TEST PRESSING APPROVED!
We are happy to inform you that after many months of re-tooling, we finally have a great sounding piece of vinyl for you! Our amazing engineer Hiro Sanada said his... Read more
Long Overdue Update!
Hey everyone-- sorry for the lack of updates on our upcoming record Under The Tree. We had a setback a few weeks ago with the sound quality of the vinyl... Read more
Moving On Up
We have officially moved on to the manufacturing stage of our vinyl. We have started to work on fulfilling rewards. It will certainly take a little bit of time but... Read more
Mastering and Artwork
To our amazing and patient supporters: After revising the mixes that we at first thought were finished in September (soon after our last update began to hear room for improvement),... Read more
Greetings everybody. I am looking at the amount of time since our last update, and it's insane how quickly time flew by. We have been meeting a few times a... Read more
FREE Brooklyn Show this Saturday 2/2
Hi everyone, we just wanted to send you all a quick note to let you know we have finally finished recording our new album! It really came together and we... Read more
New Album Recorded
Good news everyone! We have finally recorded this album and to be completely honest it has exceeded our expectations. A lot of energy and years of workshopping went into it... Read more
(cue Etta James) At Last...
Greetings and happy new year to everyone. It is with great pleasure that I bring you our incredible news: Akoya Afrobeat will finally be getting into the studio at the... Read more
The Plan Of Action
Thank you all so much for supporting our Kickstarter campaign. We're very sorry for the radio silence since you helped us get over the top in achieving our... Read more
Hi everyone, it's been almost a month since we've been in touch. Thanks to you, we are now able to put together our third album with our heaviest Akoya styles... Read more
We Did It! THANK YOU x 1,000,000
So this morning our Kickstarter Campaign ended, and we are lucky and grateful to be able to say we made our goal! THANK YOU SO MUCH to all the donors,... Read more
Exciting News: Matching Donor In Final Days!
So as of midnight, Tuesday June 26th, we are 75% funded. There are really only FOUR DAYS left to make up the remaining 25% ($2,233) so that we can make... Read more
The Home Stretch (and a new reward special!)
We have nine days left for our campaign to raise money to make a new Akoya album for you. We are at a healthy 58% right now, but if we... Read more
This Weekend: The Halfway Point
Wow. In our last update, we challenged our friends and fans to get us to $4,000 by Saturday the 16th. Well, today is Friday the 15th and as of noon... Read more
Akoya Writing Session
Hey everyone, a bunch of the band got together the other night to work on some of the music we will be recording this July. We got a lot done... Read more
Sneak Preview Of Music For New Akoya Album!
Hey everybody, this Kickstarter thing is amazing. In two weeks, we've been able to raise over $3,000 towards bringing you a new Akoya Afrobeat album! Thanks to everybody who's helped... Read more