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Swoon Magazine is a NY/LA-based independent music, fashion, philosophy, art & culture media project.
Swoon Magazine is a NY/LA-based independent music, fashion, philosophy, art & culture media project.
100 backers pledged $4,375 to help bring this project to life.

Need your snail-mail/email addresses!

Hello dear backers,

After a whirlwind of planning parties on both coasts and launching the online mag (swoonmagazine.com) I'm finally able to get down to mailing out your rewards! 

For those of you that haven't responded yet please send me your mailing addresses. If you'd like to be on our email list to hear about new online/print issues/parties please send that too! (Kickstarter does not display your email addy). 

For those that selected the CD/t-shirt/prints there will be a slight delay. CDs and prints will be ready in the next two weeks, t-shirts hopefully within a month--we've simply run out of funds to produce them, but are saving up and finalizing the designs! Please send your t-shirt size if that is your selected reward. Any other questions please send to kelly@swoonmagazine.com

Thanks again for your help, and please let me know what you think of the issue once you have it in hand!

Best,

Kelly/Swoon

Swoon's LA release party this Sat April 7th!

Hello again,

If you're in LA this weekend please celebrate our release with us and pick up your reward copies! If you can't make it and missed the NY party--please send us your mailing addresses so we can send you your Swoon and rewards!

Thanks again for your wonderful support!

Best,

Kelly

Swoon LA Release Extravaganza--Sat April 7th

Performances by:

Douglas J. McCarthy (Nitzer Ebb) 
Dreamers
OCTAVIUS
Terminal Twilight
Actually 

DJs Shaun & Nathan

Video Installation by Hazel Hill McCarthy III 
Video screenings:
Charles Mallison's Chelsea Wolfe in a Crooked World
Actually Huizenga's Soft Rock Parts 1 and 2
Photos by Dirty Snapshots

9 PM-4 AM 
$8/$11 with magazine (half price)

120 N Santa Fe, LA 90012

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Swoon is finally here! Come to our release parties!

We are pleased to announce that Swoon VI-the Techno/logy Issue is finally here! Please celebrate our release with us this Friday in Brooklyn or Saturday April 7th in LA! 

We'll be contacting you shortly for your address etc to send your rewards. 

Thanks again for your support! We couldn't have done this without you. 

Brooklyn: Friday March 30th 

Performances by:

Xeno & Oaklander
Dreamers
Further Reductions
DJ set by Ital

Afterhours to follow with DJs Ital and Jan Woo

Video Installation curated by Lindsay Aveilhe 
with works from artists Sterling CrispinJoe JagosSara Ludy 
and a live video performance by Luke Wyatt

9 PM-1AM 
$8/$11 with magazine (half price)
 
Secret Project Robot
389 Melrose St
between Knickerbocker and Flushing/Irving
Morgan or Jefferson L 

Afterhours dance party to follow at 
Body Actualized Center
143 Troutman St (3 blocks from SPR)
1:30 AM-4 AM
$3 with SPR admission/$10 without

Downtown LA: Saturday April 7th

Performances by:

Douglas J. McCarthy (Nitzer Ebb) 
Dreamers
OCTAVIUS
Terminal Twilight

DJs Shaun & Nathan

Hosted by Actually Huizenga
Video Installation by Hazel Hill McCarthy III 
Photos by Dirty Snapshots

9 PM-4 AM 
$8/$11 with magazine (half price)

120 N Santa Fe, LA 90012

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Swoon Magazine Update--Release/parties on the way!

Hello dear backers!

By now you might be wondering where your copy of the new Swoon is...so I'm writing to let you know that we decided to push back the release a few more weeks to put on the final touches. We want make it the best it can possibly be. The release is set for the last weekend of March--with our New York release party on Friday March 30th and in LA Friday April 7th--stay tuned for details!

You can expect your issues/rewards by the second week of April. T-shirts/prints may take a little longer but we promise not to disappoint--we're working with two amazing artists, Owleyes and Suzy Poling, to create some beautiful designs.

Thanks for your patience and thanks so much again for your support! We couldn't have done it without you. Seriously.

Best,

Kelly/Swoon

We're funded! Yesss! Now it's time to plan the Dreams Issue!

Dear Backers,

Thanks to each and every one of you we successfully raised our goal (went over in fact) yesterday! Now we're certain we'll have the funds to cover our basic print costs in time for a March release!

We had to push it back a couple weeks to fine tune the layout and give our web designer enough time to ready our new site....so you can expect your issues/CDs (if you chose that reward) in the mail the second half of March. Some rewards, like t-shirts and prints, may not be ready until April simply because we will be busy with release parties in NY and LA and tackling distribution!

We'll email you via Kickstarter when it's time to deliver your rewards for your mailing addresses etc.

If you're not on our mailing list and want to be, please visit swoonmagazine.com and go to the "contact" tab to submit your email address. You can also find us on facebook at facebook.com/swoonmagazine.

Now that we're wrapping up the Techno/logy Issue, it's time to begin work on our Fall release, the Dreams Issue. This issue focuses on all things dreamy--utopian dreams, the psychology and philosophy of dreams and nightmares, art, music, and a dash of fashion in the mix. We're collecting interesting dreams and asking artists to illustrate them. So...please send us your most fascinating dreams! We're also accepting proposals from writers and artists beginning now! We also need writers, interviewers, photographers, artists, and illustrators to contribute to our website (about to be relaunched in March with the new issue, which will be more of a magazine itself!).

Please send all submission queries to kelly@swoonmagazine.com, and spread the word!

And thank you so much again for your support, with all my heart!

Best,

Kelly (and Earl Grey :) )