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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...
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Bandcamp gets into livestreaming with ticketed service

D2C platform Bandcamp is expanding into livestreaming, with a new service called Bandcamp Live enabling artists to perform online, and sell tickets. “Bandcamp Live is simple to set up, even if you’ve never streamed...
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Bandcamp’s monthly sales are up by 122% year-on-year

There's a thriving trade in 'Bandcamp as the anti-Spotify' articles this year: the latest, from the Los Angeles Times, puts the 'anti-Spotify' phrase right in the headline. However, lower down there are some interesting...
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Latest Bandcamp Friday looks to build on $75m sales so far

Independent artists and labels have sold $75m of music and merchandise so far on the 'Bandcamp Fridays' series of sale days, during which the D2C platform waives its revenue share. Today's the latest one, as part of Bandcamp's...
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Wire protest after Bandcamp ‘scam page’ sells their album

Bandcamp has been getting a lot of love from artists in recent months, thanks to its Covid-19 relief and Black Lives Matter sales. One artist who's not quite so keen, though, is British post-punk band Wire, who've been having...
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Bandcamp’s rev-share waiving Friday sales to continue

Bandcamp has held four of its special sales – Fridays where the platform waives its revenue share of all music and merch sales – since March, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement. According...