Citizen journalists of the world, lend us your thoughts!
Okay… it’s your turn again!
You were a patient bunch, and we can’t thank you enough for hanging in there while we turned 'Rock and Roll Future' from idea to... Read more
You've Got Mail!
We are proud to say that as of this week, all book and prints HAVE BEEN SHIPPED! Yup… that’s a big WOO-HOO, and the folks at Backstreets Headquarters have regained... Read more
FROM THE WOODS OF CAROLINE... TO YOU!
Greetings from the Backstreets Publishing Empire in Carrboro, North Carolina! All of the Rock and Roll Futurebooks arrived this week (on seven massive pallets), and the Author did too... Read more
That’s right, it’s GO time. We just received word that our big shipment of books will be arriving at Backstreets headquarters in North Carolina on Tuesday!
And as soon... Read more
FIRST LOOK…. and what’s up next
We received our sample copy — and we are STOKED! Not only does 'Rock and Roll Future' now officially exist as a physical item in the real world, but it's... Read more
Faith Will Be Rewarded
We are in the last stage of the printing and expect to see our first copy to review and approve any day now. It’s been a long process (... Read more
As the year comes to a close we couldn’t let it pass without thanking all of you one more time. It’s been an incredible ride. In 2018 'Bruce Springsteen:... Read more
The Files Have Left the Building
Whew… what a journey it has been. We have completed the final proofing process, and the files for the entire 'Rock and Roll Future' book are now with the printer.... Read more
UPDATE: Giving 'Bruce Springsteen: Rock and Roll Future' as a holiday gift? Here's how.
We’ve always wanted to make the best book possible. When we first set out, we had a vision in mind of something beautiful, unique, engaging, a compelling document of a... Read more
I Saw Rock and Roll Future and its Name is….
You know the rest. Or do you?
I knew the Harvard Square Theatre performance generated one of the most memorable lines in a music review ever. That the night is... Read more
Please welcome...The Foundation of E Street Nation, Mr. Garry W. Tallent
We’ve been waiting on this one and YES! Garry W. Tallent will also be contributing his thoughts to the book of the “night” as well as memories of playing the... Read more
The Proof is in...the Proofs!
We're very excited to get our first proofs back this week. And they're looking fantastic. Working with the great team at Digital Silver Imaging in Belmont, MA, who created... Read more
The Fine (and delicate) Art of Black & White Printing
When we first set out to create this book, we wanted to do more than just publish a collection of photos and stories. We wanted it to be a rich,... Read more
The Importance of Pleasing Ernest
Chris here. Editing Barry's wonderful interview with drummer Ernest Carter for the book, it's impressive what a great memory Ernest has for his E Street Band days — even if... Read more
We're getting there!
We are at the final stages of design and layout and soon will be shipping the files off to the printer. We're working with a great team of digital... Read more
David Sancious is in the House!
We are pleased to announce that David Sancious, original keyboardist with the E Street Band will be contributing his thoughts and reflections to the book. We had the privilege to... Read more
What "Boom" said...
One of the highlights of this project so far was spending time with Ernest "Boom" Carter and hearing from him first hand what it was like to be part of... Read more
"Sound Check" has left the building!
Limited Edition 16" x 20" Fine Art Sliver Print of "Sound Check Take Two" signed and being prepped to head out the door. Backers who selected these will start... Read more
A Little Help From Our Friends!
Greetings all. We're moving along. But we still need to hear from you..about 85 of you. That's right, still haven't got some surveys back. If you don't recall getting one,... Read more
Yesterday we approved the artists proof of the 16 x 10 Limited Edition Silver Print of "Sound Check Part Two". It looks fabulous. Those of you who selected this... Read more
We are thrilled to announce that Ernest "Boom" Carter will be one of our guest contributors to "Bruce Springsteen : Rock and Roll Future". Boom was a key component of... Read more
Greetings! Well, we're working away, editing the chapters, finalizing photo selection and design and working out all the details with printer. Meanwhile thanks to everyone who has completed the survey... Read more
Looks Like You Were All On To Something!
It's nice to know the work is being recognized. Because of your support others are now taking notice. Like the magazine American Photography who put a spotlight on the book... Read more
Barry Schneier takes questions on Facebook Group "Born to Read" Today, Sunday 1:00 -2:00 PM EDT
Barry will be taking questions today about the book, his work and the Kickstarter project on the Facebook group "Born to Read : Between the Lines of Bruce Springsteen".... Read more
1,001 Bruce fans can't be wrong
A thousand-and-one backers... even that number sounds like a fairy tale.
What can we say? Thirty days ago when we launched our Kickstarter, it was all question marks. Would people... Read more
Last Stretch Goal in Site. Less then 24 hours to go. We can make it!
It's hard to believe we are less than 24 hours away from the end of the funding period. And we are only $1400 away from our last Stretch Goal of... Read more
STRETCH GOAL #3 GATEFOLD : REACHED!!
You did it again! Not soon after we posted the latest updates referencing changes to the stretch goals and making the gatefold addition more within reach...it happened! Now every book... Read more
As Requested Around the World
We've listened to you. That’s what crowdfunding is about. Not just having you back a project, but also telling us what you love about what we're creating. We learned you... Read more
STRETCH GOAL #2 : CUSTOM SLIPCASE REACHED!
Wow! You did it. Now all books ordered will come with a custom slipcase. Fantastic. With ten days left we still can go further with making a more beautiful book,... Read more
ANNOUNCING… STRETCH GOALS
Now well past our funding goal, having reached 150% at the halfway point of the campaign, we've been talking a lot about how to make Rock and Roll Future even... Read more
Sorry to yell... but it's an exciting day, reaching our funding goal less than a week after the launch of our Kickstarter campaign for Rock and Roll Future.
Of course,... Read more
Almost there!! And not even a full six days in!
Greetings Backers! We are at 95 percent as we close on on the end of Day Six. Amazing! Could we make it to 100 after only one week? Could happen! ... Read more
Happy Saturday! We're 80 percent there!
Greetings. Hard to believe after only three days we are 80 percent funded. And as a Kickstarter project in "Projects We Love" we have moved to the top spot in... Read more
WOW! WOW! An Amazing Second Day.
Wow again! We're now past 66 percent funded in the first two days. And last night Kickstarter selected us as a PROJECT WE LOVE and we will now be featured... Read more
Wow! What a first day!
Hello Everyone. We just crossed the 50 percent funded mark at 27 hours into our Kickstarter. Thank you all so much for your support. We'll keep you posted on updates... Read more