By Mario

Rue Royale: “We Can’t Wait To Get Back Out There”

It was back in February 2013 when we heard of Rue Royale the last time here on 50K MUSIC MAG. They were funding their latest album Remedies Ahead on Kickstarter that time. Now Ruth and Brookln are back on Kickstarter to collect the funds for their upcoming album. And more than 460 backers made it…

Morph: “Your Support, Thoughts and Comments Fuel Our Creative Drive”

Morph are a two piece Prog Rock band from Gothenburg and Kristianstad, Sweden. A while ago they’ve started their Indiegogo project to fund the band’s second full-length album called Incontrovertible. And it’s still time for you to become a part of the crowdfunding crowd. I talked to Attila and Richard about the campaign and what’s…

TapTape: Opportunity and Hand-picked Talent

Lately I’ve stumbled upon an Entrepreneur post by Alice Guilhamon about TapTape. Reasons enough for me to get in touch with co-founder Christopher Nolte to talk about why he and Jared van Fleet founded the new player in music crowdfunding focussing on hand-picked crowdfunding campaigns for artists about two years ago. 50K MUSIC: In early…

The Music Crowdfunding Survey 2015 is online

A few days ago I have finally completed the 2015 Music Crowdfunding Survey of music+crowdfunding and 50K MUSIC MAG and have posted it online. The survey among music crowdfunding supporters has the objective to create a reliable information base pertaining to the topic. The focal points are the demands made towards crowdfunding platforms as well…

Mikme – a New Way to Record Your Music

Wolfgang Gumpelmaier has drawn my attention to this Indiegogo tech project – Mikme, a new wireless microphone developed by a team of European and US musicians, designers and engineers. I’ve talked to Mikme founder and CEO Philipp Sonnleitner about how Mikme could support artists making music. 50K MUSIC: You’re running an extremely successful crowdfunding campaign…

Inicat – Eine bessere Welt fĂĽr Musiker

Vor mehr als einem Jahr bin ich mit Martin Haberland ins Gespräch gekommen, der vor einigen Tagen in Berlin eine Plattform zunächst fĂĽr deutschsprachige DIY-Musiker und ihre Fans gelauncht hat. Ich habe mit ihm darĂĽber gesprochen, was er mit Inicat im Musikmarkt bewegen will, was die Plattform fĂĽr Musiker bringt und welche weiteren Pläne er…