Music I have purchased on Bandcamp

Sometimes instant gratification wins out and I need to obtain a musical recording as soon as possible. Many people turn to iTunes and Amazon, and I have purchased my fair share of music from those outlets–mostly with gift cards from friends or family. 
However, I prefer to buy music hosted on Bandcamp. I love the Bandcamp interface and I feel like the performers are probably getting a better deal in terms of compensation. 
The music industry is rife with greed and musicians are constantly looking for ways to pay the bills. When I can, I buy music directly from the artist when I see them live. I also sometimes buy t-shirts and other related items. So far this year, I have attended 47 live music shows. I will probably see a couple more before we ring in the New Year. Suffice it to say I support the local music scene.
Check out my purchases on Bandcamp this year here
What music did you buy in 2012?


About Mary Spiro

science and heavy metal blogger

Posted on December 9, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I don't usually purchase downloads — I pick up an awful lot of free ones, but when I want to buy something I almost always get CDs. It just feels more like you're actually owning something, maybe I'm just old fashioned. But I always try to buy directly from bands or from small labels/distros whenever possible.As far as Bandcamp is concerned, I think the only thing I've actually purchased was the Doommantia benefit comp…

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