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2 million dollars at Kickstarter: music service Pono exceeds targets

2014-03-21  |  Comebuy News

Neil Young surpassed all targets Kickstarter Crowdfunding platform in less than 24 hours. His planned streaming service PonoMusic received $2 million in this period from 6200 conveyors - significantly more than the $800,000 given as a goal.

Kickstarter supporters get a music player for the music service called PonoPlayer - first part with significant discount compared to the planned price recommendation of $399. Higher Förderstufen legitimate by young or fellow musicians such as a limited edition in stainless steel with engraved autograph like Pearl Jam or Patti Smith. Deliveries will begin in October.

Young talks about plans to counter a higher-quality alternative to the MP3 format for years. The Pono music format is based on the free lossless audio codec (FLAC). The PonoPlayer will support but also other high resolution formats - and so that other music stores - the presentation at Kickstarter according to.

"PonoMusic is a complete ecosystem for music fans who want to hear their favorite music exactly how she the artist has created, with the resolution selected in the Studio", it is somewhat pompous kickstarter. 2013 young had already announced he had the support of three major labels.

The Kickstarter campaign continues to run after achieved target - and even for 33 days. She stood against 13: 00 7169 sponsors and an amount of 2.336.747 dollars.

[with material by Dara Kerr, News.com]

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