piano. I promise not to make everyone cry. Much.
*must be within 50 mile radius of LA

The Journey

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House show outside of the Los Angeles area. I’ll come to you and play an hour-long set for you and your homies.
*tour routing permitting/must be in Continental US