Tag: crowdfunding

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Songkick’s Detour launches in 10 more UK cities

Songkick's live-crowdfunding service Detour is on the march in the UK. Having originally launched in London last December.
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Blue Note Records teams with ArtistShare for crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is often presented as an alternative to a traditional label deal, which in many cases it is. But labels can work with crowdfunding campaigns too.
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Zoë Keating to play rare London gig after fan-led Detour campaign

Cellist Zoë Keating has been a digital pioneer for some time now, from social media to direct-to-fan commerce. But it's strange to think she's only played London once before. That's changing, thanks to a campaign on Songkick's...
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Sandbox Issue 83 – Crowdfunding: A Survival Guide

We present our survival guide to crowdfunding, with key tips from those who've been through the process several times and have either the trophies or the scars to prove it.
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Bring Me The Horizon launch album presale with PledgeMusic

PledgeMusic seems to be evolving into something more than crowdfunding, working with labels on fan-presale campaigns for albums that are already funded.
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Kickstarter reveals its 2012 crowdfunding numbers

2.2m people pledged a total of $319.8m to fund 18.1k successful projects on Kickstarter in 2012.
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New crowdfunding projects: Olive ONE player and BandLab

Two interesting new crowdfunding projects relating to music technology today: Olive ONE and BandLab Music Creation Cloud.
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Songkick Detour sets up Desaparecidos gig in London

Songkick has some more evidence for the potential of its Detour crowdfunding spin-off: a gig next February in London for US indie band Desaparecidos.
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Indiegogo gets localised as Kickstarter UK passes £2m pledges

Kickstarter's first month in the UK: more than £2m pledged, nearly 46k backers, 407 projects launched and 30 already hitting their funding target.
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Indiegogo gets localised as Kickstarter UK passes £2m pledges

Kickstarter has provided some stats on its first month of operations in the UK, noting that more than £2m has already been pledged to British projects by just under 46k backers.
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PledgeMusic bags Kate Nash for fan-funded album

The latest artist to sign up with music crowdfunding platform PledgeMusic is Kate Nash, for next year's 'Girl Talk' album.
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Kickstarter projects growing fast but success rate holds steady

GigaOm has revealed that the number of Kickstarter project launches is up 50% in the last six months, taking its total to 77k overall.