Jonii is creating Music
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patron

$3
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Hi there. If you're my mom, my girlfriend or my brother, you can skip this part and go straight to the donating bit. If not, let me explain myself. I'm Joni van der Leeuw, a dutch composer, singer and musician. In another life I rehearsed twice a week and did many great gigs with my band OIIO, but nowadays I'm mainly occupied with creating soundtracks for and supporting development at Abbey Games; the dutch games studio that created Reus. If you played and/or bought it: thanks, you've put my life up side down. In a very, very good way! I'm working with music and games every day now and I wouldn't wish for any other job, ever. 

My new life as a game developer/composer also brought a small unexpected downside with it, though: I kind of lost touch with my love for making pop music. And I've decided to turn that around. From january 2015 on I'll be creating and uploading songs, tracks, demos, snippets, maybe even work in progress videos. I'd also love to put up some instrumental soundtrack work, just to keep the two sides of my work connected.  

I don't need any money to do any of that. That's why all my content will always be available to listen and watch for free.  But I can use all the motivational help that I can get. By supporting my campaign, I know that people are waiting for more music and nothing is more motivating than that kind of pressure. And money is always nice, of course :)

So, if you'd like to be involved in supporting me, please feel free to do so and become my patron on Patreon. You'll immediately get acces to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll post updates on what I'm working on and where we can communicate. And don't worry about me draining all your money: you can set a maximum amount per month and pay just as much or as little as you like! 

If and when this project grows bigger, if the number of songs starts to form a critical mass and if enough people are hungry for more, I will start to think about things like a professionally recorded EP or album, a band, live performances, tours, whatever. But not before. For now I would very much like to keep this thing small and between us: the creator and the patron. I hope we'll have a great time. 

Enjoy,

-Jonii
Tiers
Pledge $1 or more per track
1 patron
  • You'll get a copy of said song or track available to download, so you can put it in your iTunes, on your phone or in your Ableton and chop it up and create something new with it. Your choice.
  • You'll get access to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll keep my patrons up to date on what I'm doing and where you can put in suggestions, etc. 
Pledge $5 or more per track
0 patrons
  • I'll write down the lyrics and chord progression of the song and send it to you by e-mail, so you can learn to play and sing it yourself.
  • You'll get a copy of said song or track available to download, so you can put it in your iTunes, on your phone or in your Ableton and chop it up and create something new with it. Your choice.
  • You'll get access to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll keep my patrons up to date on what I'm doing and where you can put in suggestions, etc. 
Pledge $10 or more per track
0 patrons
  • I'll send you a bonus video of me playing the song with just an acoustic guitar in my homestudio/laundry room.
  • I'll write down the lyrics and chord progression of the song and send it to you by e-mail, so you can learn to play and sing it yourself.
  • You'll get a copy of said song or track available to download, so you can put it in your iTunes, on your phone or in your Ableton and chop it up and create something new with it. Your choice.
  • You'll get access to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll keep my patrons up to date on what I'm doing and where you can put in suggestions, etc. 
Pledge $15 or more per track
0 patrons
  • You'll get a full package of files I used to create my song with: samples, presets, patterns, you name it I'll even include my Ableton and/or Maschine project, so you can import the whole thing and start tinkering with it.
  • I'll send you a bonus video of me playing the song with just an acoustic guitar in my homestudio/laundry room.
  • I'll write down the lyrics and chord progression of the song and send it to you by e-mail, so you can learn to play and sing it yourself.
  • You'll get a copy of said song or track available to download, so you can put it in your iTunes, on your phone or in your Ableton and chop it up and create something new with it. Your choice.
  • You'll get access to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll keep my patrons up to date on what I'm doing and where you can put in suggestions, etc. 
Pledge $25 or more per track
0 patrons
  • I'll show you exactly how I made the song in a "making of" video, so you can recreate it with me and learn some Ableton and Maschine tricks on the way.
  • You'll get a full package of files I used to create my song with: samples, presets, patterns, you name it I'll even include my Ableton project, so you can import the whole thing and start tinkering with it.
  • I'll send you a bonus video of me playing the song with just an acoustic guitar in my homestudio/laundry room.
  • I'll write down the lyrics and chord progression of the song and send it to you by e-mail, so you can learn to play and sing it yourself.
  • You'll get a copy of said song or track available to download, so you can put it in your iTunes, on your phone or in your Ableton and chop it up and create something new with it. Your choice.
  • You'll get access to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll keep my patrons up to date on what I'm doing and where you can put in suggestions, etc. 
Goals
$3 of $200 per track
I would very much like to form a band - The Latest Updates - around this project and start rehearsing like I was used to some years ago. Rehearsing costs money though, on a regular basis. I need to rent a rehearsal space and get proper gear to get the live sound I want. Of course, this means that the music that will be outputted by Jonii & The Latest Updates gets a major boost in sound and liveliness. So you're bound to get some bang for your buck!
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Hi there. If you're my mom, my girlfriend or my brother, you can skip this part and go straight to the donating bit. If not, let me explain myself. I'm Joni van der Leeuw, a dutch composer, singer and musician. In another life I rehearsed twice a week and did many great gigs with my band OIIO, but nowadays I'm mainly occupied with creating soundtracks for and supporting development at Abbey Games; the dutch games studio that created Reus. If you played and/or bought it: thanks, you've put my life up side down. In a very, very good way! I'm working with music and games every day now and I wouldn't wish for any other job, ever. 

My new life as a game developer/composer also brought a small unexpected downside with it, though: I kind of lost touch with my love for making pop music. And I've decided to turn that around. From january 2015 on I'll be creating and uploading songs, tracks, demos, snippets, maybe even work in progress videos. I'd also love to put up some instrumental soundtrack work, just to keep the two sides of my work connected.  

I don't need any money to do any of that. That's why all my content will always be available to listen and watch for free.  But I can use all the motivational help that I can get. By supporting my campaign, I know that people are waiting for more music and nothing is more motivating than that kind of pressure. And money is always nice, of course :)

So, if you'd like to be involved in supporting me, please feel free to do so and become my patron on Patreon. You'll immediately get acces to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll post updates on what I'm working on and where we can communicate. And don't worry about me draining all your money: you can set a maximum amount per month and pay just as much or as little as you like! 

If and when this project grows bigger, if the number of songs starts to form a critical mass and if enough people are hungry for more, I will start to think about things like a professionally recorded EP or album, a band, live performances, tours, whatever. But not before. For now I would very much like to keep this thing small and between us: the creator and the patron. I hope we'll have a great time. 

Enjoy,

-Jonii

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Tiers
Pledge $1 or more per track
1 patron
  • You'll get a copy of said song or track available to download, so you can put it in your iTunes, on your phone or in your Ableton and chop it up and create something new with it. Your choice.
  • You'll get access to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll keep my patrons up to date on what I'm doing and where you can put in suggestions, etc. 
Pledge $5 or more per track
0 patrons
  • I'll write down the lyrics and chord progression of the song and send it to you by e-mail, so you can learn to play and sing it yourself.
  • You'll get a copy of said song or track available to download, so you can put it in your iTunes, on your phone or in your Ableton and chop it up and create something new with it. Your choice.
  • You'll get access to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll keep my patrons up to date on what I'm doing and where you can put in suggestions, etc. 
Pledge $10 or more per track
0 patrons
  • I'll send you a bonus video of me playing the song with just an acoustic guitar in my homestudio/laundry room.
  • I'll write down the lyrics and chord progression of the song and send it to you by e-mail, so you can learn to play and sing it yourself.
  • You'll get a copy of said song or track available to download, so you can put it in your iTunes, on your phone or in your Ableton and chop it up and create something new with it. Your choice.
  • You'll get access to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll keep my patrons up to date on what I'm doing and where you can put in suggestions, etc. 
Pledge $15 or more per track
0 patrons
  • You'll get a full package of files I used to create my song with: samples, presets, patterns, you name it I'll even include my Ableton and/or Maschine project, so you can import the whole thing and start tinkering with it.
  • I'll send you a bonus video of me playing the song with just an acoustic guitar in my homestudio/laundry room.
  • I'll write down the lyrics and chord progression of the song and send it to you by e-mail, so you can learn to play and sing it yourself.
  • You'll get a copy of said song or track available to download, so you can put it in your iTunes, on your phone or in your Ableton and chop it up and create something new with it. Your choice.
  • You'll get access to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll keep my patrons up to date on what I'm doing and where you can put in suggestions, etc. 
Pledge $25 or more per track
0 patrons
  • I'll show you exactly how I made the song in a "making of" video, so you can recreate it with me and learn some Ableton and Maschine tricks on the way.
  • You'll get a full package of files I used to create my song with: samples, presets, patterns, you name it I'll even include my Ableton project, so you can import the whole thing and start tinkering with it.
  • I'll send you a bonus video of me playing the song with just an acoustic guitar in my homestudio/laundry room.
  • I'll write down the lyrics and chord progression of the song and send it to you by e-mail, so you can learn to play and sing it yourself.
  • You'll get a copy of said song or track available to download, so you can put it in your iTunes, on your phone or in your Ableton and chop it up and create something new with it. Your choice.
  • You'll get access to my exclusive Patreon stream, where I'll keep my patrons up to date on what I'm doing and where you can put in suggestions, etc.