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2017: The Year in Photos

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A look back at our favorite photos of the year.

Bandcamp is home to amazing musicians all over the world, so it’s only natural that we’d want Bandcamp Daily to feature independent photographers who also have unique and exciting perspectives. The process behind a photoshoot with an artist often requires multiple coordinated efforts, and can take place under stressful conditions, with tight time limits. It’s a credit to our photographers that none of these pressures are evident in their final resonate images. It’s always our goal with our original photography to elevate the message of the musicians we profile, and to allow for a meaningful collaboration between talented musicians and photographers. We reached out to some of the photographers we worked with over the course of the past year and asked them to share their behind-the-scenes thoughts and secrets. These are our favorite photoshoots of the year.

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How Australia Influenced Son Little’s Magical New Soul Record

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Photos by Ralston Smith.

If you find yourself in Australia’s Northern Territory, stay away from the bats. “Imagine something really big hanging upside-down from that tree,” says Aaron Livingston (aka Son Little), pointing to a hardwood outside the Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg. “They make this high squealing noise, and people are just walking under them, not fazed at all. I found it horrifying.”

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This Week’s Essential Releases: Soul, Shoegaze, Australian Psych & More

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Welcome to Seven Essential Releases, our weekly roundup of the best music on Bandcamp. Each week, we’ll recommend six new albums, plus pick an older LP from the stacks that you may have missed.

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