First big news from the Funny Music Project (FuMP), is the announcement of FuMPFest for 2014. Inspired by the recent LukeSkiCon, they have decided to make the idea of a FuMP music festival a reality.
So far they are in the very early stages of planning, like so early the have not picked the hotel to hold the event at yet. It will be in the Chicago area though, so if you have any suggestions they would like to know. They are planning concerts, panels, funny music related activities, and any other fun things they can think of.
Pre-registration for the event is set at $35, at door price will be $40.
A tribute album to Luke Ski and his work has been released, a combined effort of the FuMP artists.
Worst Tribute Ever is two disc long with Worm Quarter, Devo Spice, Insane Ian, Flat 29, TV’s Kyle, Consortium of Genius, Carrie Dahlby, and more doing covers and re-imaginings of various Luke Ski songs from all parts of his career with an intro Dr. Demento. The album is available at Luke Ski’s store for just $15 plus shipping or $9.99 as a download.
Nuclear Bubble Wrap is indie rock band who does comedic songs from Nashville, TN. they are working on their second studio album, Psycho Delicacy. They have finished writing it and now want to mix their songs at a studio, have it professionally mastered, and produce a physical CD. They are estimating a need of 40 hours studio based on previous experience. They are looking at a November release date.
If successfully funded all backers will get to see one of the band doing a performance of a Disney classic while wearing pretty clothes and all backers will also get a monthly update on the progress.
So far (as of this writing) they have $1,175 of their pledge $3,300. The Kickstarter goes till August 3. Rewards start at $10 for a digital download of the album. Other rewards are physical copy of the album, invite to private streamed concert over the internet, demos of new songs, name added to the album’s booklet, digital download of their entire discography, get drawn into an animated music video, a song written on subject you like, private concert up to an hour away from Nashville (unless you pay for travel), or get a chance to perform with the band.
Nice chance to get some music from a very unique sounding band.