WE ARE THE MEDIA! With your backing, me & The Grand Theft Orchestra released "Theatre Is Evil" in September 2011, hit the billboard top 10, toured the world, played 25 house parties & made a MASSIVE book with album-inspired art from 30+ artists!
Calling this a pre-order doesn't do the project justice. For her new album, Amanda Palmer is collaborating with artists, publishing an art book, touring galleries, and much more. And she's doing it all while inviting her fans along for the ride. The future of music indeed.
Welcome 2 making magic. The time has finally come: De La Soul's new album is ready for pre-order.
Legendary hip-hop group De La Soul have spent 200 hours recording original instrumentals to sample in their upcoming album, "And The Anonymous Nobody."
Help John Vanderslice build a magnificient analog recording studio in Oakland, CA
Musician/producer John Vanderslice has operated Tiny Telephone recording studios in San Francisco for nearly two decades. Now John is opening a Tiny Telephone location in Oakland to bring affordable analog recording to even more bands.
We wouldn’t dream of making our final album with anyone BUT our fans. Come on y'all, BE A PART OF TLC HISTORY!
TLC invited their fans to take part in the journey of making the very last TLC album.
The first Traditional Cajun French Cd by legendary Cajun artist Jo-EL Sonnier in over 13 years, containing 13 brand new original songs
Jo-EL Sonnier's "The Legacy" won a GRAMMY for Best Regional Roots Music Album at the 2015 GRAMMY awards!
Welcome to phase II of the Mike Farris Kickstarter campaign!
Mike Farris' "Shine For All The People" won Best Roots Gospel Album at the 2015 GRAMMY awards!
We just finished a 22-track record over 3 years without help from a label. Help us make Endless Fantasy more than just an album!
Anamanaguchi sends a pizza into space in their Kickstarter-funded music video, backers rejoice!
A once-in-a-lifetime chance to own one of the holy grails of Electronic Music by Richard James, aka The Aphex Twin, aka Caustic Window!
Over 4,000 Aphex Twin fans organized to purchase & distribute a rare test pressing of Richard James’s unreleased Caustic Window LP. They worked with the artist’s label to secure proper licensing and even inspired Aphex Twin to release a new album of his own, SYRO later that year.
TTWS is releasing their first album in 16 years, New Constellation and we want you to be a part of it!
Toad The Wet Sprocket's first new album in over 15 years!
Pacific Mambo Orchestra is the San Francisco Bay Area's Premiere Latin Big Band. PMO plays Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha and Latin Jazz.
Pacific Mambo Orchestra debut album won Best Tropical Latin Album at the 2014 GRAMMY awards!
THE PIXIES: one of the most influential bands in history. This Kickstarter-exclusive project is a visual celebration of their legacy.
An exclusive hardcover photography book covering the history of The Pixies printed in a limited edition hard cover.
The poly-stylistic vocal octet Roomful of Teeth is making their first album, to be released on New Amsterdam Records in September 2012.
Roomful of Teeth's debut self-titled album won a 2014 GRAMMY award for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance.
Two records, a new LP and a full cover of Bowie's Diamond Dogs, to be self-released in Spring 2013 -with your involvement and support.
In his excellent project for his new album, John Vanderslice offers everything from extremely rare test pressings to house concerts and wedding officiant services!
SF Rock Project would like to start a "lending library" of instruments to offer students
the tUnE-yArDs helped SF Rock Project create an instrument lending library to help teach and inspire kids through learning and performing rock music.
Help fund MBD's album + special edition vinyl; get music + unique amazing prizes like REQUEST A COVER, ADVENTURES w/ MBD + MORE!
Murder By Death have one of the most successful music projects in Kickstarter history. How did they do it? By engaging with their fans every step of the way. The band has said this experience helped "validate [their] art and [their] existence."
SEE A LITTLE LIGHT: A Celebration of the Music and Legacy of Bob Mould recorded 11/21/11, available for the first time to the public
Bob Mould with musician friends and collaborators Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), Britt Daniel (Spoon), Ryan Adams, No Age, Craig Finn and Tad Kubler (The Hold Steady), and more, celebrate the Husker Du / Sugar frontman's legacy.
Song Dynasties: a feature-length documentary about of Montreal. Help us finish the film + pre-order the DVD, exclusive vinyl and more.
of Montreal have been documenting their experiences on the road for the past three years, step into their wild world with this feature doc.
The Polyphonic Spree is releasing a live album and concert documentary Feb 2013 as well as a new full length studio album May 2013.
When your artistic vision involves twenty-odd musicians, an orchestra's worth of instruments, and a trunk of flowing robes, just playing a single gig feels like a triumph. The Polyphonic Spree have lived this vision for more than a decade — defying the odds to remain supersized.
We've been known in part for the presentation of our records. Even though we're self-releasing the new one, we wanna take that further.
BMSR come out of hiding with a new album. Never strangers to insane album art, they are releasing it as both a black light activated mask with a USB drive in the mouth and on lenticular vinyl. Oh, and did we mention Eric Wareheim lovingly hosts their project video?!
Greetings and Love. I am Cody ChesnuTT. I'm releasing a new album, 'Landing On A Hundred,' and I hope you'll join me on this journey.
Cody Chesnutt asked his fans to join him in releasing his latest album. Follow the process on Kickstarter.
Black Tambourine have been invited to play our first shows in over 20 years, but we need your help to make it happen.
DC fuzz rock band Black Tambourine announced their return to live performances in March 2012 with a string of instantly sold-out reunion shows, and turned to Kickstarter to fund their tour. Personal, hand-made rewards garnered fan appreciation and immediate success.
I will be working with some of my favorite musicians on this album, and since it's all filmed, it'll be like you were there too, right?
One half of internet-beloved video songsters Pomplamoose, Nataly Dawn continued to charm the pants off the world wide web, this time with a solo album. Though she went solo, she continued the Pomplamoose tradition by creating a video for every song on the record. Crazy adorable!
a ton of songs, written by me, Julia Nunes, put on a piece of plastic and/or intangible digital files
Julia Nunes is a talented young musician who has harnessed both her charm and the power of Youtube to build a huge fanbase & start a career. She raised an astonishing $77,888 to record her upcoming album.
We're building a totally free platform of tools for artists and labels to sell, share, and promote music directly to their fans.
A new kind of digital music platform, CASH Music offers independent musicians resources .
Please help us raise funds to create a new stage design, purchase a touring van, and get our own sound person!
Nicole Atkins had a vision for her tour: performing songs from her new record in front of gorgeous lighting design and a customized backdrop. To present the songs as she intended them to be experienced, she turned to her fans and together, they brought Nicole's vision to life.
Search & Restore is going to build the greatest point of discovery to the new jazz scene, and show the world how incredible the music truly is.
Search & Restore is documenting the underground jazz scene in New York City by recording hundreds of concerts a year and hosting the music for free. The goal is to preserve the current avant-jazz scene in NYC, showcasing new music for all to hear.
CANYON CANDY is an audio-visual collaboration between filmmaker Mike Anderson and Javelin (Tom Van Buskirk and George Langford).
Inspired by the American West, Javelin set out to produce a film to accompany their upcoming EP, Canyon Candy. Dead-set on crafting a true Western, the film will utilize effects like rear-projection and dioramas to create a contemporary version of a classic genre.
The long awaited first full-length comic book by legendary musician and artist Daniel Johnston featuring Daniel's music and images.
Legendary indie musician Daniel Johnston has been making music for decades, but what he's always wanted to do is publish his own comic book. This won't be just any comic book; it will live in print and online, allowing others to infinitely add art and music to the story.
Shearwater's Jonathan Meiburg and designer Mark Ohe created a deluxe 75-page dossier of exotic images and documents to accompany SW's new album.
As a companion piece to Shearwater's new album, the band created a visual guide to the world of The Golden Archipelago, primarily composed of photographs and documents collected by JM from islands and other singular places around the world.
12 inch EP consisting of 4 songs. Two version of Killin the Vibe... one feat. Panda Bear.. the other Spectrals. Plus 2 brand new songs.
As Ducktails, hypnogogic pop auteur Matt Mondanile has crafted sublime waves of retro-futuristic sound. His latest output is a collection for his song "Killin the Vibe," which finds him in collaboration with Panda Bear (Animal Collective), as well as Dent May and more.
Recording artist Marissa Nadler is recording a new album and needs your help.
Without label support, indie folk chanteuse Marissa Nadler is turning to her fans to help record her next album. The hauntingly beautiful folk singer is offering backers a peek into the recording process, with rare demos, an entire unreleased LP, and the new album as rewards.
Chunklet is proud to present their third book and first that is being self-published. Behold their self-described war on cool — "The Indie Cred Test".
Chunklet is a legendary zine that's lovingly (and controversially) mocked indie rock for years. Next up is "The Indie Cred Test," which is hilariously pitched in the project vid. Backers get a copy of the book plus an exclusive 7" from the glorious Fucked Up.
4 artists explore musical innovation in Morocco via collaboration, teaching, documentation, and digital storytelling.
DJ Rupture and a team of artists working as ethnomusicologists are heading to Marrakesh, Morocco, to document the autotuned berber music of the region. While some music has been available online, Beyond Digital aims to shed as much light on the luminous scene as possible.
Be a part of "An Evening with Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer…" whether you want to attend the shows, or live a million miles away…
If you're familiar with these KSR veterans, writer Neil Gaiman and musician Amanda Palmer, you know that wherever each goes, fans follow. Their upcoming tour combines words, songs, and magic, and they're recording the performance and releasing it to backers for just one dollar!
Clem Snide renews and reinvigorates the songs of Journey on this limited release
American troubadour Eef Barzelay's been serenading blue eyed boys and girls for decades. After the Clem Snide frontman chose to cover Journey's "Faithfully" for The A.V. Club's Undercover series, it was so good they decided to make a whole vinyl EP chock full o' Journey tracks!