The Return of Bandcamp Day AKA Music Industry BLACK-out Day

The Return of Bandcamp Day AKA Music Industry BLACK-out Day

Here we go again, in more sense than one. Today is yet another Bandcamp Day, where the online marketplace waives their revenue share for 24 hours so that 100% of proceeds go to the artists and labels who sell on Bandcamp. Right now is yet another instance where we are raw from another reprehensible act [...]

Bandcamp Waived Their Revenue Share For a Day, So I Bought $200 Worth of Music

Bandcamp Waived Their Revenue Share For a Day, So I Bought $200 Worth of Music

Oh god. OH GOD. https://twitter.com/counterzine/status/1240017594805104640 Yeah. So I said that. We're all dealing with Coronavirus right now. COVID-19. Thee Big C, as it were. We're getting pretty fucked up right now, and by we, I mean all of us. Independent music especially hard. Cancelled gigs, layoffs from nine-to-fives, etc. Streaming revenue sucks. It sucks big [...]

YIKIS / COUNTERZINE Exchange: 13 Poetry Reviews for Amazing Tapes! Vol. 1

YIKIS / COUNTERZINE Exchange: 13 Poetry Reviews for Amazing Tapes! Vol. 1

Tapes, we use them all the time. To stick things together, to hang things on other things and occasionally we listen to them too! In this special (hopefully long living exchange program between Counterzine and YIKIS) we (I, the YIKIS team) will focus on the last part of the tape stardom. Expect a dive, very [...]