Amanda Palmer has raised over a million dollars for her new album. Here is her campaign: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/amandapalmer/amanda-palmer-the-new-record-art-book-and-tour and here is an article from Digital Music News that discusses crowdfunding: http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/permalink/2012/120602crowdsource
Rock The Post is a crowdfunding platform that focuses on the usual crowdfunding activities like raising funds through perks, but also allows projects to connect to talented individuals to help in making a project a reality. This article, from Fast Company, discusses the future of crowdfunding and integrating the JOBS Act into an existing crowdfunding platform.
From Fast Company: