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. Thus far, those tools have been darn successful: each month, we’re seeing a slew of music being tweeted, emailed, IM’d, and posted to blogs and social networks, and a corresponding boatload of clicks going back to Bandcamp-powered sites from those shared links and widgets. Superb, but we know we could foster even more sharing by offering more embedded player formats, and some basic customization options. We know this because you guys (both artists and fans) have been asking for it. A lot. So, it being incredibly gratifying to build the things you request, that’s what we did.
The new sharing dialog gives you four sizes of embedded player to choose from (pseudoscientifically chosen from a broad survey of the sort of sites where they’re likely to be placed), and lets you customize the background and font colors:
We first give you the Venti, perfect for places where width is no object:
Then there’s the slightly more compact Grande:
The Tall, born to sit majestically atop an American Apparel ad for Unisex Tri-Blend Short Sleeve Deep V-Necks:
And finally, the Short (a.k.a. “Spartacus”):