In March, Providence postpunk trio Minibeast launched a Kickstarter to raise funds to master and manufacture vinyl editions of two albums called Ism—one subtitled Volume Silver, the other Volume Gold. The band reached their goal at the end of the month, and in September they self-released those two LPs of expansive, oddball rock, which they’d […]
They’ll be fund-raising for (Fucking) Forty at C2E2 this weekend.
Bands dress up as better bands for Halloween at Cole’s, Gramps the Vamp celebrate their spooky, funky new LP, and more.
Funk Trunk Records shutters its brick-and-mortar shop, Kickstarted local vinyl-storage company Flipbin hits the market, and more.
A Chicago artist inspires a new museum in New York.
Expat jazz guitarist Dave Miller returns from Brooklyn with a new album in tow, postpunk trio World War Tree celebrate a new EP, and more.
The radio network turns to Kickstarter to get an expanded Studs Terkel digital archive up and running.
“This isn’t what the geek community deserves.”
National Geographic is chronicling the journalist’s journey from Ethiopia to Tierra del Fuego
A new project, still in the fundraising stage, will combine public art and computer technology.
Chicago dance label Stripped & Chewed reissue the underground record from house veteran Merwyn Sanders this month.
Local designer—and crowd-funding success story—Craighton Berman gives young designers a hands-on lesson in self-promotion in the new Entrepreneurial Product Development class.
Darryl Holliday and company are Kickstarting their effort to collect stories for a second book, Kedzie Avenue.
The animated show finds life on YouTube thanks to Kickstarter.
An interview with Car Con Carne host James VanOsdol