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    Ear Buds: The Podcasting Documentary by Comedy Film Nerds

    A doc exploring the surprising personal connection between podcasters and fans. Connecting people like no other media has ever done.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $139,893 pledged
    • Funded

    We all know that Podcasting has revolutionized commercial radio, TV and the like, but few films have captured the special connection it brings to podcasters and their fans… At least until now. We're very excited for Ear Buds!

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    SWEARING AT MOTORISTS return with a new album by Swearing At Motorists

    Swearing At Motorists to release new album, While Laughing, The Joker Tells The Truth. PRE-ORDER now w/ Kickstarter Only incentives!

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $15,877 pledged
    • Funded

    Early 2000s Secretly Canadian artist strikes out on his own. You can pre-order the album here.

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    Kaki King: The Neck is a Bridge to the Body. by Kaki King

    An hour-long visual and live music performance where the guitar is used as a projection screen to tell a creation story.

    Successful!
    • 172% funded
    • $43,091 pledged
    • Funded

    Kaki King wants to do an hour-long visual performance at BRIC house in Brooklyn, and eventually take it on the road.

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    "Down Down The Deep River" by Okkervil River

    A short film about growing up in small town New Hampshire and a tribute to the science fiction and fantasy adventure films of the 80's.

    Successful!
    • 158% funded
    • $39,686 pledged
    • Funded

    Short film about Will Sheff from Okkervil River's childhood.

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    Singles Club - Record Club & Music Journal by Singles Club

    A subscription record club and music journal published quarterly. Four Stories. Four Singles. One Year.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $10,591 pledged
    • Funded

    Subscription record club!

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    Hi, How Are You: A Short Film Starring Daniel Johnston by Gabriel Sunday

    Daniel Johnston stars in this psychedelic short film about an aging musician coming to terms with the dreams of yesteryear.

    Successful!
    • 163% funded
    • $57,185 pledged
    • Funded

    Just what we've all been waiting for!

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    Yeti Press 2014 Subscription! by RJ Casey

    6 new comics and graphic novels from small publishing behemoth Yeti Press. Grab them individually or sign up for subscriptions!

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $12,069 pledged
    • Funded

    Subscribe to Chicago indie comic/graphic novel publisher Yeti Press.

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    Marina Abramovic Institute: The Founders by Marina Abramovic Institute

    KICKSTART MAI: Performance and education center, home to long durational work and the Abramovic Method

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $661,452 pledged
    • Funded

    You know her from performances with Antony and Jay-Z. Help open the Marina Abramovic Institute!

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    Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows by Robert Hatch-Miller

    A documentary about the best soul singer you’ve ever heard–even if you've never heard of him.

    Successful!
    • 116% funded
    • $46,730 pledged
    • Funded

    Syl Johnson doc!

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    A Matter of Time - An ALS Documentary by Yellow Bird Project

    Documentary feature about Kathryn Calder of The New Pornographers. Driven by adversity, inspired by family. New stretch goal: 60k. Go!

    Successful!
    • 132% funded
    • $66,130 pledged
    • Funded

    Documentary about New Pornographer Kathryn Calder and her mother's ALS diagnosis.

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    Curious Iconic Craft: Designing magazines that people love by Human After All

    A limited-edition book on the creative processes and principles behind two award-winning film and youth culture magazines.

    Successful!
    • 143% funded
    • £18,715 pledged
    • Funded

    As seen on Nothing Major!

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    Cafe Mustache Expands by Kerry Ann Couch

    Cafe Mustache is ready to expand our offerings to the community, help us increase our physical space so that we can get started!

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $20,075 pledged
    • Funded

    Cafe and community space near the Pitchfork Chicago office in Logan Square is expanding.

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    The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival in Boston & Cambridge! by Pretty Good Friends

    Eugene Mirman's ridiculous, eponymous comedy festival is bringing Boston & Cambridge a weekend of laughs in June. Help make it happen!

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $5,247 pledged
    • Funded

    Eugene Mirman started a comedy festival!

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    PIXIES: A Visual History (Exclusive Ltd. Ed. Hardcover) by Sean T. Rayburn

    THE PIXIES: one of the most influential bands in history. This Kickstarter-exclusive project is a visual celebration of their legacy.

    Successful!
    • 156% funded
    • $234,450 pledged
    • Funded

    Just what it sounds like!

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    Anamanaguchi - make ENDLESS FANTASY more than an album! by Anamanaguchi

    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!

    Successful!
    • 554% funded
    • $277,399 pledged
    • Funded

    Anamanaguchi doesn't have a label but they have a record and want your money.

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    Northern Spark 2013 by Northern Lights.mn

    Northern Spark is a free, dusk-to-dawn art festival–-a portal to a new experience of the city. It’s art all night, community all year.

    Successful!
    • 145% funded
    • $17,515 pledged
    • Funded

    All night arts festival in Minnesota.

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    Speck Mountain West Coast Tour 2013 by Speck Mountain

    Helps us get to the West Coast and back again!

    Successful!
    • 219% funded
    • $3,286 pledged
    • Funded

    Speck Mountain is raising money to go on tour.

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    A new Secret Cities album, recorded at Tiny Telephone by Secret Cities

    Secret Cities has been a long-distance band for years. Now they want to get together and record an album in the same room for once.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $8,693 pledged
    • Funded

    This band recorded their last record in an abandoned bank, which is cool, but they'd like to record this one at Tiny Telephone and you can help fund them.

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    Reading Frenzy Relaunch! by Chloe Eudaly

    Help us RELAUNCH & EXPAND a Portland institution and a rare outlet for indie media, small press, zines, and D.I.Y. culture!

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $51,816 pledged
    • Funded

    Keep this Portland DIY print culture institution alive.

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    Making Comfort Station More Comfortable by Comfort Station

    Comfort Station is a busy multi-disciplinary art space in Logan Square—we want to extend our programming by making it comfortable.

    Successful!
    • 141% funded
    • $4,954 pledged
    • Funded

    Logan Square!

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    John Vanderslice's DAGGER BEACH: The New Album by John Vanderslice

    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.

    Successful!
    • 428% funded
    • $79,335 pledged
    • Funded

    Pre-order and support John Vanderslice's next album and a cover record.

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    Dead Herring Lives! A New Art Space! by Nicki Ishmael

    AHHH! You Guys Rule! We have 37 hours to hit our NEW GOAL of $10,000 to support our efforts to Keep Williamsbug Awesome!

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $10,000 pledged
    • Funded

    Bring back the Brooklyn DIY space Dead Herring in a new location!

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    Doc Watson Family Milestones by Roy Andrade

    An intimate collection of recordings and photos from Doc Watson and his extraordinary family in a 94-song, four disc box set.

    Successful!
    • 115% funded
    • $83,096 pledged
    • Funded

    Artifacts from the folk legend's family life.

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    Bowerbirds' new album (and side project) made in DIY studio by Bowerbirds

    Bowerbirds will record their next album, and Phil's new side project, Island Dweller, in an earth-friendly hand-built recording studio.

    Successful!
    • 133% funded
    • $37,477 pledged
    • Funded

    Bowerbirds are raising money to make their next record in a hand-built studio.

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    Bob Mould: The Walt Disney Concert Hall Film by Bob Mould

    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

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $103,172 pledged
    • Funded

    Bob Mould tribute concert film featuring Dave Grohl, Britt Daniel, Craig Finn, and more!

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    of Montreal "Song Dynasties" Feature-Length Documentary by of Montreal

    Song Dynasties: a feature-length documentary about of Montreal. Help us finish the film + pre-order the DVD, exclusive vinyl and more.

    Successful!
    • 126% funded
    • $94,844 pledged
    • Funded

    Of Montreal launch Kickstarter to fund documentary film about their career. Of course, the prizes are bonkers.

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    Shaking Through, a documentary music series - Vol 4, 2013 by Weathervane Music

    Weathervane Music produces Shaking Through Vol. 4 - an acclaimed web series that shows the birth of a song by emerging indie musicians

    Successful!
    • 243% funded
    • $21,919 pledged
    • Funded

    Live sessions with the likes of Sharon Van Etten, Sufjan Stevens, Daniel Rossen.

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    Polyphonic Spree's Next Studio Album, Live Album & DVD by The Polyphonic Spree

    The Polyphonic Spree is releasing a live album and concert documentary Feb 2013 as well as a new full length studio album May 2013.

    Successful!
    • 136% funded
    • $136,505 pledged
    • Funded

    Polyphonic Spree raising money for their next album.

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    chickfactor 17! paper fanzine by gailcf

    "legendary" indie zine chickfactor is printing its first issue in a decade. help us do a larger press run by ordering one now!

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $7,175 pledged
    • Funded

    Chickfactor is back!

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    Preserve Chicago's Living History of Improvised Music by Creative Audio Archive

    CAA is the home of the Malachi Ritscher live concert archive. We are raising funds for some much needed audio preservation.

    Successful!
    • 119% funded
    • $5,955 pledged
    • Funded

    Tons of tapes of Chicago's avant-garde live jazz scene that need preserving!

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    Salad Days: The Birth of Punk Rock in the Nation's Capital by Scott Crawford

    A documentary film about the legendary (and often misunderstood) Washington, DC punk scene in the 1980s.

    Successful!
    • 171% funded
    • $54,920 pledged
    • Funded

    DC punk scene documentary!

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    The Music Tapes Present: The Traveling Imaginary by The Music Tapes

    An Invitation to The Music Tapes' World

    Successful!
    • 355% funded
    • $17,793 pledged
    • Funded

    The Music Tapes are looking to fund an ambitious and seemingly magical fall touring endeavor that would involve a circus tent traveling North America. It would follow the Music Tapes' upcoming record.

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    The Gig Poster Project by Spudnik Press Cooperative

    The Gig Poster Project is a multi-faceted arts program engaging students with their communities through music and design.

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $4,405 pledged
    • Funded

    Chicago poster artists will teach high school students about poster-making. Artists include Johnny Sampson, the designer behind the Pitchfork Music Festival 2012 poster.

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    All Together Now: Women in Music by Audra Dewitt

    All Together Now is a book of photographs and narratives from select women in music. It's pop cultural anthropology and art book.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $7,924 pledged
    • Funded

    Art book about woman in music including members of Sleater Kinney, X, Gorillaz, Yacht, The Thermals, Shannon and the Clams, and more. Features interviews and narrative from the subjects.

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    Warp and Weft: Poster Construction by Sonnenzimmer by Sonnenzimmer

    Book exploring the composition and construction of Sonnenzimmer's screen printed posters.

    Successful!
    • 130% funded
    • $20,690 pledged
    • Funded

    Help fund a book about these great Chicago designers and screen-printers. They print posters for everyone awesome.

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    Howler: A Magazine About Soccer by George Quraishi

    A big, glossy publication with distinctive, original writing and art about soccer that will come out four times per year.

    Successful!
    • 138% funded
    • $69,001 pledged
    • Funded

    New soccer magazine from former GQ editors!

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    Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me by Drew, Danielle & Olivia

    A feature documentary about pop music's greatest cult phenomenon, Big Star.

    Successful!
    • 131% funded
    • $41,953 pledged
    • Funded

    Bring this great Big Star doc to fruition - funding goes towards final editing, music clearances, audio mixing and other elements of post-production.

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    Pinkish Black To New York by Pinkish Black

    We've been asked by Pitchfork to play in New York on June 15th. Our van needs some work. We want to play!!!

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $2,070 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Pinkish Black get to NY so they can play our Show No Mercy stage at the Northside Festival in Brooklyn in June!!!

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    The SF Rock Project Lending Library by tUnE-yArDs

    SF Rock Project would like to start a "lending library" of instruments to offer students

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $11,120 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs support music education in San Francisco. Prizes include lots of sweet tUnE-yArDs swag.

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    A SUNNY DAY IN GLASGOW by A Sunny Day in Glasgow

    A Sunny Day in Glasgow are recording a new album and we need your help!

    Successful!
    • 175% funded
    • $8,792 pledged
    • Funded

    A Sunny Day in Glasgow are looking for funds to help finish their upcoming album.

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    DAVID LYNCH DOCUMENTARY by LYNCH THREE PROJECT

    We have been granted unparalleled access to make a film that explores one of the most distinctive voices in modern cinema: David Lynch.

    Successful!
    • 598% funded
    • $179,554 pledged
    • Funded

    Fundraising round three for a documentary on David Lynch. For only $10,000, you can get an original piece of art Lynch made for the project.

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    DANIEL JOHNSTON: here by Jung Kim

    The first photo book and traveling photo exhibition on the legendary singer-songwriter and visual artist Daniel Johnston.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $30,752 pledged
    • Funded

    Photo art book chronicling Daniel Johnston's recent life, four years in the making.

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    Apocalypse: A Bill Callahan Tour Film by Hanly Banks

    Here is an hour-long concert film/tour documentary/psychedelic thingamajig from the US leg of Bill Callahan's Apocalypse tour.

    Successful!
    • 177% funded
    • $8,863 pledged
    • Funded

    Tour documentary on Bill Callahan and his band. Donations go toward paying for post-production, so they can put it out for us all to watch!

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    ((SOUNDER)) film project by mike aho

    Starring Will Oldham, and animations by Travis Millard, Mel Kadel, Jeremy Fish, Michael Sieben and Okay Mountain Collective.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $9,305 pledged
    • Funded

    Sci-fi movie starring Will Oldham (Bonnie "Prince" Billy). What more could we ask for in this world?

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    God Help The Girl - Musical Film by God Help The Girl

    Musical feature film about a long lazy summer in Glasgow, Stuart Murdoch (Belle & Sebastian) directs, Barry Mendel (Rushmore) produces.

    Successful!
    • 121% funded
    • $121,084 pledged
    • Funded

    Stuart Murdoch of Belle & Sebastian is making a movie!

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    Launch the Best Music Writing series as an indie press pub by Daphne Carr

    Best Music Writing is a beloved annual publication that collects all the world's best music writing. Help it go indie!

    Successful!
    • 115% funded
    • $17,337 pledged
    • Funded

    Iconic music writing collection strikes out on its own.

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    Shaking Through, a documentary music series - Volume 3 by Weathervane Music

    Help the non-profit Weathervane Music produce this acclaimed series that shows The Birth of a Song by emerging indie musicians.

    Successful!
    • 139% funded
    • $10,465 pledged
    • Funded

    Cool Philadelphia-based recording project. Participants include Grizzly Bear and Sharon Van Etten.

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    STYLE WARS ... the Outtakes by Henry Chalfant

    What’s in the outtakes? Save never before seen scenes from Style Wars. Trains. Battles. Interviews. More about the artists we love.

    Successful!
    • 134% funded
    • $37,721 pledged
    • Funded

    Hours of Style Wars footage is deteriorating and in need of restoration. Help save it!