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The Nykken and the Bear - a new recording by Kari Tauring

A project in Minneapolis, MN by Kari Tauring

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Nordic Roots Music from Minnesota in Norwegian, Swedish, German and English. Songs of water sprites and shape shifting bears.
Backers: 185
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $7,290 of $5,000
Dates: Jan 18th -> Feb 26th (39 days)
Project By: Kari Tauring
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Rewards Sent

March 29th - via:
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First "Backers Only" update

March 2nd - via:
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February 26th - via:
Hurrah! And so the end of this phase has come. And look at the total we have generated, all 185 of you together - $7,290! You will all get emails from Kickstarter/Amazon alerting you that your cards will be charged. In 14 days they will have the... (Read More)

Our Secondary Goal Has Been Reached!

February 24th - via:
With only 34 hours left in the fundraiser, we have exceeded our $7000 mark. This means that you backers will get a vote on which of these songs becomes the music video of the century! Keep enticing others to join us - they have until 11 pm tomorrow... (Read More)

6 Days to Go!

February 19th - via:
Dear all, Thank you so much for increasing your donations and sending the link out to more friends! We are about $400 away from our $7000 secondary goal which will give you each a vote on the music video and help towards accomplishing that goal.... (Read More)

The Hand Off!

February 12th - via:
Well folks, Drew and I just handed off the Master of the CD to our pals at ADS who will turn it into beautiful compact discs of music and poetry for you to hear. We have made an almost extra $1000, so I know we will be able to cover some of the... (Read More)

Wow - just wow

February 5th - via:
Dear All, I have just heard the result of the Mixing Days...I believe this is my best work to date. Intimate poetry, my deep thoughts and feelings, are held aloft by the universal sentiments of the folk songs.  The photos we used for the booklet... (Read More)

Mixing Days

February 2nd - via:
Hi folks, These next three days are deep mixing days for the Nykken and the Bear! Scott is in the Ivory Tower with all 12 tracks. Drew and I are laying out the 16 page booklet that we can now afford to make, thanks to you backers. I marvel at the... (Read More)


January 25th - via:
We are 1/2 way to our goal, thanks to you early backers. It's only been one week! You are all very awesome. Keep promoting the project and encouraging your friends as we push into week two. I just finished recording the last pieces for the record,... (Read More)


January 23rd - via:
Not even into the 4th day and we are 45% to the goal. Thank you, backers - fans and friends. I am trying to thank everyone on facebook too, as you pledge...but some of you have different names there or are not using that tool. So I will continue to... (Read More)

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