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New Book: "SCORED"

Help us print full score books with tablature for our albums 'Absalom' and 'Deep', plus some bonuses.

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We are excited to announce that we have been working on a sheet music book for our records ‘Absalom’ and ‘Deep’. In order to allow fans and players to delve deeper into our music, the book will feature notation and tablature (in the original tunings) of all of the stick and touch guitar parts from those records and the title tracks from ‘Open’, plus anecdotes about each song. We will be producing both physical and digital PDF versions of the score, plus a PDF version of the acoustic drum parts for Deep. All packages will also include an early version of a new studio track, entitled ‘Embracing the Sun’.

Gabriel Riccio (of Trey Gunn’s book) is creating notation for all of the parts and working closely with Markus Reuter and Tony Levin to make sure the tablature reflects exactly how the parts were played on their instruments. However, the notation will give you the tools to translate this music to another instrument of your choice, whether it be standard guitar or bass, piano, glockenspiel, or qanun. It can also serve as a study score if you’d like to analyze the music and dissect its inner workings.

Songs included:
- Absalom
- Smudge
- Big Dog
- Time’s Insane Ashes
- Pomegranate (ending & improv guidelines)
- Open (Parts 1-3) (full transcriptions of Markus’s solos)
- Nude Ascending Staircase
- On/Off
- Cusp
- Hide the Trees
- Crack in the Sky
- Horatio
- Concussion
- Sepia (Heads and improv guidelines)
- Whale Watch

If we reach 125% of our goal, we will also include our arrangement of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite.

You will also be able to purchase digital playalong tracks to accompany the score. There will be 3 versions of each song – one without drums, one without touch guitar, and one without stick.

Your pledge is very valuable, as it will allow us to commission the transcriptions, print high quality spiral bound physical copies of the book, and mix and master the playalong tracks. If you can’t contribute, sharing the campaign will also be of great help.

Thank you,
Tony, Pat, Markus & Gabriel

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AccessPass: New studio track + exclusive updates

New studio track + exclusive updates
$10
10.00
Available

Includes an early version our new song, ‘Embracing the Sun’, along with a sample pdf score, PLUS access to exclusive campaign updates.

Printed Book

Printed Book
$60
60.00
Available

Final cover + design to be unveiled to pledgers in coming months. Shipping included in price.

Spiral bound print book of sheet music book for our records Absalom and Deep , over 100 pages, plus a digital PDF version.

Your name in the notes + Autographed Book

Your name in the notes + Autographed Book
$150
150.00
20 left

Your name will be included in the liner notes of the new book.

Plus you’ll receive a signed book.

Autographed Book

Autographed Book
$105
105.00
96 left

Final cover + design to be unveiled to pledgers in coming months. Shipping included in price.

Spiral bound print book, autographed by Tony Levin, plus a digital PDF version.

"EVERYTHING Bundle"

"EVERYTHING Bundle"
$175
175.00
4 left

Includes an autographed print book (by Tony), PDFs of the guitar and drum book, your name in the book’s liner notes and digital downloads of playalong tracks for all included songs.

Digital drum transcription

Digital drum transcription
$20
20.00
Available

A downloadable PDF of the acoustic drum parts from ‘Deep’.

Playalong tracks - "Deep"

Playalong tracks - "Deep"
$30
30.00
Available

Digital download of 3 alternate mixes of each song on Deep to accompany you – one without drums, one without touch guitar, and one without stick.

Playalong tracks - Absalom & Open

Playalong tracks - Absalom & Open
$30
30.00
Available

Digital download of 3 alternate mixes of each song on Absalom & the title tracks from Open to accompany you – one without drums, one without touch guitar, and one without stick.

All playalong tracks

$55
55.00
Available

Digital downloads of 3 alternate mixes of each song on ‘Absalom’, ‘Deep’ and the title tracks from ‘Open’ to accompany you – one without drums, one without touch guitar, and one without stick.

Print book & digital drum book

$75
75.00
Available

Shipping included in the price.

Spiral bound print book of the sheet music book for our records Absalom and Deep , over 100 pages, plus digital PDF versions of both the sheet music book and drums book.

Book & all playalong tracks

$100
100.00
2 left

Print & PDF books plus digital downloads of 3 alternate mixes of each song on ‘Absalom’, ‘Deep’ and the title tracks from ‘Open’ to accompany you – one without drums, one without touch guitar, and one without stick.

Autographed book & playalong tracks

Autographed book & playalong tracks
$155
155.00
Available

Print (autographed by Tony Levin) & PDF books plus digital downloads of 3 alternate mixes of each song on ‘Absalom’, ‘Deep’ and the title tracks from ‘Open’ to accompany you – one without drums, one without touch guitar, and one without stick.

Transcription + Book

$250
250.00
10 left

The score book, plus Gabriel will transcribe 4 pages of any song from Soup (or one of our other projects) for you. Other music is also acceptable, just keep within the realm of reason. Give him 3 options and he’ll pick one.

We'll Mix Your Song

We'll Mix Your Song
$915
915.00
Available

Shipping included in price.

Markus will mix one of your songs. Autographed score book and playalong tracks are included.

We Record on YOUR Music

$1,210
1210.00
3 left

Shipping included in price.
Pick any of two of us to record some additional layers for your music. We will contribute our own uniquely styled parts as our schedule allows. Autographed score book and playalong tracks are included.

Executive Producer/VIP Package

$1,800
1800.00
1 left

Get an executive producer credit on the book and a ticket and backstage pass for one of our upcoming shows. Also includes the autographed book, both PDFs.

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