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Band offers perks to fans who donate

Vancouver's high flying, super entertaining, much adored cross breed of metal and ska, NINJASPY (a band of brothers literally), are proud to launch their new Indiegogo campaign to record their next full length album since releasing their cult followed debut 'Pi Nature' in 2007 produced by GGGarth Richardson and Ben Kaplan.

"Today marks the first step towards the making of a new record and we couldn't be more excited. The campaign is going to bring us closer to our fans in ways we've never experienced and frankly it seems appropriate.  There should never be a disconnect between artists and people who love their work". Comments drummer Adam Parent.

Ninjaspy's goal is to raise $10,000 to record, produce and market the album, fans who donate to the campaign are offered the following perks:

Indiegogo Link: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ninjaspy-new-album

Option 1: Digital Album: Receive the digital download of MP3's, wicked awesome album art and liner notes.

Option 2: Digital Album / CD: Receive the digital download of MP3's, wicked awesome album art and liner notes, and an autographed CD.

Option 3: Digital / CD / Shirt: Receive the digital download of MP3's, wicked awesome album art and liner notes, autographed CD, and a stylin new Ninjaspy shirt to replace the one with blood stains and holes in it.

Option 4: Digital / Vinyl: Receive the digital download of MP3's, wicked awesome album art and liner notes, and an autographed copy of the band's first limited edition vinyl release.

Option 5: Digital / CD / Shirt / Vinyl: The full swag spectrum. Receive the digital download of MP3's, wicked awesome album art and liner notes, autographed CD, bad ass shirt, and an autographed copy of the band's first limited edition vinyl release.

Option 6: Listening Party VIP: VIP admission to official album listening party. Stand side by side with the band and production team as they experience the recordings for the first time. Details TBA.

Option 7: Private Lesson: Sit down at the band's rehearsal space with any member to learn about the approach, technique and inspiration behind how they make music. (Includes digital download)

Option 8: The Last Scarfhood: Once upon a time, the band made hand sewn "Ten Chi Jin" Scarfhoods. They only have 1 left and they will never be made again. (Includes digital download)

Option 9: Dinner With The band: Location: East Vancouver the band will treat you and a friend to an incredible evening of good food, drinks, music and conversation. Funny things WILL happen. (Includes digital download)

Option 10: Private Concert Option 1: Location: Anywhere in the Lower Mainland We will come to your living room or location of your choice and perform a selection of acoustic Ninjaspy tunes. (Includes digital download)

Option 11: Custom "Guitana": Handmade by Ninjoelspy, the Guitana is a one stringed instrument crafted from a bokken, which is commonly used in kendo and other sword based martial arts practices. Picture yourself playing a wooden sword with a chopstick and a slide, with the knowledge that only you, Ninjoelspy, and Hatsumi Sensei, grandmaster of the 9 surviving schools of bujinkan, own this instrument. (Includes digital download)

Option 12: Private Concert Option 2: Location: East Vancouver: You and 10 friends can enjoy a private face melting courtesy of yours truly. Just show up, crush a few beers and enjoy the show.

Option 13: Private Jam/Recording Session: Location: East Vancouver: Got some songs but no band? Spend a day at our rehearsal space jamming and recording your ideas. (Includes digital download)

Ninjaspy will also be on tour across Western Canada for thei 'Jump Ya Bones Tour' kicking off their first date in Pitt Meadow, trekking as far as Thunder Bay, ON to wrap up the tour in Kamloops on April 27.

Following 'Pi Nature', Ninjaspy has toured across Canada on multiple occasions including touring Japan in 2010 winning over legions of fans along the way. In 2013, they unleashed their musical graphic novel 'No Kata' with the single 'Skaingkh (The Skank)' (animated version can be viewed below).

Ninjaspy is at The Habitat  with To Rise As Kings and Gomorrah on April 16.

 

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