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  • Castlevania - Vampire Killer - 2017 Cover - @banjoguyollie
  • Who am I and what do I do ?

    Ollie LongZ / BanjoGuyOllie ... I do video game music (well mostly) covers using real, accoustic, instruments. 

    I have a few videos done already. Well over 100 actually, probably twice as many in progress and a waiting list that just doesn't want to get smaller..At the moment I aim to do two videos per month.

  • Shovel Knight - An Underlying Problem / Mole Knight - @banjoguyollie
  • Why Crowd Funding?

    The videos are free on youtube so why use crowdfunding  ...  ? 

    Being a musician on youtube is not unlike being a performing artist really. You need to constantly deliver concerts (videos in this case) to an audience. And s
    s a creator and musician my dream would be to get paid for what I do. 

    There's also the issue of costs and constant experimentation with equipment as well as equipment and instrument maintenance, production software licences costs ... it adds up quick and whatever money I can make helps directly in paying for all these. Put simply, I couldn't have achieved the same quality of production over the past few years without direct crowdfunding.  

    In time my goal would be to have a dedicated environment to record and edit these, as well as expand my pool of useable instruments, mics and  professional recording equipment.

  • MEGA MAN 2 MONTH - Metal Man cover - @banjoguyollie
  • Everything I make through crowdfunding is re- invested and allows me to offer longer better and more frequent content ... along with stock of checkered shirts to cover my gloriously lush chest , and hats & caps to cover my [not so lush] scalp. 

  • Monkey Island Main theme cover #monkeyisland