Share this project

Done

Share this project

Done
Dithyrambalina will be a sonic playground, performance venue and laboratory for musical architecture in New Orleans.
655 backers pledged $60,051 to help bring this project to life.
Last updated
Dithyrambalina-Musical Architecture for New Orleans project video thumbnail
Replay with sound
Play with
sound

$60,051

655

 

Support

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    A "thank you, you are amazing!" shout out on Facebook and Twitter and a tax-deduction. Pledges at any level for this campaign are tax-deductible.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    31 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  2. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    A Thank You Gift Set: Includes a thank you card featuring one of Swoon’s iconic designs, a downloadable mixtape of highlights from The Music Box recordings and a shout out on Facebook and Twitter.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    155 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  3. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 25 or more About US$ 25

    A downloadable mixtape of donated tracks by over 50 of our amazing collaborating musicians including superstars like Mannie Fresh of Cash Money Records, Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, Andrew W.K., New Orleans jazz legend Ben Jaffe of Preservation Hall, and many other musicians including some you’ve never heard of, but you should! Plus a thank you gift set.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    170 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  4. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 45 or more About US$ 45

    NEW REWARD: One ticket to our benfit concert in New Orleans featuring Music Box alumni Ben Jaffe, Theresa Anderson, Luke Winslow-King, Aurora Nealand, Meschiya Lake, Rusty Lazer, Nicky Da B and many more. Hear the musicians who inspire are project throw down for the cause. Date TBA, but we will let donors know two months in advance.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    18 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  5. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 50 or more About US$ 50

    A surprise package of Music Box collectibles. May include: Invented instrument technical drawings, Delaney Martin and Taylor Shepherd's original sketch for the Music Box village, a hand drawn flyer for Thurston Moore’s secret Music Box performance or a score for musical architecture by one of our conductors. Plus a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set!

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    101 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  6. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 60 or more About US$ 60

    Idol Worship: Choice of an autographed 8 x 10 photograph of Cash Money Records' legend Mannie Fresh or NY-based super star Andrew W.K. playing The Music Box. Photographs by Melissa Stryker. Plus a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set!

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 10 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  7. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    A calendar featuring photos by the many outstanding photographers who shot The Music Box experience including Tod Seelie, (Photographer of all Swoon's work and Rolling Stone contributor ), William Widmer (a New York Times regular contributor) and many more! Plus a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set!

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    17 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  8. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    Your voice (or any sound you record and digitally send) included on a Kickstarter Special Edition track created using collaborating artist Taylor Shepherd’s talking wall instrument, the Vox Murum. This collective song will become part of Dithyrambalina's sound archive. Plus a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set!

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 16 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  9. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 125 or more About US$ 125

    A postcard-size set of drawings of imaginary architecture by collaborating visual artist Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, plus a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set!

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 12 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  10. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 175 or more About US$ 175

    A Do-It-Yourself invented instrument kit and downloadable instructional video by collaborating artist Ranjit Bhatnagar. Make your own mechanical oscillator! Plus you get a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set!

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 10 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  11. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 250 or more About US$ 250

    A group visit to collaborating artist Aaron Taylor Kuffner’s studio and a demonstration of his incredible robotic Gamelatron orchestra. (Aaron’s studio is in NYC so donors must be able to arrive there on their own with no more than one guest. Date to be negotiated between donor and artist.) Plus you get a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set!

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 5 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  12. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 300 or more About US$ 300

    A limited edition 7” record of Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) and Rob Cambre’s Secret Music Box performance signed by the musicians with cover art by Swoon, plus a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 3 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  13. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 750 or more About US$ 750

    A visit to Swoon’s studio in New York. Meet Swoon and learn about her work and her process. (Swoon's studio is in NYC so donors must be able to arrive there on their own with no more than one guest. Date to be negotiated between donors and artist.) Plus, your name on our patron's page, a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 1 backer
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  14. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    A self-installed version of the popular Music Box instrument The Electric Curtain, by Lindsay Karty. Hang it in your window and play musical architecture for your neighbors! Plus, your name on our patron's page, a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  15. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 3,000 or more About US$ 3,000

    Have a private performance at your house or place of choosing by one of the following amazing Music Box performers. (Must be within 25 miles of New York or New Orleans. Limited to one performance per musician. First come, first serve. Negotiable dates.)
    NY: Japanther. NOLA: Ben Jaffe and Aurora Nealand, Meschiya Lake, Luke Winslow King or Theresa Andersson. Plus, your name on our patron's page, a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  16. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    An original signed work by Swoon, Thalassa: Screenprint hand painting and photography on paper mounted to wood, Signed edition variant of 14. 23" x 33" (see images below.) Plus, your name on our patron's page, a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set. (Please contact us if you are interested in larger original works by Swoon.)

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 2 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  17. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    Create a lasting legacy- one of our musical houses will be named in your honor to be enjoyed by future generations. OR own a customized instrument of musical architecture for your own home created by our artists. Plus, your name on our patron's page, a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set. (Please contact us for more details. If outside of US please factor in travel and accommodation.)

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Limited 1 backer
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  18. Reward no longer available

    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    An original signed work by Swoon, Sambhavna Girls: An archival inkjet print on cotton rag with hand painting. Signed edition of 25. 19" x 13" (See sample below). Plus, your name on our patron's page, a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 25 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  19. Reward no longer available

    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    Have a slumber party with the WEATHER WITCH! Iconic New Orleans inventor and musician Quintron will install his one-of-a-kind prototype for a weather modulated synthesizer in your home for a night! Listen to the Weather Witch play sunlight, moonlight, rainfall, wind and lightning depending on the weather. Bottle of tequila included with purchase. (Outside of NOLA, you pay travel and accommodation). Plus, your name on our patron's page, a downloadable mixtape of tracks by our collaborating musicians and a thank you gift set.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Only United States
    Reward no longer available 1 backer
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.

Funding period

- (30 days)

Line icon alert icon Artboard Copy 8 arrow-down icon arrow-down arrow-left icon arrow-left arrow-point-left icon Fill 1 Copy 5 arrow-point-right icon Fill 1 arrow-right icon arrow-right arrow-up-right icon icon--arrow-up-right copy bar-chart icon Artboard Copy 6 bell icon Combined Shape Copy 5 book icon Artboard Copy 3 bookmark icon Fill 1 brand-assets icon Artboard Copy 13 cart icon Artboard Copy 4 chat icon chat check icon Fill 1 Copy 6 circle-back icon Fill 1 Copy 13 circle-forward icon Fill 1 Copy 16 circle-k icon circle-k circle-left icon circle-left circle-right icon circle-right clipboard icon Artboard Copy 12 clock icon Combined Shape close icon close closed-caption icon Fill 1 compass icon Combined Shape Copy 2 conversion icon conversion delta-down icon Fill 1 delta-left icon delta-right icon Fill 1 delta-up icon Fill 1 duplicate icon duplicate embed icon Combined Shape Copy 6 eye icon Combined Shape Copy 12 facebook-contained icon Facebook Contained facebook icon Facebook logo flag icon Fill 1 Copy 3 gear icon Fill 1 Copy 14 global-africa icon Fill 1 Copy 9 global-america icon Fill 1 Copy 10 global-asia icon Fill 1 Copy 17 graph-bar icon Combined Shape Copy 9 graph-line icon Combined Shape Copy 16 heart icon Fill 1 Copy 8 help icon human icon icon--human icon--alarm icon icon--alarm icon--alert icon icon--alert icon--arrow-down icon icon--arrow-down icon--arrow-left icon icon--arrow-left icon--arrow-right icon icon--arrow-right icon--arrow-up-right icon icon--arrow-up-right icon--arrow-up icon icon--arrow-up icon--backer-badge icon icon--backer-badge icon--bell icon icon--bell icon--bolt icon icon--bolt icon--bookmark-outline icon icon--bookmark-outline icon--bookmark icon icon--bookmark icon--calculator icon icon--calculator icon--calendar-check icon icon--calendar-check icon--calendar icon icon--calendar icon--campaign-outline icon icon--campaign-outline icon--check icon icon--check icon--chevron-down icon icon--chevron-down icon--chevron-left icon icon--chevron-left icon--chevron-right icon icon--chevron-right icon--chevron-up icon icon--chevron-up icon--circle-around icon icon--circle-around icon--circle-back icon icon--circle-back icon--circle-forward icon icon--circle-forward icon--circle-loader icon Page 1 icon--circle icon icon--clipboard icon icon--clipboard icon--clock icon icon--clock icon--closed-caption icon icon--closed-caption icon--code icon icon--code icon--collapse icon icon--collapse icon--commissions icon icon--commissions icon--compass icon icon--compass icon--confirmation icon icon--confirmation icon--conversion icon icon-conversion icon--cpu icon icon--curve-right icon icon--curve-right icon--cross icon icon--cross icon--delta-down icon icon--delta-down icon--delta-left icon icon--delta-left icon--delta-right icon icon--delta-right icon--delta-up icon icon--delta-up icon--download icon icon--download icon--ellipsis icon icon--expand icon icon--expand icon--external icon icon--external icon--eye icon icon--eye icon--facebook icon icon--facebook icon--filter icon icon--filter icon--flag icon icon--flag icon--frown-filled icon icon--frown icon icon--gear icon icon--gear icon--globe-africa icon icon--globe-africa icon--globe-america icon icon--globe-america icon--globe-asia icon icon--globe-asia icon--graph-bar icon icon--graph-bar icon--graph-line icon icon--graph-line icon--happy-filled icon icon--happy icon icon--heart-outline icon icon--heart outline icon--heart-thin-outline icon Fill 1 icon--heart icon icon--heart icon--home icon icon--home icon--home-with-door icon icon--human icon icon--human icon--humans icon icon--humans icon--image icon icon--image icon--inbox icon icon--inbox icon--info icon icon--info icon--instagram icon icon/instagram icon--lightbulb icon icon--lightbulb icon--link icon icon--link icon--lock-black-bg icon lock-icon icon--lock icon icon--lock icon--mail icon icon--mail icon--meh-filled icon icon--meh icon icon--menu icon icon--menu icon--message icon icon--message icon--mobile icon icon--mobile icon--overflow icon icon--overflow icon--pause icon icon--pause icon--pencil icon icon--pencil icon--pin icon icon--pin icon--pinterest icon icon--pinterest icon--play icon icon--play icon--plus-human icon icon--plus-human icon--plus icon icon--plus icon--prohibit icon icon--prohibit icon--project-budget icon icon--pull-quote icon icon--pull-quote icon--question-filled icon icon--question-filled icon--question icon icon--question icon--reorder icon icon-reorder icon--reply icon icon--reply icon--save icon icon--save icon--saved icon icon--saved icon--search icon icon--search icon--section-break icon icon--section-break icon--small-k icon icon--sound-hi icon icon--sound-hi icon--sound-lo icon icon--sound-lo icon--sound-mute icon icon--sound-mute icon--star-outline icon Star Outline icon--star icon icon--star icon--subtitles-captions icon icon--subtitles-captions icon--text-bold icon icon--text-bold icon--text-bullet icon icon--text-bullet icon--text-italic icon icon--text-italic icon--textalign-centered icon icon--textalign-centered icon--textalign-right icon icon--textalign-right icon--thumbs-down icon icon--thumbs-down icon--thumbs-up icon icon--thumbs-up icon--thumbsdown-outline icon icon--thumbsdown-outline icon--thumbsup-outline icon icon--thumbsup-outline icon--trash icon icon--trash icon--tumblr icon icon--tumblr icon--twitter icon icon--twitter icon--unlink icon Artboard icon--unlock icon icon--unlock icon--update-freeform-round icon icon--update-freeform-round icon--update-freeform icon icon--update-freeform icon--update-pinned icon Artboard icon--update-qa-round icon icon--update-qa-round icon--update-qa icon icon--update-qa icon--upload icon icon--upload icon--video icon icon--video icon--youtube icon icon--youtube icon-imagealign-center icon icon-imagealign-center icon-imagealign-left icon icon-imagealign-left icon-imagealign-right icon icon-imagealign-right info icon Combined Shape Copy instagram icon instagram copy kickstarter icon Artboard Copy 5 leaf icon leaf lightbulb icon icon--lightbulb link icon Combined Shape Copy 8 loading-spin icon lock icon Combined Shape Copy 4 mail icon Combined Shape map-pin icon Fill 1 menu icon Group message icon Fill 1 Copy 12 mobile icon Page 1 Copy 2 pause icon pause copy pencil icon Combined Shape Copy 3 pin icon Combined Shape Copy 11 pinterest icon pinterest play icon play copy plus-human icon icon--plus-human plus icon Fill 1 Copy 7 question icon Combined Shape Copy 14 search icon Fill 1 Copy 11 shapeshift icon share icon Fill 1 Copy slash icon solid-arrow icon solid-arrow sound-hi icon Combined Shape sound-lo icon Combined Shape sound-mute icon Combined Shape star icon Fill 1 Copy 2 stopwatch icon Group 2 thumbs-up icon Shape tools icon Shape trash icon Combined Shape tumblr icon tumblr copy twitter icon twitter copy user icon Artboard Copy 10 volume-up icon Artboard Copy 9 warning icon Combined Shape Copy 10 write icon Artboard Copy 11 x icon Fill 1 Copy 4 youtube icon Combined Shape