Midas Whale News
So you'll be pleased to hear that we've been organizing ourselves. We've recently started an official newsletter and sent a test to our backers. This will be a... Read more
Our Rock Opera is This Week in Idaho!
As most of you know, apart from our Midas Whale project we also produce a rock opera called Deep Love. This Friday we will be performing it at... Read more
2nd Project Successfully Funded!
As of 6 AM this morning our 2nd kickstarter project Deep Love was successfully funded! We want to thank you all sincerely for being with us through... Read more
7 hours left!
we just wanted to let you know as the clock winds down on our Deep Love project that we announced a new stretch goal tonight: if we... Read more
Today is the final day of our kickstarter for our side project Deep Love! We're currently 122% funded, having reached our first stretch goal of $6,000 which means EVERYONE who... Read more
thank you so much again to all of you who have invested your time and money into our side project Deep Love. We successfully surpassed our goal last... Read more
Let's Have a Telethon!
We want to do a telethon. Many of you may remember the tremendous telethon we had last year during the Midas Whale kickstarter. It was a real blast... Read more
Bonus Album for you!
If you haven't downloaded our bonus album, here's a new link for you.
Remember our rock opera Deep Love? Well our other Kickstarter is super close to funding... Read more
Many of you may recall that one of our pledge options was a puppet show. Well, we had one special backer who took us up on it. Little did... Read more
Featured on Tunecore!
We just wanted to let you know that our Kickstarter last year was so good that it has turned many heads. Recently we were asked by TuneCore.com to write... Read more
We hope you all got a chance to download the secret album we sent last week. If not, check your emails.
Here's a video we made today of... Read more
Save the Whales!
Alright folks, I just wanted to let you know that Jon and I submitted ourselves into a competition to play at the biggest event of the year in Utah; Stadium... Read more
Patience and Hope
I hope you are all enjoying lovely spring air and getting plenty of relaxation. Things have been a little quiet around here since our last mail day (henceforth... Read more
Your Stuff and other Junk
Ryan here with some good news!
The CD Release Show
This weekend was amazing; we had our CD release party in Rexburg, ID at a great old theater... Read more
Are you coming to our CD release concert?
We are super duper excited for our CD release concert this Friday. If you are in Rexburg we REALLY hope you will come. Remember; backers get in free. Also... Read more
CD Release Party in Idaho!
WE ARE PUTTING TOGETHER AN EVENT. PLEASE READ THIS POST CAREFULLY.
Who: Midas Whale, friends Jack France and Jillian Innes
What: CD release show/extravaganza/party
When: Friday, April 25th, 7:00PM... Read more
Hey folks, Ryan here. As many of you know, we are only hours away from revealing our album Sugar Houseto the public. This is going to be fun! Putting... Read more
Big News - Album Release Date Revealed!!!
It's been an everlasting lifetime since we embarked on this journey, but we finally have a release date for our album! It is my pleasure to announce that our... Read more
We are thinking of you.
The album is finished. Our spirits are high. We want you to hear it so badly, but as we predicted there will be... Read more
Good news, our album is almost here! I can't tell you how excited I am for you all to hear this. I've been listening to the tracks and... Read more
Hey folks, I hate to update and run, but I just wanted to let you know that as of 2:00AM today the album is done!
It is going to... Read more
First off, Happy December. I awoke yesterday to 5 inches of snow here in Salt Lake and happily shoveled the driveway. It will probably be the last time... Read more
One down, One to go
Deep Love is over. A huge thank you to all of you who supported us in one way or another to make the rock opera a success. And... Read more
Album Progress and Deep Love Month
Just wanted to give you a quick update on our album. There's two things you need to know: It's sounding awesome, and it's not done yet. I know... Read more
Introducing Deep Love 2013
In case you haven't heard, NBC's The Voice won the Emmy award for "Outstanding Reality Competition Program". We are so proud to have been a part of the... Read more
Success in the Studio
We went into the studio this week and walked out two days later with the basics for 10 tracks on the album! It sounds SO good, and we are... Read more
Album, secrets, and Deep Love
It's studio week, baby!!!! Over the summer we have spent maddening amounts of time at the request of our producer in writing as many songs as possible for... Read more
Jon goes Super-Saiyan
Hello beautiful backers!
As work moves along steadily with our album we've also been requested at various events for the upcoming months. Watch for us tomorrow night in Atlanta http://www.plywoodpresents.com/ and... Read more
Songwriting and Wrong-righting
I just wrote a long and heartfelt update and somehow had it all delete when I accidentally left the page just before publishing it...le sigh. Anyways, if it... Read more
Behind the Scenes
As we speak Ryan and I are in the touring van headed to Phoenix. And even though we've only been out touring for a few weeks, it seems... Read more
Internet in our Home, Love in our Hearts
For those of you still wondering, Jon and I are still alive and well in Salt Lake City, UT. Shortly after our project funded we moved houses and have... Read more
Final Day Update
We are now at the end of our Kickstarter journey. We have 3 hours left and we sit at $35,377! This has been a most unbelievable journey and... Read more
Tonight We Celebrate As Friends, Lovers and Family
Friends, or shall I say Family,
The support our project has had is truly remarkable. We hit our goal of $30,000 three days ago and your love keeps lifting us... Read more
Stretch Goals and Armageddon
WE DID IT! Ryan is still away, so you'll have to suffer through my poor grammer and verbosity. They're strange bedfellows. But not to be sidetracked, WE DID IT!
You... Read more
4 Days Left and a Little Video From Us to You.
Ryan is away so it falls to me to give you a little update on our progress, but instead of writing about it, we thought it would be... Read more
We are currently sitting at 82% funded with 6 days to go!
Yesterday was the best day we have had since day 2! We released our video http://vimeo.com/67095810 Monday night,... Read more
Howling at the Moon and A New Pledge Category!!!
Good Tuesday, friends!
Last night after the Voice was done airing on the east coast we released our very first music video of an original song called Howling at the... Read more
A Very Special Memorial Day Announcement
First, a warm thank you to everyone for your support of our Kickstarter. We have 9 days to go and 9,000 to raise! We're increasingly excited about this project and and... Read more
Spaghetti Westerns and All Around Good Vibes
There are 12 days to go and we are still creeping steadily upwards! As of this morning 63% of our project has been backed and we are so... Read more
New T-Shirt Option!
By popular demand we now introduce the $50 T-shirt option! As an alternative to the Vinyl or Songbook you can pledge $50 for the shirt with all of the... Read more
Half Way Update!
Congratulations to everyone! I know it's only Thursday, but let's treat it like it's Friday and celebrate!
Today we hit 50% of our goal and there are 19 days to... Read more
Week One Report
Hello you beautiful people,
Today marks one week since we began our Kickstarter and we can't believe the support we've had thus far. As of right now, our project is... Read more
The Joy of Mothers, Day Six
Happy Mother's Day everyone!
On this glorious spring day we pay tribute to the wonderful women in our lives. Mothers. What would we be without them?
For the past year... Read more
Leaps of Progress, Day Five
Today is day 5 of our Kickstarter campaign and we are sitting at a solid 39% funded with 25 days to go!
Our progress has slowed significantly over... Read more
Leaps of Progress, Day Four
Good day to all!
Today is day four of our Kickstarter campaign and we are currently at 37% of our goal! Yesterday was significantly slower than the days previous, climbing 4 percent, but still... Read more