This is Julia Massey & The Five Finger Discount’s (hereafter referred to as JMFFD) second Kickstarter project. Their first project was successful and spawned some fine happenings for the band including playing at SXSW and getting a single in rotation in Seattle. Clearly, they are doing a few things right…
Brits may be a bit more reserved than your average American but it does appear that they are less shy! Case in point: London-based band Playmaker. These gents put together a Kickstarter project whose singular purpose seems to lie in getting viewers to back their project.
I want to say that I am profiling this Kickstarter because the Monty Python video parody is hilarious! But I am not. Hilarious as the video may be, this Kickstarter does a superb job on a few other fronts.
Compared to most of the artists we have been featuring in our 100 Music Kickstarters To Learn From series, Hans York is old mature, both in years and in wisdom! His Kickstarter project is fairly straight forward… The video is very competent and includes a good, straight forward Call To Action. His project description is […]
This is kind of cool… I was looking at Doug & Telisha’s Kickstarter project at the very moment that it was funded ~ 1:55pm, mountain standard time, November 9th! And it made me happy. Because this, folks, is a solid country duo with a solid Kickstarter project: solid purpose, solid call to action, solid packages. Solid. […]
Kim Boekbinder is one prolific Kickstarter jockey! She has created 16 projects in all (and one test). Five have been for various recordings including a project with Amanda Palmer and the remainder were used in a rather innovative way – to fund tour dates in various cities. This is obviously a great deal of experience so it […]
We spend a fair amount of time here at L&R talking about having a purpose worth backing. Because we are dedicated to helping musicians, that purpose is typically music-related. Here is a band, however, whose art clearly has more purpose than simply music. Today’s treat is a band from Philadelphia, PA, called The Extraordinaires. The moniker seems […]