FEATURES Artists and Labels Offering Donations, Special Merch, and More For Covid-19 Relief By Mariana Timony · Illustration by Emma Shore · March 20, 2020

With the Covid-19 pandemic decimating live music and shuttering record shops, many artists have found merch and digital sales to be a last remaining financial lifeline as they confront a very real threat to their livelihoods. So, it’s more important than ever for fans to support musicians by purchasing from them directly. Today, Bandcamp is waiving our revenue share on all sales, and we’re being joined by many artists and labels coming together to support the music community in this time of unprecedented need.

The list below includes everything from labels donating 100% of sales revenue to artists, to bands putting up t-shirts made for cancelled tours, to artists pledging to all proceeds to local food banks, to independent musicians dropping surprise new projects. While reality is undeniably dire, let music be a comfort if you can. Fill up your wishlist. Be curious. Listen to an artist you’ve never heard from a country you’ve never visited. Buy records for loved ones who are far away. Know you’re truly helping people who need help—that goes for all of us, musicians and listeners alike. Music can be a way of connecting with each other for however long we must remain apart. Seeing how quickly the global music community has banded together is a spark of light in the encroaching darkness. The world isn’t going silent. It is up to us to ensure that it never does.

Our responsibility does not end after today or even when the pandemic is over. The shared human art of music will endure these terrible times, of this I am sure. It has endured every terrible thing that’s ever happened, after all. But what shape it will take is entirely in our hands. I hope that the beautiful outpouring of mutual aid in the music community during these days of despair will inspire people everywhere to make a strong commitment to support music and the artists who make it, not just for now, but forever. Music, we love you!

 

New or Exclusive Merch

AlgiersTour merch added to Bandcamp.
Arrowhawk RecordsMerch bundles, including t-shirts, water bottles, shirts, and bumper stickers.
AskariTour merch added to Bandcamp.
Al RiggsTour shirts added to Bandcamp.
Broken BabyHand-printed shirts, exclusive EP, and merch bundles.
Chant RecordsArtist merch from cancelled tours.
Chute RecordsAdded new merch.
Clever GirlsLimited release green vinyl, plus new T-Shirts.
Conan NeutronAll merch and screenprinted posters from cancelled spring tour.
Control TopMerch from cancelled spring tour.
Derek TedMerch from cancelled spring tour.
First Word RecordsSelling exclusive test pressings; all proceeds going direct to artists.
FriendshipGather Round tour shirt.
Jorge ElbrechtLimited edition 7” featuring Ariel Pink, with hand-painted sleeve.
Kaidi Tatham – New merch added today.
Lisa PrankNew T-Shirts, Tote Bags, and other merch.
Mannequin PussyMerch from cancelled spring tour.
Michelle LewisTees, totes, and special bundles, plus a brand new lyric brass cuff.
Muncie GirlsAll music is Name Your Price; added tour merch and new vinyl EP.
Peggy SueRiso posters from cancelled tour and demos from latest LP.
Petrol GirlsMerch from cancelled spring tour.
RVBY My DearAdded new merch.
SaladMerch from cancelled spring tour.
SAVAKMerch from cancelled spring tour.
Secret ShameVinyl edition of debut album.
ShormeyMerch from cancelled spring tour
Squirrel FlowerAdded T-shirts, hats, sunglasses, and tote bags.
Suburban LivingMerch from cancelled spring tour.
TodaviaMerch from cancelled spring tour.
TummyacheNew T-shirts.
Yves TumorMerch from cancelled spring tour.

Labels Donating 100% of Revenue to Artists

ANTI- RecordsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Arts & CraftsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Astral SpiritsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Audiotree – Donating all proceeds from sales through March 31 to artists.
Ba Da BingGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Bella UnionGiving 100% of revenue to artists from Friday through Sunday.
Captured TracksGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Citrus CityGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Crafted SoundsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Dais RecordsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
DangerbirdGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Dome of DoomGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Don GiovanniGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Dark Trail RecordsGiving 100% of revenue to artists
Diatribe RecordsOffering a 20% discount on all titles, and giving 100% of revenue to artists.
Double Double WhammyGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Exploding in SoundGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Fat PossumGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Father/DaughterGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Fire TalkGiving 100% of revenue to artists; all digital titles “Name Your Price.”
FlauGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Forged ArtifactsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
GhostlyGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Grand JuryGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Hardly ArtGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Hausu MountainGiving 100% of revenue to artists; use code “420COVID69” for 15% off.
Hivern DiscsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
HolodeckGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
HoundstoothGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
HyperdubGiving 100% of revenue to artists through March 31.
Keeled ScalesGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Lame-OGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Local ActionGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Merge Records – Giving 100% of revenue to artists.
New AmsterdamGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
NNA TapesGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
No Sleep RecordsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Northern SpyGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
OrindalGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Overseas Artists RecordingsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
PolyvinylGiving 100% of revenue to artists through March 31.
ProstheticGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Purple Tape PedigreeGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Rebel UpGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
RopeadopeAny amount over an album’s stated price will be donated directly to the artist.
Run For CoverGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Saddle CreekGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Sargent HouseGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Self Aware RecordsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Sub PopGiving 100% of revenue to artists through the weekend.
Third Man RecordsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Topshelf RecordsGiving 100% of revenue to artists through the weekend.
Trouble in Mind RecordsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Wharf CatGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
WinspearGiving 100% of revenue to artists.
Yellow Dog RecordsGiving 100% of revenue to artists.

Name Your Price or Discounted Releases

AndrasAll releases $2.00 AUD for 24 hours.
Artoffact Records – All digital albums changed to “Name Your Price.”
Black Beacon Sound50% off all digital albums.
Bobo Integral – All digital albums changed to “Name Your Price.”
Brique Rouge10% off with discount code “iwillsupport”.
Business Casual10% off with code BCVSCV19
CascineAll digital albums changed to “Name Your Price.”
Caural15% off all titles for 24 hours.
Central Processing Unit – 20% off with code “getonit”
Cosmic CompositionsAll merch marked down up to 50%; entire digital catalogue discounted to name your price.
DeathwishAll digital albums changed to “Name Your Price.”
Eighth TowerEntire catalog discounted 50%
Hands in the DarkAll digital albums changed to “Name Your Price.”
HyperboloidAll digital titles changed to “Name Your Price.”
Infine – 20% off all digital albums with code “if_confined”.
Jun KamodaAll digital albums changed to “Name Your Price.”
Maenad VeylDigital version of new album available as Name Your Price.
Mannequin Records80% discount on full discography purchases.
Mais Um20% off with code “maisum”.
Memphis IndustriesAll digital titles now “Name Your Price.”
Modern Obscure Music50% off all albums for the next two weeks.
Nina KravizChanged all of her digital titles to “Name Your Price.”
Nordvis Records20% off with code “nordvisbc”
PNKSLMAll digital albums now “Name Your Price.”
Psalm One50% off all digital titles.
Raubbau – All digital titles “Name Your Price.”
Ratskin Records35% off everything with code “stay home”.
Rhythm SectionOffering 20% off all digital titles; vinyl-only edits released digitally for 48 hours only; free tote bag for orders over £30, free Patrick Saville T shirt for orders over £50
Sahel SoundsAll digital albums changed to “Name Your Price.”
Samurai Music20% off all digital titles
Shall Not Fade20% off with code “SNF20”
Sonologyst – Offering 50% off entire catalog.
Swing Ting40% off all titles through March 31; 100% of revenue to artists.
Tompkins Square75% off all digital albums.
Unexplained SoundsOffering 50% off entire catalog.
Unseen Worlds30% discount on all albums.
Y.E.G.40% discount with code “Friyay”

Artist & Labels Donating Proceeds to Charity

Avon Terror CorpsDonating proceeds from new album to Caring in Bristol.
Chad VanGaalen – Donating 100% of profits on this exclusive new album to Sweet Relief.
Disintegration StateDonating to The Trussell Trust, a UK Food Bank.
Distance Will Not Divide UsReleasing a new compilation of Italian electronic music, 100% of proceeds from which will go to the National Institute For Infectious Diseases.
Distant Bloom100% of sales from digital and physical media (minus shipping costs) will be donated to the St. Louis Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Regional Response Fund.
DCYY/到此一游All proceeds from “Home Fitness” to benefit Firefly Plan for the purchase of essential items needed by frontline medical staff.
Dirty ProjectorsAll proceeds through April 3rd are going toward MusiCares’ COVID-19 relief fund for musicians and music industry folks.
DJ HarveyDonating 100% of profits from a rare live album to Covid-19 relief.
Emergency HeartsProceeds being donated to Health Alliance for Austin Musicians.
Fruits & FlowersDonating proceeds to the Keystone Food Shelf in Saint Paul, MN
Joy OrbsionDonating proceeds from new mix to Southwark Food Bank.
Kill Rock StarsDonating $1 of each purchase to Music Portland.
Klein Zage – 100% of the profits from this track will be donated to Service Workers Coalition.
Measure DivideOffering surprise singles made in quarantine; 100% of proceeds to WHO COVID-19 Response Fund.
NeutralsAll proceeds go to RAICES & Border Angels.
PhotayAll proceeds from sale of this name-your-price album go to Food Bank For New York City.
Sister WivesProceeds benefit The Trussell Trust food banks.
Soft AbuseProceeds benefit Keystone Food Shelf in Saint Paul, MN.
Where to Now – Donating 100% of proceeds to Help for Musicians.
Zoom LensProceeds go to L.A. Foodbank and the Asian Youth Center.

Digital Exclusives & Surprise Releases

Beauty Pill – Early pre-order of new album to benefit immunocompromised artist.
Boogarins – Releasing new single. 
Braille Face – Releasing surprise album.
Buried TreasureAdding back catalog and a limited edition clear 7″ from Revbjele.
Canyon Counterpoint – Released exclusive new digital track.
Chatham County Line“Strange Fascination” album available exclusively at Bandcamp.
Chuck ProphetExclusive unreleased live album.
Cory Kendrix – Exclusive beat tape.
DampExclusive EP from new band with members of Bethlehem Steel, Pile, & Washer.
Dominique Fils-AimeSurprise release of demos for “Stay Tuned.”
Falty DLExclusive new release for Friday.
Fire-ToolzExclusive new release for Friday.
HEALTHAdding rare albums to their Bandcamp page.
Jerry LegerReleasing new digital EP.
Jim LauderdaleNew LP exclusive to Bandcamp.
Kim RicheyReleasing new versions of songs from breakthrough LP “Glimmer.”
La DisputeExclusive live album to offset cost of cancelled spring tour.
The Lion’s DaughterReleasing demos from “The Horror Cult.”
Marco BeneventoSurprise release of 2019 live show with limited edition cassette.
Marissa NadlerAdded new rarities EP.
Mike Adams at His Honest WeightNew 2020 Tour EP.
MildlifeOffering a digital version of a release that was previously vinyl only.
The No OnesSupergroup featuring Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey releasing “lost” 2017 album.
Oblyx – Instrumental versions of his two albums for people to use while making their own content and art while quarantines.
One Eleven HeavyTour-only EP.
Paola BennetExclusive new digital EP.
PallbearerExclusive new version of “Ashes.”
Pinch PointsExclusive live album.
PoliçaLive album to offset cancelled tour costs.
Prana CrafterRelease date of new album moved up.
Principe DiscosExclusive new DJ Lycox EP.
Revolutionary Army of the Infant JesusExclusive digital release of new track from forthcoming LP.
Robert ScottFour previously unavailable albums added to Bandcamp.
Sacred BonesReleasing a compilation of rare & unreleased tracks to benefit artists who lost Spring tours.
The Seventy SevensNew version of early single to offset canceled spring tour.
SewardEntire catalog released exclusively to BC.
Shanti CelesteMaking an exclusive sample pack.
ShookMade “A track for artists to jam to.”
Show Me the BodyReleased exclusive new digital EP.
SkreamAdding exclusive early dubstep recordings.
Stars Like FleasReleasing first new music in 10 years.
Steep Canyon RangersReleasing exclusive live LP.
Sunny WarReleasing exclusive EP.
SwoopingSurprise album from three members of Haitus Kaiyote.
SXSWAssembled a list of all artists who would have played SXSW 2020.
TearjerkerReleasing surprise single.
Tompkins SquareExclusive early release of Wall Matthews LP.
TooManyZoozReleasing exclusive track.
TorcheDigital release of Part Time Punks session.
Uniform & the BodyAdded exclusive live LP to offset cancelled tour dates.
Warren EllisBandcamp Exclusive for the first 24 hours.
Žiga MurkoReleasing an EP of 8 previously unreleased tracks.

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