The funk legend has turned to Internet fundraising site, IndieGoGo to save his studio and help him in his fight to regain the rights to his classic songs.
Parliament-Funkadelic's leader, figurehead, and spirit animal George Clinton has been in a long battle for the rights to his songs, and now you can help. In an effort to make the greatest funk collective in history (as opposed to all those other shitty funk collectives) self-sufficient and independent of record labels, Clinton is looking for help to save the group's dilapidated studio.
With this campaign we are looking to raise $50,000 for the restoration and preservation of original recordings, as well as urgent repairs and upgrades to the Parliament-Funkadelic family recording studio.
-Tape Machine Repair
-Neve Mixing Console Repair
-Tape Archive Construction
-Studio A Live Room Construction
-Studio B Room Construction
-Creation Of Two Pre-Production Rooms
-Recording Software and Hardware
They are offerring some amazing incentives for supporters too:
Receive an autographed copy of George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars' "How Late Do You Have 2BB4UR Absent"
Receive a shout out in the credits of upcoming P-Funk projects.
Receive an Autographed Rare Out Of Print P-Funk 45.
Receive a T-Shirt autographed by George and some of the other band members.
Get a call from George and shoot the breeze with a musical legend and funk icon or have George record a drop or voicemail message for you.
Have a phonecall Q &A for 30 minutes with George Clinton and Bootsy!! You can ask questions, ask them to discuss their projects their projects or just listen to George and Bootsy shoot the breeze. You will also receive a copy of the call.
Get David Spradley who played keys on "Atomic Dog" and countless other P-Funk classics to add Keys to your track!! Just send an mp3 or wav and he'll play on it and send you back the files.
Have a painting session with George and famed P-Funk visual artist Overton Lloyd; responsible for much of P-Funk's iconic imagery for several decades. Travel and lodging not included.
Receive 2 passes to all P-Funk shows for 1 year.
Come to What Studio and make a song with George Clinton. The session will be videotaped and there will be a lunch with a Q&A. You will leave the studio with your song, the DVD of your session, and an Uncle Jam Packet with cd's t-shirts etc... Travel and lodging not included
Receive an invite to a private concert at "The Moon" club in Tallahassee for you and 100 of your guests with your own playlist being played!! Travel and lodging not included.
As a grand prize win George Clinton's iconic wig, and one of his costumes.