The best part about the crowdfunding sector, as it opens up opportunities for individuals and teams to bring their ideas to fruition, is that it is not limited to only a specific group or category. No matter the idea or need, crowdfunding platforms embrace a variety of projects, from tech to fashion and everything in between.
A niche that crowdfunding has greatly attracted is musicians and their passion for sharing their music with the rest of us. As you browse different platforms, it's easy to see the abundance of projects pertaining to music. Musicians are utilizing crowdfunding to raise the necessity funds for all different needs, from being able to release their first album to being able to go on tour.
A group that has caught my attention on Indiegogo is LOVECoast. LOVECoast, a band from Vancouver, Canada, has their eyes set on producing their first EP (Extended Play) this coming Fall and they need the help of backers like you and me.
As they describe themselves, LOVECoast is a young band composed of old souls. Their music grasps attention, as they combine the music of the past with that of the present. With Danielle Sweeney as the vocalist, Scott Berbeek as the guitar player, Andrew Fraser playing the bass, and Jesse mcNeill rocking out behind the drum set, LOVECoast is "known for their upbeat nature and roaring good times."
Their style of music integrates a mix of alternative R&B/soul, jazz and infectious pop, as they pull "inspiration from classic legends such as Otis Redding and Ella Fitzgerald, and applies it to their modern influences, such as Lake Street Dive, Snarky Puppy and Hey Ocean!, to create their unique sound."
By raising funds through crowdfunding, the group hopes to record their Debut Full-Length EP with producer Tom Dobrzanski of The Zolas. This action will allow them to open up the opportunity of entering the music industry on the right note and taking the next step of pursuing their dreams as a band.
LOVECoast's music is very soothing, yet upbeat. The touch that they have put on their music makes them an intriguing group, and it shows, as they draw out new fans at each show they perform at. With their debut album, LOVECoast will have the potential of taking their talents to the next level and increasing their chances of setting their mark within the music industry.
Give their song Heartspeak a listen, and let us know what you think in the comment section below.
Overall, music that draws inspiration from many genres POPs.
LOVECoast's Indiegogo Page
LOVECoast's Web Site