We are now counting down hours instead of days on our Kickstarter campaign. It’s been incredible so far and we can’t wait to see how the last 48 hours go. Currently, we are 176% funded, that’s truly inspiring and well beyond what we imagined would happen. The response as been overwhelming from all corners of the globe and all aspects of the equation - labels, artists, fans, open source believers, etc.
My favorite stat of all though is that we have over 1000 backers. More than 1000 people believe in this idea and see the need for it to happen! Jesse, the board, and I don’t take that lightly and we welcome you all aboard to the CASH family. Right now it’s a bunch of rainbows, dogs, fantastic bands, big dreams, the girls von Doom, lots of rocks, and a whole lot of ambition (we are nothing if not ambitious over here). Those of us involved in CASH truly want to change this industry for the better and we definitely need your help to do this. In the coming weeks there will be roadmaps, documentation, and more communication from us than ever before. We hope that those of you who have donated remain involved and help us make this better than we could have even dreamt.
We have many, many people to thank for getting us where we are. Artists, labels, developers, friends, family, and you. Honestly, thank you.
Below is the full list of artists that will appear on our thank you compilation - available to anyone who donates $10 or more. Don’t miss out on the comp as it won’t be available ever again after Friday. There’s unreleased tracks from Elliott Smith, Deerhunter, Throwing Muses, Zoë Keating, The Night Marchers, The Cribs, and more.
!!!, Adrian Piper Cover Band, Alexi Murdoch, Amanda Palmer, Andrew Bird, Brendan Benson, Brute Heart, Buke & Gass, Bushwalking, Clogs, Coasting, The Cribs, Damien Jurado, Deep Time (YellowFever), Deerhunter, Diet Cola, Doomsday Student, Doveman, Elliott Smith, Erik Friedlander, Erik Friedlander, Erin McKeowen, Finally Punk, Rebecca Gates, Gold Motel, Grapefruit, Grass Widow, Halo Halo, Hawks, Hungry Ghost, Hurry Up, Hysterics, Ian Axel, Jherek Bischoff, Jonathan Coulton, Kim Boekbinder, Knaves Grave, LAKE, Life Love Misery, Lushlife, Marketa Irglova, Marnie Stern, Maxines, Meanest Man Contest, The Men, The National, Neon Indian, New War, The Night Marchers, The Raincoats, Robinsons, She Makes War, Six Finger Satellite, The Thermals, Throwing Muses, Whore Paint, Woodsy Pride, Xiu Xiu, Young Hines, Zoë Keating
We also have to thank all the labels who have contributed to our reward boxes, donated, or cleared tracks for the comp:
Anchorbrain, ANTI, Army of Bad Luck, Brassland, Dangerbird, Dap-Tone, Dog Daze Tapes, Domino Record Company, Fast Weapons, K Records, Kill Rock Stars, M’Lady, Mom+Pop, Polyvinyl, ReadyMade, Sacred Bones, Sub Pop, Swami, Warp, Western Vinyl, Wichita
Our Kickstarter is going until Friday at 8pm PST and we’d truly love to double our initial goal. If you haven’t yet donated yet we have some amazing gifts plus that aforementioned monster of a comp goes to almost everyone. If you have donated already please tell a friend or two about the campaign. We can build this better, faster, and bigger the more we overfund it.
Let’s send a message. It’s time.