Help Kickstart the Augustines Documentary
    • THURSDAY, AUGUST 07, 2014

    • Posted by: Matt Howard

    "If you haven't seen them live, than you haven't got a fucking clue what it's all about." This quote stated in the trailer for Rise - The Story of Augustines perfectly describes the one-of-a-kind chemistry shared between the Brooklyn (now Seattle)-based band and their zealous following. The documentary directed by Todd Howe that follows Billy McCarthy and co.'s rise to prominence is now raising funds on KickStarter. According to the trailer as well as the film's description RISE includes interviews with Scott Hutchinson (Frightened Rabbit), Brian Fallon (Gaslight Anthem), Aaron Dessner (The National), and with your help, over 30 more interviews will be featured.

    The RISE Kickstarter campaign aims to raise $55,000 by September 6th. Watch the trailer below, and donate HERE if you feel so compelled.

    Last year we got the chance to hang out with Augustines in a Brooklyn library where thankfully, the group was never shushed...

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