Crowdfunding since 2010

A crowdfunding campaign for the production and release of my first full solo-album for modern acoustic fingerstyle guitar.

It is time for „TIMEout“. In our hectic and stressed world, where events seem to be unfolding all the time, it is good to take a moment to pause. This is the intention of fingerstyle guitarist Alex Boldin from Erlangen, Germany with his debut album "TIMEout" for solo acoustic guitar.
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Funding period
10/5/22 - 11/14/22
December 2022
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Minimum amount (Start level): 3,000 €

1.000€ - Recording
2.000€ - Mixing und Mastering
3.000€ - Design
4.000€ - Production
5.000€ - Advertisement / Promo

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What is this project all about?

In today's busy world, I think it's more important than ever to take a little "time out" and take a breathe to pause in between.
This is exactly what I try to achieve with my songs. They process a lot of impressions and experiences that I have collected while traveling, in nature, or through encounters with other people. Each song has its own theme and tuning - and I mean that literally in the guitar context. Nevertheless, the spirit and the thoughts should not be limited by the all purely instrumental pieces. Every single listener is invited to let their imagination run free and embark on their own musical journey of thought, inspired by my songs.

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

All of the songs were written over the course of the last five years and have been my faithful companions in all walks of life ever since. I now want to share them with all lovers of instrumental, virtuoso guitar music - and those who would like to become one - and promise moments of serenity, inspiration and soulfulness.
"TIMEout" is a musical journey of a special kind through the tonal worlds of the acoustic guitar.

Why would you support this project?

Very important: Every voluntary donation, no matter how small, helps me to make my dream of being an independent musician possible and is rewarded with stickers and small goodies. And even if you don't have the necessary small change, I would be very happy if you would tell your friends or music-loving acquaintances about my campaign.
I already say THANK YOU for every single attention and support - it really means a lot to me when my music is appreciated, supported and valued in this way!

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

I launched this crowdfunding campaign to raise the necessary financial means for (1) recording in my own studio, (2) mixing and mastering - carried out by "Antoine Dufour" in Canada -, as well as the (3 ) design and to (4) market and (5) promote the album.

Who are the people behind the project?

Alex Boldin - Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar

When Alex Boldin picks up the guitar, he invites his listeners on a musical journey through the tonal worlds of the acoustic guitar.
The winner of the Fingerstyle Collective Guitar Festival 2022 skillfully combines the virtuoso skills and complex techniques of fingerstyle with his intuitive feeling for melodies. This sometimes creates interesting, rhythmic structures, other times playful, harmonious tone sequences and often times tasteful motifs, which interweave both elements cleverly and invite you to dream.

Team Alex Boldin Guitar

What are the sustainable development goals of this project?

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Why does this project contribute to this goal?

With my music I want to contribute to peace and balance in the world. It provides a valuable, cultural contribution in dialogue and daily interaction and provides the framework for encounters.

In addition, I would like to collect donations for disadvantaged children with the jewelry I make myself from recycled guitar strings, giving them the opportunity to take part in music lessons and learn an instrument.

This project also pays toward those goals

The only constant of TIME is change.
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Alexander Boldin
Aufseßstr. 4
91052 Erlangen Deutschland


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