Sales of vinyl records on Bandcamp have grown 600% in the last five years, and every month another 3,500 unique vinyl albums are added to the site. The format’s resurgence—once dismissed as a niche byproduct of hipster affectation—is now firmly established, and seen for what it truly represents: a mainstream desire to connect more deeplyContinue reading “Create Vinyl with Bandcamp”
With seven hours still remaining in our fundraiser for the Voting Rights Project, we wanted to pause to thank everyone who stood with Bandcamp to help ensure the right to a safe, fair vote for all—with no obstacles, hassles, or threat of intimidation. The live sales feed on Bandcamp’s home page, at around noon today. WeContinue reading “An Update on Today’s Fundraiser for the Voting Rights Project”
We’re excited to introduce a new feature for label and Pro accounts: the ability to license albums to labels in specific territories. Here’s how territory licensing on Bandcamp works. Imagine you’re a label releasing an album, and you’ve partnered with another label to distribute it to fans in Iceland. In the album editor, you’ll seeContinue reading “Territory licensing comes to Bandcamp”
In just seven weeks, the United States will hold its midterm elections—a vitally important moment that will determine whether the country stays on its current path, or renews its commitment to democracy. As a community built around the idea of empowering and amplifying individual voices, Bandcamp is doing two things to bolster the democratic processContinue reading “Today, Stand with Bandcamp to Protect Voting Rights for All”
We recently discovered and fixed a bug that inadvertently included certain users’ email addresses in the HTML of some Bandcamp pages. When present, the email address was not visible on the page, but did appear in the HTML. No other personal information was included and there was no breach of our security systems, so youContinue reading “Bandcamp Email Bug – May 2018”
2017 was another stellar year for Bandcamp, with double digit growth in every aspect of the business.
The Bandcamp App for Artists and Labels is here! It gives you a real-time mobile view into your stats, helps you manage and fulfill your merch, and lets you directly message your fans, even targeting those messages by fan location and level of support. Check out the screencast above for more details, and grab itContinue reading “Introducing the Bandcamp App for Artists and Labels”
As discographies on Bandcamp continue to grow (we’re now home to over 22 million tracks and 4 million albums), we know that artists and labels need a faster and more efficient means of managing their catalog. That need was the motivation behind the recently launched bulk edit feature, a consolidated editor that allows you toContinue reading “Announcing Bulk Edit”
We want to thank everyone who participated in today’s fundraiser for the Transgender Law Center. Bandcamp’s community of artists, fans, and labels once again stood with us to enthusiastically voice a commitment to equal rights for all, and oppose the marginalization of the LGBT+ community. The live sales feed on Bandcamp’s home page, atContinue reading “An Update on Friday’s Fundraiser for the Transgender Law Center”
These artists and labels are donating their share of Friday’s sales to the Transgender Law Center.