Vinylmania – a wonderful kickstarter projekt


When life runs at 33 revolutions per minute… VINYLMANIA is a documentary film about passion for vinyl records, artists, collections and the music. The project got featured on, a crowd-funding platform, where startups and visionares receive money for releasing inspiring and new products to the public. Italian Director Paolo Campana’s goal is 33 in 45 – $33,000 in 45 days – to raise the money in funding to bring the music documentary onto a special edition double dvd with worldwide distribution (you all know the relation of the numbers 33 and 45 in here). With every little pledge (starting at $1,00), the project gets a step closer to the goal.

If you pledge $50 and more, you will receive one of the first copies of the douple DVD special edition documentary and your name will be mentioned in the credits, as well. We think you should not miss this unique opportunity to be part of the project HERE.

But pictures tell more than words. Check out the short trailer (1:30 min) and the kickstarter Video with Paolo Campana below.

UPDATE (2011-11-10)

We support the 33 revolution. Today we gave an additional $50 and joined the crowdfunding community for this great project. As vinylmania was broadcasted at ARTE, a german/french broacasting station, we cannot wait to receive the limited DVD-Box. With a $50 pledge, you will also receive a limited 7″ vinyl, a postcard that was exclusively designed for vinylmania as well as a shoutout on the facebook site as an official backer of the project.

14:30 CET: The project now counts 340 backers and a total of $28.400 in funding. Within the last 24 hours, the number of backers for this project doubled.

16:00 CET: We’re now counting the minutes until the whole funding process is finished. Within the last 3 hours the project collected $3.000 more.

19:20 CET: The crowdfunding process on kickstarter is finished. The target is reached with a total of $37,173 and 12% overfunding. Congratulations vinylmania and Paolo Campana for reaching the goal. The vinyl community made this wonderful project possible. We will update the article as soon as the the DVD arrives here in Germany.


The DVD will include interviews and features of Philippe Cohen Solal (Gotan Project), Winston Smith (Dead Kennedys, Green Day record sleeve artist), Peter Saville (Joy Division, New Order record sleeve artist) and DJ Kentaro (2002 DMC World DJ Champion) as well as Klaus Flouride (lead bassist of the Dead Kennedys), Richie Hawtin (alias Plastikman), V.Vale (Re/search publisher), DJ’s from Luxuria Music internet radio in LA, Disk Union (Tokyo), Rough Trade (London), Amoeba (San Francisco) and other hidden away records store on the planet.

and the 75 minute documentary film Vinylmania with booklet insert comes with features of Sanju Chiba (Elp corp. Laser Turntable), Edie Piller (producer Acid Jazz/DJ), The Karminsky Experience, (DJ) Jerome Sydenham (DJ), G. Rina (DJ/producer), Key Kobayashi (Routine Jazz/DJ), The Millionare(Combustible Edison), Philip Jeck (music performer), Bob George (ARC/Archive of Contemporary Music, New York), Rich Medina (DJ), Chriss De Gan (collector), Daniel Binder (record dealer), Joel Stones (Tropicalia In Furs).

Also featuring GZ (vinyl factory – Czech Republic), ARC/Archive of Contemporary Music (New York) and record stores: AMOEBA RECORDS, 101RECORDS STORE, GROOVES (San Francisco), ROUGH TRADE, INTOXICA, PHONICA (London), TROPICALIA IN FURS, (New York), DISK UNION (Tokyo), BINDERPHON (Prague), SPACE HALL (Berlin)…

visit to receive more information about the platform and the project HERE…

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