That's Outrageousrecently began asking for donations in an IndieGoGo project to fund their second record. Many questioned the $7,500 goal the band was trying to reach, so the group has outlined that budget in a blog here. The budget includes $2,500 for CDs, $1,000 for travel, $1,500 for start-up merch costs, $500 for mastering the album and $1,500+ for studio time.
The Flaming Lips have recorded a song called "Thunder Up: Racing For The Prize!!!" for the Oklahoma City Thunder. You can listen to and download the song in the replies. The Thunder will begin their series in the Western Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs tonight against the San Antonio Spurs.
Gregg Andrew DellaRocca (The Republic of Wolves / American Gospel) is now selling art prints, some framed, along with iPhone cases and other products, that feature the artwork of TROW's The Cartographer and American Gospel's Tall Tales Vol. 1.
Happy Body Slow Brain will release the SLEEPY EP on June 22nd via their official website. It will also be available as a 10" vinyl, along with the first vinyl pressing of their debut album, Dreams Of Water.
A fascinating new kickstarter has been making the rounds the past week or so, it's called the gTar. Basically, it's a fully digital guitar - that you can hook up to an iOS device and it can teach you how to play as well as a few other tricks.
In case you missed them during the week or did not have time to read them before, head to the replies for a second chance to check out the interviews, backstage sessions and chats that were posted this week.
The Fest 11 has added a bunch of new bands, including Plow United, Laura Stevenson and the Cans, Half Hearted Hero, Lowtalker, Kevin Seconds and more. The entire list of the new additions is in the replies.