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Black tape for a blue girl: To touch the milky way CD & LP

A project in Portland, OR by Sam Rosenthal

Status: Active

CD & LP in a stellar deluxe art package. Furthering the resurgence of Blacktape’s classic darkwave, ethereal, ambient sound.
Backers: 140
Average Daily Pledges: $335
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funding: $7,028 of $12,000
Dates: May 1st -> Jun 5th (36 days)
Project By: Sam Rosenthal
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Latest News

Black Tape for a Blue Girl InterView: Making Now More Exciting

May 21st - via:
Rosenthal speaks with ReGen Magazine with a Kickstarter campaign now underway for the twelfth album from Black Tape for a Blue Girl, To Touch the Milky Way. Here, he invites us into his artistic and musical vision, the relationship between the audio and the visual, the numerous collaborators taking part in the album’s creation, the presentation of the vinyl format, and more. (Read More)

Dufur Oregon, photo outtakes

May 20th - via:
Mercy and I spent the night in Dufur Oregon at the BALCH HOTEL, built in 1907. The hotel was pretty empty in the middle of the week, so we took some photos. It was great to have vintage props and furniture to work with.  Mercy poses as "the... (Read More)

Midway, the usual concern, Shaniko sherrif!

May 18th - via:
Hello. As I write this, the To touch the milky way campaign has 133 backers, with $6,704 pledged towards the $12,000 goal. Amazing! I appreciate it. And I'm a little stressed. This is the point midway through the campaign where pledges slow down, and... (Read More)

today’s shoot in millican oregon

May 15th - via:
Hi. I’m in our hotel looking through the photos I shot today with Mercy. I have to see all 200+ images back home on the monitor, before I know which might make the cut. We are having a nice time, but I am feeling anxious about whether I’m getting... (Read More)

Some Behind the Scenes from the Cover shoot (NSFW!)

May 14th - via:
The following photos are topless. Not safe for work, depending on where you work. Great news! We just passed the half-way point on the fundraising. That's nice to see.  We were out shooting the cover photo at the beach a few weeks ago. It was windy,... (Read More)

Going out on a photoshoot

May 13th - via:
Mercy and I head out to shoot photos on Monday. As I make plans to visit interesting locations I've been researching web articles, studying Google Maps, zooming in close to see where the old buildings are located on hundreds and hundreds of miles of... (Read More)


May 11th - via:
Hello. As I write this, there are 106 backers and we're almost at 50% ($5,885 pledged of the $12k goal). Things are going great, thanks so much. I wanted to share a bit more on the inspiration behind the album's artwork. Michael sings the lines above... (Read More)

Black Tape for a Blue Girl launches Kickstarter campaign for new album, To Touch the Milky Way

May 9th - via:
Spanning seven all new tracks, this release features an array of styles from ethereal to austere with vocals by Danielle Herrera and Michael Plaster. (Read More)

Black Tape For A Blue Girl Have A New Kickstarter For Their Upcoming Release "To Touch The Milky Way"

May 9th - via:
I see the characters in the seven songs as being at a point where something has to give, something has to change, they are sort of hitting a wall in life and they need to try to get beyond that. (Read More)

Some variations on the cover image

May 8th - via:
Hi! The To touch the milky way Kickstarter went live Tuesday of last week, I took a few days to proof and edit the description, added the video on Sunday, and today I began promoting through social networking.  This afternoon, I did a radio... (Read More)

NOTE 5 - Some information for MEXICO

May 1st - via:
MEXICO POSTAGE Because of packages getting stolen on the way to Mexico, I ask that you use Priority Mail. Unfortunately, because this package will weigh over a pound, the US Post Office charges $60.30 ! I know! This is expensive; but I've never had... (Read More)

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