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All Eyes West have started a Kickstarter to help fund their new album. The band has also announced some new tour dates which you can find in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/31/13 - 07:29 PM
Friend Skeletons have launched a Kickstarter for their upcoming EP, People. They're an excellent band so, if you can, help them out here.
Kelly Doherty on 07/24/13 - 12:36 PM
Accents will begin recording their sophomore full-length album this August with Mike Kalajian (Moving Mountains, Ace Enders) at Telegraph Recording in Poughkeepsie, NY. The band has also launched a Kickstarter for the album, and the project video features clips of some new songs.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 07/03/13 - 10:07 AM
Legs Like Tree Trunks have launched a Kickstarter for their upcoming debut LP. Help them out here.
Kelly Doherty on 06/25/13 - 10:14 AM
Night Dive (featuring members of Portugal. The Man, Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground, Wild Orchid Children, Alligators, Time To Fly, Arper, The Divorce, Dawn Solaris, Map Of June, and Ships) have launched a Kickstarter to help fund their new multi-media project.
Night Dive is a collection of friends and musicians that grew up playing music with one another – sometimes in the same band, sometimes as members in the same thriving music scene. The connection shared by this group was unique, but it wasn't until this connection was removed several years back that it was fully realized just how unique it was. After playing music with other people, and replacing the time spent together...
Ryan Gardner on 06/22/13 - 01:49 PM
I Fight Dragons have successfully funded their next record via Kickstarter, raising $115,052 - their original goal was $20,000. The record will be named The Near Future.
Jack Appleby on 06/03/13 - 03:14 PM
Looks like Eisley's Kickstarter did not meet its funding goal.
Jason Tate on 05/20/13 - 12:01 PM
Greg McKillop (Speaker for the Dead) has started up a Kickstarter to fund a "pay what you can" recording studio.
The idea for this project comes from my own personal experience of recording bands for years (and being recorded myself) both in and out of pro audio environments. There is a huge gap between the "we just formed a band and need a demo" level and the "I am an established artist ready to go into a real studio environment with a producer and record a full length album." There are very few options for entry level artists to produce examples of their work to shop around and get gigs, and thus they end up spending thousands of dollars to record a CD when they have not had a chance...
Jason Tate on 05/20/13 - 11:55 AM
Fred Mascherino (Terrible Things) has launched a Kickstarter to fund a guitar tabs book for his music. View his video in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 05/20/13 - 09:17 AM
There are only two days remaining to pledge for Nick Thomas' (The Spill Canvas) solo album on Kickstarter. You can view a video in the replies updating the progress on the project.
Drew Beringer on 05/06/13 - 01:47 PM
States released clips of new music over on their Kickstarter.
Christian Wagner on 05/06/13 - 12:41 PM
Eisley have added a couple of new rewards to its Kickstarter campaign. You can also stream clips from the band's upcoming album, Currents, at Amazon.
Drew Beringer on 05/06/13 - 05:59 AM
I Fight Dragons have raised $50,000 in 36 hours to fund their new album/vinyl release via Kickstarter. As a result, they have added additional "stretch goals" - whenever the campaign reaches a new milestone, backers will receive additional rewards for their original contributions. For example, the $20/double gatefold w/ companion graphic novel has become a triple gatefold w/ companion graphic novel, fold-out poster, fluorescent blue vinyl, a 7" picture disc shaped like an 8-bit fireball, and an exclusive flexi-disc with a thank you and secret music.
Jack Appleby on 05/01/13 - 10:46 AM
I Fight Dragons have launched a Kickstarter to fund a vinyl release.

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Jason Tate on 04/30/13 - 10:45 AM
Zach Braff has started a Kickstarter to fund his new film, Wish I Was Here. While it's not a direct follow up to Garden State, Zach says it will be a follow up in the overall tone of the movie.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/24/13 - 10:53 AM
Pompeii has launched a Kickstarter to fund its 3rd album.

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Drew Beringer on 04/23/13 - 01:46 PM
Eisley have started a kickstarter to help fund their upcoming tour.
We have ambitious plans for touring in 2013 and beyond. We expect this upcoming album to be our most successful record yet, and we want to be able to play in front of every single person that will to listen to us. This includes all of our fans in the U.S., as well satisfying relentless requests for us to play for our fans overseas. Specifically, we will be supporting Say Anything on their Rarities Tour this Summer (See dates). But, this is going to be more difficult than ever, since we not only have to support ourselves on these tours, but we have four beautiful new mouths to feed, safely transport, and care for. This...
Jason Tate on 04/19/13 - 11:45 AM
Jamie's Elsewhere has launched a Kickstarter to help fund their new album.

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Drew Beringer on 04/11/13 - 04:46 PM
Farewell Flight has created a Kickstarter in order to record and release a new full-length album.

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Jason Tate on 04/05/13 - 11:48 AM
Jeff Wright (The American Scene) has 24 hours left on his Kickstarter to fund an album for his baby boy.
Christian Wagner on 03/25/13 - 03:08 PM
Still Remains has a Kickstarter set up for recording their new album.

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Jason Tate on 03/22/13 - 09:46 AM
Members of Thursday, Glassjaw, From Autumn to Ashes, and Death in the Park have started a new band called Get Involved. The group has created a Kickstarter to raise money to record an EP. Watch a video about the project and members in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 03/20/13 - 08:01 AM
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.

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Jason Tate on 03/19/13 - 05:17 PM
James Dewees has started a Kickstarter campaign to relaunch Reggie and The Full Effect with new album.
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.

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Jason Tate on 03/13/13 - 02:50 PM
Veronica Mars gets name dropped in a Motion City Soundtrack song. That's enough to make sure we post about the Kickstarter project to put a movie together. Also, the official V Mars thread in our forums is a great place to hang out with other fans.

Update: The campaign has reached its $2 million goal in less than a day.
Jason Tate on 03/13/13 - 10:05 AM
Kevin Devine's Kickstarter ended up raising close to $115,000. Wow. Now I am ready for some new KDev music.
Jason Tate on 02/28/13 - 11:03 AM
Nathan Leone from Madina Lake just launched a Kickstarter for his book, "Dont Love Me, Judge Me." You can check out two excerpts from it on the Kickstarter page.
Christian Wagner on 02/05/13 - 07:15 PM
Big D and The Kids Table have launched a Kickstarter to help fund their next two albums.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/02/13 - 10:05 PM
Chantry Johnson, guitarist of The Cab, has launched a kickstarter to fund his solo EP. You can listen to his song "Tell Me The Truth" here.
Message2012 was the most earth-shattering, metamorphic, mind-blowing year of my life. It was full of heart-break, depression, success, change, rejection, failure, and triumph. Fortunately, music has been there to help me keep my head through the dramatic ups and downs of the past year. As The Cab takes a short break from touring, I have finally found the time to do what I've been needing to do for a long time: put out an official debut EP as a solo artist. While I am still 100% a part of The Cab, I have greatly enjoyed the opportunity to...
Joe DeAndrea on 01/18/13 - 08:28 PM
Rust Belt Lights has opened a Kickstarter to fund their second full length record.
Christian Wagner on 01/18/13 - 12:38 PM
Kevin Devine started 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...
Thomas Nassiff on 01/14/13 - 10:59 PM
Kevin Devine has launched a Kickstarter project to fund the recording and release of his next two albums. He is planning to work with Rob Schnapf on LP7 and with Jesse Lacey on LP8.
Drew Beringer on 01/14/13 - 10:10 AM
Lowercase Noises has started a Kickstarter to get his Passage EP pressed on vinyl.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/12/13 - 11:03 PM
The Fold have a few hours left on their Kickstarter to fund their new album, Moving Past. Pledge here.
Kelly Doherty on 12/28/12 - 01:45 PM
Christian Wagner on 12/20/12 - 03:11 PM
Mel Washington (ex-All Get Out) has started a Kickstarter to fund his upcoming record "Houses" and touring.

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Jason Tate on 12/20/12 - 01:33 PM
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.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/18/12 - 03:50 PM
The Fold have started a new Kickstarter to fund their new album.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/28/12 - 10:17 AM
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.
Ryan Gardner on 11/22/12 - 09:18 AM
The Venetia Fair has reached its initial Kickstarter goal. The band has set new benchmarks which will include new music videos and live string and brass players on the record if reached.
Christian Wagner on 10/27/12 - 09:52 AM
Mindless Self Indulgence has launched a Kickstarter for their new record; they're asking for $150,000.

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Jason Tate on 10/26/12 - 10:21 AM
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.
Ryan Gardner on 10/21/12 - 09:01 AM
Tempting Paris have launched a Kickstarter for their debut album, Polaroids In July. It is doubling as the album's pre-order.
Ryan Gardner on 10/02/12 - 09:49 AM
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.
Ryan Gardner on 09/19/12 - 09:22 AM
City Lights has launched a Kickstarter.
Christian Wagner on 09/10/12 - 06:14 PM

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