Tagged: music

Kickstarter Relaunches Community For Artist & Creators Drip

Less than two years after Kickstarter announced it has acquired Drip, the crowdfunding giant announced it has relaunched the artist community platform. As previously reported, Drip was described as a curated platform that gives creators and communities a place to interact through a sustained subscription. The… Read More

Spain-based Music Tech Startup Oval Sound Seeks £500,000 on Crowdcube For Global Launch

On Thursday, Barcelona-based music tech startup Oval Sound launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company is currently seeking £500,000 as it prepares to expand globally. Founded in 2014, Oval Sound offers music technology solutions for professional musicians, music therapy applications, and music entertainment/education. The… Read More

PledgeMusic Expands: Appoints Kevin Kiernan & Nate Baker to New York Team

Earlier this month, PledgeMusic announced it has appointed Kevin Kiernan as Head of Artist Solution and Nate Baker as Artist and Label Relations Manager. According to the crowdfunding platform for music, both Kieran and Baker are seasoned music industry professionals that will be instrumental in… Read More

PledgeMusic Debuts New Program Showcasing Up-And-Coming Music Artists

Crowdfunding platform for music, PledgeMusic, has launched AMPLIFY, which is described as a new program that showcases up-and-coming artists.The funding portal revealed that the inaugural group of musicians each feature five distinct sounds, which represents some of the best of what makes its community special…. Read More

Primordial Radio Overfunds: Surpasses £130,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Primordial Radio, a rock and metal entertainment service that combines the freedom of streaming with the intimacy of a radio, has successfully secured its initial £130,000 funding target on Seedrs, thanks to nearly 775 investors.  As previously reported, the music platform serves the UK rock and… Read More

Kickstarter Announces Collaboration With Qrates For New Initiative “MAKE Vinyl”

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter recently announced it is collaborating with Qrates, which is described as an award-winning, one-stop service for creating and releasing vinyl records, for a new initiative called MAKE Vinyl. According to Kickstarter, the MAKE Vinyl initiative is set to help music creators access more tools and resources… Read More

Rock & Metal Music Service Primordial Radio Hits Seedrs to Raise £130,000

Primordial Radio, a rock and metal entertainment service that combines the freedom of streaming with the intimacy of a radio, has recently launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £130,000.  According to Primordial Radio, the platform serves the UK rock and metal community…. Read More

Success: BlueJay Music Secures Nearly £155,000 Through Closed Invesdor Campaign

London-based music streaming service, BlueJay Music, has completed its equity crowdfunding round on Invesdor with nearly £155,000 in funding. The platform launched the initiative in March, seeking £150,000. During the final week, the funding target was achieved. The music platform claimed it adds a new dimension… Read More

Update: BlueJay Music Surpasses £150,000 Funding Target on Invesdor

With its Invesdor campaign set to close this upcoming Monday (May 8th), London-based music streaming service, BlueJay Music, has successfully secured its initial £150,000 funding target from nearly 20 investors. The campaign was launched at the end of March and is seeking a max of… Read More

Kickstarter Hits New Milestone: Funds 25,000 Music Projects

Kickstarter’s first head of music, Molly Neuman, announced on Friday it hit a new crowdfunding milestone. The portal has helped 25,000 music projects successfully secured their funding targets. According to Neuman, 22,702 independent creators behind the projects have recorded albums, funded tours, founded labels, premiered… Read More

TLC Releases First Single “Way Back” From Kickstarter-Funded Album

On Thursday, all-girl music group TLC premiered the first single from their Kickstarter-funded album. The new song, which is called “Way Back,” features Snoop Dogg. Bandmate, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, shared on her Twitter. Yes The Time Has Come #WAYBACK Single f/ #SnoopDogg Tomm #iheart #BigBoi Show 10am/pst… Read More

TLC Manager Announces: Kickstarter Album Will Be Released on June 30th

Bill Diggins, the manager of the TLC, announced on Tuesday the all-girl group’s Kickstarter-funded album is set to be released on June 30th. This news comes just two years after the project secured $430,255 from 4,201 backers. As previously reported, TLC hit the crowdfunding platform in 2015 to raise… Read More

Music Streaming Service BlueJay Music Seeks £150,000 Through Invesdor Initiative

BlueJay Music, a London-based music streaming service, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor. The company is currently seeking a minimum of £150,000 (max £300,000) as it prepares for expansion. The company claimed it adds a new dimension to online music. Users just simply… Read More

TLC Manager Confirms Kickstarter-Funded Album is Tentatively Scheduled For June 2017 Release

Bill Diggins, the manager of TLC, announced on Monday an update about the all-girl group’s Kickstarter-funded album, which is tentatively scheduled to be released at the end of June 2017. TLC hit the crowdfunding platform in 2015 to raise $150,000 for their fifth and final album. The group, which originally… Read More

Kickstarter Announces Campaigners Heading to the 2017 Grammy Awards

With the 2017 Grammy Awards to be held this Sunday (February 12th), Kickstarter announced campaigners, who have used its crowdfunding platform for funding, that received nominations for this year’s award show. Check out the full list of campaigners nominated: Nominated for Best Rap Album: De La… Read More

Ed Sheeran Teams Up With Seedrs Alum Twickets For April & May Concerts to Stop Fans From Buying Overpriced Tickets

Ready to give back to fans wanting to attend his concerts, musician Ed Sheeran announced it is partnering with Seedrs alum, Twickets, for his upcoming April and May shows to stop online touts from selling tickets for up to £1,000 each. A representative of the… Read More

“Weird Al” Yankovic Teams Up With Legacy and PledgeMusic to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign For Career-Spanning Box Set

“Weird Al” Yankovic, one of rock music’s famous satirist, is partnering with Legacy Recordings and PledgeMusic to launch a crowdfunding campaign for the release of his career-spanning box set, Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic.  The Squeeze Box consists all 14 of Weird Al’s studio… Read More

Electronic Sound Publisher Seeks £175,000 on Crowdcube to Build Magazine Portfolio

Pam Communications, the publisher behind electronic music magazine Electronic Sound, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube and is seeking £175,000 as it prepares to build onto its portfolio. According to Pam Communication, Electronic Sound is sold in more than 220 WHSmiths and over… Read More

Overfunding: Twickets Secures £700,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Twickets, a London-based ticket resale platform, has successfully secured its initial £700,000 funding target on Seedrs. The company launched the equity crowdfunding campaign last month to gather more funds to grow and develop its platform. As previously reported, the platform has achieved more than  £2.7 million in ticket… Read More

Online Marketplace The North American Guitar Launches Crowdcube Initiative

Online marketplace for guitars, The North American Guitar, has launched a campaign on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. The website is seeking 350,000 for growth and expansion. Founded in 2011, The North American Guitar notably provides a convenient and inform way to purchase both high-end guitars… Read More