Interview: Benji Rogers Of PledgeMusic

From interviews conducted by live music streaming startup LiveMusicStage at SXSW 2013. They were streamed live on Austin Tech Talk from the LiveMusicStage booth at digitalmusic.org's lounge.

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Music Crowdfunding Danger! Be Good… But Not Too Good

Matt Voyno (@Voyno), co-author of The New Rockstar Philosophy book and blog is currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo.  Here he writes about his motivations and experiences. So get this. It's possible. Continue reading

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Amanda Palmer’s Lessons For Musicians Too Uncomfortable To Ask Their Fans For Money

By Levi James (@launchrelease) of music crowdfunding blog Launch + Release. At the 5:55 minute mark of Amanda Palmer’s now legendary TED talk, I actually teared up a bit. I. Continue reading

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How To Plan Your Music Crowdfunding Campaign From Start To Finish

Crowdfunding campaigns can take quite different forms depending on the project, the people and even the platform involved. Yet there are also similarities across the board that can be taken. Continue reading

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15 Top Tips For Successful Music Crowdfunding And Fan Funding Campaigns

Lots of people are sharing their tips and advice on crowdfunding and fan funding campaigns in areas from music to just about every fundable topic one can imagine. I took. Continue reading

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Musicraiser Launches Music Crowdfunding Platform & Support Network

Musicraiser is a new music crowdfunding platform based in Italy. They recently added English launguage support with German, Spanish and Portuguese on the way. Musicraiser emphasizes the involvement of musicians. Continue reading

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3 Benefits Of Music Crowdfunding Beyond “Show Me The Money”

It's not surprising that we all tend to focus on the money when we talk about crowdfunding music. But all the work that goes into crowdfunding campaigns can result in. Continue reading

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5 Big Lessons From A Successful $13,000 Kickstarter Album Funding Campaign

Ari Herstand recently shared the story of how he "made $13,544 in a month (on Kickstarter)." As he points out, though Amanda Palmer gets most of the detailed coverage, her. Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From Three Successful Kickstarter Music Campaigns

Crowdfunding has been around long enough now to begin to recognize patterns of successful campaigns. Different music campaigns reveal different aspects but, if one compares notes, certain principles seem to. Continue reading

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