HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOONDOG!
We're thinking about the great man today.
On this day 99 years ago Thomas Louis Hardin was born in Marysville, Kansas.
We've been celebrating this momentous day in our office... Read more
Shooting in NYC
Hello Moondog Fans!
It's been a busy month of shooting and archive gathering in NYC. Holly arrived from the UK at the end of March and the whole team has... Read more
Good and Sad news
Hello Moondog fans,
We have great news for our Vinyl and CD backers! The Viking of 6th Avenue and More Moondog CDs have been dispatched. UK and Europe backers you should... Read more
Vinyl & CDs & New Moondog Archive
Hello Moondog fans!
We've been at Honest Jons in London this week as the first batch of vinyl and CDs and have arrived from the pressing plant.
The brilliant guys... Read more
REWARDS, REWARDS AND MORE REWARDS!
Hello Moondog fans!
With the holiday season upon us, we're packing and sending as many of the rewards as we can.
Moondog's friend and biographer Robert Scotto was in our... Read more
TEES & TOTES!
Something's happening in Brooklyn...
Thanks to the awesome Gnome Enterprises for making these. We'll be dispatching the Moondog tees, tote bags, magnets and pins next week so look out for... Read more
Greetings from Germany!
Hello Moondog fans,
We're in Germany filming with some of the people that Moondog lived and worked with. In early 1974 Moondog left New York for Germany with his friend... Read more
Hello Moondog fans!
We hope you’ve all had a great summer. We’ve been hard at work on the film and beavering away making all of the Moondog rewards! A giant... Read more
$107,211 raised! We surpassed our goal!
Wow! What a truly amazing evening and morning we had! Thanks to ALL 1,488 of our backers who helped us surpass our funding goal of $105,000 to raise $107,211 in... Read more
And now here's Moondog.
Today is the final day of the campaign and we have 7 hours to go and we need $7150 to hit our target.
To our 1323 wonderful backers: Thank... Read more
ONE DAY left! Moondog is in Vanity Fair!
What an honor! Vanity Fair has written an article about Moondog and our project. Take a minute to read this great piece!
Thank you to everyone who has been... Read more
48 hours to go! Posters for the film + Special guests at our London/NYC screenings
To our amazing backers, we say thank you once again. Support is pouring in as we pass the 48 hour mark towards reaching our goal.We know that many of... Read more
72 hours to reach our goal: How your shirts are being made + a new pledge level
Are you one of our T-shirt/tote bag backers? Check out this short video of how they're being made for you at Gnome Enterprises!
If you've backed at a lower... Read more
Moondog on the Radio
Director Holly Elson was on Radio 6 Music today in the UK talking about the film and spinning some Moondog tracks. Presented by the brilliant singer/songwriter Cerys Matthews of Welsh... Read more
New Moondog items for supporting the film
We're moving closer to the end of our campaign (5 days left!) but still have to reach our goal.
Do you want to show your support for Moondog and the... Read more
Moondog and Pop Culture
Moondog has been influencing popular culture since the early 1950s. As a kid you could have heard his collaboration with Julie Andrews on an album of nursery rhymes called "Tell... Read more
Rare footage of Moondog!
In her quest to tell Moondog’s story, our director Holly Elson has unearthed some amazing archive material, including never before seen home movie footage, photographs and audio interviews with Moondog. ... Read more
Two new rare Moondog items!
Thank you to everyone who has backed the project so far! With only 8 days left to reach our goal, we have some new pledge levels for you.
MOONDOG... Read more
New Moondog music discovered!
We can now reveal that in conjunction with the Moondog Estate we have unearthed a wealth of previously unheard Moondog music! Still in their original Braille scores, these unassuming... Read more
Do you have Moondog's original 1969 vinyl?
Do you own a copy of Moondog's self-titled masterpiece, originally released in 1969?
Do you WANT to own it? You can get one of our FIVE copiesof this AND... Read more
"Moondog was a very special person to me..." - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' James Sclavunos
James Sclavunosof Grinderman and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds met Moondog on 6th Avenue when he was a child, and the strange and wonderful encounter has stayed with... Read more
A peek at our never-before-seen Moondog images
A few words from our director, Holly Elson:
"When I set out to make this film everyone said, 'But there’s no archive of Moondog.' From the outset I wanted... Read more
Halfway through but not halfway there
To our dear generous backers,
Thank you so much for supporting the project so far!If you found the film through word-of-mouth or from some of the amazing articles that... Read more
Moondog and... Goldfrapp?
It's true! Before Goldfrapp became electronic superstars, Will Gregory was a young musician performing on Moondog's "Sax Pax for a Sax."
“He was playing the drums with us and he... Read more
A few key members of "Moondog's World"
Hopefully by now you've taken a minute to peek at our "Moondog's World" map of people who collaborated with, were influenced by, or are just very vocalfans of the... Read more
And now a word from Jarvis Cocker...
Pulp's Jarvis Cocker will be featured in THE VIKING OF 6TH AVENUE to talk about Moondog's impact on him and his music. But right nowhe has something to tell... Read more
Moondog: A New York City icon
Moondog, who many cite for his countless influences on music and culture, was also known for his seemingly eternal presence at 54th Street and 6th Avenue. Moondog became, both figuratively... Read more
What an amazing first day!
Thank you so much to our first 160+ backers!Your support in the first 24 hours is crucial, and helps pave the way for more backers to come on board... Read more