Tomorrow—Friday, June 5—Bandcamp is waiving its revenue share for the third time, and a number of labels and artists are using the opportunity to give to charities and nonprofits that support Black Lives Matter or ending police brutality. Here are some of the band and artists participating.
Ninja Tune will donate its share of sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Don Giovanni is donating to bail funds.
Dark Entries is donating to Black-led LGBTQ+ organizations.
Parquet Courts will be putting their entire discography up on Bandcamp and donating proceeds from Friday’s sales to Black Lives Matter organizations.
Jagjaguwar is passing the sales on to its artists, who will be donating to various funds. (Details still to come.)
Suicide Squeeze is donating 100 percent of its label share to the national bail fund.
Brutal Panda is releasing a compilation, featuring unreleased tracks, with proceeds going to Campaign Zero.
Iron Lung Records said in a newsletter that all proceeds will be going to Black Lives Matter organizations.
Fat Possum is donating 15 percent of all sales to the Boys and Girls Club of Oxford, Mississippi.
Kill Rock Stars is donating to ActBlue bail funds.
Moor Mother has put up a new release titled Anthologia 01, with proceeds to the Futurist Fund to help Black disabled Americans.
Arrowhawk Records is giving the label’s portion of sales to Athens Area Anti-Discrimination Movement.
Barsuk is giving its portion of proceeds to Pacific Northwest area anti-racism groups.
Outside of Bandcamp, Full of Hell are auctioning off some rare records to benefit National Bail Out and Northside Funders. And Sightless Pit are selling a new shirt to benefit Black Lives Matter and Act Blue.
Sleater-Kinney has also put some merch up for sale to benefit Black Lives Matter.
Plus, in our monthly Shadow of the Horns column, we highlighted some other artists in the metal and hardcore community doing similar fundraisers and donations. Read about them here.