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EXIT UNIVERSE What remains of a love affair that has ended? For Susana Sawoff and Raphael Meinhart the answer is music. The two Austrians finally reunite as an artistic duo. Their debut album "Because the World is Round" reveals their very special symbiosis. They come together from two very different musical worlds to create haunting melodies, weaving piano, vocals, vibraphone, marimba, and percussions into a colourful tapestry of sound. It will be available in CD, Vinyl and digitally.
6,605 €
6,500 € Funding goal
Project successful
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Funding period 30/11/2017 16:38 o'clock - 14/01/2018 23:59 o'clock
Realisation period Album Release: Early 2018
Funding goal reached 6,500 €
City Hamburg
Category Music

What is this project all about?

EXIT UNIVERSE is a new duo founded by Susana Sawoff and Raphael Meinhart. "Because the World is Round" will be their first album which will be released digitally, in CD and in Vinyl. On this album, which holds 13 songs in store, the two of them reveal their shared enthusiasm for minimalism and reduction as well as their love for perfectly balanced soundscapes. They meander between indie and jazz and between neo classic and avantgarde. They playfully create haunting melodies, weaving piano, vocals, vibraphone, marimba, drum pad and a glockenspiel into a colourful tapestry of sound.

Line Up:
Susana Sawoff: Vocals, Piano
Raphael Meinhart: Vibraphone, Marimba, drum pad, syntheziser, Glockenspiel

What is the project goal and who is the project for?

The goal is to release a great new album that will hopefully blow you mind. The music on "Because the World is Round" can be described as a blend between Jazz and Indie, Neo Classic and contemporary music.

Why would you support this project?

Two years of hard work go into this new Duo and into this Album.
If music brings you joy into your life, in one way or another, we would be very happy if we could count on your support.

How will we use the money if the project is successfully funded? 

The money acquired through this Crowdfunding will be used for all the Album Costs. These are: studio rental costs, sound engineer costs, mixing costs, mastering costs, pressing of CD and Vinyl costs, PR costs, photo-shooting costs, artwork costs, homepage costs, etc.

Who are the people behind the project?

Susana Sawoff
Raphael Meinhart

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