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Moondog film successfully funded via Kickstarter

Moondog biopic The Viking Of 6th Avenue has successfully reached its crowdfunding target, raising over $105,000. The film, already in production with shooting already started, is expected to be released next year. It will include archival footage and rare audio interviews with Moondog, tracing his route to the corner of 6th avenue.

In other Moondog news: On 2 August, at Offenbach Robert Johnson, composer Volker Zander will be giving a talk on Moondog's first concert in Germany, which took place in 1974 and included a performance with Kraftwerk and young British composers called Intermodulation, who played interpretations of Terry Riley's keyboard studies.

More on the film here.