Way to go little WEINLANDachievers!

WEINLAND @ Chrissy FieldThanks to the amazing fans, friends, and family of WEINLAND we have achieved our Kickstarter goal and are now in a position to positively take over the world.  Or should I say, in slightly more realistic wording, release our music in whatever way we see fit!

Your generosity helped us pre-sell over $13,000.00 worth of units!

What now?  Now we make plans for release.  We’re discussing a few offers and arrangements with record labels.. but mostly we’re looking for the best way.  Thanks to you we don’t have to compromise and can maintain the ownership of our music no matter what.  We hope to announce our plans for release by the end of July.  As soon as we announce our plans we’ll start leaking more songs and what not.  Don’t forget you can always get our first single, LOS PROCESSAUR, for free right here: Los Download

Also, we’re getting ready to announce a few limited tour dates in July!  Our fingers are crossed that we will find ourselves near you.

WEINLAND on Filter Magazine

WEINLAND in Filter MagazineHey, a song from our album in process has been leaked on Filter Magazine’s website!

This song is so new that the album it will first appear on isn’t even done yet!

The song is called Los Processaur and plans for the album release will be announced sometime later this spring.

Go to Filter Magazine’s website and download WEINLAND

When you’re done, please share the link on your facebook or twitter to help spread the word!

Thanks,
WEINLAND

WEINLAND Kickstarter Campaign

WWEINLAND KickstarterEINLAND is running a fundraising campaign to cover the costs associated with making our new record. We’ve got to pay off some old studio bills, some new studio bills just racked up, and a few future bills coming! Please check out our Kickstarter campaign and consider supporting this project in one way or another. All donations $10 and up are rewarded with at minimum an advanced copy of our new record when it comes out!

Here’s an excerpt from our project page:

The Portland, Oregon quintet WEINLAND is making a new record. We need your help! Obviously money has been in short supply over the last few years and with less and less people purchasing music, more and more bands are turning to the generosity and support of their fans to support their artistic endeavors. Us too!

WEINLAND is currently in an amazing position of artistic freedom and excitement. Between labels and looking for love in all the wrong places! We have new songs written, we’ve started recording them, and the momentum is building (recent features on NPR and MTV ain’t no joke!). We’re asking you to join the team …read more!

WEINLAND’S New Years Eve Supergroup

Thanks again to everyone who came out for WEINLAND’s New Years Eve Supergroup. It was a super rad night by all accounts. You can watch loads of video from the night on our facebook page. Click here to view and, if you haven’t already, “like” the page to make sure are in the loop.

A special thanks to all of the amazing Portland artists who jumped on stage to sing a song, shred a guitar, etc. These are the folks who made the night amazing!

WEINLAND on MTV | World Of Jenks II

We were lucky enough to be included in another episode of World Of Jenks!  They used Breaks in The Sun and People Like You.  Pretty exciting.  I was particularly surprised and impressed with what they did with Breaks in The Sun.. to get it to work they re-arranged the parts a little bit.. which actually ended up being really cool.  You have to geek out and listen through the dialogue to hear the changes.. but if you do.. its neat.  The chord changes they inadvertently (I’m assuming) create are super cool.

Watch this episode of World of Jenks.

WEINLAND on MTV | World of Jenks

World of Jenks | WEINLANDOn September 20th, 2010 WEINLAND’s music made its MTV debut on a television program called World of Jenks.  Not having seen the program before I had to do a little research to get a sense for this event and its meaning..

World of Jenks is a 1st person MTV documentary series that follows the real life person Andrew Jenks as he spends a week at a time hanging out/living with an individual of interest.  Each week a new person of interest is introduced.  The show happens in acts and seems to have a knack for revealing the inner beauty behind human struggle.  In a way it has a very This American Life feel.. but for people that haven’t yet realized that one day, when they’re older, they will be addicted to NPR.

How did this happen?
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WEINLAND, Led Zeppelin, & NPR’s All Song’s Considered

Whoa Whoa Whoa!!  WEINLAND was featured on the front page of NPR’s All Songs Considered website today!  And maybe even more exciting, on their radio broadcast!

We are thrilled and honored to have been featured as a part of the new Led Zeppelin tribute, From the Land of Ice and Snow, from Jealous Butcher Records right here in Portland, Oregon.   There are three records worth of songs on this comp!  From M.Ward, Laura Veirs, Chris Walla, Adam Selzer, The Portland Cello Project, Arch Cape, Tu Fawning, The Long Winters, Dave Depper, Larry Crane, and so many more!!

Needless to say, we are more than honored to be featured in this amazing broadcast.

Read and listen at NPR.org: HERE
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