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”
Thanks to everyone who stood with immigrants and refugees by joining today’s fundraiser for the ACLU. We’ve been inspired and overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from the artists, fans and labels in the Bandcamp community, who rapidly and enthusiastically backed this important cause. With several hours remaining, we estimate that fans will have boughtContinue reading “Update on Friday’s ACLU Fundraising Frenzy”
Over 400 artists and labels have joined us in donating their Bandcamp profits today to the ACLU and other organizations in support of immigrants and refugees. We’ve done our best to list them all here, but if you’re a label or artist who will be making a donation, you can let people know by sharingContinue reading “#NoBanNoWall: Over 400 Labels & Artists Join Us in Donating Today’s Profits to the ACLU”
Like 98% of U.S. citizens (including the President), I am the descendant of immigrants—my great-grandparents came to America from Russia and Lithuania as teenagers and worked in sweatshops until they were able to afford to bring the rest of their families over. Most everyone you speak to in this country has a similar story toContinue reading “Today, Stand with Bandcamp in Support of Immigrants/Basic Human Values”
And now some genuinely great news in an otherwise unremarkable week.
Over the years, eight or nine (thousand) people have written to us asking for more ways to pay artists on Bandcamp. We’re pleased to announce that starting today, you have the option to use a credit card (or bank/debit card) to purchase digital albums and tracks, and also save your card with your fan accountContinue reading “Credit Card Support!”