A compilation CD, featuring 14 rising bands, is recorded for charity each year.
Unlike most compilations, where tracks are chosen and pulled from unrelated releases, the artists all record in the same studio for the same cause. In a way, the participating 14 acts make one album together. Recording sessions are held ongoing at MHR's affiliate studio, The Eagle Room in Weaverville, NC.
The project features exclusive tracks from each artist that can't be found anywhere else!
Songs may be unreleased fan-favorites, alternate versions of tunes, or selections that show another side of the artist's creativity. The resulting variety-filled CD is duplicated and digitally distributed with all CD proceeds to benefit Band Together NC and their annual charity partner (2011- Alliance Medical Ministry).
Mended Heart and Band Together pursue full media and press coverage of this special project, the release of which corresponds to Mended Heart's anniversary (February 14th - Valentine's Day) with campaigns to promote the music through Band Together's annual live concert event. Artists featured on the compilation CD may be chosen to take part in the concert event and will also have their song added to Mended Heart's Sound Recording Catalog for potential licensing opportunities in the future.
The participating acts for Mended Heart's Band Together Compilation for Charity (2011) are The Mantras, Vertigo Jazz Project, Josh Blake's Juke Box, The Ocean, Moses Atwood (with Michael Libramento), Uncle Mountain, Now You See Them, Dopapod, Agent 23, Taste., Brushfire Stankgrass, Holy Ghost Tent Revival, The Archrivals, and Aaron Woody Wood!
If you are an artist who would like to record for the 2012 compilation, or are interested in helping us with this project , please write us!
The compilation recording sessions are also documented as the project is created.
Go "Behind-The-Scenes" of the 2011 album with exclusive video and photos from inside The Eagle Room courtesy of Manny-Mac Productions and KMG*Photography!
Artists who record in The Eagle Room are always invited to become a part of Mended Heart Records through our growing catalog of high-quality sound recordings.