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Bandcamp keeps its existing Android payment system for now

Bandcamp is stuck in the middle of the latest in-app purchases dispute between Epic Games and Google, but for now its billing system will continue on Android.
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Music Ally Quarterly Report :: The State of Music Streaming – May 2022

Our spring 2022 quarterly report is for anyone who engages with music streaming platforms and wants to maximise their success on them: i.e. you, quite probably.  In this report, we take a comprehensive look at the state...
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Bandcamp at centre of dispute between Epic Games and Google

If you'd told us that Bandcamp's acquisition by Epic Games would lead to an argument with a tech giant, our money would have been on Apple.
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Fortnite publisher Epic Games buys Bandcamp in latest music acquisition

Fortnite's publisher Epic Games is making its latest music move by buying direct-to-fan platform Bandcamp, for an undisclosed amount.
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Bandcamp Fridays return for 2022 after $70m of sales

Bandcamp Fridays has been one of the bright spots of the Covid-19 pandemic for independent musicians and labels.
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Bandcamp to hold its second annual Juneteenth fundraiser

Last year, Bandcamp held a one-day fundraising sale for ‘Juneteenth’, the US holiday that celebrates the anniversary of the emancipation of enslaved people. It was in response to the murders of George Floyd and...
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Skee Mask swerves streaming with new album (er, but not YouTube)

“Skee Mask’s Spotify snub could be a fork in the road for underground music,” suggested Clash in its report of artist Skee Mask’s decision to keep his new album ‘Pool’ exclusive to Bandcamp. The framing of...
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Bandcamp has paid out $197m to artists and labels in last year

Bandcamp has offered a new figure on its recent payouts to artists and labels using its platform. The company has paid out $48.3m from its series (11 so far) of Bandcamp Friday sales, and another $148m from regular business...
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Digital Distribution Coordinator – Ninja Tune – London

Important: Please see ‘Application Tips’ for details on how to apply.  Location: To work in our Kennington office when safe to do so and from home Start date: As soon as possible Availability: 5 days a week (10-6pm...
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Bandcamp reaches a devilish new milestone: $666m in payouts

D2C platform Bandcamp was one of the bright spots of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, seeing its monthly sales more than double year-on-year, including $40m of artist and label earnings during its series of Bandcamp Friday...
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Bandcamp vinyl pressing service expands to more artists

Bandcamp is expanding its vinyl pressing service to more artists on its platform, inviting 10,000 of them to test it out. The service has been in testing since 2019 as a way for artists to sell vinyl albums without the risks...
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After $40m of sales, Bandcamp Fridays to continue in 2021

Bandcamp Fridays have been one of the real bright spots in 2020’s Covid-19 crisis. Held on the first Friday of every month since March with Bandcamp’s revenue share waived, the sales have delivered crucial income...