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.
May 23, 2022
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...
May 11, 2022
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.
April 29, 2022
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.
March 2, 2022
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.
January 26, 2022
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...
June 14, 2021
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...
May 18, 2021
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...
April 6, 2021
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...
March 31, 2021
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...
February 5, 2021
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...
January 15, 2021
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...
December 18, 2020