This Friday, June 5, Bandcamp will once again waive its share of revenue across its entire platform, allowing all record labels and creators to earn 100% of every sale made on the website. Many labels have committed to giving their proceeds to Black Lives Matter groups, anti-racism organizations, and local bail funds. Below, find a running list of artists and companies that are donating their Bandcamp revenue to organizations. Find more at Bandcamp’s website.
Find more resources in the fight against police brutality and systemic racism, including a list of organizations to donate to if you’re able, here.
“Arrowhawk Records is giving 100% of the label’s portion of all digital sales to Athens Area Anti-Discrimination Movement (community organizing and bail funds) and is allowing their artists to decide on an individual basis what to do with theirs. 100% of Jeffrey Silverstein’s ‘You Become The Mountain’ digital will go to Portland Freedom Fund and National Bail Out.”
Ba Da Bing is donating earnings to Equality for Flatbush. The label is also doing a price match, “Where if people send us proof of giving at least $150 to a bunch of organizations we’ll be listing, we’ll send them the album of their choice as a gift.”
“Barsuk has pledged 100% of the money we receive from this Friday’s Bandcamp artist-support day to our artists. We are also planning on matching those funds with a donation to Campaign Zero, in addition to donations and action to support locally-focused Northwest antiracism groups working to address systemic racism and stop police brutality.”
Bokhari Records will be giving 100% of its earnings from Friday’s sales to “Black Lives Matter causes.”
Warsaw's Brutaz crew is part of a coalition of Polish labels and artists (including experimental drummer Waclaw Zimpel, iconic techno label Recognition, producer VTSS, and the versatile electronic artist Earth Trax) donating tomorrow's proceeds to a range of organizations including the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Black Lives Matter, Black Vision, and others.
“Starting Friday, 100% of digital & physical sales will be going towards several organizations and aids directly assisting black LGBTQ+ communities across the country like The Okra Project, Black Visions Collective, & The Transgender Cultural District. This will be for the next 2 weeks.”
“We will be donating proceeds to bail funds and organizations near our artists in Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Philadelphia through the weekend of Bandcamp day (June 5 - June 7). 100% digital revenue and 25% of physical revenue will be donated during that time.”
Dais is donating 100% of sales to the following funds: National Bailout Fund, Reclaim The Block, NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, The Bail Project, Black Visions Collective MN, and Black Lives Matter.
This week, Dark Entries will donate all label revenue to Black-led LGBTQ+ organizations, including SNapCo, Black AIDS Institute, Trans Cultural District, and LGBTQ+ Freedom Fund.
California’s Dome of Doom is donating all of its proceeds to Black Lives Matter via Act Blue.
Don Giovanni will be donating money to bail funds.
“We'll be donating Bandcamp's share on Friday to the local Boys & Girls Club in Oxford, MS.”
Father/Daughter has pledged $1 from every merch sale going forward to BLM causes and will “continue to make donations to various bail funds on top of that.”
“We’re donating label share proceeds to the 4 different orgs highlighted below & as we’ve been doing the past couple Bandcamp days directing all digital sales directly to our artist many of whom have been active in the streets: Brooklyn Bail Fund, Reclaim The Block, Black Visions Collective, and Unicorn Riot.”
“We will be giving 100% of the proceeds to multiple bail funds through this site.”
Hyperdub is giving its label income to Black Lives Mater and related causes.
Anthony Naples: “Both my personal music sales on Bandcamp (100% of profits), and for our label Incienso (100% of label profits) will be donated to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, as well as a split donation to the 37 Bail Funds.”
This week, Jacktone will donate all label revenue to Black-led LGBTQ+ organizations, including SNapCo, Black AIDS Institute, Trans Cultural District, and LGBTQ+ Freedom Fund.
“We’re releasing the Tenci album My Heart Is An Open Field that day. We’ll be donating 100% of all digital sales, 50% of sales of their Hummingbird shirt, and 25% of all physical sales to Brave Space Alliance, a black-led, trans-led LGBTQ center in Chicago.
“For all other releases, Keeled Scales will be donating 50% on soft merch and 25% of all physical sales to Austin Justice Coalition. We’re still passing on 100% of all digital sales to our artists on June 5, many of whom are donating most or all of their revenue to organizations of their choosing.”
“We’re donating 100% of Friday’s profit to Black causes and charities.”
“This Friday is another Bandcamp day, and we’ll be donating all label-side income to victims of police brutality, Black Lives Matter and other related causes.”
“All week, including Bandcamp day, we are donating 100% of our Bandcamp label revenue to the Detroit Justice Center bail fund, and are encouraging people to donate to other bail funds and organizations in their communities.”
“Mansions & Millions is donating 100% of physical and digital proceeds to Anti-Racist Organizations in Germany: Amadeu Antonio Stiftung, Initiative Schwarze Menschen in Deutschland - ISD & Center for Intersectional Justice.”
“We are donating all our sales on Bandcamp and our webstore from June 1-7 to the following organizations: Black in BC Mutual Aid Fund, Black Lives Matter Vancouver, and Progressives Everywhere Bail Fund.”
“I’ll be donating 100 percent of proceeds the entire month from MW to Black-led organizations and bail funds.”
“100% of digital sales will be donated to Black Lives Matter and related causes.”
“N5MD will be donating our percentage of Bandcamp sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund on Friday.”
This week, Naive will donate all label revenue to Black-led LGBTQ+ organizations, including SNapCo, Black AIDS Institute, Trans Cultural District, and LGBTQ+ Freedom Fund.
New York Haunted is the label of Dutch producer Drvg Cvltvre. The label is releasing a comp called #FUCKRACISM with proceeds going to George Floyd’s family. The label is directing Friday’s proceeds to Black Lives Matter.
The UK label will donate its share of Friday’s sales to the NAACP Legal Defence Fund.
“Orindal will be donating its share of June 5 Bandcamp revenue to bail bonds funds & organizations supporting the protests. The artists’ shares will be delivered to the artists on June 6 so they can donate to their own preferred charities.”
“We plan to match proceeds from our Bandcamp digital sales this Friday with donations to local bail funds and Black Lives Matter Global Network. Maybe other places too, depending on how much money we have to work with. We look forward to doing more on Juneteenth too. I’m furious.”
Pelican is releasing an EP of non-album tracks, with proceeds going to Color of Change.
“Tomorrow, we’re sharing 100% of all digital revenue with artists AND donating $5 of every physical order to NAACP LDF.”
“We’re giving our entire label share of our Bandcamp proceeds for the entire month of June to Black Lives Matter and pro-Black/anti–police brutality organizations.”
Asheville’s Spinster Sounds is donating all of its share of proceeds to The Louisville Community Bail Fund.
Suicide Squeeze is donating its proceeds to the Nationwide Bail Fund.
Los Angles label Terrible Records is donating proceeds from all Bandcamp sales to Black Lives Matter. In addition the label will have a t-shirt for sale, the profits from which will be donated to Black Lives Matter and the National Bail Out Fund.
This week, Vanity Press will donate all label revenue to Black-led LGBTQ+ organizations, including SNapCo, Black AIDS Institute, Trans Cultural District, and LGBTQ+ Freedom Fund.
Originally Appeared on Pitchfork