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How One Musician Hopes To Parlay $20,000 In Medical Bills Into A Crowdfunded EP

Posted July 18

Being in an indie band can be tough financially — lacking in niceties like a steady paycheck, health insurance and the funds to get one’s music made in the first place. A lot of bands tackle the whole “no money for music” issue via crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and call it a day, but for house musician Adam Jay, the situation is a little more fraught. In addition to an itch to make tunes, he’s got $20,000 in hospital bills to pay and, as we mentioned before, zero health insurance. Naturally, to IndieGoGo he went, where he launched a campaign that seeks to fund his hospital bills, as well as an EP that was born from his intensive care experience.

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