Royal Bastards

Minibeast ISM Vols. 1 & 2, Two New Records

A project in Providence, RI by Peter Prescott

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Minibeast would like to release two new albums in late spring 2019. This album has already been recorded in the studio.
Backers: 129
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $7,243 of $6,000
Dates: Mar 4th -> Apr 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Peter Prescott
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Latest News

Only 5 Days Left!

March 28th - via:
We're heading towards the finish line, and we're 91% funded! Minibeast ISM vinyl records volumes "Silver" and "Gold" are almost a reality. But we still need your help. If you haven't yet backed this project, now is the time. It's also your last... (Read More)

New Kickstarter-only reward! Yes, we know this one's goofy...

March 27th - via:
We have a new reward! Without a doubt, the goofiest thing we've offered. At the $60 level, a Minibeast 10x14" jigsaw puzzle with ~250 pieces AND a Minibeast t-shirt. Get them while they last, this reward is for Kickstarter backers only!... (Read More)

Ladies & Gentlemen.... We Are Within Striking Distance

March 25th - via:
Just 8 days left, but we're within striking distance of our $6k goal. Minibeast ISM records are starting to look like a reality. But we're not there yet.... Thanks to all of the additional backers who supported us over these past few days &... (Read More)

These Are Minibeast's "ISM" Backers So Far: THANK YOU

March 21st - via:
Clearly I'm a shitty salesman for something that is so near and dear to me. Keith Seidel and Lisa Rigby and all the names on this list have gone the extra mile for us. If you're one of the names on this list, maybe you're a better salesman than I am.... (Read More)

This Week & More: Minibeast LIVE!

March 21st - via:
With all of the Kickstarter activity and vinyl/recordings talk, Minibeast is very much a live band. If you're in the area and want to catch Minibeast LIVE in the near future, here are some upcoming shows: Friday, March 22, Lowell: Rawkwinox! A... (Read More)

Vol. GOLD Cover Art

March 20th - via:
Minibeast drummer Keith Seidel is also an illustrator. He's been designing a cover for Minibeast ISM Vol. GOLD. Here's a preview for all of our Kickstarter backers.... ISM Vol. GOLD cover art by Keith Seidel  (Read More)

NEW Limited Reward, Kickstarter ONLY

March 19th - via:
Thanks to everyone who is helping bring Minibeast ISM records to life. We know it's a big goal to get funding for TWO records, but we really believe in releasing this music together. Volumes GOLD & SILVER are a musical trip we'd like to take you... (Read More)

Record Previews: 2 Full-Length Songs from Minibeast "ISM"

March 17th - via:
Thanks again to the 48 people who have backed Minibeast "ISM" Vols. GOLD and SILVER! We're just about at the half-way point for funding these records - but we're not quite half-way funded. That means we're falling a little short of making these... (Read More)

Weekend surprise for backers only: MUSTARD JAM

March 15th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

More Minibeast For You Part II: Vol. GOLD Long Song Samples

March 12th - via:
Long song samples from Vol. GOLD below. Latest updated mixes.... For your evening listening pleasure. From Volume GOLD¬† (Read More)

More Minibeast Music For You: Long Song Samples from ISM

March 12th - via:
as of 3/12/19,all the 10 song samples are expanded to give the listener a better take on what we do.the silver record clocks in at about 32 minutes,the gold one about 38 minutes,so they tend to be as long as "albums" used to be,pre compact disc. From... (Read More)

Minibeast ISM, Silver: Cover Art!

March 11th - via:
Still a work in progress, but here's an approximate take on the "Silver" volume cover art. Colors are just approximate, but we're thinking black, silver, and neon-orange. This is just my primitive take on Lichtenstein-Warhol-esque. Keith Seidel's... (Read More)

NEW LIMITED REWARD: Custom Ambient Track For You

March 7th - via:
We're adding a new reward at the $250 level: a custom ambient track. For this reward, Peter Prescott will create and record a custom ambient track for you. You can give him a word, phrase, or mood to get going. The track will be 10-15 minutes long,... (Read More)

Album Title Details Revealed! Colored Vinyl

March 6th - via:
As two records simultaneously released, "ISM" started off as "Vols. 1 & 2." Today, we announce that the two Volumes of ISM will be named after the colored vinyl that they will be. ISM Silver Tracks: 1. Your Exact Location 2. Crowd Pleasure 3.... (Read More)

Why 2 albums? Kickstarter Favorite Project

March 5th - via:
First, thanks so much to everyone who has supported Minibeast ISM. We know that reaching our $6k goal is going to be a challenge. But in these first 36 hours, we're encouraged. In fact, Kickstarter just chose Minibeast's ISM Vols. 1 & 2 as one of... (Read More)

A great start! And for the turntable-less among us.....

March 4th - via:
Hopefully you have one of these, so that you can experience ISM Vols 1 & 2 in 150g vinyl. But for those of you who don't.... Wow only a few hours in and we're off to a great start. Thank you!¬† As we are still hashing out this project, someone... (Read More)

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