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Kevin Devine

Thursday, March 19
12:00AM - 12:40AM

The North Door
502 Brushy St


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Kevin Devine - one of the most prolific singer-songwriters in the punk and indie rock world, and an artist who had released six studio albums to critical acclaim - was uneasy. The man who released two Billboard 200-charting albums (2009's Brothers Blood and 2011's Between the Concrete and the Clouds) was hesitant about using crowd-sourcing platform Kickstarter to fund the release of his seventh and eighth LPs.

But, as odd as it felt to fund an album with support directly from his fans, he was also disillusioned by his experiences in the traditional label system. In the late months of 2012, as he continued to write, Devine's uneasiness with the Kickstarter model began to recede. He proceeded with the belief that he would be doing something different and true, placing his trust in the audience to guide him.

"I've made six records. In America they've been released on five different labels. It's a pretty unstable industr...

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