Friday, June 5, 2020

Merge Records Bandcamp Friday

Merge Records is hosting @bandcamp Friday today.

All proceeds from purchases will go directly to the artists:
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@bandcamp Friday is here. All proceeds from today's digital sales are going to our artists, many of which are directing their revenue to various causes. Additionally, we have some new releases available today, also supporting some great causes. See all the details below. New (or new to Bandcamp) releases: The Clientele – “Closer” (100% of proceeds for the next year to Black Lives Matter) Fruit Bats – Found a Round Stone: Live in Portland (100% of proceeds to Black Futures Lab) Bob Mould – “American Crisis” (100% of proceeds to OutFront Minnesota and Black Visions Collective through June 7) Superchunk – Clambakes Vols. 1–6, 8 & 9 live show archival series (100% of Volume 10's proceeds are still supporting NC Community Bail Fund of Durham and Durham FEAST) TORRES - "Too Big For The Glory Hole" (tomorrow, 100% of proceeds across entire catalog to Loveland Therapy Fund) Additionally, more of our fantastic roster of artists are graciously donating their revenue tomorrow to the following organizations: A Giant Dog: 100% of proceeds to 400+1 Bail Fund Austin & LGBTQ Freedom Fund Apex Manor: 100% of proceeds to NAACP Legal Defense Fund Richard Buckner: 100% of proceeds to Black Lives Matter Caribou: 100% of proceeds to Progressives Everywhere Bail Fund Distribution and NAACP Legal Defense Fund Mikal Cronin: 100% of proceeds to Loveland Therapy Fund Allison Crutchfield: 100% of proceeds to Los Angeles Action Bail Fund Flock of Dimes: 100% of proceeds to BYP 100 Durham Hiss Golden Messenger: 100% of Forward, Children's proceeds still support students in the Durham Public Schools system) Joyero: 100% of proceeds to BYP 100 Durham The Love Language: 100% of proceeds to Showing Up For Racial Justice the Mountain Goats: 100% of proceeds to Richmond Community Bail Fund, NC Community Bail Fund of Durham, & Good Call NYC Sacred Paws: 100% of proceeds to Black Lives Matter UK Swearin': 100% of proceeds to Philly Community Bail Fund Telekinesis: 100% of proceeds to NAACP Legal Defense Fund Titus Androncius: 100% of proceeds to National Lawyers Guild & NAACP Legal Defense Fund William Tyler: 100% of proceeds to Gideon's Army Nashville Wye Oak: 100% of proceeds to BYP 100 Durham
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They have lots of great artists to choose from so go and support some of them.

To get pumped here is Superchunk from their 2017 release What a Time to be Alive, which just missed our best of the year and remains our favorite album from them. Here is the title track:

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