music platform Bandcamp announced
that it would donate its cut of all music and merch sales made today to the ACLU. The move came as a response to the immigration ban that went in effect over the weekend, which prompted a massive flood in donations to the civil rights organization.
So far, over two hundred artists and labels have joined
Bandcamp in pledging some or all of their own proceeds from today's sales to the ACLU or other social justice organizations.
Here's a growing list of locals who are participating in today's give-a-thon. To add your label or band to this list, email
us. In the meantime, happy spending!
A Is Jump
Deep Space Recordings
The Flute Flies
Hiss Golden Messenger
John Howie Jr. and the Rosewood Bluff
Lakes & Woods
Knurr and Spell
(donating to the Southern Poverty Law Center)
(donating to The Trevor Project)
NC Music Love Army
Negative Fun Records
(splitting donations between the ACLU and Planned Parenthood)
The Second Wife
(donating to Planned Parenthood Southeast)
Earlier this week, the