Bandcamp in 2017: ’17,076km of beautiful, crunchy tape’
Bandcamp’s year-end blog post focused on a format that’s been making a quiet resurgence for its community of independent artists: cassette tapes. “17,872 tapes were released on Bandcamp this year. That’s an average...
January 2, 2018
Jay-Z to release a cassette version of ‘4.44’ album
Get your spooling-pencils ready! Jay-Z’s latest album ‘4.44’ may still be missing from Spotify, but it’s getting a new physical release as a cassette. Virgin EMI Records promoted the format in a tweet yesterday,...
July 26, 2017
Bandcamp quadrupled signups by removing ‘fan account’ restrictions
The number of people signing up to Bandcamp quadrupled after it dropped its requirement for people to make a purchase before they could get a ‘fan account’ on the music site. Until recently, the restriction meant that...
February 20, 2017