Metro Station have set up an indiegogo campaign for a new EP. I'm not one to usually make jokes about these things ... but shouldn't some of that "Achy Breaky Heart" fuck-you-money help fund this? Or did they boot that guy out of this band? I'm confused. Anyway ... um ... yeah.
i've spent many years touring with my chemical romance as their keyboard player and over those years i realized that i am without a doubt, a silly person, i write silly music, say silly things, i generally have a very absurd look on life. Reggie, is how i share that silliness with all of you. I've always been honest with my music. Whatever goes on in my life i write music about.
Kevin Devinestarted today, and then later today finished, a moderately lofty Kickstarter campaign to fund his next two full-length records. According to the description Devine offered up on his project page, he wanted to raise a sum of $50,000 to fund the recording and releasing of one solo and one full-band album. These funds would go toward costs like the recording, producing, manufacturing, publicizing and marketing of the records; furthermore, the funds would help Devine tour and promote the albums following their release.
When I write "moderately lofty," I mean it. Devine pegging the costs here at $50,000 is certainly not ridiculous. He's seen some success as a musician, at...
Bob Mould (ex-Hüsker Dü) has started a Kickstarter to help release See A Little Light: A Celebration of the Music and Legacy of Bob Mould. It's a film/concert shot at The Walt Disney Theater Hall featuring artists such as Dave Grohl, Ryan Adams, No Age and more performing Bob's songs with him on stage. You can watch Bob and Dave's performance of "Ice Cold Ice" in the replies.
Valise have been in the middle of a Kickstarter for their album next year and are closing in on the full amount tonight with 5 days left. For $5, donators get a digital download of the album next year and all donators get an immediate download link for both of their previous releases Dreamcatcher and their new single "Monster." They are recording in January at The Vanguard Room in Florida.
The Venetia Fair have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their new album. The fund will continue for 30 days to hopefully reach the goal of $8,000. The band is offering exclusive rewards (huge screen printed posters, t-shirts, artifacts from the creation of the album, recording time, etc) to fans along the way.
Check out Static Summer's first single, "Rollercoaster," here. They have launched a Kickstarter to help fund their record with producer John Bender and mixer Jay Baumgardner. They will also film a video for their song "Heartback" and press vinyl if they reach their goal. Hit the replies for the full press release.
The Saddest Landscape have launched a Kickstarter to help fund the re-issue of the band's first two records, The Sound of the Spectacle and Lift Your Burdens High for this is Where We Cross. The band will release a limited edition 7", Redefining Loneliness, this Fall via Topshelf Records.
Black Moth Super Rainbow have started a kickstarter for their new album, Cobra Juicy. Eric Wareheim of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! has posted a video of persuasion that you can watch in the replies.
Framing Hanley has launched a Kickstarter to fund its new album and music video. The band is looking to get $40,000, to be funded within the next 28 days, and the collection is currently just over $18,000.
The Motel Life just launched their Kickstarter asking fans to help them master their next EP, Those Bruises. Among the packages fans can purchase are a limited edition poster, comics, and the band will even come to your house for a BBQ and wash your car. The artwork was done by Daniel Fishel (The Wonder Years, No Sleep Records, Citizen).