Elmo J Karjalainen

is creating Music and guitar lessons

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Hello!
Thank you for showing an interest in my music and/or videos. So what's in it for you? Why Patreon? Here you can get all my music (plus the tons of exclusive content here on Patreon), and you can get it for FREE if you want it. Or you can pay. How does it work? You pledge whatever, download the music, and then decide if you actually want to pay or not (you can decline the payment at any point). If not, that's OK. I'm fine with that. What I want is that you hear my music, and hopefully experience moments of joy, escape, basically feel something positive. Not everyone will, but that's fine too. And if you do like the music, I'd be very grateful if you do decide to pay. It's almost like some form of digital busking.

So why am I giving away my music for free? And why on Patreon? I could just have a download link on my website, but then you'll just download the music, and quite possibly forget it. I've done this, where I've downloaded something, found it later on my computer, and wondered "what's that?". Patreon creates an incentive for you to listen to it. Also, I'm aiming to build some form of community here. Patreon also automates the whole process, which frees up time for me to make more music and videos, instead of responding to emails etc. Then there's also the fact that I know some people can't afford to be buying music. I want those people to have it as well. So please check out the music, and then decide what it's worth to you. If you for some reason can't use Patreon, but still want the music, send me an email, and I'll send you the music. The email is [email protected]

So what's the catch? Nothing. There is none. I would be extremely grateful if you do decide to support me, and I'd also be very grateful if you could spread the word about what I'm doing. I think that the music should be heard. That's basically it.

So who am I? I'm a guitarist/musician/teacher who is almost totally unlike David Hasselhoff. Whatever that means.
I make music for your enjoyment, teach guitar playing, and make gear reviews. 

Is the music any good? Well my last album was described as the best instrumental album since Satriani's Surfing With The Alien. I don't believe that's true, but it does show that the music isn't totally crap. 

Supporting also you gives access to exclusive content that will be added as we go along, such as exclusive tracks, demos and videos. At the moment this includes my full digital digital discography, demo versions of songs from my album "Where We Belong", alternate takes on two songs, seven videos, and demos from the "Age of Heroes" sessions. Also, there's an entire album of demos called "Album of the Year".
If you do decide to support me but want to stop at some point, you can do so at any time.
Enjoy!
Cheers,

Elmo
By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 38 exclusive posts
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 38 exclusive posts
25
Links
1
Poll
4
Writings
8
Videos

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