70+ artists & labels donating Bandcamp Day profits to anti-police brutality causes

Sacred Bones, Thrill Jockey, Sad13, Wicca Phase, RVNG, Father/Daughter, Get Better, Brutal Panda, Cascine & more are donating to bail funds, legal defense funds, and other similar causes.

Bandcamp waiving their cut of sales on Friday to support artists (labels too)

Several labels are also agreeing to give 100% of revenue directly to artists, and/or making their catalogs available for ”pay what you want.”

Bandcamp donating profits today to transgender rights (including a new Grouper & Car Seat Headrest songs)

In protest of President Donald Trump’s declaration that transgender people will no longer be able to serve in the military, Bandcamp is donating 100% of its share of all sales today (August 4) to the Transgender Law Center…

Half Waif sign to Cascine for new EP, touring in 2017

Half Waif, the art pop project of Nandi Rose Plunkett (who share members with Pinegrove), will follow this year’s very good sophomore LP with a new EP on Cascine in 2017…

Promise Keeper (Will from Mood Rings) shares first track, touring with Sean Nicholas Savage, playing CMJ

With his band Mood Rings currently in a holding pattern, William Fussel has launched a new project, titled Promise Keeper. If you liked Mood Rings’ shimmery, sultry single “The Line” chances are you’ll like Promise Keeper which is decidedly more on the electro/new romantic soulful pop side (by way of ’80s Michael Mann soundtracks)…

Chad Valley shares "Arms Away" from new album (listen); Cascine 5YR Anniversary party is this week

Chad Valley has shared the latest single from his forthcoming album Entirely New Blue. Boyant and lightly balaeric, “Arms Away” is a frothy slice of dancepop and it makes its premiere in this post…

Lemonade shares new single featuring Dee Dee of DDG on vocals; Chad Valley readies new LP, touring (dates)

Brooklyn balaericists Lemonade have released a new single, “Dancer On The Shore,” that features vocals from Dee Dee of Dum Dum Girls. With steel drums and that featherlight touch, it’s as cool as a summer breeze and you can stream it (via Stereogum) below…

Cascine Records throwing 5-year anniversary party at Wythe Hotel w/ Chad Valley, Yumi Zouma, Korallreven & more

Cascine Records turns five this year and to celebrate they’re throwing a birthday party at Brooklyn’s The Wythe Hotel on September 17 with performances from Chad Valley, Lemonade, Yumi Zouma, Korallreven, and Cuushe

Polish trio Kamp! released an EP on Cascine (stream it), playing NYC in October

Hailing from Wroclaw, Poland, electronic trio Kamp! make dance music steeped in ’80s synthpop and ’90s balearic. The band’s new Baltimore EP was released by Cascine in August and you can stream the whole thing below…

Rush Midnight remixed Selebrities (stream); both play Northside Festival tonight with Kisses (who have a new video)

As mentioned, Brooklyn synthpop act Selebrities have a new album, Lovely Things, out June 25 on the Cascine label. You may have already heard first single “Temporary Touch” and we’ve got the premiere of a remix of that track by their labelmates Rush Midnight (aka former Twin Shadow bassist Russ Manning)…

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