I think music is a magical thing. It has comforted and healed and inspired me throughout my life, and that is what I hope to do for others with the music I create. I want to connect with people. I want to help people feel not alone. I want to help people feel hope. I want to help people feel. Period. If this is something you believe in, something that feels important to you in some way, then this is the place where you get to help make more of that possible.
During my last 10 or so years of being a full-time musician I have learned time and time again that the only thing I needed was my listeners. You. Some of you have been with me since the Crash The Super Bowl days, when I won a major label contract, entirely because of YOU. Some of you have been with me since I left said label, started a street team, and went independent, because I had YOU. I have toured, recorded albums, made hundreds of videos… all because of YOU. In recent years, through the support of individual patrons, I began getting paid for the videos I was putting out into the world for the first time in history. You, You, You.
YOU are the ones that believe in me and my music, the ones that support the creation of my music, the ones that allow me to do what I love everyday, and as such, YOU will be getting the credit, starting now.
From now on, my patrons = my label. You, my listeners, my fans, my Kinerds, will be my actual label. Together we will name it and make a logo for it. You’ll hear new music before the rest of the world, and you’ll get your name printed on the new album, just like a real label would.
Yes--new music is on the way! I'll be releasing one song at a time as they're recorded (hopefully one a month) and then compiling them into an album when it feels complete--at which point it will be printed and made into a physical CD (with your name on it).
You are all equally important to me when it comes to my music. My music has purpose because you LISTEN. Because I get to connect with real live humans out there in the world. So if supporting me in this way is not possible or appealing to you, that's fine! My videos will always be available to you for free, my songs will always be released in all the usual places. (And if you can't afford to buy my music, steal it. Seriously.) My ultimate goal has always been to make the best music I can and to share it with as many people as possible.
Thank you for believing in me and my music. Thank you for making my art possible. Thank you for being my online family, my support team, my beloved Kinerds, and now, my label. Let's go make magic together.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wait, so how do I join the label?
You join the label by becoming a Patron right here on this page. Learn what that means and more in this little informative video:
Do I have any responsibilities if I join the label? What if I don't want to do anything but support?
You can be as involved or not involved as you wish! You can be a silent supporter within the label and just sit quietly knowing you're doing an awesome thing, or you can dive into the community, get to know everyone, throw out suggestions, etc. Completely up to you!
How many videos will you release a month?
I usually put out 2 - 3 videos a month! That said, when you sign up, you can choose how many times a month you'd like to support in case you'd like to support no more than once or twice.
Can I stop donating in the future if I can't afford it?
Yes of course! You can cancel or adjust your pledge amount for any reason at any time.
What if I only want to support 1 or 2 videos a month?
Easy! When you're checking out, select "Set a monthly max". There you can specify how many times a month you'd like to support.
What if I want to support more than the highest tier?
WHAT. Well, er, um, if you'd like to do that, you can simply write in whatever amount pleases you during the check out process. And then maybe I pass out or something.
Nope! Everything is shown in US dollars on the website, but you may use any currency and it will be automatically converted.
Why the animals?
Why NOT the animals? (I like animals, I like you, it makes me happy.)
Still have questions?
Shoot an email to [email protected] and my team will help you out!