In March, as the coronavirus pandemic's impact on the music industry was just coming into focus, the online music platform Bandcamp came up with an innovative way to help artists in need: For one day, the site waived its revenue share on all sales, giving musicians more of the money made off of each record, tape, or T-shirt. Fans responded in huge numbers, spending more than $4 million that Friday. Those results were so encouraging that Bandcamp is now extending this sales holiday to the first Friday of the next three months, starting on May 1st. There's tons of amazing music to find on Bandcamp in any genre you like, and it'll sound even better once you know your dollars are going to support the artists who made it. You might want to start by picking up a record or a piece of merch from an act you already love. Once you've done that, why not take a chance on something new? Here are a dozen suggestions for your next Bandcamp purchase, as chosen by Rolling Stone 's staff. (Find our last round of picks here , and a long list of labels and artists offering additional discounts and special… Read full this story
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