New York's Issue Project Room is raising money to start its own imprint, Distributed Objects, which will publish and release recorded and written material by emerging artists. The first two releases will be by Sabisha Friedberg and Sergei Tcherepnin, both double 12" sets.
Friedberg's The Hant Variance is recorded with American musician Peter Edwards, and was inspired by British academic Vic Tandy's writings about whether low frequencies can make psychic phenomena (eg ghosts) occur. Brooklyn based Tcherepnin's Quasar ⇔ Lanterns is based on an 8-channel installation he created for Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, mixed down to stereo.
Rewards for backing the project include CC Hennix and Cecil Taylor poetry posters, plus copies of cassettes and lathes by the artists. Issue Project Room are looking to raise $8,500. More details here.