It’s the Give-PayPal-Less-Money Button!

If you sell stuff on Bandcamp, and most of that stuff sells for $12 USD or less, then please do yourself and Lady Justice a favor by signing up for PayPal micropayments. Instead of their standard transaction fees, which work out to about 33 cents for a $1 payment and 45 cents for a $5Continue reading “It’s the Give-PayPal-Less-Money Button!”

If We Had an Icelandic Króna for Every Juan, Diederik and Henri Requesting This Feature…

…then uh, we still couldn’t buy a kleina and a cup of coffee. Global financial crisis hilarity aside, you can now sell on Bandcamp in Pounds Sterling, Canadian Dollars, Euros, Australian Dollars, Israeli New Sheqels, or any of 13 other currencies. You set this up from your Profile page, like so: To make migrating toContinue reading “If We Had an Icelandic Króna for Every Juan, Diederik and Henri Requesting This Feature…”

Bandcamp Intentional Gathering at SxSW

On Saturday, March 21st at 1pm, let all Bandcamp folk who are able gather at Casino el Camino (517 E. 6th St, Austin, TX) to meet, drink, lobby for features, bellyache about bugs, and of course acquire stylish BC-pride stickers and buttons. Please reply in the comments, or to the tweet, or just by emailingContinue reading “Bandcamp Intentional Gathering at SxSW”

Reassessing Your Definition of Illmatic

We’re declaring ourselves 1.0 today! This is the third of three posts regarding the release. The other two are here and here. UPDATE Dec 12, 2009: Moo has decided to shut down their API, so the cards mentioned in the video below are unfortunately no longer available. You can, however, print up codes yourself byContinue reading “Reassessing Your Definition of Illmatic”

SOY EGGNOG NO WHIP MUSIC PLAYER FOR MEL

We’re declaring ourselves 1.0 today! This is the second of three posts regarding the release. The others are here and here. One of Bandcamp’s core services is providing you and your fans with the tools to share your music as far and wide as possible, and in a way that drives traffic back to you.Continue reading “SOY EGGNOG NO WHIP MUSIC PLAYER FOR MEL”

MSI, Del, Glen Phillips and Speed, Speed, Speed

We’re declaring ourselves 1.0 today! This is the first of three posts about the release, the others are here and here. Woo hoo! Bandcamp is now proudly powering the site of NYC-based electronic punk outfit Mindless Self Indulgence. We couldn’t be more excited about that, unless we contemplate the fact that we’re also hosting theContinue reading “MSI, Del, Glen Phillips and Speed, Speed, Speed”

Custom Domains. Custom Domains!

Our aspiration here at Bandcamp has always been to power the site that you consider yours. It’s a fine objective, and limiting our branding to the small logo you see in your site’s footer was a swell first step, but as long as “bandcamp.mu” was all up in your URL, the vision did not quiteContinue reading “Custom Domains. Custom Domains!”

On the Expansion of Creativity in The Commons

From the Bandcamp mailbag: Yo bandcamp dude and dudettes, I freaking love the site from what I’ve seen so far. But…please find some cool way to support creative commons. I’d like to be able to offer my free mp3 downloads in a way that my audience knows they’re OK to share with their friends. FromContinue reading “On the Expansion of Creativity in The Commons”