After the success of the first record we worked on together – ‘Sunnyside’ – which won Independent Music Awards for best album and best producer as well as receiving many ‘best of the year’ nods, we knew we had to bring another record to life…. and we’re excited to announce that record will be going out in the world in 2019!
Jake’s new tunes and Jimmy’s sonic sensibilities threaten to part the veil between this world and the next with stone grooves and transcendental wordplay- revealing a landscape where hunted men play solitaire with stacked decks, Bigfoot fights to get back in the headlines, gun wielding bank-robbers moan gospel hymns, defunct Detroit auto plants become giant specters, love and insanity grow together like a vine on a tree AND where a mystical blues comb can save the world…
But first we need to raise some money! We’re gearing up to enter into the magical vessel called Hi-Style Studio once again and, along with some of the best musicians in Chicago, start the process of bringing the latest La Botz songs up from the murky soul-depths and out into the world via Jimmy’s timeless production style. The funds raised through this project will help us pay out session musicians and recording staff, in addition to assisting with manufacturing and publicity costs once the recordings are finished.
We’d love it if you’d consider the pre-order options and unusual and fantastic packages we have to offer through the campaign. Though the album won’t be released until next year, even by simply pre-ordering the album here on PledgeMusic, you’ll get your hands and ears on it before anyone else! You’ll also be able to follow our journey of creating the recordings and getting this album out into the world. We’re looking forward to inviting our Pledgers in behind-the-scenes, with photos, videos, and stories along the way.
We’re thankful to you for joining with us in bringing this music forward, and can’t wait to share it with you all.
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AccessPass™: New Album Download
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New Album on CD
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New Album on Vinyl
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You’ll get a copy of the new record on CD signed by Jake + AccessPass updates
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Handwritten Lyrics + Signed CD
Jake will handwrite lyrics to your favorite JLB original song, and you’ll get a copy of the new record on CD signed by Jake + AccessPass updates.
Handwritten Lyrics + Signed Vinyl
Jake will handwrite lyrics to your favorite JLB original song + get a copy of the new album on vinyl, signed by Jake! Plus AccessPass updates
Your Name in the Liner Notes & More
Your name will be included in the ‘thanks’ portion of the new album liner notes! Plus you’ll get a copy of the new record on CD signed by Jake + AccessPass updates