Bandcamp adds queing to fan Collections, inches closer to being an artist friendly streaming alternative

Bandcamp has added queing to each fan’s Collection. The addition inches Bandcamp closer to being a more artist friendly alternative to Spotify and other music streamers.

With queueing users can to listen to multiple albums and tracks in their Collection without interruption.

Collections offer a simple way for fans to support their favorite artists both financially and by promoting them to other music fans on Bandcamp.

A Bandcamp Collection page

Fan Collections on Bandcamp include tracks purchased or added to a Wishlist with limited plays by the fan. When the tracks are purchased, the artist or label receives a larger one time payment compared to the dribble of fractions of a penny received when a song is streamed.

Fans can also showcase their favorite music in their Collection including adding a “review” and customizing the look and layout of their collection. They can share the page with other fans who can then play and purchase the music right within the original collection.

Bruce Houghton is Founder and Editor of Hypebot and MusicThinkTank and serves as a Senior Advisor to Bandsintown which acquired both publications in 2019. He is the Founder and President of the Skyline Artists Agency and a professor for the Berklee College Of Music.

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