The Philosophy of Lagoon and Tornado 72 Records is to distribute our music to as many listeners as possible. What's the point of creating art or music if the experience is never fully realized by an audience? That is why all of the downloads on our site are free. I guess you could say our approach is akin to that of NPR (except we won't guilt you ten times a year). Donate if you can. If ya can't... that's cool too.
Being in an independant band takes a lot of work, committment, and drive. Unfortunately it comes with little financial reward (if any). Since Lagoon formed in 2003 every cent the band has earned has gone straight back into the band, i.e. buying recording gear, etc. Most of the time we use our own resources to cover things like insurance for the band van, having posters printed, etc.
Lagoon is in the midst of recording what will be our third full length record. We have very high hopes for this production but are in need of financial assistance for the following:
Feel free to donate as little as $1 or as much as your heart desires. When donating please let us know if you wish to remain anonymous or if you would like us to post your name along with either your facebook, twitter, or myspace (please pick just one). Also, any donation made to Lagoon is non-refundable and may be used by Lagoon at their discretion without consultation. Donations are not tax-exempt.
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