Tagged: music

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


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


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


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


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


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

Your Music Company

“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


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

IndieFilmFunding Adds Indie Music to Crowdfunding Platform

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indieFilmFunding (iFF), a crowdfunding platform targeting the indie film sector is broadening their reach to include the indie music world. Indie bands may now crowdfund everything from music videos, movie scores, studio time, demos and even the logistics behind touring. iFF has already signed up their first band.  A teen Rock band, out of California’s… Read More

San Diego Opera Reaches $1M Crowdfunding Campaign Goal

San Diego Opera

Exciting news for the San Diego Opera! The company announced on Friday that it reached its crowdfunding goal of $1M, just 10 days ahead of the May 19th deadline. The campaign was launched last month with funds raised expected to go towards the 2015 season. According to one of the opera’s spokesman, the board still needs… Read More

WearHaus Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For The Arc Headphones


Wearhaus, a startup aiming to change the way people share music, launched its very own $75k crowdfunding campaign on Tuesday for its new product, the Arc. The new wireless headphones will bring back the intimacy and fund of listening to music together. Inspired by a recent music festive “silent disco” trend, Arc uses Bluetooth technology… Read More

Fans Seek $35K For “The Voice” Finalist At Indiegogo

Will Champlin

He may not have won season 5 of “The Voice,” but it seems Will Champlin is still getting attention from his devoted followers. The fans, also known as “Champs” by the musician, recently launched an crowdfunding campaign titled “Will Champlin Deserves Radio-Activitiy” to raise $35k to help the independent artist through Indiegogo to promote his new music… Read More

Concert Crowdfunding Platform RABBL Announces New Service


Sharing exciting news to its fans, leader of crowdfunding in concerts and the world’s first social booking platform, RABBL announced earlier this week its’ latest website addition, Fan Rabbls. The new service will allow fans to prove real demand for their favorite musicans and puts them at the center of every booking decision in live… Read More

Ryan Lewis Launches 30/30 Project Campaign on Indiegogo

Ryan Lewis

Raising funds for a cause so close to him, American rapper Ryan Lewis launched the 30/30 Project campaign on Indiegogo and is seeking to raise $100,000 to help build HIV clinics in Malawi. During a recent interview, Mr. Lewis revealed that his mother, Julie Lewis, has been living with the life threatening disease for over… Read More

Payola.fm Helps Musicians Through Crowdfunding


Helping music artists through crowdfunding campaigns, musician-owned startup Payola.fm announced its offering bands a new way to raise funds.  Similar to giants Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the new musician crowdfunding website is focused exclusively on independent musicians.  While some bands are able to reach and attract fans through apps such as Spotify and Rhaposdy, some streaming… Read More

On Crowdhoster: Crowdfunding To Bring The Foo Fighters Back To Richmond, Virginia


There are two types of people, generally… those who like the Foo Fighters and those that are no fun. The band is led by frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl. They’ve released numerous #1 hits, toured the world and are said to put on an incredible live show. (Come to Cleveland soon, please!) Having… Read More

Pono Leaps Past $6 Million on Kickstarter

Yellow Pono in hand

With just over a day to go in their crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, the Pono Music player now stands over $6 million with contributors number over 17,600.  The 35 day project is now firmly anchored in the number 3 position as one of the top campaigns on the global crowdfunding platform.  While easily besting the… Read More

Watch Imogen Heap Demo The Crazy Mi.Mu Musical Glove Now Crowdfunding On Kickstarter


Grammy-winning recording artist Imogen Heap has toured the world and released several hits, known for her melding of airy vocals and digital soundscapes. Now she’s taking that latter bit to a pretty incredible conclusion via a new music making device and, appropriately, a currently-running Kickstarter campaign. The device is called the Mi.Mu Glove (Pronounced me-mu,… Read More

Pono Surpasses $5 Million as Neil Young Shares Message

Yellow Pono in hand

The Pono Music team must be elated.  Their crowdfunding campaign that was set to raise $800,000 – not a small amount – has not surpassed $5,000,000 in crowdfunding.  Almost 15,000 supporters have backed this crowdfunding project on Kickstarter – and as we recently reported – now stands at 4th place in the rankings of largest… Read More