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UPDATE: 400 Indie Artists, Labels Join Bandcamp, Will Donate Share Of Today's Profits To ACLU To Fight Trump Anti-Immigration Actions

bandcampBuy something on Bandcamp today!  200 400 indie labels have teamed with Bandcamp to protest Trump's actions against immigrants. Today, Friday, Bandcamp and these artists and labels will donate a share of sales to the ACLU.

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Today, Friday, February 3rd, starting at 12:01am Pacific Time, Bandcamp, along with 200 400 indie labels and artists, will donate a share of today's sales to the American Civil Liberties Union as a protest against the Trump administration's recent anti-immigration actions. Bandcamp will donate 100% of their share of the proceeds of every sale, and the 200 artists and labels will add a share of their sales.

Indie labels participating include Ant-, Epitaph, Merge, Kill Rock Stars and Tompkins Square. The ACLU is fighting to combat The Trump administrations discriminatory and unconstitutional actions.

"Like 98% of U.S. citizens (including the President), I am the descendant of immigrants - my great-grandparents came to America from Russia and Lithuania as teenagers and worked in sweatshops until they were able to afford to bring the rest of their families over," wrote Bandcamp co-founder Ethan Diamond. "Most everyone you speak to in this country has a similar story to tell, because we are, in fact, a nation of immigrants, bound together by a shared belief in justice, equality, and the freedom to pursue a better life. In this context, last week’s Executive Order barring immigrants and refugees from seven Middle Eastern countries from entering the United States is not simply immoral, it violates the very spirit and foundation of America."

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"This is not who we are, and it is not what we believe in," he concluded. "We at Bandcamp oppose the ban wholeheartedly, and extend our support to those whose lives have been upended."

To show solidarity with the immigrants and refugees from the seven banned countries, as well as those impacted by the construction of the Mexican border wall, Bandcamp also compiled a list of albums made by artists from the affected countries.

Support the ACLU and indie music by buying something on Bandcamp today!

Here is a list of supporting artists and labels:

Aaron Tap
Abbot Kinney
Advance Base
Al Baker
Alanna McArdle (ex Joanna Gruesome) (Donating to Right to Remain)
Alex Rose
All That Noise For Feeling
American Residue Records
Amplifer
Andy D
Andrew Tuttle
Anti-
Animal Style Records
Anthology Records
Arctic Flowers
Auralgami Sounds
Ba Da Bing Records (Donating to the Nigerian Muslim Association of New York)
Barsuk Records (Proceeds from their compilation Sad! will benefit the ACLU)
Batillus
Blissesb
Blood Music (Donating all revenue from digital sales)
Bloodshot Records
Boilerman
Bones Hamilton
Boogarins (Will donate 10% of their sales of “Desvio Onirico”)
Broken20
Carbon 7
Casiotone For the Painfully Alone
Champion Lover
Chasing Morgan
Cherub Records
Chin Up!
Chris Polcyn
Cody Yantis
Colleen Raney
Common Ground Records
Conan Neutron and the Secret Friends
Cory J Brewer
Cougar on a Meth Binge
Court Hoang
Crocodile Deathspin
Daylight Robbery
DCTV (Will be donating to the ACLU for the entire month of February)
Dead Lizard Grin
Deathwish, Inc.
Den Miller
Digisaurus
Doll Factory
Don’t Stop Now
Duke Buzzy
Epitaph
Eric Peter Schwartz
Esper Scout
Extinction AD
Fact Pattern
Fake Limbs
Father/Daughter Records
Fire Talk Records (Will donate 10% of their sales)
Flannelgraph Records
Fluff and Gravy Records (Will donate 10% of their profits)
Four Tet
Franck Martin
Full Spectrum Records
Further Records (Will donate 100% of digital sales, 50% of physical)
Future of the Left
Gap Tooth
Germany Germany
Get Party Records
Gezzelig Records (All proceeds from “Is There Another Language” will be donated)
Gidim
Glass House
Golden Halos
Head 2 Wall Records
Her Name is Calla
High Aura’d
Hip Kid Records
Hit City U.S.A.
Hop on Pop
Hopeful Monster
Hyperdub
Infinite Best
Interbella
Jameson Elder
Jesse Dangerously
John Heart Jackie
Jonas Newhouse
Jorge Velez
Kaptur
Ken Reid (Will donate 50% of sales to the ACLU)
Kill Rock Stars
Killer Tofu Records
Knuckle Puck
Laura K
Le Barons
Ligature
Lonely Child
Lonely Voyage Records
Loop Crew
Los Campesinos!
Lubec
Luciernaga
Luke Sweeney
Lushlife (Donating all proceeds from “My Idols Are Dead” mixtape)
Lykanthea (Donating all proceeds on 2/3 to CAIR)
Major Grizz
Mandy Troxel
Marc with a C (Donating all proceeds from digital sales)
Marking
MD Dunn
Melissa Dunphy
Merge Records (Making a donation to the ACLU matching 100% of proceeds from Bandcamp purchases)
Mexican Summer
Midnite Snaxxx
Minks Miracle Medicine
Mint Records
Miracle of Sound
Modern Huge
Mogi Grumbles
Mojave Nomads
Molly Bauckhman
Mothertapes
Mythstery Records
Naal
National Tattler
Negative Fun Records
Nerd Ferguson
Nesh Complex
Night Orchid
Norwegian Arms
Obfusc
Pandafan
Pelican (Donating all sales to Doctors Without Borders)
Pinegrove (Donating all sales to Southern Poverty Law Center)
Planet Creep
Porky’s Groove Machine
Post War Glamour Girls
Psychic Troubles Tapes
Quarter Tonality
Rafiq Bhatia
researcher
Reunions
Rhymesayers
Riognach Robinson
Ripped From the Roots
River Whyless
Robot Needs Home
Robert M. Jones
Rock Plaza Central
Rock, Paper, Cynic
Roofhare (Will donate 100% of sales from their newest EP)
Run for Cover
Running Red Lights
Sad13
Sam Moss
Scientific American (Matching every “pay more” donation)
Screen Vinyl Image (Donating 100% all February to the ACLU)
Sean + Ur Not
Silver Torches
Sloth Hands
Software
Socotra Soundscapes (All proceeds go to Solidarios Sin Fronteras, a Barcelona-based NGO working to rebuild homes and communities on Socotra after the main island was devastated by hurricanes)
Son Lux (All proceeds from “At War With Walls and Mazes” will be donated to the ACLU for the next four years)
Speedy Ortiz
Spencer Robinson
Split Feet
Still Here Records
Storm Clouds
Sub Pop
Subsquare
Sumeau
Swanning
Swoon Records (Will donate 10% of digital sales)
Tape Waves
Tax Brandywine
The Big Bend
The Big Ups
The Bryan Adams
The Envlps
The Fog Signals
The Foul English
The Riftshifters
The Sound of the Ladies
This is Hell
This Soil is Diseased (Donating $100 plus any other revenue to the ACLU)
Tompkins Square
Tribal Realites
Ultrakylstron
Up & Go
Versus the World
War Records
Washer (Donating to the Council on Islamic Relations)
Weird At Last
Whimsically Macabre
Wild Wild Wets
William Selman
Willy Porter
Xiu Xiu (Donating 100% of revenue from Bandcamp sales for the next four years to the ACLU)
Zulu Panda

 

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