Tag: Kickstarter

Beat Delete: Labels launch Kickstarter-like site to bring lost vinyl ‘back into the world’

Beat Delete: Labels launch Kickstarter-like site to bring lost vinyl ‘back into the world’

In the wake of the 2011 Sony warehouse fire in London, a group of U.K. record labels has launched Beat Delete, a Kickstarter-like website designed “for the rescue of potentially lost releases” by allowing labels to gauge fan demand for reissues before actually re-pressing niche vinyl titles.

Help fund ‘Just Gimme Indie Rock! The Story of an Underground Uprising’ documentary

Help fund ‘Just Gimme Indie Rock! The Story of an Underground Uprising’ documentary

Filmmaker Brad Katz is appealing to music fans to help fund his documentary ‘Just Gimme Indie Rock! The Story of an Underground Uprising,’ a film project he describes as ‘an epic trilogy that spans a generation’ — tracing the rise of the independent label scene in the early ’80s through the alternative explosion of the ’90s and into indie resurgence of the 2000s.