Guardians of Fire


A project in Detroit, MI by Detroit Sound Conservancy

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We are restoring the sound system from Club Heaven a legendary gay afterhours that helped birth Detroit house & techno music.
Backers: 205
Average Pledge Per Backer: $81

Funded: $16,681 of $15,000
Dates: Jul 10th -> Aug 9th (30 days)
Project By: Detroit Sound Conservancy
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Latest News


August 9th - via:
Dear 205 Backers, THANK YOU!  We have much to share with you in the near future but for now, THANK YOU.  We are going to take a brief but very needed break. Then we will be back in touch with backer surveys, rewards, and other such details. And of... (Read More)


August 9th - via:
Good morning #thesearchforheaven fans!  We went to sleep last night bleary-eyed not exactly sure how much work we'd have left this morning and BOOM we went over the top! WOOHOOO! So let's have a great morning today! Remember our first tier funding... (Read More)

48 Hours 4 Impact!

August 7th - via:
Dear Club Heaven Sound System Backers, Well over a year of work has gone into thinking through this project to transform the moldy, damaged, largely forgotten, and yet still remarkable remnants of the salvaged Club Heaven Sound System in Detroit,... (Read More)

Halfway to Heaven!!

July 30th - via:
We are halfway to Heaven!  We are halfway to our brass tacks, phase one, rebuild-those-speakers-and-have-this-thing-cooking-next-year goal!  ALL THANKS TO YOU!  So now we have 9 days to complete this campaign and make sure your backing pledge... (Read More)

We are 20% + towards our goal!

July 18th - via:
Good Afternoon Club Heaven Sound System Backers!  Taking a brief moment today to say thank you again for your support and to let you know that we've pushed beyond 20% towards our goal with 60 backers! In addition we've gotten some great online... (Read More)

Help This Kickstarter Rebuild One Of Detroit's Most Famous '80s Techno Sound Systems

July 11th - via:
Club Heaven was an influential gay club at the heart of the Motor City's early electronic dance music scene. Detroit Sound Conservancy is trying to preserve the legacy of Club Heaven by restoring and reinstalling the club (Read More)

A GREAT FIRST DAY! #thesearchforheaven

July 10th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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