Bandcamp is once again waiving their fees on all sales today and are urging you to support the artists that in recent weeks have been supporting causes like BLM, MASI and more in recent weeks.
That initiatives have generated on those days $4.3 million, $7.1 million and $4.8 million respectively for these causes.
It’s a really hard time for artists too though with no gigs possible, so today would be a good day to give money direct to the artists you love. Some are also donating to charities related to the above causes too so check individual details. The 10 below are ones I’ve picked out that have new releases.
MuRli – Till The Wheels Come Off
The only way to get a copy of Limerick Mc MuRli’s new EP is to buy it on CD or cassette on Bandcamp. Limited to 150 copies, the 7-track release won’t be released on streaming services so get on it.
Bitch Falcon singles collection
A six-track collection of singles to date from the Dublin rockers on vinyl.
King Pallas – We Pause EP
The debut 4-song collection from Patrick O’Brien of Windings.
Sunken Foal – Hexose
All proceeds to MASI if you buy a record / digital version of this 10-track electronic album.
TR One – A Month Has Passed
Digital version of a 2017 EP release from the Carlow producer.
Brame & Hamo – Retro Active EP
New release from the Berlin-based Sligo dance producers.
And So I Watch You From Afar – Successors EP
Surprise three-tracker from the NI rock masters from the Heirs sessions.
Bobby Analog – Sadfishing For Happiness
A six-track collection of unreleased tunes from the Body Fusion producer.
The Scratch – releases
The trad punk rockers put some older releases up on Bandcamp this week.
Elaine Mai – ‘Somewhere Else’
This song is about that feeling of not belonging and everything that comes with that. I think most of us have felt that way at some point, especially growing up. For me, this song captures that sadness and uncertainty, but there’s also a feeling of hope in it, a feeling that things are going to get better.
All proceeds from the sale of Elaine Mai’s music will be going to Origins Eile – a grassroots community organisation supporting, celebrating, and uplifting QTIBPOC in Ireland.