Tagged: music

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

Atari Teams Up With ROAM to Launch Indiegogo Campaign For Games & Music Lovers Earphones

On Tuesday, gaming giant Atari and audio company ROAM launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $50,000 for their new sure-fit earphones, GameON. This news comes just a few months after the companies announced their partnership. According to Atari and ROAM, the GameOn earphones were… Read More

Update: 8tracks Secures Over $2.1M As SeedInvest Campaign Nears Closing Date

With just one week until its SeedInvest campaign comes to an end, 8tracks has reportedly secured over $2.1 million from more than 4,000 investors. The crowd-curated internet radio service took to the equity crowdfunding platform earlier this summer with a mission to sell up to $11… Read More

Music Industry’s Abbey Konowitch, Rob Cavallo, & Tommy Tallarico Team Up to Launch RockmanaiaLive! Campaign on StartEngine

On Monday, music industry leaders Abbey Konowitch, founder/executive producer and former record/television executive at MTV, Disney Music, and Madonna’s Maverick Records), Rob Cavallo, executive music producer, and Tommy Tallarico, creative director and creator of Video Games Live, teamed up to launch a new crowdfunding venture on… Read More

De La Soul’s Kickstarter Album “And the Anonymous Nobody” Hits No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rap Charts

Less than two weeks after release Kickstarter-funded album, And the Anonymous Nobody, De La Soul’s highly anticipated record has already hit number one on Billboard’s Top Rap Albums (dated September 17th). According to Billboard, the album already leads the chart with 21,000 copies sold last week. The media outlet also… Read More

Finally!: De La Soul Releases Kickstarter-Funded Album “And the Anonymous Nobody”

It’s finally here – on Friday, hip-hop band De La Soul released their first full-length album in 11 years, and the Anonymous Nobody. The group, which consists of Vincent Mason, David Jude Jolicoeur, and Kelvin “Posdnous” Mercer, took to Kickstarter last year with a mission to raise only… Read More

De La Soul Unveils Usher Collaborated Single “Greyhounds” Less Than Two Weeks Before Kickstarter Funded Album Release (Video)

With their Kickstarter album,  And The Anonymous Nobody…, set to be released on August 26th, hip-hop trio De La Soul unveiled their new Usher collaborated single, Greyhounds.  The group, which consists of Vincent Mason, David Jude Jolicoeur, and Kelvin “Posdnous” Mercer, took to the crowdfunding giant with a mission to raise… Read More

Singer & Songwriter Melissa Etheridge Hits PledgeMusic to Raise Funds For New Album “MEmphis Rock and Soul”

This week, mega singer and songwriter Melissa Etheridge took to crowdfunding portal, PledgeMusic, to raise funds for her upcoming album MEmphis Rock and Soul. The new record is set to hit stores on October 7th and will feature Etheridge’s new single Hold On, I’m Coming…. Read More

Eazl Arts Teams Up With PledgeMusic for Art In A Corner Charity Fundraising Project

On Monday, UK social enterprise Eazl Arts announced it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform PledgeMusic to launch its Art In A Corner Charity Fundraising Project, which is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’, Images Of A Woman, a painting created during the band’s… Read More

Rock On: UK Music Brand Steve Grindrod Amps Announces Seedrs Initiative

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom-based Steve Grindrod Amplification (SGA) announced it is seeking £200,000 through Seedrs as it prepares to expand and become what it hopes the music industry’s “next iconic brand.” Founder of the company, Steve Grindrod has reportedly stated: “For over 40 years I’ve obsessed… Read More

Radio Service Platform 8tracks Officially Opens SeedInvest Initiative to the Public

8tracks, the crowd-curated (read not Pandora) internet radio service, announced on Tuesday its SeedInvest campaign is officially open to the public. The platform is looking to sell up to $11 million Series A preferred stock to investors. The company went on to Twitter to announce the… Read More

De La Soul Unveils First Single of Kickstarter-Funded Album “And the Anonymous Nobodies” (Video)

Earlier this week, De La Soul released the first single of their Kickstarter-funded album, And The Anonymous Nobodies, called Pain. Back in 2015, the hip hop group took to the crowdfunding giant with a mission to raise only $110,000 for their new album. Within only hours of its launch, the initiative successfully… Read More

American Rock Band Papa Roach Launches PledgeMusic Campaign For New Album

Papa Roach, an American rock band, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMusic to raise funds for their upcoming album. According to various reports, Papa Roach (which consists of Jacoby Shaddix, Jerry Horton, Tobin Esperance, and Tony Palermo) took to the studio earlier this year to… Read More

Alter Ibiza Seeks £110,000 on Seedrs to Open Spanish Night Club

Alter Ibiza, a Spain-based club brand, has recently launched a Seedrs initiative with a mission to raise £110,000 as it prepares to open its night club’s doors. The company is looking to bring music entertainment, quality products and services to its new club in Ibiza. But… Read More