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Support Kingsley Flood for a Year

The year ends with one last two-week Pledge drive - Sept. 16 to 30 - to get our new album out into the world.

The Final 24 Hours

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UPDATE: Our year is finally coming to an end, and we’re thrilled to celebrate this amazing campaign with one last drive. You helped us make two EPs – To The Fire and To The Wolves – and record our new full-length.

Now we just have to do the following to get it out into the world: master the songs, manufacture CDs and vinyl, hire a publicist to promote to the press, hire another publicist to promote to radio, and advertise anywhere we can.

We’re so proud of this album and so proud of you amazing supporters for being there every step of the way. You’ve given us the confidence to carry on with this mission and hopefully – through our monthly Access, Premium, and InnerCircle videos – have enjoyed yourselves along the way.

Now let’s make sure we get this out to the world right. Support us in these two weeks – get stuff like vinyl and a backstage song – and we can all rest well knowing we did our damndest to get this music out there.


In this very unpredictable and weird world known as the music business, we’re trying something different. Support us – not a project, but us – for a year, and get on the inside of how a band makes, records, releases and promotes music, and just generally goes about the daily business of survival.

Why are we doing this?
It’s a strange time for music. While it quietly plays in the background of our local Starbucks or is featured in those mysterious what-does-that-even-do drug commercials, our attention spans become shorter and our patience thinner. Owning is replaced by streaming and—let’s be honest—having unlimited, instant access to any song you want just makes it all a little less special. We wonder if music has transformed from art to a commodity.

Yet we know you’re out there, and we know you value music the way it should be valued. And with all the distractions, it’s harder for you to wade through the millions of bands out there, and harder for us to find you and keep you in our corner. Like almost every other band, we struggle with how to keep doing this in a dying industry where music is valued less.

So we’re starting a new journey, and we invite you you to come along for the ride. Instead of seeing how we make one particular project, you can see how we create and release material over the course of one year. Think of it like supporting a public radio station.

We’re taking out the middle-people and focusing on the music. No distractions.

What’s in it for you?
Our exclusives – and this page – will always be changing. Our exclusives are divided into three categories: access, experience, and stuff. The last two are self explanatory (yes, wrestling with Travis).

For Access, you get on the inside. We’ll ask for feedback, have you weigh in on band decisions, send you send you random covers we’ll randomly do in random places. We’ll prioritize the music, because we know that’s what you want.

How do we track this thing?
We have three main targets throughout the course of our year together:

Milestone 1: January 2015. We’ll mix, master and promote our EP, make a video and tour the Northeast.

Milestone 2: May 2015. We’ll do pre-production, record, mix, master and promote our full-length, expand our touring area, and make another video.

Milestone 3: September 2015. We’ll gear up for releasing our full-length, tour through the summer, purchase yacht, Cristal, island.

We have a lot of new music, a lot of stories to tell, and a lot of energy. We’d love to share it all with you.

Who are we helping?
Our songs often tell stories of inequality and injustice, ideas we can see played out on our very own streets in our very own cities and towns. Feeding America tackles hunger through its nationwide network of food banks; it feeds more than 37 million people through food pantires, soup kitchens and shelters and is crucial to our fight against hunger and homelessness.

We supported them through our last Pledge campaign, and we are thrilled to support them again through this one.

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Signed Vinyl

Signed Vinyl
$35
35.00
Available

For the first time, we’re making vinyl. We want to sign our new record and give it to you. Available to order only between Sept. 16-30.

New Live Video

New Live Video
$20
20.00
Available

We’ll be shooting video of a few of our album release shows, and will send you private links to three videos of new songs from those shows. Available to order only between Sept. 16-30.

Your Own Theme Song

Your Own Theme Song
$50
50.00
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The Lone Ranger has his musical theme. So does James Bond. Our multi-instrumentalist Chris will write you your own personal musical theme (thirty seconds or less). He will customize this track specifically for you, after you answer a few basic questions he will ask you.

Handwritten Lyrics

Handwritten Lyrics
$30
30.00
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Lyrics of your favorite KF song hand-written by Naseem and framed.

New Live Songs [Download]

New Live Songs [Download]
$20
20.00
Available

We’ll be recording a few of our album release shows, and will send you digital tracks of six of our new songs. Geek out comparing the live versions to the studio versions. Available to order only between Sept. 16-30.

Signed Custom Poster

Signed Custom Poster
$25
25.00
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We’ll create a poster customized just for you – with your name on it – and sign it. Available to order only between Sept. 16-30.

Full-Length Executive Producer Title

Full-Length Executive Producer Title
$350
350.00
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Get an official credit as ‘Executive Producer’ of our full length album, delivered to you in Fall 2015. Your name will appear prominently in the liner notes, and of course you can brag to your friends that you are a distinguished patron of the arts. Limit 5. Available to order only between Sept. 16-30.

Access Pass

Access Pass
$10
10.00
Available

Access Pass gives you access to videos, behind the scenes photos, and private updates for six months. PLUS a digital download of the full length “Live At The Armory” album recorded in April 2014 (Access Pass included with all other items).

"To The Fire" EP on CD + Digital Download

"To The Fire" EP on CD + Digital Download
$12
12.00
Available

Get this year’s first release – the To The Fire EP released in January 2015 – on limited edition CD, with custom-made liner notes.

"To The Wolves" EP on CD

"To The Wolves" EP on CD
$12
12.00
Available

To The WolvesEP on CD.

The follow-up EP to January’s To The Fire, this four song EP is out July 17 and precludes the full-length this fall. This item contains a CD and customized booklet.

"Live At The Armory" on CD [Signed]

"Live At The Armory" on CD [Signed]
$15
15.00
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Signed copy of Live At The Armory on CD.

Please note: Delivered October 2014.

New Album on CD + Digital Download

New Album on CD + Digital Download
$15
15.00
Available

New full length studio album CD plus digital download.

Please note: digital and physical both delivered fall 2015.

"To The Fire" EP on CD [Signed] + Digital Download

"To The Fire" EP on CD [Signed] + Digital Download
$25
25.00
Available

Get this year’s first release – the To The Fire EP released in January 2015 – on a limited edition signed CD, with custom-made liner notes.

"To The Wolves" (Signed) + Digital Download

"To The Wolves" (Signed) + Digital Download
$25
25.00
Available

The follow-up EP to January’s To The Fire, this four song EP is out July 17 and precludes the full-length this fall. This item contains a CD and signed customized booklet.

New Album on CD [Signed] + Digital Download

New Album on CD [Signed] + Digital Download
$25
25.00
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Signed copy of new full length studio album CD plus digital download.

Please Note: Digital and physical both delivered fall 2015)

Signed CD + T-Shirt

Signed CD + T-Shirt
$35
35.00
Available

Your choice of signed CD – choose between To The Fire EP, Battles, Colder Still EP, Dust Windows and Live at the Armory – and our new, tri blend To The Fire t-shirt, which comes in unisex black or women’s purple.

A Custom Fiddle Tune

A Custom Fiddle Tune
$50
50.00
All gone!

You write the title, Eva writes you a short tune on the violin.

Signed CD Collection

Signed CD Collection
$50
50.00
Available

Signed copies of the New EP (Spring/Summer), the new full-length (Fall), To the Fire EP, Live at the Armory, Battles, Colder Still EP, and Dust Windows – all on CD. Plus digital downloads.

(Delivery Date: all previously released CDs delivered as orders come in. New EP delivered in Summer, and new full-length delivered in Fall.)

Backstage Song

Backstage Song
$75
75.00
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Before one of our big shows, come backstage and let us sing you a song. Two tickets to the show are also on us. See our tour calendar for show options. Limit 2 per show. Available to order only between Sept. 16-30.

Come to Soundcheck

Come to Soundcheck
$75
75.00
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Come to soundcheck and be a guest of the band at one if it’s release shows this fall. Get there early and see everything that goes down to get ready. Two tickets to the show are also on us. See our tour calendar for show options. Limit 2 per show. Available to order only between Sept. 16-30.

Come to rehearsal

Come to rehearsal
$100
100.00
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Hang out with the band in their rehearsal space in South Boston or their place of retreat in Amesbury, MA and hear them practice current tunes – or work on new tunes – while having a couple drinks as well.

Solo Acoustic KF song

Solo Acoustic KF song
$100
100.00
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Naseem will record a KF song – only for you – the way it was probably originally written, just on a guitar. Or a kazoo.

Guitar Lesson with George

Guitar Lesson with George
$150
150.00
4 left

Learn from the master (George, if it wasn’t clear) in this one-hour lesson (Boston or NYC areas).

Trio House Show

Trio House Show
$750
750.00
3 left

Call it “Kingsley Trickle.” Naseem will steal two bandmembers and come to your house for an intimate concert, featuring stripped down KF tunes. (Northeast area only.)

House Concert [Northeast Area]

House Concert [Northeast Area]
$1,000
1000.00
4 left

We want to invade more of your living rooms, so we’ve moved from $1,500 to $1,000 to come to your house and deliver a full band acoustic house show. (Limited to Northeast area.)

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