Tagged: music

Hip Hop Group De La Soul Announces Kickstarter Album Release Date

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Earlier this year, 90’s hip hop group, De La Soul, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for its new and highly anticipated album. Now nearly seven months after achieving over $600,000 through the funding initiative, the band has announced the record’s released date…. Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Platform Angels Like Rebels Secures Over $500,000 For 22 Music Artists

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On Friday, Angels Like Rebels, a new platform that is dedicated to empowering musical artists through crowdfunding and crowd-marketing, announced that more than 30,000 fans have pledged over $500,000 towards 22 selected musicians just one week after launching on November 5th. Alexander Volgin, founder of Angels… Read More

All-Girl Band TLC Continues to Receive Backlash For Delayed Kickstarter Album; Backers Trend #TLCIsGoingToJailParty Hashtag


Continuing to remain irritated about TLC’s “keeping fans in the dark about the Kickstarter album” tactic, the campaign’s backers have unleashed a new hashtag that shows their frustration about the situation. As previously reported, the girls shared some details about the album’s delay at the… Read More

Tilt Teams Up With The Chainsmokers For New #TILTTOUR


On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced that it has joined forces with the music group, The Chainsmokers for the #TiltTour. Tilt shared: “The Chainsmokers wanted to create the first-ever fan-sourced tour and bring their music to where their fans are. College students across the nation… Read More

Brief: RocketHub Set to Present Two Showcases at the CMJ Music Marathon in New York City

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This week, crowdfunding platform RocketHub announced that it is set to present two showcases at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon in New York City. The platform’s team shared: “RocketHub is proud to present two official showcases for New York City’s biggest music festival, The CMJ… Read More

Indiegogo Success “Miles Ahead” Premieres At the 53rd New York Film Festival

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Over the weekend, The New York Film Festival ended on a high note with the premiere of Indiegogo success, Miles Ahead.  As previously reported, Academy-Award nominated actor Don Cheadle launched a campaign on the global crowdfunding platform for the featured film, which focus on a few day days… Read More

Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 to Dancer’s GoFundMe Campaign

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Ready to repay someone who has helped her in the past, Taylor Swift hit GoFundMe once again to donate $50,000 towards one of her dancers, Toshi Davidson, who’s nephew is sick. The campaign’s description reads: “Baby Ayden is 13 months old. He was just diagnosed… Read More

The Rocket Summer’s Bryce Avary Launches PledgeMusic Campaign For New Album

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Ready to get started on his next project,Bryce Avary, under the name of his band The Rocket Summer,  has launched a crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMusic to raise funds for his upcoming album. Avary stated in a press release: “This album is the most unique and different of any… Read More

Amanda Palmer: “Funds From My Patreon Campaign Will Not Go Towards My Baby”


Hoping to clear the air of recent accusations concerning her Patreon campaign, former Dresden Dolls songstress, Amanda Palmer is ready set the record straight and put an end to the gossip. Back in 2012, singer and songwriter Palmer hit Kickstarter for not only her first… Read More

“Okay Cupid” Singer Kitty Launches Kickstarter Initiative For Her First “Big-Girl” Record

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Last week, indie musician, Kitty, took to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter with a mission to raise funds for her first “Big-Girl” record. According to the 22-year-old, her first music video “Okay Cupid” went viral in 2012 when she was living in Dayton Beach, Florida. After that,… Read More

Fans of Former Black Flag & Misfit Member Dez Cadena Launch GoFundMe Campaign Following Cancer Diagnosis

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Just a few months after the devastating announcement of Dez Cadena being diagnosed with throat cancer, a group of the rocker’s devoted fans launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to help pay for his health expenses. The former Black Flag and Misfit member previously wrote:… Read More

Steve Grand Opens Up About His Kickstarter Experience

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Nearly a year and a half after the launch of his Kickstarter campaign for the album All-American Boy, musician Steve Grand sat down with Billboard to share details about his crowdfunding experience and the new record. All-American Boy was released earlier this year and within just thirty… Read More

Famed Musician Michael Bolton Hits PledgeMusic For His Upcoming Album

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Michael Bolton fans, get ready! The 62-year-old musician is looking to produce a brand new album and he’s seeking the help of his devoted followers to make it happen. Recently, Bolton took to crowdfunding platform PledgeMusic with a mission to raise funds for the new record. He declared… Read More

New Crowdfunding Platform Audition Trail Seeks to Help Musicians With Audition Costs

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AuditionTrail, a crowdfunding platform, recently launched as a new site that will allow musician backers to fund their upcoming audition travels. The platform was created by musician Miguel Sonnak, who was inspired to create the site following a visit to the Aspen Music Festival. Sonnak revealed he hopes that… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Imperial Sphericator Turns Food Into Pearls, Freaks3D is a Portable 3D Printer & Livid’s Mobile Music Maker

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For this week’s Crowdfunding Mailbox we have Imperial Sphericator, a device that transforms your food into “caviar”; Freaks3D, the worlds “first” portable 3D printer; and Minim, a pocket sized wireless instrument for music creation. 3D printing is pretty common today. It was not that long… Read More

Update: Smart Piano & Light Keyboard “The ONE” Captures Over $300,000 During the Final Hours on Indiegogo

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With less than 12 hours until its Indiegogo campaign comes to an end, smart piano and light keyboard, the ONE, has successfully raised over $300,000 thanks to nearly 850 backers. The ONE is self-dubbed as “the fastest and most affordable way to learn pop songs and classical… Read More

Sum 41 Hits PledgeMusic to Raise Funds For New Album


Ready for their big comeback, the bandmates of Sum 41 recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMusic for their new album. The band is making a comeback after last year incident, in which frontman Deryck Whibley was forced into a coma when his liver and kidneys collapsed. Immediately… Read More

Music Group David Wax Museum Returns to Indiegogo With a Mission to Raise Funds For New Album “Guesthouse”

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Ready to bring new music to their fans, David Wax Museum has returned to Indiegogo with a crowdfunding campaign for their new album “Guesthouse.” The group, which was founded by David Wax and Suz Slezak in 2007 has tour both nationally and internationally over the past eight… Read More

Gramovox Surpasses $1M For The Floating Record During Kickstarter Initiative; Breaks Chicago Crowdfunding Record

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With nearly two weeks until its Kickstarter comes to an end, Floating Record, a Vertical Turntable that was created by Chicago-based Gramovox, has secured $1,040,000. This new number successfully breaks the city’s reward-based crowdfunding record, which was previous held by Central Standard Timing’s 2013 failed project “world’s thinnest watch.” Back… Read More

Brief: Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 Towards GoFundMe Campaign Dedicated to Fan Battling Leukemia

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Always looking to help a fan in need, pop sensation Taylor Swift offered up $50,000 towards a GoFundMe campaign dedicated to 11-year-old Naomi Oakes, who was recently diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia. According to People, Oakes’ family posted a video on YouTube sharing her story and revealing the fact… Read More