Brian Bonz (you may know him from Kevin Devine's Goddamn Band) has set up a Kickstarter for his new album.
Misophonia is a project born out of this phase of my life. I'd scored a documentary for PBS about artwork in New York City's subway stations, and much of that material formed the record's blueprint. I experimented with sampling music and found sound, using new programs and abandoning any prior strictures with approaching previous work. Chris Bracco, who produced From Sumi to Japan, returns to collaborate on Misophonia. The Major Crimes continue their trek forward on this one, as well, along with both old and new guest musicians.
Long time AP.net user, ghsNICK!, has launched a Kickstarter for a "minimalist wallet" -- we're big on community, so we felt like helping out and dropping a link to his page for him. Plus, he sent us one to check out, which I am pretty sure was just a bribe so I'd remove some old infraction points. Anyway, I spent the day playing with it and all in all I think it's a pretty interesting concept. I like the idea of a small and minimal wallet for the few things I do carry with me on a daily basis (can we move these all to my phone yet?). Given that I only really need my ID, a few credit cards, and maybe an insurance card ... it really does lighten the load of what I carry around in my...
This is the last split I did with Tony Sly. Tony has 2 songs on this album. It was fun to make and I am proud I was able to share this experience with Tony. People are always asking me for this record but I can not sell this on my store site (joeycape.com). So I decided to sell a few I have on Ebay. In my mind this record needs to be available to Tony's fans. It will eventually. But for now... here ya go!
Tour drummer Miles McPherson (Paramore, Kelly Clarkson) was seriously injured in a golf cart accident and now can't drum because of the injuries to his hand and arm. Insurance covered most of the medical costs, but insurance doesn't cover his month to month pay to take care of his family. A family friend is helping raise money for him and his family with a Facebook donation page.
Icarus The Owl will hit the studio this fall with producer Kris Crummett (Sleeping With Sirens, Closure In Moscow, Dance Gavin Dance) for the follow up to their 2012 album, Love Always, Leviathan. They have launched a Kickstarter to help fund the album and have plans for a release date in February 2014.
“Dischord doesn’t make T-shirts,” MacKaye clarifies in a phone call. But Minor Threat is another story. Because so many bootlegged Minor Threat shirts are constantly floating around the universe, MacKaye decided the band had to do something about it. The solution: Get another company to oversee their official shirts, and when a bootleg crops up, let them deal with it. “It’s fucking absurd the amount of bootlegs are out there,” MacKaye says, and “my time is better spent doing other things … It’s not a political thing for me. I just...
Tides Of Man have added two new vinyl options to their IndieGoGo campaign - "Vinyl - Basic" consists of a signed record and digital download for $50, while the "Vinyl - Deluxe" option is a signed record, digital download, and T-Shirt for $60.
Tides Of Man have launched an IndieGoGo campaign to fund their third LP (and first instrumental release), Young And Courageous. You can support the project here, - watch their video explaining their goals and hear their new song, "Young And Courageous," in the replies.
Heartsupport (an organization founded by August Burns Red vocalist Jake Luhrs) will be out on this summer's Warped Tour, but needs some help getting that support to be on the road. To find out more information, including how you can donate, click here. We will have an interview with Luhrs in the upcoming weeks regarding the brand new August Burns Red album, but Heartsupport's involvement on the tour as well.
Daytrotter has announced a new feature that allow direct payments to artists from their members annual fee. Annual members to Daytrotter can select a band to designate $5 of their annual fee to. On the purchase page, all they have to do is write the band’s name in a box located right before they confirm. Bands can choose to have the money go directly to them, to a charity or use this feature to help raise money for a tour or wherever else they could use the help. Also, they've redesigned their site to make all shared links frictionless, meaning that if a link to a session is shared on Facebook, Twitter or a website, fans will be able to listen to that session for free, without needing...
Harpist Timbre who has worked with The Chariot and more has started an IndieGogo campaign to help fund her new double album, Sun and Moon. The sun disc will feature songs written by Timbre and her band and the moon disc will feature a variety of classical music that she's written, from a harp and oboe duet, to a piece for full orchestra, choir, harp, and solo soprano. Even though they'd like to raise 20K, they've set the goal at a respectable 10K. If you've got a few minutes, give it a look and help out a great musician.