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.
Bandcamp is a platform for artistic expression, and all manner of variance in experience and identity, including gender and sexuality, is welcome here. We support our LGBT+ users and staff, and we stand against any person or group that would see them further marginalized. This includes the current U.S. administration, and its recent capricious declarationContinue reading “Today, Stand With Bandcamp in Support of Trans Rights”
We are very happy to share that Chad Dickerson has joined Bandcamp as an advisor! Chad’s many years of experience running Etsy (one of the largest and most successful global marketplaces) will be hugely valuable to us as we continue to make Bandcamp the best platform for artists and fans around the world. Furthermore, hisContinue reading “Chad Dickerson Joins Bandcamp’s Advisory Board”
Merch on Bandcamp had a good 2016. Vinyl sales grew 48%, cassettes were up 58%, even CD sales grew 14%. To date, fans have bought over four million physical items through the site, totaling $58 million USD, and merch sales continue to accelerate every year. But for as many great reasons to sell merch throughContinue reading “Big Improvements to Selling Merch on Bandcamp”