Tagged: music

New York City Photographer Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For New CBGB Book

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Setting out to bring the famous former NYC club, CBGB back to life, New York native David Godlis has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $30,000 so he can publish a limited edition book that is filled with high quality photographs from 1976-1979. Opened in 1973, CBGB (which stands for country, bluegrass, and… Read More

Famous Rockband Bush Turns to PledgeMusic for Upcoming Album

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Ready to unleash their latest project to fans, the bandmates of Bush have launched a crowdfunding project on PledgeMusic. By pledging funds, the backers can get the band’s merchandise and access to the upcoming album, Man on the Run. After leaving his original band, Midnight, British singer Gavin Rossdale met former King Black guitarist Nigel… Read More

Neil Young’s Pono Raises Over $6 Million in Just 7 Days Equity Crowdfunding

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While the crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter was pretty amazing the equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdfunder has rocketed through expectations.  PonoMusic, the vision of famed recording star Neil Young, took only 7 days to raise $6 million in equity.  On Kickstarter it took 35 days to raise $6.2 million.  While backers lined up to fund Pono… Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo Dares Beyoncé To Take the Ice Bucket Challenge In Support of the James McCarthy Crowdfunder Campaign

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A host of celebrities are taking ice bucket showers to raise awareness for James McCarthy’s crowdfunding campaign on Crowdfunder. Braving the chill for the inspirational campaign, soccer players, Darren Fletcher, Gary Neville and Paul Scholes, have all taken part to help James fulfill his dreams and now Cristiano Ronaldo has thrown the icy gauntlet to Beyonce, J-Lo… Read More

Kickstarter Announces Featured Films & Projects For 2014 Film Festival in Los Angeles

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Crowdfunding giant, Kickstarter, announced earlier this week details about its upcoming Film Fest in Los Angeles, California. The event will take place on September 12th from 6-11pm and features the platform’s favorite films, shorts, web series, animations, documentaries and more – all funded on the site. Organizers of the event took to the platform’s blog and wrote,… Read More

Daughter of Music Legend Terry Kath Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For New Documentary

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Seeking to keep her father’s legacy alive, daughter of the late Chicago guitarist, Terry Kath, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $40,000 for a documentary in his honor. According to Classic Rock, Kath was a larger-than-life lead guitarist, vocalist, and founding member of the famous Illinois jazz-rocking band. He playing the groups earlier hits,… Read More

“Footloose” singer Kenny Loggin Successfully Hits $85,000 Crowdfunding Goal on Kickstarter

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Ready to bring new music to the airwaves, veteran singer/songwriter Kenny Loggin and his band, Blue Sky Riders, have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter last month to raise $85,000 for their new album. Within the final week of the project, the band raised well over the initial goal and is currently sitting at $97,005…. Read More

Organizers of Kickstarter’s Success Alt-Fest Announced Its Cancellation

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It managed to raise well over its initial £30,000 crowdfunding goal on Kickstarter, unfortunately, the new metal festival, Alt-Fest, has been cancelled due to lack of funds. Last year, the event’s organizers launched a campaign on the crowdfunding giant’s platform and described the event as an “international celebration of alternative music, art, lifestyles, and culture.”… Read More

NudeAudio Super-M Bluetooth Speaker Raises Over $550,000 on Kickstarter

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During the final days of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, NudeAudio Super-M reaches $556,389 from 5,578 backers. The device is a super-high performance Bluetooth speaker that is waterproof and sand proof that fits in any jeans pocket. As previously reported, the NudeAudio Super-M is about the size of a SOL Republic x Motorola’s deck speaker… Read More

Bluetooth Speaker deepblue2 Raises Nearly $170,000 on Indiegogo

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Nearly five days into its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, PeachTree’s new item, deepblue2, raises $167,947 from 521 backers. The device is marketed as the “ultimate” Bluetooth speaker and is a 440-watt aptX acoustic suspensive speaker with a massive 6.5″ woofer. It is also noted as the only small wireless speaker with the full range sound… Read More

Launch & Release Set to Train Musicians on How to Have Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

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Montana-based website Launch & Release is setting out to help train musicians on how to raise more funds during their crowdfunding campaigns. The website is on a mission to lower the failure rate of music crowdfunding from 45% to 35% by January 2015 through published music crowdfunding tips and advice and by the release of… Read More

Geek Wave Hits $1M During the Final Days on Kickstarter

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With less than three days until the closing of its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, the high performance music player, Geek Wave, hit $1,017,872 from 3,534 backers. Revealing the exciting news about the funding, the team added a new video of their reactions as soon as they saw the $1,000,000 mark was hit. As previously reported, Geek Wave originally set to… Read More

Geek Wave Nears $800,000 on Indiegogo

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Changing the way music lovers listen to their favorite artists, Geek Labs launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $38,000 for its product Geek Wave. The new device is described as a high performance music player that the user can take on-the-go and is made for discerning ears. The Geek Labs team wrote, “Music… Read More

Update: PS Audio’s Integrated Amplifier Sprout Nears $300,000 on Kickstarter

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PS Audio’s Sprout is continuing to be a huge success on Kickstarter! The exciting new integrated amplifier not only surpassed its initial goal of $36,000 within one hour, it has managed to raise $291,102 from 640 backers. Sprout is described as the link between your music and your speakers. Sprout is the size of a big… Read More

Musicraiser Receives Multiple Investments to Help Move into UK

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Milan-based music crowdfunding platform Musicraiser has received over €1,000,000 in contributions since its launch and that amount has continued to grow. The platform generates revenue from its prolific list of artists and bands looking to receive funding for pre-planned projects. As interest in their crowdfunding model has increased, it has attracted the attention of investors. B-Ventures… Read More

PS Audio’s Integrated Amplifier Hits Its Campaign Goal Within An Hour

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PS Audio, manufacturer of fine audio equipment for over 40 years,was proud to announce the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its all-in-one integrated amplifier “Sprout.” Within an hour of  its debut on the crowdfunding giant, the campaign reached its goal. Sprout was recently shown in prototype form at the Munich High End show, to… Read More

Foo Fighters’ Fans Raise $70,000 On Crowdtilt To Bring The Band Back To Richmond, Virginia

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Ready to rock their devoted fans in Richmond, Virgina, Foo Fighters announced they are making their way to the city all thanks to a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdtilt. Freelance creative director and copywriter Andrew Goldin launched the campaign in March with a goal of $70,000. According to Rolling Stone, the funds were going towards bringing Foo Fighters… Read More

Crowdfunding Now: 5 Cool Projects For Father’s Day 2014

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It seems, every year, kids young and old run to the store to find something special for their dads, but end up just giving him a tie or a sports-related item. This has even turned into a ritual of unfortunate and painful gift giving. Here on Crowdfund Insider, we’re always looking for the next “big… Read More

Artist Georgia Jane Raised $100,000 on Crowdfunding Portal Your Music Company

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“The time has come to reward the fans,” stated Yael Benamour, CEO of Your Music Company, a Los Angeles-based record label. Your Music Company is a state licensed crowdfunding music business website that is known to be revolutionizing the recording industry. This innovative record label collaborates with the artists and music fans to create a… Read More

Wearhaus Arc Headset Surpasses Its $75k Crowdfunding Goal and Starts Production

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Wearhaus Arc, the world’s first social headphones, announced on Tuesday it has reached its crowdfunding campaign goal of $75k and officially started production. The Arc uses Bluetooth technology to bring a more tangible personal experience back to music discovery. Founder of Wearhaus Arc, Nelson Zhang noted, “We believe that music is meant to be shared and… Read More