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So you have dreams of being a record producer but you aren't part of The Neptunes, don't know anyone at any label and don't have an ounce of music ability: not a problem. For the right price you can be just like Clive Davis. Well? sort of.
For $10,000, on Pledge Music, a platform that allows fans to pledge money toward the creation and completion of an album for an artist making a record independent of a label, you can purchase a producer credit on Evanston born David Ryan Harris's upcoming album "lightyears." Harris has toured with John Mayer and Richie Sambora; performed with Santana and the Dave Matthews Band; and produced songs for Nick Jonas and Guy Sebastian. However, if $10,000 is too rich for your blood, there are other options equally as cool that you can brag to your friends about.—Victoria A. Olivares
· David Ryan Harris [Pledge Music]