Royal Bastards


A project in Los Angeles, CA by Alison Tavel

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A documentary following a daughter connecting with the father she never got the chance to know through a rare synthesizer from the '70s
Backers: 516
Average Pledge Per Backer: $119

Funded: $61,259 of $30,000
Dates: Feb 19th -> Mar 26th (35 days)
Project By: Alison Tavel
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Latest News

The Final Day On Kickstarter

March 25th - via:
It ends today! This campaign is special for me because it wraps up these past 4 years of my life onto a single page (albeit a pretty long page...) - And then to see all of the names of people who have backed it on the same page is so cool. I hope... (Read More)

Grace Potter Soundscape Demo Sneak Peak!

March 24th - via:
Hello everyone :) I wanted to share a little treat with you from this weekend:  Grace Potter and her insanely talented husband (and producer) Eric Valentine began working on the Resynator soundscape demo and I wanted you all to get a sneak peak into... (Read More)

Flash Sale Today!

March 12th - via:
Hi! Two weeks left everybody!  To jump start our move towards the next stretch goal of $75k, we're having a flash sale - starting NOW and ending this Friday!  The video below shows what the additional $25,000 jump to $75k would do for this project:... (Read More)

We made it to 50k!

March 4th - via:
Hi everyone! These past two weeks have gone by in the blink of an eye for me - I can't believe what we've been able to achieve in such a short amount of time! $50,000 is a HUGE milestone and I am so excited that I'll be able to finish filming this... (Read More)

It's All Happening!

February 26th - via:
Wow you guys - you helped me get to 30k in less than a week. It was like 4 hours less than a week, but IT STILL COUNTS.  I was hoping that if this story got spread far and wide that someone might reach out to me and go, "I have a Resynator!!!" and a... (Read More)

Happy Weekend

February 23rd - via:
Hi everybody! It's the first weekend of the campaign, and I have less than 4k left to raise before I hit my first milestone of 30k. There have been some awesome articles that have come out and I'm hoping a few more will surface next week.  I'm... (Read More)

Kickstarter launched for documentary on a forgotten '70s synth

February 22nd - via:
A Kickstarter campaign has been launched for a documentary about a forgotten ’70s synthesizer called the Resynator. The Resynator was a monophonic synthesizer invented by Don Tavel in the 1970s capable of tracking the pitch of any instrument, allowing it to take the output of a trumpet for example, and use it to create a synth tone. (Read More)

24 hours!

February 20th - via:
Hey everyone!! This has been live for just over 24 hours now and being that I'd never done any kind of campaign like this before - I had no idea what to expect. I can't believe the progress that was made. I'm a little overwhelmed to be honest! It's... (Read More)

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