Rate the Artist:

Please visit The Deli's full web charts organized by genre and region.

Go to Charts


A House for Lions Find a Better Way to Crowdfund

Node Pic

A House for Lions Find a Better Way to Crowdfund

Crowdfunding is becoming more and more commonplace, with everyone from former Dresden Doll, Amanda Palmer, to The Voice contestant, Lindsey Pavao utilizing the Kickstarter platform. Standing out in our crowded internet is no easy task, yet LA modern rock band, A House for Lions, found a way to sidestep the middle man and fund a successful campaign all on their own. With an impressive $13,354 raised to date with over 180 backers, this once unknown group formed by singer/songwriter Daniel Norman, is making headlines of its own. Creative rewards ranging from the band’s merch to surfing lessons, and a promise to donate a portion of the proceeds to charity, are proving that cutting out the middle man was a good decision. The campaign’s purpose is to raise funds for their first full length studio album, produced by Tom Biller, who previously worked with Silversun Pickups, Elliot Smith, and Fiona Apple, to name a few. The band manages to blend the sleeker side of angsty 90s rock with the laid-back instrumentation and heart-string pulling melodies you expect from an alt-country band. Hopefully we will get to hear some of the tunes they’ve been working on in the studio at their Monday Night February Residency at the Echoplex. For now, give a listen to “Let Back,” the single off their previous EP, I Want Us To Be Remembered. Unlike other fundraising platforms, their campaign is open-ended, so you can still donate if the music compels you. - Jacqueline Caruso

Published: January 24, 2013 |

This Emerging Artist is based in Los Angeles,
check out other talented locals we picked
for our Los Angeles Artist of the Month poll below!

Which of these acts should be the next Deli LA Artist of the Month?
Total: 72 votes
  All Things Blue 
  Amo Amo 
  Jubilo Drive 
  Rachel Mazer 

This poll will end on February 28, 2019 at 11.59 PM ET

Please stay positive with the comments, support for other bands is one of the secrets of "success."

Results as of February 22, 2019, 8:22 am

sponsored by::



Los Angeles New Bands With Buzz

- news for musician and music pros -