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Bandcamp is giving 100% of sales to artists - here's some good stuff to buy

Today Bandcamp is waiving all of its revenue on sales in order help musicians

  • Seb Wheeler
  • 20 March 2020
Bandcamp is giving 100% of sales to artists - here's some good stuff to buy

Bandcamp is giving 100 per cent of sales to musicians for 24 hours.

The music selling platform is waving all of its revenue on sales in order to help musicians during the coronavirus pandemic and to raise awareness of the impact the COVID-19 outbreak is having on the music industry.

A statement posted to the Bandcamp website by its CEO, Ethan Diamond, reads:

"With such a major revenue stream drying up almost entirely, finding ways to continue supporting artists in the coming months is now an urgent priority for anyone who cares about music and the artists who create it."

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Mixmag staff have made a range of playlists via Buy Music Club to give you some purchase inspiration.

The playlists are hosted on Buy Music Club, which exclusively uses Bandcamp links to create the lists, meaning you can buy what you're listening to right away or use it as a diving board to go explore artists, labels and scenes.

Happy shopping!

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