Vinyl update. or: maybe I’m being too obsessive?
The pressing plant reviewed the gold vinyl. While they do hear the noise I'm talking about, they feel it falls within acceptable industry standards. However, they are going to repress... Read more
Streaming at Bandcamp & LP non-update
Ronald vdK pointed out that although he received the download code from me in March, he's only able to stream one track at Bandcamp. Sorry everyone, I fixed that.... Read more
LPs are almost on their way to me
I received a couple of messages this week from backers wondering why they haven't received their CD yet. For both of them, the answer was: "You pledged the CD&LP premium.... Read more
LP approved, going into production
Hello. The gesture of history LP moved from the proofing stage to the manufacturing stage. I turned in the audio & artwork on March 13; I approved the jacket &... Read more
The CD packages have (mostly) shipped
Hello -- Nearly all of the America, Asia & Canada CD premiums for The Gesture of Historywere put in the mail a week ago. I am waiting on responses to... Read more
Vinyl Test Pressings
An iced mocha makes listening to vinyl test pressing quite enjoyable. The new cartridge/needle I bought last year helps a lot, too! Today I listened to all five A-sides of ... Read more
Hi. The CD and LP are now in production. Before the campaign, I designed the CD as a 4-panel digipak. Some cool images came together when I edited the video; I... Read more
There you are!
We reached (and then passed) the goal. 267 backers pledged $8,631 to create the CD / LP of The Gesture of History. I watched the final seconds on the... Read more
Last night, we passed the $8000 goal. C.A. in Switzerland increased his pledge to push us over! But it's really all of you who did it! Whether you pledged $20... Read more
Answers for European backers
Hello. 54 hours to go! I’ve been asked a few questions by European backers; let me answer them for everyone here. As mentioned in the IMPORTANT NOTE ON EXPORT SHIPPING:... Read more
We're getting close. Here's info on how to update your pledge.
Ah! We're closing in on the goal. 61 hours to go, and the pledges are coming in. In the last 24 hours, 5 x $5 digital download pledge, 6 x... Read more
Death in the Graveyard -- a story
As a writer, the phrase ‘the gesture of history’ isn’t just a reference to the history of the world out there; it’s also intensely personal, about the world in... Read more
A bit more about why I’m asking you to back this Kickstarter:
This text was moved from the main campaign page to this Update, to reduce the length of the main page on mobile devices:
Let me take a moment to explain... Read more
Two new premiums, and a chat with Steve & Sam
Hello. With 15 days to go, we’re 52% funded. With 118 backers pledging $4187.
I’ve added two premiums. The Plush Fleece Photo Blanket ($125) and the Executive Producer($500, your... Read more
Talky-talk tangents on the meaning of history…
Hello and Happy Friday morning (“morning” being relevant to where you are in the world, I’m writing you from Portland in the Pacific Northwest). 10 days into the Gesturecampaign,... Read more
IMPORTANT NOTE ON EXPORT SHIPPING
Important note on export shipping
In most Kickstarter campaigns, shipping is charged during the campaign and (as Kickstarter tells us), “Funds that backers pledge to account for shipping costs will... Read more