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Kickstarting The Music Industry With Crowdfunding

Kickstarting The Music Industry With Crowdfunding

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01/16/2014

 
Kickstarting The Music Industry with Crowdfunding
Award-winning composer and pianist
Wendy Loomis
andwell-known Bay Area poet and spoken word artist
RoyalKent
are facing the new reality of the music industry. Theirbeat ensemble
COPUS
is now turning to the consumer, toget their upcoming album
“COPUS to the World” 
financedthrough the crowdfunding-platform
Kickstarter
. And with10% of the sales of 
“COPUS to the world” 
being donated tothe Make-A-Wish Foundation, crowdfunding might evolveinto the most fair economic model in history.
COPUS 
could become legendary if given the opportunity to thrive!” 
These are the true words by music critic
Michael Allison
. But how can something thrive and growin this ever changing economic climate? And why not letthe consumer decide what is worthy of their contribution?In the wake of the global economic crisis, new and moredemocratic ways of funding have emerged. With
Kickstarter
being the leading crowdfunding-platform forcreative projects, COPUS will not only record and releasethe new album
“COPUS to the World” 
, but will accompanythe project with a tour that brings them to New York, theBay Area, and Paris.For more information visit:http://go.clickmeter.com/Kickstarter/or contact
Wendy Loomis415.968.9047 copus@copusmusic.com
About COPUSCOPUS
is an acronym for
Creation Of Peace UndeStars
. The world beatensemble is more than justa band - it is a vision. Avision founded by well-known Bay Areapoet/spoken word artistRoyal Kent and award-winning composer/pianistWendy Loomis. The visionis expressed throughconscious lyrics andbeautiful melodies.Even though 13 years havepassed since the last full-length album
“Later ThanYou Think”,
COPUS nevermissed a beat. Refining thenew material to perfection.It is and will always beabout the vision, creation of peace under stars.

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