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Sean Foran: Piano / John Parker: Percussion / Pat Marchisella: Bass

The Guardian  - "These three make the resources of the conventional piano trio go a long way."

Australian contemporary music trio Trichotomy are set to produce and release their 3rd album.
They're a little bit modern jazz...
but it's quite accessible..
melody driven.. intensely dynamic & rhythmic.

If you're new to the music of Trichotomy, now is good time to explain ourselves...Best to check out our bio down the bottom, and, to hear some tracks from the previous albums - hit our website! 
There's a heap of audio on there plus a bunch of live videos.

OK, so, you've got the back story, you know what we've been up to...

Now then... the new album!

For us this album is a huge step forward and represents a particularly creative time in the band's life. Since our last release "The Gentle War" in 2010, we've written and played so much music around the world... this new album is a wonderful representation of the group at its most creative.

So... We spent a good part of the first half of this year work-shopping new material at gigs and getting a a heap of songs ready for the recording session. Then, after sitting down with a bunch of new tracks that we were happy with, we hit the studio in Sydney during July this year.

Here we are...

There's a bunch more pics up on our Flickr page - you can check em out HERE

So... we recorded 18 tracks in 4 days. 
We recorded live to tape. 
It was REALLY FUN....
They were big days...yep... we worked hard. There was a steady stream of coffee I assure you. 

We also had some fantastic guest artists in to play on selected tracks. 

LINSEY POLLAK (custom made wind instruments) and TUNJI BEIER (South Indian percussion) joined us for a few and the amazing JAMES MULLER played guitar on 2 tracks. 
We wrote material specifically for these guests and the resulting combination is quite exciting. It really takes our music to completely new places. 
At the end of the recording session we ending up with 120 minutes of music that we are quite proud of.. We really think it's some of the most thoughtful, interesting and engaging music we've ever created. 

Right about now you're probably thinking... Well... I'd like to hear some of this stuff before we go any further. Right you are. 
The video above features some music from the new album and we'll be previewing excerpts from it in the updates section of the project...
If you know our music already, the good news is that with this project you'll receive the album before anyone else! AND.. you'll have access to exclusive tracks not available elsewhere.

That brings us up to September 2012... and this is where YOU come in. 
We've created this Pozible project so that we can offer some really special rewards to our fans and so that YOU can help us finish this album and release it in Australia & the UK. 
For this album we're trying things we haven't tried before - multiple guest artists, a vinyl release and heavy publicity in Australia and the UK. We want to have the music out there as much as possible - and to do that we need YOUR support.

We're aiming to raise $5000.
These funds will be used to assist with the costs of: Mixing, Mastering, Art Design and Pressing (CD&Vinyl)

Now.. the best part. THE REWARDS!!
We've come up with a whole bunch of great stuff for you ranging from a thank you in the liner notes, to commissioning a work from the band, to special editions of the album, private lessons, and much much more. All the rewards are listed there on the right. We really hope you find something you like.
EVERYONE who supports us will be sent a personal thank you from the band and the secret link to a video of us recording one of the tracks in the studio.

We're running this project up until NOVEMBER 7th... That's not long!  
After this we'll be into the mixing, mastering and art design process. Then the album will be off to press - we anticipate that the album will be ready before the end of the year. 
All the incentives have their time frame indicated so please check them out. Some of them have a limited number, so get in quick!

After that..
The album will be released in FEBRUARY 2013. It'll be out in the UK/Europe/USA with NAIM and in Australia/Asia on JAZZHEAD. All those who order an album through this campaign will receive the album in January! Very nice indeed.

There will be a UK Tour in FEBRUARY 2013
There will be an Australian tour in MARCH-APRIL 2013.

Want more???

See us in the usual places and please SPREAD THE WORD!!!!!!!!! Every bit helps!


Thanks Thanks Thanks Thanks Thanks.


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A$5 + PRE-RELEASE 2 TRACK DOWNLOAD<br /><br /> An exclusive 2 track download - one track from the album and one UNRELEASED track from the session.
1 Chosen | Unlimited AvailableEst. delivery is November 2012
A$15 +PRE-RELEASE ALBUM COPY - DOWNLOAD<br /><br /> Download of the new album BEFORE the official release!!!<br /><br /><br /> Download comes in your choice of FLAC/WAV/MP3 & comes with digital booklet.<br /><br /><br /> This reward also includes the 2 track download delivered in November
10 Chosen | Unlimited AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$20 +SPECIAL EDITION ALBUM - DOWNLOAD<br /><br /> You get the new album PLUS the 4 track limited edition EP as a download - FLAC/WAV/MP3.<br /><br /><br /> <br /><br /><br /> This reward also includes the 2 track download delivered in November.
16 Chosen | Unlimited AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$25 +PRE-RELEASE ALBUM - SIGNED CD<br /><br /><br /> Your CD copy of the new album also comes with a download of the album in FLAC/WAV/MP3.<br /><br /><br /><br /> <br /><br /><br /><br /> This reward also comes with the 2 track download delivered in November.
8 Chosen | Unlimited AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$30 +SPECIAL EDITION ALBUM CD & DOWNLOAD + TOTE BAG<br /><br /><br /> For this reward you receive signed copy of the album on CD, PLUS a four track limited edition EP containing extra songs from the recording & a Trichotomy tote bag. Very cool.<br /><br /><br /><br /> The special edition 4 track EP will be delivered as a download. FLAC/WAV/MP3<br /><br /><br /><br /> This reward also comes with the 2 track download delivered in November
8 Chosen | Unlimited AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$40 +SPECIAL EDITION ALBUM VINYL/DOWNLOAD + TOTE BAG<br /><br />album on vinyl/download & the special edition 4 track EP download. <br /><br /<br /> Also included is the official TRICHOTOMY TOTE Bag. Perfect to hold your vinyl or fruit & veg on the way home from the markets. <br /<br />ALSO - To really show our appreciation we'll put your name in the thank you credits on the album sleeve & personally sign and number each copy of the vinyl.<br /> Reward also comes with 2 track download delivered in November.
16 Chosen | 84 AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$45 +SIGNED PRINT MUSIC BOOK & CD/DOWNLOAD<br /> You receive the brand new sheet music book of the new album printed by the publisher prepared sounds. <br /><br /><br /><br /> You'll receive the book in printed and PDF format.<br /><br /><br /><br /> Accompanying this will be a CD+Download copy of the album.<br /><br /> The 2 track download is also included - delivered November
8 Chosen | 42 AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$60 +SKYPE LESSON!<br /><br /><br /><br /> Live in Mongolia?? or Perth?? or Inverness?? We can skype you for a lesson with one or all members of the band. The lesson can cover whatever the heck you want it to - from technical instrument stuff through to music business through to top video game tricks.<br /><br /><br /> This reward also comes with a download of the special edition album (album + 4 track EP - delivered in January)<br /><br /> You also receive the 2 track download in November.
0 Chosen | 20 AvailableEst. delivery is December 2012
A$65 +Math Lesson with PAT, CD/ DOWNLOAD & TOTE BAG<br /><br /> <br /> As you may or may not know our bassist Pat Marchisella is quite the math guru. So.. if you want to know about the deeper intricacies of imaginary numbers and so forth... get a math lesson with PAT!!<br /><br /> This reward also comes with: CD, Download of the album & Trichotomy tote bag (good for storing all your text books in)
2 Chosen | 3 AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$66 +Old school skateboarding with John PLUS signed Vinyl album & Score book<br /><br />Forget how to do an Ollie, or a kickflip?.. Our resident skateboarder John has dusted off the cobwebs and is ready to take you through the standard tricks needed to impress your friends and shock your enemies.<br /><br />**This incentive is Brisbane only **<br />Also included - vinyl album, score book, download of the album & the 2 track download.<br /> Check this link to see what's in store for you .
3 Chosen | 2 AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$70 +The Full TRICHOTOMY back catalogue on CD, SIGNED + TOTE BAG <br /><br /><br /> You receive the albums "VARIATIONS" and "THE GENTLE WAR" - Plus a copy of the new album..<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> All signed by the band.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> This reward also comes with a download of each album FLAC/WAV/MP3 and a tote bag
3 Chosen | 97 AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$75 +PRIVATE LESSON with your choice of member from the band. <br /><br /> Sean - piano<br /<br /><br /><br /> John - drums<br /<br /><br /><br /> Pat - bass<br /<br /><br /><br /> This is your chance to have a one on one lesson with the guys from Trichotomy.<br /><br /> AU - Brisbane only - November onwards. Other cities by negotiation.(travel costs extra)<br /> UK - London only During Feb 2013.<br /<br /><br /> Also includes: download of the album -FLAC/WAV/MP3, tote bag & 2 track download delivered in November.
3 Chosen | 6 AvailableEst. delivery is November 2012
A$80 +HANG WITH THE BAND BEFORE THE SHOW<br /><br /> <br /><br /> Come hang with us before a concert of your choice...<br /><br /> We're touring the UK in February 2013, and we're doing gigs in Australia all the time... You choose which gig you want to attend and we arrange it all.<br /><br /> ALSO - you receive the new album - special edition - CD/DOWNLOAD/VINYL/SHEET MUSIC
0 Chosen | 10 AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$100 +Limited edition signed art print of the cover art from the new album.<br /><br /><br /> You'll receive a 30x30cm size print of one of the images from the art series for the album. There will be a few to choose from - check out the updates for samples of Paul's work in progress. The reward also comes with a download of the special edition album & signed CD.
3 Chosen | 2 AvailableEst. delivery is December 2012
A$150 +THE FULL PACKAGE!! & ALBUM CREDIT!<br /><br /><br /> Special edition album on CD, VINYL, DOWNLOAD, print music book, tote bag, both back catalogue albums. AND - a private lesson in person or Skype by a member of the band.<br /><br /><br /> All albums signed & you get a thank you in the album credits of the new album.
1 Chosen | 99 AvailableEst. delivery is January 2013
A$350 +TRICHOTOMY RECORD A SONG OF YOUR CHOICE - just for you!!!<br /> With this reward, you tell us what you want to hear, we work up a killer arrangement and record it in the studio. <br /><br / Delivered to you as CD/Download and sheet music. <br /><br /><br /> You also receive - the VINYL edition of the album, CD, special edition 4 track EP, tote bag and download of the album in FLAC/WAV/MP3.<br /><br /><br /> (all delivered Jan.)<br /><br /><br /> <br /><br /><br /> ... And the 2 track download delivered November.
2 Chosen | 3 AvailableEst. delivery is December 2012
A$500 +COMISSION A WORK FROM TRICHOTOMY<br /> We will write and record you a piece of music. You can give us as much direction as you like, or just leave it up to us.<br /><br /><br /><br /> After we write it we'll record it and perform it at a gig. <br /><br /> You'll receive: the recording of the work (studio & live) & the sheet music for the piece. <br /><br /> Also included: VINYL copy of the album, CD, tote bag, special edition download & the 2 track October download.
2 Chosen | 3 AvailableEst. delivery is March 2013
A$1000 +Spend a day in the studio with Trichotomy.<br /><br /> You can sit in on Trichotomy song or select some music that you'd like to record with us. It'll be super fun.<br /> Think of us as your session musos for the day<br /> AU: Brisbane/Gold Coast. Other cities upon negotation with extra fee for travel.<br /><br /> UK: Feb only - upon consultation with tour schedule.
0 Chosen | Unlimited AvailableEst. delivery is December 2012
A$2000 +Private show by the band IN AUSTRALIA/UK<br /><br /><br /> Trichotomy will come to your place and perform a show!<br /><br /><br /> We'll hang out and chat, perform a 2 set show, you can help us design the set list and even suggest some non-trichotomy songs that you'd like to hear us interpret.<br /><br /><br /> Timing: Australia - November onwards. Date upon negotiation. <br /> Travel cost extra depending on location within Australia. <br /><br /> UK - February 2013 ONLY - dates upon negotiation with tour schedule
0 Chosen | 5 AvailableEst. delivery is November 2012